February 2015 - Beckertime, LLC

Rolex’s Little Brother

Last week we touched on Tudor’s current releases, the Heritage Ranger and the Heritage Chrono Blue. These seemingly homage watches are actually extensions of popular watches of decades gone by. They represent the tip of a resurfacing iceberg. That of Tudor Watches, which in 2013 came back to US shores. Years and decades ago, Tudor […]

It’s A Brave New Smartwatch World

Well campers… it seems the time has come to acknowledge that smartwatches represent a modern day horological Pandora’s Box. It’s been opened and there’s no stuffing the new gadgets back inside. Indeed, several luxury and high end brands (LVMH – specifically TAG-Heuer, and Montblanc among them) have announced plans for smartwatches. This, in contrast to […]

Gawd, My Feet Hurt!

Day One at the Tucson gem shows is over. One day, and my feet are killing me! But my stomach is full of the best meat loaf and potatoes, not to mention dirty martini, we could find in Tucson. Two words: Claim Jumper. Broadway, just west of Alvernon. ‘nuf said. And lest you think I’m […]

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