CNBC: A timeless investment choice

I came across this interesting article on CNBC’s website which talks about watches as an alternative investment, more interestingly, as an asset class that withstands the test of time. Personally I find it satisfying that my little hobby (my wife would call it an obsession) can now be described more respectfully as an alternative form … Read more CNBC: A timeless investment choice

Junkers 6660-1 Iron Annie JU52 (featuring eta valgranges a07.161) – A WATCH review

Background Junkers (pronounced Yoonkers) is one of three watch brands owned by Pointtec Electronic GmBH, a German company founded in 1987. The other two brands offered by Pointtec are Zeppelin and Maximilian Munchen. Pointtec began by designing and producing private label promotional watches for German multi national corporations such as Borsch, Siemens and VW. In … Read more Junkers 6660-1 Iron Annie JU52 (featuring eta valgranges a07.161) – A WATCH review

Schaumburg Auf/Ab Gnomonik – A review of a unique single hand watch

Background Since the dawn of civilization people have been trying to find practical means of measuring the passage of time. The ancients invented the sundial which indicated time using the shadow cast by the “Gnomon” or pointer at different times of the day. “Gnomon” is an ancient Greek term meaning “indicator” or “that which reveals”. … Read more Schaumburg Auf/Ab Gnomonik – A review of a unique single hand watch

Graf Zeppelin LZ-127 hand wind chronograph watch: a review

Background – I discovered this watch at the Malaysian outlet of Red Army Watches, which newly opened in December last month at the Tropicana City shopping mall. It caught my attention with its unusual lineage. The Zeppelin brand is of German origin. While the watch is labeled as “Made in Germany”, the P3133 movement is … Read more Graf Zeppelin LZ-127 hand wind chronograph watch: a review

Orient 300m professional diver watch – a Brief review

Orient is a Japanese watch company with a history dating back to 1901.  Orient offer excellent quality watches at very reasonable price points. In September 2008 Seiko Epson announced its intention to take full ownership control of Orient. Prior to that it had a 52% equity stake in Orient. The Orient 300m Professional diver watch … Read more Orient 300m professional diver watch – a Brief review