LVMH buys Hublot

April 28, 2008 . by John Biggs

Ablogtoread is reporting that LVMH — owners of Louis Vuitton and a number of high-end watch brands — has bought Hublot, makers of basically the Big Bang.Secured uk home loan Consolidation debt loan personal unsecured Va home loan Debt consolidation services Home equity loan massachusetts Aames home loan Small personal loan New york mortgage home…

Haffstreuner: Huge and cheap

April 27, 2008 . by John Biggs

If you’re looking to join the crazy-huge-sexy crowd and don’t mind quartz, head over to the Haffstreuner store for MONSTER WATCHES for about $250. These beasts are made by the same folks who brought us Tauchmeister and I’ll give them a 6 out of 10 for quality and a 10 out of 10 for wildness….

Grand Watch Sale!

April 25, 2008 . by John Biggs

Update – Make me an offer on these. I want them to go to a happy collector and the ‘Bay is sucking recently. I’ve decided to move out some pieces that I haven’t worn in a while, much to your own personal benefit. All of these watches are working perfectly but they are a bit…

Great new blog: Tick Talk

April 24, 2008 . by John Biggs

Sure, we can talk about watches all we want, but can we say we know how to remove a watch cyclops? Tick Talk is a blog by a certified watchmaker and he tells the story of Cyclopsi in real life. There are two kinds of people in the world, those who like a cyclops and…

Ooof… Rolex pops one out for the kids

April 23, 2008 . by John Biggs

New from Basel, the Rolex Blue Monster! Wha! What’s New Blue! [TimeTraveller]

Quick Review: Seiko World Timer

April 19, 2008 . by John Biggs

This watch is the right tool set for me; HH:MM:SS and date, a second time zone, and an alarm that can be used as a timer. The 100mm water resistence is another requirement, and this makes that gate. The 5T82 movement is a little large at 40mm w/o the crown, 44mm w/, and 10mm thick,…

I must not sell my soul for this De Grisogono

April 11, 2008 . by John Biggs

Can we discuss a mortgage? This is the most remarkable mechanical achievement to date. A purely mechanical digital analog, the ultimate wind-up toy. For me, this is the embodiment of all that is facinating about mechanical watches. The brilliance to conceive, the skill to build, and the creativity to take it beyond mere functionality, all…