Citizen EcoDrive Proximity Watch

Well, I’ve coverd the EcoDrive watches in the past.  The fact that you don’t have to worry about changing batteries, no charging every night, no winding…  They are great watches.  Designed perfectly, and relatively durable by any standard.  I’ve never, however, covered the Proximity version of Citizens lineup.    What is the Proximity watch? If…

Top 5 Men’s Dress Watches under $150.00

Sometimes, you’ll need a watch to wear to that occasion when you, well, can’t go casual. Maybe, you just want a watch that you can were every day to the office, but doesn’t scream, “I have a lot of money!” What ever the reason, some of us just want a nice dress watch that will…

Rolex President Series Watches!

Did you ever want to learn about the Presidential line of Rolex watches?  Here is a brief history of the line, models and their features. Rolex President Model  The Beginning The Rolex “Presidential” made its appearance in 1957.  The Day-Date was designed and produced with precious metals, most commonly in 18k yellow gold. The Day-Date…

Whats the difference between Tudor and Rolex?

A lot of people come into my shop, and see a Tudor watch, and say…”Hey, its a Rolex, but Cheaper!” Well, that isn’t quite true, but I think it is important to know that there is a difference in the Tudor line from the Rolex Line, and here are some of the factors you need…

Rolex Explorer 2 Quick Video Review

Here is a beautiful watch that I purchased several months ago, and restored to almost new condition.  The watch has a wonderful stainless steel case and band, and is one of the most comfortable watches I think can be worn. The Rolex Explorer II, 16570, has a 40 mm case, and is very comfortable to…

Quartz or Automatic, Mechanical Watch?

You’re online, browsing around on the internet, looking at all these wonderful watches that are for sale.  Maybe, you are awake at 2:00 am, and you’re watching QVC, and they are selling watches that can be at your doorstep in the morning.  Some are mechanical, others are mechanical automatics, and others are quartz.  Oh no,…

Omega Seamaster, its Quality and its History

A lot of men love the Omega Seamaster Watch.  It comes in several forms and functions, and you have options of choosing either of the mechanical version or the quartz version.  The Seamaster is a well built and stylish watch, and easily can be worn for both casual and formal occasions, thus adding to its…

Why are Rolex Watches so Expensive?

If you are one of the few who are looking for a brand new or used Rolex watch, you may find that your search for a new or used Rolex results in an exorbitant cost. The cost of a Rolex watch is based on many factors. One of these factors is the quality of material…

My Eco Drive watch or Solar watch doesn’t work any more?

If you own a solar powered watch, such as a Citizen EcoDrive or other brand, like Seiko or Casio, and it stops working, don’t panic.  Sometimes, the solution is much more simple then you may think. I personally own about fifteen EcoDrive watches.  I think they are some of the best watches I’ve ever owned. …

Are Pocket Watches Collectible?

Pocket watches are collectible. They hold value, and often appreciate over time, not depreciate. Learn how to start and build a perfect collection of pocket watches over time.