Coronavirus Watch 19: Wait for the Christmas Catastrophe

I have a soft spot for OMEGA De Villes. They’re weird in weird ways. You have to want one to buy one. Guilty as charged. So when Robert sent me an AuthenticWatches.com listing for the “Monkey Face” De Ville Chronoscope Co-Axial Rattrapante for $4,795, I went bananas . . .

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Grand Seiko Makes ‘Em Like They Used To

Grand Seiko SBGW259

Collectors of elegant two or three-handed watches are spoiled for choice – as long as they buy vintage. There are modern Patek Philippe Calatravas and Piaget Antiplanos that scratch that itch. But it’s slim pickins’ further down the food chain. With some exceptions, Rolex Cellini and OMEGA Deville dress watches have lost the plot. Jaeger Le-Coultre’s Master Control nails it, but Grand Seiko is your go-to modern day minimalist manufacturer . . .

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Coronavirus Watch 14: Watch Price Crash?

Authentic Watches price crash?

It’s no secret: this site takes a jaundiced view of the watch market. Coronageddon, watches not being assets, watch prices falling, that sort of thing. Not to mention the fact that this website’s proprietor once wrote a 250-part series called the GM Deathwatch for The Truth About CarsWell, you know what? He was right about GM. Is he right about Coronageddon causing a major watch price crash?

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Nubeo Satellite Watch. Wait. What?

Nubeo Satellite Watch

What kind of watch needs an explanatory video? A Nubeo Satellite Watch (a.k.a., the Wandering Hours). Make the jump to see how the NSW works. Before you do, read the product description below and see if it’s true: a picture is worth a thousand words . . .

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007 Edition OMEGA Seamaster Diver 300M

In 1995’s Golden Eye, OMEGA equipped Brosnan’s Bond with a blue dial Seamaster. From then on, the Seamaster was Commander Bond’s go-to wristwear. The twenty-fifth film in the Bond franchise marks twenty-five years of OMEGA sponsorship. In No Time to Die, 007’s OMEGA Seamaster Diver 300M Co-Axial Master Chronometer is suitably modern – and strangely vintage . . .

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