Luxury watches for men From New York Auction In Winter

Although the feeling has now been going on for some time, the last leg of the auction season is imminent, after Geneva and Hong Kong we end up in New York. This week, we look at the New York Christie auction house provides, whether with the other two giants to see the capital.

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TUDOR REF. 7924

This is one of the important Tudor Submariners to own. The Ref. 7924, dubbed the ‘Big Crown’, due to its large 8mm crown and similar to its big brother, the Rolex Submariner 6538. New to this model when released in 1958, was the increased depth rating, doubling that of its predecessor and also sporting a thicker case. The no crown guard look for a tool watch, with its simplicity and symmetry is a look that is admired by many collectors. I tend to agree that there is certainly a purity with Rolex/Tudor swiss sports watch models without crown guards, both in its design and primitive functionality. read more

Dive Watch : Tudor Black Bay Dark, the MT5602 Manufacture Movement

This Tudor Black Bay Dark is a perfect dive watch.

Tudor developed their first mechanical movement in 2015 and the result, the MT5602 Manufacture Movement is in the Black Bay Dark. A high-performance calibre of excellent precision and proven robustness, it offers a 70-hour power reserve meaning that its wearer can, for example, take off the watch on Friday evening and put it on again on Monday morning without having to wind it. read more

Ball Watch Engineer II Green Berets – On the Wrist

It was born from the need for accurate timing during the expansion of the American railroad system after a fatal train accident in Kipton, Ohio in 1891. A train conductor’s watch had stopped for four minutes then restarted without him knowing, which resulting in the train being late and causing a head-on collision. Railroad officials then enlisted Webb C. Ball to investigate the timing conditions throughout the railroad and develop an inspection system to ensure this type of disaster could be avoided. This is actually where the phrase “Get on the Ball” originated. The Ball Watch Company has an interesting history. read more

High Quality Tudor Heritage Black Bay Bronze

Inspired by the history of Tudor and the dive watch, the watch inherits the design as well as the dial and domed crystal from the very first of the watchmaker’s diving watches. It features the prominent winding crown from the 1950 reference 7924, also known as Big Crown. The watch is named after the bronze case, a nod to the materials used in ships and other diving equipment. read more

Talk About Swiss Watch Brand Tudor In-House Things

Tudor has produced its first-ever in-house movement in its history. Of course, you heard right. It’s borrowing a page from sister brand, Rolex , which is well-known for making movements developed, manufactured and quality checked in a closed-loop system entirely within its own premises that are considered some of the industry’s best according to mechanical quality, reliability and accuracy. Joining the elite circle of movement-makers, Tudor has released its debut in-house Caliber MT5621 in the new North Flag, a “trustworthy field watch” following in the footsteps of the Heritage Ranger. The 40-mm three-hand automatic mechanical timekeeper features an instant date window at three o’clock and a power reserve indicator in the form of a disc at nine o’clock, and is water-resistant to 100 m. Work on the North Flag’s design began around March 2014 – the timepiece’s realization requiring about one year from conception to final product – while the development of the new movement took around four years. read more

Glashütte Original Sixties Iconic Watch Review

Every year, watch brands release pieces that strike closer and closer to the essence of their original, iconic forebears. In the past, this has come in an array of forms, from Zenith’s El Primero Original 1969, to the Cartier Tank Louis Cartier collection, to the reference 15202 Audemars Piguet Royal Oak. This year is no different, with the release of TAG Heuer’s Monaco Caliber 11, Tudor’s Heritage Black Bay “Black,” Seiko’s Grand Seiko 62GS, and a new collection that has not gone unnoticed by many vintage-watch enthusiasts: the Glashütte Original Sixties Iconic collection. read more

Tell You How To Invest In Watch

Watch prices have been booming because the turn of the millennium. Coupled with ever more astronomical auction results for landmark pieces, the second-hand watches market is creeping steadily upwards. Compared with your comatose savings, which are losing value as Mark Carney keeps interest rates near zero, putting your cash into a luxury timepiece isn’t the decadent splurge it perhaps appear. read more

Along With Bigger And Better, SalonQP Come Back To London

It has kept getting bigger, and better. SalonQP was back in town at the middle of this month, taking over the Saatchi Gallery for the seventh time.

Collectors, connoisseurs and enthusiasts flew in from entire world to get the chance to see the ten best watches of the year, as voted by the jury of the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève 2015, or be the first to witness some last-minute new releases before the Christmas season. Once again, SalonQP had a British focus, with brands such as Schofield, Roger Smith and Bremont drawing local collectors. read more

Tudor Black Bay Watch Makes Collectors Crazy

Watch marketers have boffins in the palm of their hands. The smallest change to a much-loved model and we simply must have it.Enthusiasts are a strange lot, aren’t they? At the Only Watch charity auction in Geneva in early November a collector paid $530,000 for a Tudor Heritage Black Bay, a watch you can buy over the counter for a hundredth of that. read more

Swiss Watchmaker Tudor North Flag

Swiss watchmaker Tudor likes to surprise at BaselWorld, which it managed quite nicely in 2015 with the North Flag watch. This is perhaps paradoxically entirely consistent with what collectors are used to when it comes to anything out of the Rolex manufacture (Montres Tudor SA is a wholly owned subsidiary of the brand that wears the crown). Before examining the watch collection in question, here is why serious watch collectors (that means you) should care, in two quick points: read more