Educational Category

Educational Category
A Pocket watch hanging from a brooch, both in gold with blue enamel and diamonds set in a floral pattern.
What makes a good Watch Case?

Sep 2 · 4 min read

A history and guide to different watch case designs, including some historic lots of examples and different styles.

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Squqare steel watch with aged white dial with Roman numerals and small Black Breguet style hands and sapphire on crown on black strap
A Short History of Pilot's Watches

Aug 26 · 4 min read

We look at Pilot's watches from 1904 up to the present day.

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Patek Philippe Beta 21 Watch with blue shiny dial and white gold case and bracelet, dagger hands and an elliptical case
The Most Difficult Decade

Aug 12 · 4 min read

An explanation of why the Swiss Watch Industry collapsed in the 1970s.

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Six watches made by Jaeger LeCoultre sitting on a table with different case colours, dials and straps
How To Start a Watch Collection

Jul 29 · 3 min read

We explain how starting a small watch collectioncan be very easy

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Grey and orange Breitling watch with large white numbers and white hands
What is a Sports Watch?

Jul 15 · 3 min read

We consider sports watches of all types.

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Patek Philippe calatrava watch with white dial and white gold case and hands, on red cloth background
Why are some time-only watches so expensive?

Jun 24 · 4 min read

We explore the range of watches that simply tell the time.

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What is High Horology?

Jun 3 · 4 min read

We explore which watches are counted as High Horology, or Haute Horologie

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Black adn gold logo on white background for The Watch Collectors' Club
What is a Watch Club?

May 6 · 4 min read

We explore what happens with a watch Club, and mention some established places to go.

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A watch collection lined up on a bookshelf with books behind it
What makes a Watch Collector?

Apr 29 · 4 min read

We explore the different kinds of watch collector, and how many watches make a collection.

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How To Buy A Watch In A Store

Apr 1 · 3 min read

All you need to know

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two mena dn two women at a Watch Meetup talk and look at a watch
What happens at a Watch Meetup?

Mar 11 · 3 min read

We explain what to expect at a watch meetup

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White gold Rolex Daytona Wristwatch with Blue dial.
Introducing The Rolex Daytona

Mar 4 · 3 min read

A Short introduction to a puzzlingly popular watch

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The Rise of Hype Watches – and What It Means for You

Feb 4 · 5 min read

Why are some watches are so over-hyped? We explore thehype behind the Patek Philippe Nautilus.

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A Quick Guide To Annual and Perpetual Calendar Watches

Dec 31 · 3 min read

What's the difference?

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Patek Philippe: 4 Men, 4 Watches, and 4 Little Numbers

Dec 23 · 4 min read

What Makes Patek so Special?

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Engraved caseback of gold watch showing Tifffany and Patek Philippe storefront on T150 watch
Patek Philippe and Tiffany - the oldest Authorised Dealership in the world

Dec 10 · 4 min read

A Short history of the Relationship between Patek Philippe and Tiffany & Co.

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The IWC Big Pilot Pop-Up - an easy way to learn about watches

Nov 12 · 3 min read

A short introduction to IWC and the benefits of visiting watch brand pop-ups

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Introducing Showcases and Meetups

Nov 5 · 2 min read

An explanation of what to expect at a Virtual Showcase or In-Person Meetup

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Hamilton Ventura in Steel with Black Dial
Is the Hamilton Ventura the most featured watch at the movies?

Oct 15 · 3 min read

An introduction to the Hamilton Ventura and Movies it has featured in

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Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra Worldtimer watch in steel with blue dial and map of the world in the centre
A Short History of the Omega Seamaster

Oct 8 · 5 min read

Short History of the Omega Seamaster and No Time to Die James Bond Watch

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