• Watchmaker Takes Us Inside The Popular Rolex 3135 Watch Movement

    Hugh Taylor from Xupes.com interviews their in-house master watchmaker, Mickey Nolan, as he proceed to service and dissemble the famous work-horse mechanical movement – the caliber 3135 by Rolex – which is found in a series of watches, including the Submariner. Mr. Nolan offers some interesting insights into the movement and a fantastic look at what many watch lovers can … Keep reading
  • BEST FROM: aBlogtoWatch & Friends April 24, 2015

    As April comes to a close, we pay special attention to a very important and special new movement, the Eterna Caliber 39. This movement seeks to usurp the Valjoux 7750 as the chronograph movement of choice as ETA continues to limit its supply of movements to outside vendors. This month, we have an in-depth look at the Caliber 39. The … Keep reading
  • Apple Watch Review Chapter 1: Setup & First Day Experience

    Today, April 24th, is when the Apple Watch officially launches for sale, even though many people will not receive their watches for weeks, if not months. Buildup to the Apple Watch has been totally unprecedented, as it has proven both a polarizing product, as well as one that has brought distinct demographics together in ways that I’ve never seen before. … Keep reading
  • Ball Trainmaster Kelvin Watch Review

    If I were to chart out the brands I have been spending time with over the last 6 months or so, Ball Watch would likely be up at the top of that list. This is mostly due to the sheer volume of watches they have put out lately, but it is also due to my own interest in what the … Keep reading
  • Vacheron Constantin Métiers d’Art Savoirs Enluminés Watches With ‘Illuminated’ Dials

    The Vacheron Constantin Métiers d’Art Savoirs Enluminés Watches are raising the in-house bar for one of horology’s most respected players. In the past, the Métiers d’Art watches by Vacheron Constantin have impressed with their stunning visuals and their stubborn insistence on maintaining the craft skills of yore. Grand Feu enamel, precious gems, hand-engraving, and guilloche patterns have illuminated dials that … Keep reading
  • Oris Divers Sixty Five Watch Hands-On

    With a look that is essentially 50 years old, the new Oris Divers Sixty Five is a callback to the romantic early days of scuba diving. The article Oris Divers Sixty Five Watch Hands-On first appeared on aBlogtoWatch and was written by James Stacey. … Keep reading
  • Urwerk UR-105 TA ‘Turbine Automatic’ Watches In Fancy Colors

    With the new-for-2015 UR-105 TA collection, Swiss Urwerk is making one of their most appealing timepiece collections even better. In 2014, Urwerk first unveiled the UR-105M watches which introduced a great new design as well as a new entry-level price point for the brand. The next model in the family is the UR-105 TA “Turbine Automatic Knight Watches,” which extends … Keep reading
  • New Bulgari Bulgari And Bulgari Octo Watches In Blue

    Bulgari finally goes a bit more mainstream with their rare blue dial color that we’ve seen before as part of at least one limited edition model. For 2015, Bulgari will offer two steel watches with this lovely (and very difficult read more… The article New Bulgari Bulgari And Bulgari Octo Watches In Blue first appeared on aBlogtoWatch and was written … Keep reading