Category Archives: Armand Nicolet

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 […]

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 […]

How war veterans become watch makers

How war veterans become watch makers? In the United States a special program offers disabled war veterans a new opportunity for the future outside the army. The program teaches them the fine and highly skilled art of watchmaking. For free. The Veterans Watchmaker Initiative (VWI) is the only technical school devoted to disabled veterans in […]

Specific watches with specific stories

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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 […]