BREAKING NEWS: $425K Asprey Mystery Clock stolen from M.S. Rau Antiques

May 22, 2017 . by Victor Marks

Occasionally, clocks and watches make the news due to villainy. We’re shocked when it does, and it happened again over this weekend at the Chicago Antiques + Art + Design Show in Chicago. Missing is the Asprey Mystery Clock, valued at $425,000 USD.



80s Power Ballade: The Tissot Ballade Powermatic 80

May 16, 2017 . by Victor Marks

The Tissot Ballade Powermatic 80 is an excellent watch. It has an 80 hour power reserve and a silicon balance at the lowest price I’ve seen for a watch so equipped. There’s a lot to like here, and a few criticisms.



Hourtime Show: What’s All This Talk That Breitling Got Bought?

May 12, 2017 . by Victor Marks

What’s all this talk that Breitling got bought? I’d rather outline my body in white chalk



Christopher Ward makes an Orange Watch, and it’s a Monster

May 10, 2017 . by Victor Marks

Christopher Ward has a limited edition watch in the Trident diver series, and we have to get it out of the way – it’s unapologetically orange.



Hourtime Show: A Rant to Remember

May 9, 2017 . by Victor Marks

An Isofrane for the JLC, and John tolerates one last rant from Victor, on a Swiss watch company that takes shortcuts.



Hourtime: Fresh from the Baltic Rim

May 1, 2017 . by Victor Marks

Victor and Patrick talk about Baltic watches, Chronographs, and how you find value in watches with affordable movements.



Hourtime: Apocalypse Real Soon Now

April 23, 2017 . by Victor Marks

This quick episode brings discussions of the future of the watch industry (grim) and some decidedly not grim pieces we reviewed. John talks Victor off the ledge.