This or That: Seamaster or Submariner?

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The first article of this new “This or That” series. I believe it will never go wrong by starting something with Rolex and Omega. I believe a lot of people, especially in recent times, before deciding which diver watch to purchase, it usually narrows down to these two, Seamaster or Submariner. The Seamaster and Submariner both contain what each other …


And then, there is Blancpain – Brand’s Origin

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Among all watchmaking legends, Blancpain is the pioneer, the Gaia of Swiss watchmaking or even the whole industry. Yet, its origin is still unlearnt by most. Started in 1735, Jehan-Jacques Blancpain registered himself as a watchmaker in the Villeret village. What started out as a humble business has turned into the largest watch manufacturer within the village, and soon enough, …


Take A Look At: Patek Philippe Calatrava Ladies’ Pilot Travel Time 7234R

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The first time talking about ladies’ watch and this will not be the last! I came across this watch the other day and was INSTANTLY HOOKED. Let’s take a look at its ‘I.D card’ first. Watch I.D. Model:┬áCalatrava Pilot Travel Time LadiesReferences: 7234ADiameter: 37.5 mmCalibre: 324 S C FUS (in-house)Power Reserve: 45 hoursWinding: automaticRetail Price: ~ $44, 060 USD A …


Take A Look At: Frederique Constant Classic Worldtimer Manufacture

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I was really close to getting this watch. Matter of fact, it was down to choosing between my current Graham pulsometer or the Frederique Constant Worldtimer. Although I am absolutely in love with my watch now, sometimes I regret not choosing the Worldtimer when opportunity knocked. Watch I.D. Model: Frederique Constant Classic Worldtimer ManufactureReferences: FC-718DGWM4HDiameter: 42 mmCalibre: FC-718 (in-house)Power Reserve: 42 …

Pick Your Poison: Different Types of Whisky

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It is time that we touch on this topic. Often times, we talk about whiskies but the term ‘whisky’ is really vague itself, it is an umbrella term. So, what exactly are under this umbrella? How many different types of whisky are there? Let’s find out. Scotch Whisky Perhaps ‘the most commonly drank whisky in the world’ title belongs to …