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Patek Philippe Chronograph 5170

Legendary Watch Brands: Patek Philippe

Patek Philippe are world renowned for making some of the finest and most complicated timepieces and if you’ve read one of the earlier posts, on Vacheron Constantin, then you’ll know that Patek Philippe is amongst the three watch brands that are considered the “Holy Trinity” of Haute Horlogerie. Founded on the 1st of May … Continue reading

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TAG Heuer Monaco Chronograph

Legendary Watch Brands: TAG Heuer

TAG Heuer has a long-standing relationship with sports and this is no coincidence, a manufacturer of fine timepieces for over 150 years, the company has forged their history on chronograph innovation. Founded in Saint-Imier, Switzerland, by one Edouard Heuer in 1860. Son to a Swiss shoemaker, Edouard decided to embark on a conquest to create […]

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak 'Jumbo' wristshot

Legendary Watch Brands: Audemars Piguet

This independent company was founded in 1875 by Jules Audemars and Edward Piguet. Even today, Audemars Piguet is one of the few watch manufacturers that is still in hands of the original founding family. One might know Audemars Piguet best from their Royal Oak collection of watches. This collection, however, only started in 1972 with […]

Omega Speedmaster Moonwatch

Legendary Watch Models: Omega Speedmaster Professional Moonwatch

In 1957, Omega introduced three interesting new watches onto the market: the Seamaster 300 (CK2913), the Railmaster (CK2914) and the Speedmaster (CK2915). The three watches were of similar design and all considered ‘tool’ watches: the Seamaster for diving, the Railmaster for professional use (it was anti-magnetic as well) and the Speedmaster for race and sports […]

Rolex Daytona Chronograph vintage

Legendary Watch Models: Rolex Daytona

The Rolex Daytona, the marquee timepiece of a brand that is so well known, a wristwatch so revered that even those who loathe Rolex find a spot within their heart for this timepiece. Many adore the Rolex Daytona for unknown reasons but many adore it for very, very good reasons. Launched in 1963 as the […]