The Watch Collector Series: Watch Shows

It is fair to say that high-end mechanical watches have rarely been more popular than they are today. Despite living in an era of breathtakingly fast technological development, or maybe because of it, traditional timepieces are enjoying another golden age. Whether brand new models or vintage grail pieces from fabled makers, or a limited edition […]

The Watch Collector Series: Communities for Collecting

Some of the great joys of watch collecting are the people and communities for collecting beautiful timepieces that you meet along the way. What was once an extremely niche pastime, practiced by the select, usually very wealthy few, is now open to enthusiasts from every walk of life. It is still a fairly new phenomenon. […]

The History of Watch Collecting

The vintage watch collecting market has witnessed an exponential rise in both popularity and prices over the last decade. Although it seems as if the industry is experiencing its golden age, it might be too early to tell. The phenomenon itself is a relatively new one, only really starting with any serious vengeance in the […]

BeckerTime is Back with their Second Annual Free(ze) Event

Summer has officially begun! Along with rising temperatures and long lazy days, summer also means that BeckerTime will host their annual Free(ze) event. Back by popular demand, the BeckerTime 2018 Summer Free(ze) promotion will take place from June 21, 2018, until September 22, 2018. During this time, BeckerTime will offer a Rolex cleaning cloth and […]

Watch Collector Series: Who Collects Watches?

There is a world of difference between a true watch collector and someone who simply owns a few watches. Many people have more than one timepiece, but the horologist (as good a term for a collector of watches as any) is a person who often goes to great lengths to acquire very specific models, usually […]

The Importance of a Good Watchmaker

Similar to owning a car and having a trustworthy mechanic you can depend on, if you own a luxury watch—or several—it’s important to have a good watchmaker you can call upon should you need to. If well taken care of, a Rolex watch can last several lifetimes. But the key here is to take good […]