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Specific watches with specific stories

Vianney-Halter-Antiqua-Perpetual-Calendar

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 […]

What was the first watch in space?

What was the first watch in space armand nicolet south africa

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) […]

6 nice to knows on watches

Armand Nicolet South Africa Packaging

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 […]