September 2014 - Page 2 of 4 - Beckertime, LLC

TAG Heuer are going to take on Apple?

Following in the foot steps of Apple and LG and Samsung and every other technology company under the sun. It would appear there are plans for TAG Heuer to go head-to-head. French luxury group LVMH’s brand Tag Heuer has declared plans to create its own smart watch, just a few days after Apple’s big announcement. […]

Eisenhower’s Datejust didn’t sell. What the WHAT!?

When the hammer fell, the ticker read $475,000. The seller thought for a few seconds, then said, “No sale.” Well… metaphorically, at least. As I reported over on the Timekeeper Forum blog a few months ago, former President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s 18K gold Datejust, the 150,000th chronometer Rolex produced, went on the block at RR […]

The Best Things Come in Nano Packages

The Poinçon de Genève (the quality hallmark for Geneva watches) has revealed its new hallmarking technique known as nantostructural marking. This revolutionary and extremely precise technology gives the Geneva watch industry the freedom to innovate and demonstrate its creativeness. The Poinçon de Genève, which was introduced by the Canton of Geneva in 1886 as a hallmark of excellence, […]

An Obsession – Tale of a Watchaholic

There are no better words than these that describe our thoughts about and for watches. Plenty of other words describe this feeling to even greater depths. Addiction, passion, love, lust, need. The list goes on. This is a very personal matter, and harking back to my usual posts of grail watches and what is best in my […]

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