Category Archive: Watch Out

Are You Carrying? Molly Stark Pocket Watch

This here is a ladies full hunter Molly Stark Pocket Watch. The Hampden Watch Co. introduced this watch in 1896. This watch dates from around 1900 but looks almost brand new. When it… Continue reading

Classics of Design: Georg Jensen Vivianna Torun Bülow-Hübe Bangle Watch

What is the opposite of thrift? The amount of money I spent to win this watch in an eBay auction. But I have always wanted something from the iconic design house of Georg… Continue reading

1952 Gruen Bumper Auto-Wind

I’ve had automatic watches before, but this Gruen Precision is my first bumper automatic. Automatic watches uses the movement of the wearer’s arm to cause a semi-circular rotor to pivot back-and-forth and wind… Continue reading

I May Have A Small Watch Addiction

Sorry if I’ve been a lazy blogger. I’ve been working on some well-researched and thoughtful posts, but mostly its been too hot to concentrate on much more than work I am paid to… Continue reading

3 A.M. Eterna

I found this well-loved Eterna watch this weekend. Eterna is a brand that’s prized amongst the watch people, but not so well-known by ordinary Joes. Like Omega, it is a “high-value” watch —… Continue reading

Finds For A Crappy Day

It’s a poopy day and I’m feeling under the weather. Maybe sharing some recent finds will lift our spirits. Pictured above is some Liberty of London fabric I found a couple of weeks… Continue reading

I Heart Seikos

While none of my watches can claim to be mint specimens, I was feeling like I needed summertime beater — you know, a timepiece that you don’t have to worry about wearing in… Continue reading

Wakmann Braille Watch

On Sunday I found a braille watch. As you can see, the crystal flips open with the touch of a button. The dial has raised bumps for markers and unusually shaped hands so… Continue reading

It’s Not Easy Owning A Rolex

First of of all, here’s a better picture of my $1 Rolex. Today I called Rolex Canada to see how much it would cost to have the watch mechanism cleaned and oiled. They… Continue reading

Find of the Month: Rolex Standard Official Service Watch

It certainly has been the greatest week, watch-collecting-wise. First there was the the fancy 14k watch. Then the hypnotic Ernest Borel Cocktail Watch. On Friday, I picked up an old gold pocket watch… Continue reading

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