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 […]

SIHH 2015 Best Bits

Last week SIHH 2015 took place in Geneva, and if you have been keeping an eye on what we have been writing, some pieces will have piqued your interest from the previews. This time around I will bring you my absolute favourites, the selection is rather scarce but I assure you it is quality over […]

SIHH 2015 – A Preview Part 3

It is now time that SIHH has just been and gone. A shame, though I am able to bring you some of the lovely pieces that were on show as well as which were previewed. Let me finish the final part of the now ‘so-called’ preview , then it will be onto my favourite pieces […]

SIHH 2015 – A Preview Part 2

In the last piece we looked at what will be shown at SIHH the week commencing Monday January 19th 2015 from A Lange & Sohne and also Audemars Piguet. This time around we will take a look at the favourite offerings from Cartier, IWC and Jaeger-LeCoultre. Let’s get started! Cartier Once again Cartier have pushed […]

SIHH 2015 – A Preview Part 1

Another year is upon us, meaning there will be many lovely new watches for us to look at and hopefully review. First in the annual watch event calendar is the SIHH 2015 Watch Salon which takes place in Geneva. In fact as I write this it starts tomorrow (Monday January 19th). Having sifted through all […]

New watch coming to Rolex March 26

You know when BaselWorld is coming when Rolex unveils it teasers.  These last few years Rolex posts on their webpage and YouTube channel teaser videos slowly revealing their soon to be released watches.  In past years, Rolex posted teaser videos for the updated Yachtmaster II, the updated Explorer and Explorer II, the SkyDweller among other […]

Ladies Too!

When one thinks of watches and watch collecting, too often it’s men and men’s watches they’re thinking about. So it was refreshing to notice the ladies were nicely represented in the selection of vintage watches at the Miami Beach Antique Show last week. As retailers know, there’s a major element of ladies watches in the […]

Notes from the Miami Beach Antique Show

Picture about two acres of upscale trade show booths filled with antique furniture, art, jewelry, and watches and you have a good idea of the Original Miami Beach Antique Show. The best news for Rolex fans is that a big percentage of the watches on display (and of course for sale) were Rolex. Everything from […]