Category Archives: Watches

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 […]

Is it safe to wear expensive watches?

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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 […]

Armand Nicolet “swiss made”

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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 […]

Armand Nicolet ladies watch AL3

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Armand Nicolet ladies watch AL3 These days, ladies know their watches as good as men do. They own fewer but happen to spend more money on them since they want to buy the ones they really like. This.Armand Nicolet ladies watch AL3 is just the perfect choice. It works beautifully with all clothing styles, be […]

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 […]

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

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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 […]