Let’s Go Racing The connection between Tissot and the world of car racing traces its origins to a poignant moment in 1958 when the Swiss driver, Harry Zweifel, forged a meaningful bond with the renowned watchmaker. This pivotal episode unfolded when Zweifel, expressing his deep affinity for Tissot, sent the
Caravelle Devil Diver Why play around with an expensive watch this summer? In a previous article, I highlighted the value for money that Caravelle watches offered. I also noted the increase in demand for certain design styles such as the Sea Hunter and World Timer. These watches graced the stores
Perseo watches have a long history, with their fame stemming from their initial supply of pocket watches to the Italian State Railways in 1927. The brand’s name, Italian for Perseus, originates from Greek mythology and is supposed to reflect the brand’s reputation for defeating challenges.
Bulova produced two variations of the 10BA both modified from an ETA 900. There was a center second version from an ETA 926 which was renamed in 1952 to the more suitable reference 10BAC. In most (but not all) Bulova movement references a C denotes a center second – such
This 1944 Bulova watch is a true testament to the brand’s durability and craftsmanship. It features a rolled rose gold case that has aged beautifully with a tarnished patina, paired with a 17-jewel manual wind movement. The movement is stamped with a circle, which was the date stamp for Bulova
Sharks are pretty specialised things The sand tiger shark used to be called the sand shark. As if looking this thing in the eye and seeing all the protruding needle like teeth was not scary enough – aquariums decided to add the word ‘tiger’ to instill even more fear. Sand
11ODC ⚙️ 17 jewel ⚙️ 18,800 A/h ⚙️ 1967 Simple modified ETA 1686 centre sweep second movement. Note the M7 stamp denoting the year 1967. Full article on the watch here.
Bulova SkyStar World Timer from 1969 “The Bulova SkyStar knows what time it is no matter where you aren’t” Bulova produced the SkyStar for just 1 year in 1969 – making it quite a rare piece. There were three variants; orange dial, black dial and white dial – all featuring
11BKACB ⚙️ 17 jewel ⚙️ 21,600 A/h ⚙️ 1968 This is inside a super clean Bulova Sky Star from 1969. The movement is a peach. Like it? Only used in the Bulova SkyStar for one year in 1969.
Inception 1866. 154 years ago. Alfred Nobel invents dynamite. SS Great Britain lays the first transatlantic telegraph cable. Otto von Bismarck narrowly escapes assassination. Louis Francois Clement Breguet files patent number FR 73414 A. Patent 73414 describes an electric pendulum clock using a tuning fork as the mechanical oscillator. One