Entries by Cas

A First Timer’s Guide to Buying a Pocket Watch: What You Should Know

Many people think that all pocket watches are created equal but this isn’t the case. There are hundreds of different picket watches but knowing what to look for will help you narrow down your choices and choose one that’s right for you. Pocket Watch Shopping 101 Here are a few things you’ll want to consider […]

Tips to Help You Take Better Care of Your Favourite Watch

When you look after a watch, you retain its appearance, extend its life and can gain real value from it. Watches are complex and consist of a number of small parts that all play an integral role in its functionality. We have put together a few tips that will help you take better care of […]

Key Questions to Ask Before You Buy a Vintage Watch

While it can be exciting to purchase a one-of-a-kind watch, there are a lot of potential pitfalls to be aware of. Knowing what questions to ask a watch dealer will ensure you’re buying a quality product and that you’re getting your money’s worth. If you’re new to the world of vintage watches, it can be […]

Watch Pressure Testing: A Look at How It’s Done

A watch pressure test not only ensures that your favourite watch is still water resistant but that it meets manufacturer specifications after being repaired. This test is generally required when a new battery is fitted or the glass, pusher or winder is replaced, all of which is essential to the level of water resistance. When […]

The 5 Rarest Watches Ever Made & Sold

When it comes to collecting vintage watches, it’s all about finding something rare and unique. A higher price is generally one of the indicators that a watch is rarer than most, so it comes as no surprise that some of the rarest watches have been auctioned off for a high sum.