Collector Guides

We create Collector Guides in order to empower our fellow collectors with the best information we can muster from our niche areas of expertise.

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Curating the Collection </span>– A Rolex Oyster Date Reference 6494 Captures My Heart

Curating the Collection – A Rolex Oyster Date Reference 6494 Captures My Heart

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Insight </span>– The Argument for Cheap Tool Watches and Expensive Dress Watches

Insight – The Argument for Cheap Tool Watches and Expensive Dress Watches

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Collector Guide </span>How A Pocket Watch Crystal Maker is Keeping Vintage King Seiko Alive

Collector Guide How A Pocket Watch Crystal Maker is Keeping Vintage King Seiko Alive

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Collector Guide </span>Vacheron Constantin Triple Calendar Movements of the 20th Century – A Complete Catalog of Serially-Produced Complete Calendars With and Without Moonphase

Collector Guide Vacheron Constantin Triple Calendar Movements of the 20th Century – A Complete Catalog of Serially-Produced Complete Calendars With and Without Moonphase

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Collector Guide </span>Vacheron Constantin Time-Only Movements of the 20th Century – A Complete Catalog of Serially-Produced Large-Format Round Calibers

Collector Guide Vacheron Constantin Time-Only Movements of the 20th Century – A Complete Catalog of Serially-Produced Large-Format Round Calibers

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Collector Guide </span>Vacheron Constantin Dealer Deck From 1960s

Collector Guide Vacheron Constantin Dealer Deck From 1960s

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Collector Guide </span>Why Are Vintage Vacheron Constantin Dress Watches Undervalued?

Collector Guide Why Are Vintage Vacheron Constantin Dress Watches Undervalued?

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Collector Guide </span>We Must Repudiate “Recently Serviced” – A Manifesto for 21st Century Watch Buyers

Collector Guide We Must Repudiate “Recently Serviced” – A Manifesto for 21st Century Watch Buyers

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Collector Guide </span>The Short-Lived Seiko Liner

Collector Guide The Short-Lived Seiko Liner

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Collector Guide </span>King Seiko Part 2 – Upping the Beat Rate

Collector Guide King Seiko Part 2 – Upping the Beat Rate

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Collector Guide </span>Leather Straps & Their Environmental Impact

Collector Guide Leather Straps & Their Environmental Impact

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Collector Guide </span>Breitling Navitimer Slide Rule Instructions

Collector Guide Breitling Navitimer Slide Rule Instructions

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Collector Guide </span>Refinishing Hardlex Crystals

Collector Guide Refinishing Hardlex Crystals

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Collector Guide </span>How To See Past Marketing & Popular Opinion

Collector Guide How To See Past Marketing & Popular Opinion

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Collector Guide </span>King Seiko Part 1 – Evolution of the 44KS

Collector Guide King Seiko Part 1 – Evolution of the 44KS

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Collector Guide </span>LIP Nautic-Ski Watches 1967-1976

Collector Guide LIP Nautic-Ski Watches 1967-1976

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Collector Guide </span>Understanding Patina on Vintage Varnished Metal Dials

Collector Guide Understanding Patina on Vintage Varnished Metal Dials

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Collector Guide </span>Interpreting Timegrapher Results

Collector Guide Interpreting Timegrapher Results

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Collector Guide </span>The Rolex Explorer II (All References In Detail)

Collector Guide The Rolex Explorer II (All References In Detail)

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Collector Guide </span>Seiko Crown Special, An Alternative to Vintage Grand Seiko

Collector Guide Seiko Crown Special, An Alternative to Vintage Grand Seiko

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Collector Guide </span>LIP, the French Watch Brand That Started an Aesthetic Revolution

Collector Guide LIP, the French Watch Brand That Started an Aesthetic Revolution

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Collector Guide </span>A Detailed Primer On a Century of Cartier Tanks (1919-present)

Collector Guide A Detailed Primer On a Century of Cartier Tanks (1919-present)

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Collector Guide </span>Seiko History – Daini, Suwa, Fact and Fiction

Collector Guide Seiko History – Daini, Suwa, Fact and Fiction

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Collector Guide </span>Rolex Datejust 36mm Steel 1972-1987

Collector Guide Rolex Datejust 36mm Steel 1972-1987

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Collector Guide </span>Seiko Bell-Matic

Collector Guide Seiko Bell-Matic

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Collector Guide </span>Birth-Year Seiko Watches: 1970-1979

Collector Guide Birth-Year Seiko Watches: 1970-1979

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Collector Guide </span>Deciphering Used, Pre-Owned, Vintage, & Antique

Collector Guide Deciphering Used, Pre-Owned, Vintage, & Antique

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Collector Guide </span>Birth-Year Seiko Watches: 1960-1969

Collector Guide Birth-Year Seiko Watches: 1960-1969

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Collector Guide </span>A Primer on Buying Vintage Watches

Collector Guide A Primer on Buying Vintage Watches