Wednesday Hump Day Fun Fact # 56 !!!

September 03, 2014 | 0 comments »

(Omega Speedmaster, Model # 321. Here are a few fun facts you may not know about Omega wristwatches: Omega is the last letter of the Greek alphabet and symbolizes accomplishment and perfection - qualities that have been inherent in every Omega watch since the company's founding by Louis Brandt in... Read More

Wednesday Hump Day Fun Fact # 55 !!!

August 06, 2014 | 0 comments »

Hublot The Beginning 1976.   A scion of the Italian Binda Group dynasty, best known for making Breil watches, Carlo Crocco left the company in 1976 to strike out on his own and create a new watch company. Moving to Switzerland he formed MDM Geneve and set about designing a... Read More

Wednesday Hump Day Fun Fact # 54 !!!

July 23, 2014 | 0 comments »

(Tag Heuer Aquaracer Chronograph, Model # CAF2110.BA0809) Some interesting facts about the brand Tag Heuer.TAG Heuer traces its roots to 1860 when Edouard Heuer founded Uhrenmanufaktur Heuer AG (English translation: Heuer Watchmaking Inc.) in St-Imier, Switzerland. Edouard Heuer patented his first chronograph in 1882 and in 1887 patented an oscillating pinion... Read More

Wednesday Hump Day Fun Fact # 53 !!!

July 16, 2014 | 0 comments »

  (Breguet La Tradition, Model # 7067BR/G1/9W6)                        Some things you might have not know about the wonderful brand Breguet.   Breguet was founded in 1775 by Abraham-Louis Breguet. Thanks to his marriage to the daughter of a prosperous French bourgeois, her dowry provided the backing which allowed him... Read More

Wednesday Hump Day Fun Fact # 52 !!!

July 09, 2014 | 0 comments »

Somethings you might have not known about the wonderful Audemars Piguet.   The roots of Audemars Piguet date back to 1874, when the 23-year-old Jules Louis Audemars met Edward Auguste Piguet, then only 21, at Vallée de Joux. When they graduated from school, they went into business together in watch... Read More

Wednesday Hump Day Fun Fact # 51 !!!

July 02, 2014 | 0 comments »

(Patek Philippe Sky Moon Celestial, Model # 6021P) Many watches feature the date complication. However, few use what is known as a “date wheel.” The date wheel utilizes a center hand with an arrow, or crescent, pointing to the date along the outside periphery, also known as a chapter of... Read More

Wednesday Hump Day Fun Fact # 50 !!!

June 25, 2014 | 0 comments »

(Patek Philippe Perpetual Calendar Split Second Chronograph, Model # 5004G) The perpetual calendar is one of the most useful and intricate complications in all of horology. With the perpetual calendar you can track the date, day, month, year, leap year, and sometimes even the century and millennium. Thanks to the... Read More

Wednesday Hump Day Fun Fact # 49 !!!

May 28, 2014 | 0 comments »

(Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Reserve de Marche - Q1488104) Power Reserve Indicator (originally called Réserve de Marche) is a wristwatch complication designed to show the amount of remaining stored energy. The power reserve indicator indicates the tension on the mainspring at any particular moment. Power reserve indicators were employed very early on... Read More

Wednesday Hump Day Fun Fact # 48 !!!

May 07, 2014 | 0 comments »

(IWC Portuguese Grande Complications Minute Repeater, Model # IW5242-04) What is a minute repeater? A repeater is a complication in a mechanical watch that chimes the time on demand by activating a push or a slide-piece. Different types of repeater allow the time to be heard to varying degrees of... Read More

Wednesday Hump Day Fun Fact # 47 !!!

April 30, 2014 | 0 comments »

Mechanical Chronograph, what is it? (Breitling Chronospace Chronograph A2336035/BA68-1LT) The mechanical chronograph is perhaps the most recognizable complication to be seen on the wristwatch since the late 1960's. It is also one of the least understood. Often confused with a chronometer, the chronograph is simply a stopwatch integrated into a... Read More

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