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
Movements and Reissues Parking Meter Bulova is part of the Citizen brand and recently we have seen more movements being used in new Citizen watches that then trickle down into Bulova reissues. Most recently the use of the Miyota OS21 turned on its side to suit the 98b390 Parking Meter.
Louis Erard was born in 1893 in La Chaux-de-Fonds, a city in the Swiss Jura region that is known for its watchmaking heritage. He began his career in the watch industry as an apprentice at a young age and eventually went on to start his own watchmaking school and casing company in 1929.
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
Skin Diver The 666 range of Bulova models began in 1963 with the Bulova Snorkel. This all steel cased watches with an automatic 11AFACD movement were Bulova’s entry into the skin diver category. Skin diving is swimming without a wet suit or breathing apparatus – snorkeling around a reef or
2423.10 ⚙️ 0 jewel ⚙️ 3,600 A/h ⚙️ 1977 This early quartz movement featured a super neat function called “Accuset”. Because it had a little drift in time keeping it was possible to hit a button on the side of the case when you found a reliable time source that
Buren was quite an impressive watch company. They developed their own in house calibres – and made a lot of them. They were specifically good at making thin wrist watch movements. Founded in 1873 in the small town of Büren an der Aare they produced simple cylinder escapement pocket watches, manufacturing completely in house.
My name is Murph and I wanted to start a blog as an outlet for my passion for watches and all things related to watches. I started collecting watches in 2017. I needed a new hobby to replace my first love – cars. I just could not keep collecting cars