Alternatives to the “Holy Trinity” of Watchmaking

If you are part of the online watch collecting community, you have no doubt seen this topic before. The “Holy Trinity” of watch brands get talked about in many forums and online videos. The holy trinity brands are Patek Philippe, Vacheron Constantin and Audemars Piguet….

Different Types of Chronographs Explained

I have spoken about chronographs before on Tick Talk, and if you read that post you will know that I love them! http://ticktalk.co.za/2016/09/18/top-10-chronographs/ In this post, I will delve deeper into chronographs and explain the different variations and types of mechanical chronographs available today. Subdials…

Top 5 Mechanical Dive Watches

Dive watches are probably the most popular genre of watches. Many people only collect dive watches and just about everyone has at least 1 in their collection. These watches are usually tough and rugged and are great everyday watches. For a watch manufacturer to call their…