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HalfWatchTuesday 2.11 Clone wars

We have seen the videos, a Youtube channel whips out what looks for all intents and purposes to be a Rolex submariner only for us to be told it is a ‘super fake’ when compared at almost microscope level. The video then surmises that such things are a terrible scourge…

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Hate at First Sight: Are Watch Brands Underselling Their New Releases? 

The rocky unveiling of Patek’s 6007A raises some interesting questions about how legacy brands communicate the strengths of their new designs.  Despite being intrinsically tactile objects, the watch industry now exists largely in the less-tangible realms of social media. With the traditional trade show model seemingly on its way out, slowly but surely, we’re increasingly formulating…

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Scottish Watches Podcast #156 : With ABlogToWatch – Watches 101 – Episode 3

We have reached part three of our mini series and we are dealing with the high end side of things. Rikki needs to wake up, pretending to spend lots of money should do it. Send us your questions and no erotic questions please…ahem. (BTW 26 seconds is what you are…

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Last Week (In Watches) Today

2020 is understandably the year of relatively slow watch weeks, but somehow, someway, there is always enough new stuff happening to fill up these pages. So pull up a chair, have a coffee or a cuppa and let’s take a look: Patek Philippe Probably the biggest release this past week…

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Scottish Watches Podcast #155 : With Victoria Gomelsky from The New York Times, JCK and Robb Report

We paid the ferryman today, with our favourite NYT author, Victoria Gomelsky (do we know any others? Ed) We get some insight and intrigue about the world of gems and watches, and all about the Breitling parties and then the Gomelsky range Then some Reverso and Hockey hate, Podcast piece…

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Time Is The Fire In Which We Burn……

The last line from a poem by Delmore Schwartz entitled “Calmly We Walk through This April’s Day”, came to mind as I was (calmly) strolling last Sunday for a much-needed leg-stretch. Ok it was June, but an eerie feeling got hold of me nonetheless. This “new normality” is not so…