Tag Archives: History

  • The Submariner In Depth

    The Submariner, In Depth Rolex was founded in London in 1905 as ‘Wilsdorf & Davis’, before adopting the company name Rolex in 1915 and moving to Geneva four years after that. The name was chosen for its easy pronunciation in any language; its symmetry and brevity allowed it to fit easily on the dial of …

  • Vintage Constellation Watches of Lancashire

    Omega, Before the Moon

    Omega, Before the Moon It can be difficult doing research on vintage Omega watches, as for the most part, Omega like to reinforce their status as the First Watch on the Moon, almost ignoring or glossing over the history that came before 1969. In all fairness, this is quite the claim to fame, and speaks …

  • Patek Philippe Gondolo Pocket Watch

    There’s a certain prestige that comes with owning a luxury watch. If you’re checking out a blog about luxury watches, chances are you already know this. There’s a culture to it. Of course, some luxury watches are more… luxurious than others. The kind of watches that mark you as part of a very exclusive club. Today’s …

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    1970’s VIP Memosail

    Before we can talk about the Memosail, there’s a few things we should cover about Yacht racing. Since a yacht relies upon the wind for propulsion, beginning a race can be something of a challenge – you can’t very well line up all the boats and start the wind up after a short countdown. A …

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