Watch Video Rewind for December 27, 2015

December 27, 2015 . by Patrick Kansa

Welcome to our regular Sunday feature, Watch Video Rewind, where we post watch related videos from the web to highlight interesting watches or interesting aspects of watch making. Today, due to stumbling across the first video, I went with a whole theme of videos that explore fake Rolex watches.

Watching the Web for December 12, 2015

December 12, 2015 . by Patrick Kansa

It’s Saturday, so that means it’s time for another edition of Watching the Web. Here, we highlight interesting articles we come across on other sites, as well as identify which of our own recent articles were the most popular over the last week or so. For this week, we have some high-end Hermes straps, a hand-engraved Rolex Milgauss, and a new rounded-off Trintec Zulu. From our pages, it’s the Matt show, with his posts on the Lew & Huey Phantom, Chronos Wearable, and Top 5 Picks articles taking the top honors.

Historical Horology: The First Rolex Certified Chronometer

August 24, 2014 . by Patrick Kansa

If you spend any amount of time looking at the dial of a Rolex, you’ll notice the wording that shows up. Look at another one from a different lineup, and you’ll see the same words appearing – certified chronometer. Far from being a bunch of marketing fluff, this is something Rolex rather prides themselves on, and made the decision from early on that all of their watches would carry this certification. As with all things, it had to start somewhere, and that’s what we’re talking about today – the first Rolex Certified Chonometer.

The Watch Video Rewind for July 13, 2014

July 13, 2014 . by Patrick Kansa

In the Watch Video Rewind series, of course, we highlight some interesting videos that we’ve run across on the web that we think you might enjoy seeing.

Watching The Web for February 15, 2014

February 15, 2014 . by Patrick Kansa

Welcome back to our weekly installment, where we have a quick look at some interesting watches and articles that have popped up over the last week, as well as taking a second look at what some of our more popular articles this week were.  In this edition, we’ll take a look at how you should…

Historical Horology: A Rolex That Survived a WWII POW Camp

February 9, 2014 . by Patrick Kansa

Most likely, you’re at least passingly familiar with the fact that Rolex made a practice of selling watches to British officers held in German POW camps during World War II, with payment not expected until after the war’s conclusion. The Brits were singled out as it was generally believed that their word was bond, and Hans Wilsdorf had a soft spot for England, as he had originally started up his business there.

Hourtime Episode 149 – R to the O to the L to the EX

December 3, 2013 . by John Biggs

Welcome to the HourTime show, the best 30 minute (+/-) hour podcast on the web. In this weeks episode we discuss: Rolex Rolex and Rolex Ariel joins Jake Ehrlich from Jake’s Rolex World to talk about the differences between the global marketplace, in regards to the consumption of fine goods and services, where price is no option…