6 nice to knows on watches

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There is a whole culture about watches. Manufacturers who are there already for ages, famous people showing off their favourite brands, the ingenuity how timepieces are built, the massive amounts paid for it at auctions. And of course, the remarkable facts. Wanna hear about it? Read these 6 nice to knows on watches.   Glove […]

Armand Nicolet vintage watches

Armand Nicolet South Africa Vintage

Something really special.This authentic Armand Nicolet watch features only original vintage movements that we have restored en retuned. Since there is only a limited amount of vintage movements available the watch is produced in limited series. The year of production of the movement and the number of series is engraved on the plate, clearly seen […]

How To Make Money With A Watch

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The other day I read an article about alternative investments. Two of the suggestions were quite remarkable: handbags and watches. Obviously, we’re talking top notch here. I really liked the idea: buy a nice handbag or watch, wear it and then after some time sell it at a higher price. More fun than buying shares […]

What watches does President Trump own?

Donald Trump owns an impressive collection of wrist watches. Some of them he got through auctions, others were gifts. What may surprise you is that Trump once launched his own line of watches, the Donald J. Trump Signature collection. It was sold at Macy’s, a famous store in New York, back in 2005. Trumps watch […]

Women spend more money on wristwatches

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A wristwatch is considered to be a typical “men-thing”. Looking at sales figures, there is a 70/30 split between men’s and ladies watches. However, the average price spent on ladies watches is higher. At least, according tot Brian Duffy of Watches of Switzerland. In the past, many women would consider a watch to be a […]

007’s watch in new James Bond movie

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Fans all over the world are anxiously awaiting the release of “No Time To Die”, the 25th Bond movie featuring our favorite spy. It was originally planned on November 2019 but due to all kinds of complications the release got pushed forward to April 2 2020. As far as we know now, it’s Daniel Craig’s […]

Facts, figures and some history on wristwatches


Already in the 15th century, miniature watches were produced. Eventually their size made it possible for men to wear them in their pocket. The watches were extremely important for them because knowing the exact time was of the essence during navigation and warfare. However, it was quite tedious having to take out a watch from […]