April 2015 - Beckertime, LLC

New Release – Andersen Geneve 5th Edition World Time Watch

At Baselworld 2015, Andersen Genève presented its 5th Edition World Time watch with indication of different time zones – The TEMPUS TERRAE. This watch was welcome by watch collectors coming from different countries all over the world from Japan, China, Malaysia, Kuwait, India, USA, to Russia, Germany, UK, Netherland, Italia and Switzerland! Every comments received […]

All Of A Sudden, A Flood Of Smartwatches

With the official launch of the Apple Watch, it seems like smartwatches are coming out of the woodwork. TAG-Heuer, Frederique-Constant/Alpina, Breitling, a weird one called Hoptroff, and probably a lot of brands whose efforts I haven’t heard about yet, have all gotten on the bandwagon with one sort of connected watch or another. But that’s […]

VIDEO: Reassembling a Rolex Submariner

If you’re a fan of watches and watch making, prepare to have your mind blown with this video of a professional watchmaker reassembling a Rolex Submariner. The insanely intricate movement of this watch is made of over a hundred tiny pieces, all of which are crucial to making the watch tick, and assembled by hand. […]

The Growth of the Auction Business

You may have noticed, I’ve been talking a lot lately about watch auctions. Well, it’s for two reasons. One, it’s the start of the spring auction season. And two, timepiece auctions are more popular than ever. Fueled in the last few years by the sale of high-ticket pieces like the Patek Philippe ref. 2499 once […]