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What is a “Land, Air, and Sea” Collection?

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What is a “Land, Air, and Sea” Collection?

  (Photo courtesy of: https://www.pinterest.ca/pin/559572322455007965/) Many watch collectors who are after the perfect 3 watch collection will chose a specific niche to target. If you have come across people sharing their 3-watch collections, a lot of times, you will be looking at what is called a “Land, Air, and Sea” collection. This just means that they have, or are still on the hunt, for timepieces that individually check one of these boxes. Land, Sea, and Air can be interpreted in their own ways depending on the collectors wants and needs.The most common “Land, Sea, and Air” collection will consist of...

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Quality Leather Accessories for Watch Collectors

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Quality Leather Accessories for Watch Collectors

A lot of watch collectors and enthusiasts consider watch making to be an incredible feat of craftsmanship with attention to detail and a long history of creating unique pieces. In this, quality leather goods are often synonymous with luxury timepieces. Leather workers, like watchmakers, take pride in their work and are considered a true art form. Thankfully, these two worlds often come together to share their passions, ingenuity, and quality of work through various products that can be used together.  Leather straps (Photo courtesy of: https://stridewise.com/best-watch-strap-leather/) Leather watch straps are likely to be the first thing someone thinks of when asked...

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What to look for in a quality timepiece - Best tips for finding a great watch

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What to look for in a quality timepiece - Best tips for finding a great watch

(Photo courtesy of: https://www.wsj.com/articles/want-to-buy-a-luxury-watch-read-these-7-pro-tips-first-11626440588) Watches can be a tool for some, others appreciate the aesthetics, the enginuity, or the craftsmanship, and many will use a watch as an extension of their personal style. Honestly, none of that really matters if you’re not paying attention to the details that make a quality timepiece. Afterall, you’re spending your hard earned money on a watch that will hopefully last a very long time and accomplish all the goals you set out for it. We will outline some of the things you might want to look out for and that point to quality, if you’re...

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Buying watches as an investment - Is it a good idea or not?

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Buying watches as an investment - Is it a good idea or not?

(Photo courtesy of: https://www.chrono24.com/rolex/rolex-rolex-daytona-ceramic-bezel-panda-white-dial-116500-ln-2021---complete--id20176417.htm) The question of whether or not watches are a good investment has no easy answer. However, in order to get a better perspective, it would be important to look at a few different types of watch investments and what they could mean for a buyer. The first one, is the grail watch. With similarities to the vintage car or furniture markets, the luxury timepiece industry has an increasing number of collectors looking to buy and sell watches for a profit, usually through online or in-person high-profile auctions. Watches in this category are often out of reach for...

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Popular Rolex Nicknames - What are they and where to they come from?

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Popular Rolex Nicknames - What are they and where to they come from?

(Photo courtesy of: https://blog.crownandcaliber.com/the-nicknames-of-rolex/) The phenomenon of giving nicknames to watches is not unique to Rolex and can be found within most major brand offerings. There are plenty of nicknames out there, but most find them easier to remember in comparison to the complicated reference numbers. Thankfully, many nicknames were popularized due to their appearance, making it much easier for everyday timepiece hobbyists to recognize. For now we will focus on some of the most significant Rolex models and their commonly used nicknames. The first bunch of nicknames within the Rolex lineup will refer to the GMT-Master collection. Currently the...

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