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Baselworld 2015: It’s a wrap for another year!

Baselworld 2015 came and went pretty fast as it always does. This year, it appears that the attendance from the media was up, and slightly down from the retailers. What’s surprising though from other commentators is the suprising number of younger enthusiasts who visited this year, especially after the famed [...]
By |April 8th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Baselworld 2014: Celebrating the Moon Landing (again)

Developing further their moon watch heritage, Omega has announced at Basel 2014 a limited edition 45th Anniversary Speedmaster Professional Apollo 11. Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin were the first to set foot on the moon on the Apollo 11 spacecraft in 2969, and as a result, Omega have released this 42mm [...]
By |March 31st, 2014|News|0 Comments

Omega’s Co-Axial Movements

Co-axial watches are those that feature a co-axial escapement. Friction is the enemy for a mechanical watch as it reduces efficiency and stability. Co-axial escapements are a low friction alternative to the traditional Swiss lever design and has been used widely in the Omega lineup. What is an escapement? The [...]

Omega: Dark Side of the Moon

The new Omega ‘Dark Side of the Moon’ ceramic Speedmaster is a real looker. In recent years, some brands have come out with black ceramic, PVD, DLC etc. cases. Some say it has been overdone. I would usually agree, but when Omega came out with this black beauty, this was [...]
By |May 29th, 2013|News|2 Comments

Watch Buying Guide

Unless you own a yacht and bathe in Cristal champagne, buying a luxury watch is a large purchase and should be considered very carefully. Prioritise your requirements and take your time. Perhaps we can help make the journey a little easier. New vs. used I’ll go into the arguments for [...]
By |April 15th, 2013|Guides|2 Comments