Top 10 Coolest Watches

Top 10 Coolest Watches

DECEMBER 08, 2018

If you were wondering which are the best Breitling Navitimer watches manufactured until now, you’re in the right place. Because we gathered ten models and put them in a list which can satisfy your curiosity. And maybe who knows, you’ll end up falling in love with one model and buy it. Breitling might not be one of the most expensive…

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Best Watches Made

Best Watches Made

DECEMBER 04, 2018

List Criteria: Only watches that bear the official designation Swiss Made List of Swiss watch brands that include the most reliable models available. Swiss watch brands include…
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Clocks work

Clocks work

NOVEMBER 30, 2018

This post was co-authored by Brian Finch and Joseph P. Mastrosimone. The facts that the recent terror strike in San Bernardino, Calif., occurred at a work-sponsored holiday party…

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Earth History clock

Earth History clock

NOVEMBER 26, 2018

We’ve heard suggestions over the years that Google should offer some kind of “historical 3D buildings”, where you could view 3D models of buildings from years past. While there…

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Longines

Longines

NOVEMBER 22, 2018

Longines represents an excellent entry point into the world of fine Swiss-made watches. During the brand’s 182-year history, it has served as an official Olympic timer, supplied timepieces to multiple expeditions and to the International Aviation Federation, won numerous Grand Prix competitions, and of course created the famous…

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Pre Owned Longines Watches

Pre Owned Longines Watches

NOVEMBER 18, 2018

For over three decades (since 1979) of buying, selling, and trading watches, we have gathered quite a collection of fine pre-owned watches. Once, they were bright and shining stars in someone else s collection. Now, after being serviced ( unless it s a marked as consigned watch ) by Certified Master Watchmakers at our state-of-the-art…

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When were grandfather clocks invented

When were grandfather clocks invented

NOVEMBER 14, 2018

My grandfather’s clock was too tall for the shelf so it stood twenty years on the floor So went the lyrics of a song, written by Henry Clay Work, a songwriter not a clockmaker, in 1876, that was to change how America looked at tall-case clocks. The name grandfather clock didn’t appear until Work wrote the song, so none of…

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Roman water clock

Roman water clock

NOVEMBER 10, 2018

The Romans first used the sun s movement to measure the passage of time. Using this method they could precisely measure only sunrise, midday, and sunset, but they used the length of shadows to estimate other times of the day. The introduction of the sundial gave the Romans a new tool to better measure time. Travelers from Sicily…

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The Invention Of Clocks

The Invention Of Clocks

NOVEMBER 06, 2018

Celestial bodies, the sun, moon, planets, and stars have provided us a reference for measuring the passage of time throughout our existence. Ancient civilizations relied upon the apparent motion of these bodies through the sky to determine seasons, months, and years. Little is known about the details of timekeeping in prehistoric…

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Horological Suppliers

Horological Suppliers

NOVEMBER 02, 2018

The history of Dent & Co. spans three centuries of precision watch and clock making in Great Britain. Established in 1814 by Edward J. Dent, the company embraced the Victorian fervour for technological innovation and created precision chronometers to navigate the Royal Navy and guide some of the most intrepid explorers…

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