first omega speedmaster

History of Time

Remembering The First Omega Speedmaster

Omega’s Speedmaster family of chronographs celebrates its diamond jubilee in 2017, and most of the watch world is preoccupied with tributes to the famed “Moonwatch.” But while watch writers cont... Read More+

Industry News

How Much Is My Watch Worth?

“What is my watch worth?” It is the first question asked by anyone with at least one timepiece to sell and the desire to liquidate it. But the pathway from a watch to cash-in-hand passes through k... Read More+
Rolex Oysterquartz Day-Date 1901X

Buying Guides

Collecting Modern Rolex: Part 2

Part one of this series on future Rolex collectibles examined the historic significance, investment potential, and vetting process for Rolex collectors seeking a GMT-Master II 16760. This, the second ... Read More+
Rolex GMT-Master II

Buying Guides

Collecting Modern Rolex: Part 1

Collectors of luxury watches are discovering that the next frontier of collectible Rolex watches will be watches built from the 1980s to the present. These watches offer many qualities that watch coll... Read More+

Watch 101

Watch Glossary

  Alarm A function on a watch that will make a sound or vibration at a preset time Altimeter An altimeter measures altitude, or height above sea level. Recording ascent and descent, an altimeter ... Read More+

Watch 101

Where Can I Sell My Watch?

Owners with one or more watches to sell often wonder, “Where can I sell my watch?” In this, the first of a two-part survey, the major marketplaces on eBay and chrono24 are reviewed and rated for o... Read More+

Watch 101

The Best Way to Pack and Ship a Watch

When preparing to sell a watch, anything but an in-person deal will require secure, insured, and rapid shipment. The best way to pack and ship a watch revolves around comprehensive accessories, robust... Read More+

Watch 101

Should I Consider A Luxury Watch Trade?

When a collector decides that the time has come to sell a watch, he should explore his options for trading watches. Asking, “Should I consider trading my watch?” should be a universal step in the ... Read More+