A rare Rolex just sold for more than $5 million to an unnamed buyer at the Phillips Auction in Geneva. We envy the lucky buyer that ended up with this rare watch. The watch was once owned by the 13th Emperor of the Vietnamese Nguyen Dynasty. It is one of […]

Want to buy this Rare $5 Million Dollar Rolex?


The timeless aesthetic of the Rolex Oyster Perpetual sets it apart as a symbol of universal and classic style. The watch embodies form and function, both firmly rooted in the pioneering origins of Rolex. Thanks to our pals at Bobs Watches, we have one of these excellent timepieces up for […]

Win a Rolex Oyster Perpetual Valued at $3,995


Kennedy have opened a luxurious new flagship boutique at Chadstone – The Fashion Capital, including adjoining in-store Rolex and Panerai boutiques. Naturally, the opening was cause for celebration, and Kennedy definitely knows how to celebrate in style. More to the point, Rolex’s Oyster Perpetual Cosmograph Daytona exhibition was co-hosted by […]

Kennedy Celebrate Opening of New Chadstone Boutique and Co-Host Rolex ...



Introduced in 2010, the Rolex Reference 116610LV (aka the Rolex Submariner Hulk ) struck an immediate chord among horology lovers worldwide. That led at least a few folks to wonder why this particular reference was such an instant out-of-the-park home run. Was it the brilliant aesthetic? The downright addictive wearability? The top […]

The Rolex Hulk Submariner – A History & Review


In the mid 1950s, Rolex introduced the first GMT-Master watch for Pan Am pilots who wanted to know what time it was back home. The piece touted a sharp, but familiar-looking colour scheme of black, red and blue, promptly earning it the nickname “Pepsi”. Cementing its status was an appearance […]

Rolex Debuts New GMT-Master II Pepsi at Baselworld 2018


Tactical military watches that are sold to the general public are usually tough, rugged watches that can take the same abuse that soldiers in the field take during the dangerous physical strain felt during war time. They would not be considered luxury time pieces by anyone. Until now, that is, […]

Honor the Special Forces with this Special Forces Issue Rolex ...




How Software Helps Design Complicated Watches Like The Franck Muller Watches Prices Long Island Giga Tourbillon Featured Articles
height=”411″ width=”730″ allowfullscreen=”” frameborder=”0″> When it comes to watches, especially mechanical watches, there is no denying that they are incredibly complex miniature machines. Have you wondered how those watches are designed and validated before the first piece of metal is cut? This used to be entirely done by hand with […]

How Software Helps Design Complicated Watches Like The Franck Muller ...


Franck Muller Vanguard Chronograph Watch Watch Releases
The Swiss watch maker Franck Muller has somewhat of a Charlie and the Chocolate Factory air to it. With an elaborate production facility named “Watchland” outside of Geneva, oftentimes over-the-top brand positioning, and watch collections with designs far from the traditional, it would not be too surprising if they were to announce that golden […]

Franck Muller Vanguard Chronograph Watch



All The Only Watch 2011 Auction Pieces Sales & Auctions
Here is a (growing) comprehensive list of all the one-of-a-kind watches made and donated by brands to the 2011 edition of the Only Watch charity auction to be held in Monaco in September. As of writing there are 34 participating Only Watch 2011 brands that will offer a piece for […]

All Of The Watch 2011 Auction Pieces


3 Concept Smartwatches That Could Be From Popular Swiss Luxury Brands Watch What-If
The number one complaint the Swiss watch industry has had toward the most current crop of smartwatches is that they aren’t attractive by European design standards – and that even applies to the Apple Watch. Jean-Claude Biver went so far as to suggest that, given his standards, the Apple Watch […]

3 Concept Smartwatches Which Could Be From Popular Swiss Luxury ...


BEST FROM: aBlogtoWatch & Friends June 2, 2017 ABTW Round-Ups
In this round-up we broach the subject of micro-brands. We explore who and what constitutes a micro-brand, and why some collectors adore micro-brands so much. We also have a slew of new and interesting watches, including AkriviA’s first non-tourbillon watch, the AK-06; MB&F’s outrageous HM7 Aquapod watch; and Piaget’s new […]

BEST FROM: aBlogtoWatch & Friends June 2, 2017