So here we are folks as definitive a guide as we could make with Ariel from A Blog To Watch about watch collecting and what to look for.
This mini-series is based on three articles which you can find here and look out for the recording of episode 4 which will be a Q & A on the series and where you will get to ask the questions. Whoop!
You can read the original articles for yourself but here are some additions below that we covered on the show.
Sapphire, have a view of this about how sapphire is grown on an industrial basis.
and then the not so industrial process.
here is an example of what is possible now, this from Girard-Perregaux.
Steel construction, a great summary for the folks at Strapcode here:
Mind your Movements
and you can find Ariels article here
You got that Solid Feeling
Designed by Actual Watch Makers
here is an actual watchmaker taking two watches apart that is well worth a view in light of previous discussions on movements
ever come across one of these?
Deployant or Deployment?
Don’t get the joke, check out this old episode of the podcast.
and then M&Ms time.
You can read about the Ray Mears here
Is the watch you are buying had attention paid to it?
Try a Fears and see what attention to detail really looks like
Light me up!
Lots of option but do get a look at Tritium Gas Tubes should you ever get the chance.
What’s it going to cost me?