Win a Movado

August 28, 2009 . by John Biggs

We know with the economy the way it is, it’s tough to justify spending money on those luxury items that you want. And we want to help you out. That’s why CrunchGear teamed up with the people at The Watchery to bring you the chance to a very nice Movado dress watch, just for giving…

Bell&Ross iPhone App, revisited

August 28, 2009 . by John Biggs

Yeah, I don’t know why they made an another iPhone app either. It seems, after noticing B&R style clocks on the HTC Hero, that there is a real fetish for interface designers over these things. That’s the only way I can explain it.

The List

August 27, 2009 . by John Biggs

I was talking with an friend of mine online recently, and the subject of “The List” came up. You know, the list of watches that you someday hope to own as a collector, a wish-list if you will. Since I’m fairly new to the collecting part of things, my list is relatively short and common,…

Win a Ananta Chronograph from Seiko

August 26, 2009 . by John Biggs

Seiko is running an online contest right now, in anticipation of the launch of their new “Ananta Automatic Chronograph” in October. According to Seiko, the new chronograph pulls it’s styling from the katana sword, legendary weapon of the samurai. This gives the case a gentle curved look, along with a mirror polish finish. At any…

Watch shops are on Twitter!

August 25, 2009 . by John Biggs

Well I’ll be a classic Rolex Oyster on steel bracelet, slightly used! Bernard Watch, one of my favorite watch shops, is on Twitter now. You can follow those wacky folks right here. Which other watch shops/watch fiends are on Twitter? Holler in comments.

Own a bit of Hollywood memorabilia: Marlon Brando’s watch is going up for auction

August 24, 2009 . by John Biggs

The movie “On the Waterfront” is a classic. A masterpiece of directing, writing, and acting.. it features Marlon Brando at the peak of his ability. Much like the Vacheron & Constantin presented to a young Mr. Brando by his co-star, Eva Gabor to celebrate his Oscar nomination. And much like the fighter that he portrayed,…

The “watch case ball” removal tool

August 24, 2009 . by John Biggs

Removing a watch back can be an exercise in frustration. You want to open the thing up to replace the battery or clean it, but you don’t want to scratch the crap out of your precious time piece. Sure, you can get a tool on ebay, or from some other place, but it’s still risky….