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Experts on Original Historical Movements

Armand Nicolet South Africa O.H.M. mens watch L16

There is a strict process when it comes to manufacturing exclusive, hand made watches. Especially when the watch contains an original historical movement (O.H.M.) Armand Nicolet offers a special collection of fine O.H.M. watches. They are experts on original historical Movements. As with all true vintage-pieces, these timepieces are rare since the number of O.H.M.-s […]

Nice to know … about watches

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Nice to know … about watches There are lots and lots of interesting facts and figures to be told when it comes to watches. We have been digging and present you with some of them. Enjoy this week’s Nice to know … about watches! Most complicated watch ever That would be a mechanical pocket watch […]

What is a tourbillon watch?

What is a tourbillon watch? The dictionary tells us a tourbillon is a whirlwind or a firework that rises spirally. When it comes to watches, Wikipedia comes up with the following description: In horology, a tourbillon is an addition to the mechanics of a watch escapement to increase accuracy. The mechanism is usually exposed on […]

Haute Horlogerie: Bovet from Switzerland

Bovet is a Swiss brand of luxury watchmakers; the company has a rich history. It was founded in 1822 in London by Edouard Bovet and his 3 brothers. Being sons of a Swiss master watch maker, they were already working as individuals in the watch business before they started working together. Chinese market Edouard went […]

Elegant ladies watches made by Armand Nicolet

Armand Nicolet South Africa Ladies watch AL3 White Small

Each ladies watch by Armand Nicolet shows a silvered guilloché Mother of Pearl dial combined with the colour of the leather strap. And let’s not forget to mention the diamonds: brilliant cut, quality VS-SI, colour grade F-G. Depending on the model the watch contains 4 or 6 of them. The leather (faux aligator) straps are […]

Why you should get yourself a GMT watch

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Why you should get yourself a GMT watch? Maybe you are wondering what a GMT-watch is anyway. GMT is one of the most popular complications (features) you can find on a watch. Because of the special movement within the watch (at least) 2 different time zones are displayed simultaneously. But why would you need that […]

Extraordinary watches

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Extraordinary watches …. It is true, some watches ARE out of the ordinary. They just have that unique appearance because their designer had that brilliant idea. Some of them are cheap, others very expensive. Some are beautiful, some not. But they have one thing in common: they are one of kind. The upcoming weeks we […]