Spotted – The Heuer Chronograph Worn by General Dwight Eisenhower in World War Two (Guest Posting by Nick Gould)

This is a guest posting by Nick Gould.  Nick researches and writes about the history of watches, and has gained fame in the watch community as a “watch spotter”.  Most recently, Nick provided the definitive identification of the Patek Philippe Reference 5205G annual calendar watch worn by Chief Justice John Roberts, during the U.S.

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Unique Autavia to be Sold in “Watch & Act” Auction (ending Jan 30 / 31)

On January 21, 2019, leading Australian watch blog, Time & Tide, announced its “Watch & Act” World Watch Auction, in aid of the Australian brush fire crisis.  Watch brands and other industry players have created or donated special watches, with all auction proceeds going to Australian charities.  There is an interesting range of watches included in the auction,

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Introducing the Heuer Carrera 160th Anniversary Silver Limited Edition

The inaugural LVMH Watch Week is being currently being held in Dubai, with the four LVMH watch brands introducing their first new watches of 2020.  Today, January 15, TAG Heuer took the spotlight, introducing a new Carrera chronograph, to celebrate the 160th year of the Heuer / TAG Heuer brand.  The newest Carrera is called the “TAG Heuer Carrera 160 Years Silver Limited Edition”,

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The (Vintage Heuer) Year in Review — 2019

Back in the old days, before the emergence of Facebook and Instagram, participants in the watch discussion forums would often post “Year in Review” messages. Key topics might include matters such as watches that arrived or departed during the year, changes in collecting objectives, meetings with other collectors, and news in research and writing. I’m not sure when I posted my last one,

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Which Watch? How to Select the Perfect Watch.

This posting first appeared in Issue Number 3 of AboutTime magazine (August / September 2013).  Six years later, we believe that the process of selecting the perfect watch remains fundamentally the same.  Accordingly, we are republishing this posting here, with substantially the same content as in the original publication. 

One of the burdens of being known as a “watch guy” is that friends and family members regularly ask me for recommendations when they are buying new watches.

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