A winder has to main functions. First of all, it has to keep your automatic watch wound, so that whenever you strap it on your wrist, the time and the date is already set and ready to go. Then, there another important aspect, it has to look good. You finally nailed that grail, it looks amazing on […]

Let me tell you about my first encounter with the 41mm Oris ProPilot. I was at a watch collector’s meet-up and the Canadian sales manager for Oris was there with a huge selection of Oris timepieces. I sat down with a beer and there was a pad on the table with at least 20 watches […]

If you dream about high-end luxury dress watches but your wallet says no, Thomas Earnshaw might be an interesting alternative. While the brand name comes from the famous English watchmaker, Thomas Earnshaw who is remembered for simplifying John Arnold’s process of marine chronometer production, the actual company is based in Hong Kong. They are specialised […]

Let’s start by discussing all the things you DON’T get with a Linde Werdelin. In other words, these are all the reasons why a serious watch collector might NOT want add a Linde Werdelin to their collection. For starters, LW is a young brand with no decades-long history of fine watchmaking. In fact, Linde Werdelin […]

This is the first time that I cover AEVUM, and before going into the details about the Apex, let me start by giving you a bit of background info on this Canadian microbrand. Bryan Farquharson, the founder, is an avid automotive enthusiast with a soft spot for 70’s to 90’s Japanese cars. What do you […]