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'>Insight</span>Clarifying In-House Movements for the 21st Century Watch Collector

InsightClarifying In-House Movements for the 21st Century Watch Collector

<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 GuideVacheron 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 GuideVacheron Constantin Dealer Deck From 1960s

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

Collector GuideWhy 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 GuideWe 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 GuideThe Short-Lived Seiko Liner

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

Collector GuideKing Seiko Part 2 – Upping the Beat Rate

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

Collector GuideLeather Straps & Their Environmental Impact

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

Collector GuideBreitling Navitimer Slide Rule Instructions

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

Collector GuideRefinishing Hardlex Crystals

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

Collector GuideHow To See Past Marketing & Popular Opinion

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

Collector GuideKing Seiko Part 1 – Evolution of the 44KS

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

Collector GuideLIP Nautic-Ski Watches 1967-1976

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

Collector GuideUnderstanding Patina on Vintage Varnished Metal Dials

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

Collector GuideInterpreting Timegrapher Results

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

Collector GuideThe 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 GuideSeiko 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 GuideLIP, 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 GuideA 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 GuideSeiko History – Daini, Suwa, Fact and Fiction

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

Collector GuideRolex Datejust 36mm Steel 1972-1987

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

Collector GuideSeiko Bell-Matic

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

Collector GuideBirth-Year Seiko Watches: 1970-1979

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

Collector GuideDeciphering Used, Pre-Owned, Vintage, & Antique

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

Collector GuideBirth-Year Seiko Watches: 1960-1969

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

Collector GuideA Primer on Buying Vintage Watches