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….

My thoughts on the Dead-Beat Seconds Complication

Many watch geeks love mechanical watches because of the smooth sweep of the second hand. On a quartz watch, the second hand ticks once every second, but on mechanical watches, depending on the vph (vibrations per hour) they might tick anywhere from 5 – 10…

My Favourite Square Watches

When you think about watches and watch shapes, the shape that comes to mind most of the time are circles. The huge majority of watches are round. Many brands don’t even make square watches. This is why I decided to take a look at 4 of my…