Category Archive: Watch Out

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

Ernest Borel Kaleidescope Cocktail Watch

Here’s a watch I’ve been itching to get my hands on for a long time: A Ernest Borel Cocktail Watch. These crazy, hypnotic watches were first introduced in 1953. The Cocktails come in… Continue reading

How To Date A Watch

This is my most recent super score — a cool retro-style 14k white gold 1940s cocktail watch. How do I know it’s from the 1940s? It has a screwed balance wheel, which makes… Continue reading

Collection Week: Omega Watches

I have a lot of Omegas. Technically the big Dynamic is Andrew’s. I bought the ladies Dynamic NOS from a now defunct jewellery store on Dundas. The little plain watch was my beater… Continue reading

Watch Week: Marcel Boucher Jump Hour Watch

Two interesting things about this space age superstar: It bears the name of imminent jewellery designer Marcel Boucher and its a mechanical digital watch. Boucher got his start in the fine jewellery world,… Continue reading

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