In our series Specific Watches with specific stories we present you are first 5. Some really have a juicy story. The watch you see at the top of this post is a rare one: Vianney-Halter-Antiqua-Perpetual-Calendar. A very specific design, don’t you think? The first Waterproof Rolex In 1926, Hans Wilsdorf, one of the founders of […]
Is it safe to wear expensive watches? Well, looking at the statistics, the answer would be: not at all. In 2019 the number of reported cases on stolen watches increased by more than 28%. All the big cities throughout the world experience problems with gangs who are attacking people wearing luxury timepieces. It’s common knowledge […]
At least, not when you choose Armand Nicolet. This watch is made in Switzerland, the cradle of watches. And of course, the Italian design is the cherry on the cake. Visit our shop to see more of these. Armand Nicolet Switzerland is now represented in South Africa as well.
What was the first watch in space? Was it the Russian Strela or Ed Whites Omega Speedmaster? Obviously, there was no doubt the astronauts should wear a watch. But which one? No one of the Americans nor the Russians had dealt with this issue before. Which watch could stand the heat (or rather: the cold) […]
So, you’re going out on a date. A special date so you really want to make it work. And as we all know you only get one chance to make a first impression. Therefore, you must pay attention to all details. Your clothes, the way you smell and maybe even your watch. So there’s the question: […]
Swiss Quality Did you know that … today about half of the luxury watches come from Switzerland? The term “Swiss Made” is not just a label to indicate the origin of a product, it is a quality mark recognized worldwide. Armand Nicolet “swiss made” watches are unique. The Swiss perfection is combined with stylish Italian […]
How to recognize a fake watch? Maybe you consider yourself an expert when it comes to vintage and pre-owned watches. You doubt it whether you would ever fall into the trap of buying a fake one. But guess what, the fake ones look more real than ever. How do you find out you’re buying the […]