Watch reviews

Watches & comment

Jaeger LeCoultre vintage

A great era for watches of distinction for me is the 1945 to 1955 period when some of the most wonderful dress watches appeared and here Jaeger LeCoultre certainly fits this category

Benrus vintage

Been to the auctions again after a long spell out of action and picked up a vintage Benrus sculptured case model in 14c Rolled Gold plate. Always difficult to date these though by the styling alone could be mid 1940… Read More ›

Longines 1982 homage

It is one of the thinnest at only 1.95mm depth and I understand the philosophy follows on from their earlier 1979 “gold feather” 1.98mm quartz movement which Longines initially manufactured in partnership with Ebauche ETA/ETA.

Junkers GMT

I have to admit to being quite partial to the Junkers range of watches as they are well priced, very well engineered and in my experience extremely reliable too.

Bucherer Quartz

absolutely classic Bucherer styled case with brushed stainless front facings and contrasting Gold fluted sides curving gracefully towards integral lugs

A King in silver

A solid silver double fluted profile one piece case and signed crown give that retro Art Deco style favored by many of the rich and famous, many of whom sported an RK on their collective wrists over the years.