Category: Watchmakers

My Interview With Master Watchmaker Andreas Strehler At The Watchmakers Club Event Andreas Strehler and me in conversation during last month’s Watchmaker’s Club meeting in London.  With his answers, Andreas turned …

Some Thoughts From Great Watchmakers   This article first appeared in 2009 in IW Magazine.  The thoughts expressed by the watchmakers I interviewed are still valid.   Is the question: …

My Travels In Vietnam – The Hanoi Watch Scene   What does a true watchie (thank you for the neologism Richard Paige) do after arriving in a city for the …

Towards A New Nomenclature For Watch Brands     Why do we watchnerds employ particular terms to describe watch brands?  Habit – that’s the only reason.  We’re accustomed to specific …

Sotheby’s to auction four George Daniels timepieces   As many people know by now next week – Wednesday 19 September – Sotheby’s will auction timepieces by George Daniels.  Of the …

Restoring Harrison’s Timekeepers An unscientific – to the point of being casual – survey of watchmakers over the years has reveal that John Harrison is the most highly regarded watchmaker …

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