TAG has released a Carrera Diamant chronograph model at this week’s Watches and Wonders with a plasma vibe. Nope, it isn’t some weird Twilight vampire kink, where human blood plasma is coated on the dial, but lashing of electrified carbon dust, or lab grown diamonds are applied all over, including the crown. Inset stones, bezel bling, dial diamante – it’s all there to assault your … Continue reading TAG Goes Harry Winston, But It’s Lab-Grown Bling
Two new variants on the Seiko Presage theme, with patterned dials and a rich, autumn shade of russet/tobacco brown to tempt you. They pay tribute to Kabuki theatre, that highly ritualistic, almost medieval mummers play performance style. Not really our thing, but as regards collector values these are limited to 2000 pieces world wide for each version. Black case looks great though. Here’s the word … Continue reading Two Kabuki Edition Seiko Presage Models Strike a Pose
Some people love Casio watches, others favour vintage Omega Seamasters, others like to collect pocket watches made from Chester hallmarked silver. There’s no right or wrong way to collect watches, but if you are starting to build a collection that’s interesting, says something about the history of timekeeping and is a joy to look at, then NWC mag has some suggestions. One more thing, we … Continue reading How To Start Building an Interesting Watch Collection
There are some early quartz watches that fetch incredible prices. If you have an original Bulova Accurton, a Seiko Astron from the late 60s or a Casio calculator watch from the early 80s, then you’ll be happy to know that values are rising. Of course these are ground-breaking watches of their time, and deserve respect from collectors. Seiko, more than any brand, revolutionised watch sales … Continue reading Vintage Quartz Watches, Yea or No Way?
Ball have a special 130th anniversary Trainmaster model. With a 40mm case, this vintage style Ball pays tribute to the railroad pocket watches of the 19th century, with its retro dial design. Here’s the word from Ball; The Trainmaster Railroad Standard 130 Years – a classic and elegant timepiece inspired by a BALL vintage pocket watch from the early 20th century to represent our rich … Continue reading Ball Railroad Trainmaster 130th Anniversary Edition