U.S. Watch Dealers Hit by Coronageddon

U.S. watch dealers are on the cusp of the same Coronageddon-caused sales decline that whacked Asian watch dealers. To wit: I received the email below this morning from my local authorized Rolex, Breitling, TAG Heuer, Grand Seiko, Cartier, etc. dealer. Ben Bridge Jewelers sent it just before Coronageddon officially hit Austin, with two reported cases . . .

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Everyone Needs One Weird Watch

Nubeo Satellite Automatic Pioneer Black – $1500 This is, indeed, one weird watch. Here’s how it works: “Two wandering hour marker ‘satellites’ rotate in orbit across the dial face. A complex jigsaw of gears, wheel and precision-engineered parts culminates in the journey of each satellite. As they do, the correct hour aligns with the semi-circular minute calibrations. Where the satellite and minute hand meet, the present time comes together.” Got it? Me neither. Moving on . . .

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Which Watch for Rehab?

In case you’re wondering why TTAW went dark for a month or so, now you know. Your humble horologist was in rehab. No, not for watch addiction. Although, sure, my horological obsession is a manifestation of a defective mindset. Anyway, as I packed my bag for a four-week treatment program, I faced a dilemma: which watch for rehab?

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