Watch gifting basics Not every watch gifted needs to be the Breguet No. 160 Grand Complication from the Swedish count Axel von Fersen the Younger to Marie Antoinette, the Queen of France (wife of Louis XVI). Or – the Ladies Oyster Datejust from John Meyer to Jessica Simpson! Only to remember while gifting a nice watch is the other
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Pitting Seiko against Hamilton (or, Hamilton against Seiko)
Words from the team: This is an interesting comparison the outcomes of which, strangely, shall almost always reflect the mindset of the person drawing the comparison. We’ll try our level best to stay impartial; however, Gonzo seldom pays heed to the rest of us. So, we’ve presented a list of innovations from either brand at
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Is Citizen more accurate than Seiko?
Grand Seiko, undoubtedly, stands as the most accurate watches from Seiko, either mechanical or quartz or Spring Drive. Unfortunately, most think Citizen maxes out with their GPS watches or the Campanola; they probably haven’t yet heard about the very impressive Citizen Caliber 0100. It’s the world’s most accurate, self-contained, quartz movement. One might well argue
Are Seiko watches collectibles? The Gist: There are many timepieces currently from Seiko which have grown to become collectibles. Now, they are considered timeless and their demand is growing every day. Seiko Prospex Fieldmaster Solar 200M: Quite a vintage feel! Without prejudice It is one of those questions that don’t let you deal in binary.
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Why are Seiko watches so good?
It’s not a rare sight nowadays to see someone spending $10,000 on a Grand Seiko than going for its Swiss brethren costing a much and sometimes, even lower. So, there must be something about a Seiko and we would like to weigh in about the brand. This Japanese watch company has shown unmitigated nerves to
Why – of all – about the Retrograde? This is a subject we never embarked before. And we do that to encourage the watch collectors’ collective love for amassing watches, whatever their individual reasons might be. One of the reasons Appreciation for a watch depends upon several factors; aesthetics on one side and intricate movements
A perpetual preference, partially painful to people The perpetual calendar complication is one of my favorites. I really do like them. Thanks to Creation Watches; they helped me find a few at prices beyond what I ever expected! Good perpetual calendars sometimes could be way too expensive – more specifically – out of reach for
SEIKO ISN’T A BRAND IN ITS CONVENTIONAL SENSE. SO, IT NEEDS MORE THAN ONE PAGE. Strumming the Seiko chord In our last post only we mentioned Seiko higher end watches are as good as the Swiss albeit costing a whole lot lesser. Whether you are shelling out $500, $5000 or $50,000, Seiko will always have
A brief history of time-tracking A need to time events or record its duration arrived first in cooking. During ancient times, humans checked for how long meat rests on open fire and be ready to be eaten. Or, fruits to ferment and rise in value. Slowly, as time advanced and humans grew more (un)civilized, the