Category: Time

Everything about time. Watches, movements, fine timepieces, precious metals, the makers, the shakers and the fakes.

Rolex History: The Turn-o-graph

In the 1920’s it was already popular knowledge that the Oyster case was impervious to water, which gave Rolex the edge when it came to luxury watches that could be worn daily without having...

Tudor Heritage Black Bay

I’ll admit it. From the first moment I snaped a Rolex clasp around my wrist I knew I was in trouble. Never before had I been so convinced about the near-perfection of a product....

The Limited Edition Rolex Turn-o-graph

The Rolex Limited Edition Turn-o-Graph was released exclusively in Japan, limited to 300 pieces with a white dial and 300 with a black dial. The watch model 116263 features a Rolex green sweeping second hand and green date wheel.

A Brief History of Innovation: Masters of Time Part 1

By the end of the 16th century, with the invention of the spiral-wound leaf mainspring used to power the watch movement, the concept of the modern day wristwatch was formed. Technological limitations, primarily pertaining...