« Watch trend that all brands will take up in 2023 » The Corona pandemic tugged at good spirits. Conspicuously often, therefore, green wristwatches were already launched in 2021 to boost them. The novelty: from head to toe, the color is a trend in 2023, which is welcome for exclusive timepieces. After all, beyond fads, design that conveys happiness and …Read More »
5 special ladies’ watches
« Nice eye-catcher for you » Feminine wristwatches express your personality and should be one thing …
Sporty men’s watches with rubber strap for summer
Reactions ranged from thunderous applause to irritated shaking of the head when a gold luxury watch …
UTC and GMT difference?
« What is the coordinated universal time? » Two standards, great confusion: Many watch manufacturers…
« Swiss quality work for the premium segment » Anyone who buys a quartz watch expects above all reli…
5 special watches for men
« Something fancy for the wrist » For some gentlemen, it is enough that they themselves know the val…
What does the oscillator do in watches?
Since time immemorial, people have tried to measure and display time as accurately as possible. Sundials were an early ideal solution because their display is oriented to the authoritative conductor of the passage of time. The catch: they only work in good weather. The idea of giving clocks more independence with the oscillator was therefore grandiose. Optimal for time measurements …Read More »
How many watches Rolex produces a year
« Waiting lists for luxury watches » Anyone who wants to realize their dream of owning a Rolex in 2023 faces a dilemma: eternal waiting times or astronomical prices on the secondary market? We explain how the infamous “waiting list” works, which models require the longest patience and which collections promise the highest chances of success. Top secret: The Rolex …Read More »
German manufacturer automatic watches in comparison
« Sinn and Junghans vs Glashütte » Frankfurt, Schramberg, Glashütte: the heart of the German watch industry beats in three cities and brims with diversity. From the engineering wonder of a Sinn special watch to the Bauhaus-inspired elegance of Junghans watches, the spectrum of automatic models is huge and competes against a Glashütte brand world that couldn’t be more varied. …Read More »
Tudor vs Rolex
«Sister duel with comparison of watch models» The affordable alternative? For many watch lovers, Tudor has long ceased to be overshadowed by its parent brand. The models of the Rolex sister are becoming more independent and self-confident, winning one design prize after another. Black Bay, Royal and Co. – how the most popular models fare in a direct comparison of …Read More »
Remove watch links without tools?
« When the metal strap is too big » The new dream watch is delivered, your anticipation increases immeasurably, and after the initial euphoria, a small disappointment: the metal bracelet does not fit. The good news: you don’t need watchmaking skills to remove or add links on your own. Read on to find out how to make the operation a …Read More »
What is an oscillator?
« The great advantages of modern quartz watches » Although electric timepieces are out of the question for many mechanical enthusiasts, they reveal an immense technical fascination upon closer inspection. Above all, the heart of the clock, the oscillator, is a delicate marvel on the wrist. Read on to find out how the mechanism works and why quartz oscillators surpass …Read More »
The automatic watch is slow
« What does that mean? » From Tissot to Omega: watch owners of all price classes know the problem of an automatic watch ticking too slowly or too fast. Not adjusted for a few weeks, the time indicator runs several minutes behind the exact digital clock. Your watch is slowing down? Our magazine tells you which rate deviations are normal, …Read More »
What is my watch worth?
A lucky person remembers their grandfather’s inherited wristwatch. It turns out to be a coveted Rolex, for which collectors pay six-figure sums in euros. Bull’s eye! The marginal note in the daily newspaper stokes curiosity: What is my watch worth? It would be nice to have a DIY checklist to set the price in stone. Unfortunately, there is no such …Read More »
Watch caliber make-or-buy decision
« Own production or external use in the watch industry » Make it yourself or have it made? Almost every technical discussion on the subject of mechanical watches ends in a discussion about manufacture calibers and bought-in movements. But what factors influence the make-or-buy decision of manufacturers? Is in-house manufacture superior in every case? We contrast the merits of both …Read More »