This is one category of watches that I absolutely nailed. I believe I own the perfect dress watch on the planet — more on that later. I didn’t even get into dressy timepieces until a year ago. Until then, I had only been crazy for divers, racing chronos and sports watches. Dressier watches became an […]

Today we will be tackling the restoration of a beautiful Universal Geneve Medico Compax. This watch is powered by the Universal Geneve 285, a solid piece of engineering, including an eight-column pillar wheel design, two button operation and compax design. The movement looked to be in fairly respectable shape, however, there were a few rusty […]

During SIHH 2017 there were several noteworthy watches unveiled to the public, and probably one of the most surprising novelties was the Panerai LAB-ID, a Luminor 1950 with a carbon fibre case, a deep black dial coated with carbon nanotubes, and a movement that does not need any lubrication. A creation of the Panerai Laboratorio […]

Let’s imagine that TimeCaptain has been invited by a prestigious watchmaker to design his own timepiece. What would he create? What would power this new timepiece? What innovations would TimeCaptain introduce? Let’s find out as we discuss TimeCaptain’s own fantasy design — the TC. As many of you know, I work in the financial field. […]

The watch you are admiring is made with cheese, Swiss cheese: Vacherin Mont d’Or médaille d’or. Well, not the entire watch “only” the case. This is not the first time that the Swiss independent watch manufacturer, H. Moser & Cie. use their craft to poke fun of and raise awareness about issues that impact the […]