Movado Museum Classic Watch Review

Movado is Esperanto for “always in motion.” In case you’ve never heard of Esperanto, Polish ophthalmologist L. L. Zamenhof created the “universal language” in 1887 to foster world peace. After two world wars and innumerable regional conflicts, Esperanto limps on as a historical curiosity. Does the same fate await the Movado Museum Classic Watch, as Movado‘s midmarket mallrats face death-by-smartwatch? . . .

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Rotate Watchmaking Kit

Rotate Watchmaking Kit Part 1

“Built not bought” is an expression among custom/performance car people. More pride and satisfaction exists in DIY than in throwing down credit cards. Reality television has glamorized the mundane professions of auto mechanics, chefs, bakers, but not watchmakers. So who wants to be a watchmaker? Rotate Watchmaking Kits thinks you do. Robert Farago said, and I quote, “Better you than me.” So I got their Edison kit . . .

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JLC Reverso Tribute Nonantième

If you want to read the official press release for Jaeger-LeCoultre’s latest creation, head over to dmarge.com. It’s not a word-for-word regurgitation, but the Australian watch blog’s ode to the JLC Reverso Tribute Nonantième – Benedict Cumberbatch’s New Jaeger-leCoultre is the Ideal Gentlemen’s Watch – made me distinctly queasy. Not that I’m against blow jobs per se . . .

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Tudor Black Bay Ceramic

The Tudor Black Bay Ceramic (above) isn’t the first ceramic-cased Tudor Black Bay. Nope. That honor belongs to the Tudor Black Bay Ceramic One. Sold under the high patronage of HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco (not my words), the one-off timepiece raised a LOT of money for Big Al’s Only Watch charity. The world’s first Tudor Black Bay ceramic watch cost someone . . .

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First Date Watch: Which One?

All the women on match.com claim they want a man with integrity, stability and a sense of humor. Do they? The women in my search are 45-years-old and up. Clearly, in their previous love life, they opted for attraction factors that have nothing to do with The Big Three. Which makes selecting a watch for the first date a bit of a conundrum. With that in mind, I’ve got some tips for for a first date watch, starting with which watches to avoid like the proverbial plague . . .

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