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Legendary Watches: Panerai Luminor

Just recently, we spoke about Panerai’s humble and historical beginnings. Today we are taking a closer look at the watch model that succeeded the brands most influential model: the Panerai Luminor. Introduced in the early 1950s, the Luminor later replaced the venerable Radiomir, which so successfully served the Italian … Continue reading

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Legendary Watches – Rolex Submariner

In 1953, Rolex could never have imagined the impact this watch would have on the world. Yes, the world. The Rolex Submariner is perhaps the most photographed, most filmed, most wanted, and most collected watch in the world. Whether you buy a vintage Rolex Submariner that you saw as a kid (or recently) in James […]

Patek Philippe Calatrava Date FW

Legendary Watches – Patek Philippe Calatrava

Ask a watch collector about the most famous dress watch and there’s a very good chance the answer will be ‘Patek Philippe Calatrava‘. This icon was introduced by Patek Philippe in 1932 and – except for dimensions – retained its classic appeal on the wrist of its owners ever since. A classic, sleek, and elegant […]

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Is the Apple Watch a disruptive innovation?

Will Apple’s latest innovation, their smartwatch – or plain ‘Watch’, as they like to call it – disrupt the existing watch market? It is likely to do just that, especially if you take into account that most watches sold are simple quartz watches that have a small price tag. Will it disrupt the luxury watch […]

TAG Heuer Carrera

Legendary Watches: TAG Heuer Carrera

  Introduced in 1963, the Carrera was the first Heuer line of watches with its own brand name. While the Carrera was an evolution in terms of design for Heuer, its design was distinctive compared to the more widely seen chronographs of the 1940s and 1950s. Jack Heuer, who was CEO at the time, wanted […]

Panerai Luminor 1950 PAM 127

Legendary Watch Brands: Officine Panerai

The Italian watch manufacturer with a much documented past has produced some of the most sought-after timepieces on the market in recent years. And just like other brands such as Omega, Rolex, TAG Heuer and Patek Philippe, it too has very insightful and loyal aficionados that are, arguably, un-matched by any other. Much of Panerai’s […]