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Investing in Fine Vintage Watches

27 Apr 2012 / 0 Comments / in News

Interesting take on investing in fine vintage watches as an alternative investment by the New York Times (here and PDF version here).  I wouldn’t liquidate your 401K, but you’ll probably get a lot more enjoyment wearing your “investment” than in opening your monthly brokerage statement.

Different Badge, Famous Maker

29 Jan 2012 / 0 Comments / in News

I’m always on the look out for a bargain–being in this business, you have to be.  One of my favorite places to go hunting is by looking just slightly off the beaten path.  In vintage watches, knowing a little about a company’s history can prove valuable.  If one knows that Leonidas merged with Heuer in […]

Tudor Advisor Heritage

29 Jan 2012 / 0 Comments / in News

Just found this great advertising video for the new Tudor Advisor Heritage  watch.  Tudor is a Rolex subsidiary, and these watches harken back to the original 1957 introduction of the Tudor Advisor.  The original Tudor Advisor, together with the release of this Heritage edition, are the only watches that Rolex has ever produced with an […]

A Master At His Craft

29 Jan 2012 / 0 Comments / in News

Saw a great article about Dimitrie Vicovanu in the New York Times a few days ago.  Vicovanu is really a master watchmaker who specializes in complicated restoration work.  His secret?  He bought out an old jewelry store many years ago and has over 14,000 movements that he keeps meticulously cataloged.  When a rare vintage watch […]