Tag Archive for watches

Review: Orient Diver’s Watch WZ0371FD

Remember the Orient Excursionist GMT review from back in April? Well, now I have another slick model from Orient Watches USA. Quick reminder, Orient is a Japanese brand owned by Seiko, and they make their own in-house movements which somewhat…

Wristwatch Updates: Vacheron, Claret, Hublot, & More!

Back this week with a lot of fun stuff. HUGE list today. (pic aBlogToRead) New Overseas featuring Perpetual Calendar and Chronograph: “The Overseas is Vacheron Constantin’s ‘sporty’ collection and up till now existed of three versions, the ‘normal’ Overseas (time…

Who Really Made That Watch, or Painting?

I’ve wondered about this for a while. I really don’t mean to throw Mr. Philippe Dufour under the bus, but let’s use him as an example. When one buys a watch from Mr. Dufour I think it was assumed, if…

Wristwatch Updates: Zenith, Vacheron, Longines, & More

Lots of fun stuff. Really looking forward to the George Daniels book hitting U.S. shelves. (pic via aBlogToRead) And how beautiful is this Patek chrono?! Survey of the Malte Tourbillon – Vacheron Constantin: “Much to Vacheron Constantin’s credit it designed…

Book Review: Vintage Rolex Sports Models

I was given this book (Vintage Rolex Sports Models: A Complete Visual Reference and Unauthorized History ) a couple years ago by a good friend and fellow watch guy (thanks, Ratskunk!). About 240 pages, large-format hardcover, this 2nd edition was…