Watch Happening – Best of the Blogs – November 2017
November has come and gone which means it’s time for a new Watch Happening.
This my personal selection of the best watch related articles from all over the web.
Click on the picture or on the hyperlink to read the articles.
Boldr Expedition Review – Worn & Wound
It’s a sturdy watch that is also stylish and it offers a great bang for the buck.
NEWS – Phillips Sells the Omega Tourbillon 30 I, One Of The First Tourbillon Wristwatches Ever, For a Monumental CHF 1,428,500 (Most Expensive Omega Ever Auctioned) – Monochrome Watches
Breguet invented the complication, Lip created them first and Franck Muller, Audemars Piguet, and Breguet commercialised it. We’re talking about the tourbillon wristwatch.
Omega produced the first Swiss made tourbillon watches (Lip is a French company) and this is an article of one of those early Omega tourbillons being auctioned.
The Life and Times of Daniel Roth, Master Watchmaker of the Vallée de Joux | SJX Watches
He played an important part in the history of Breguet and Nouvelle Lemania but he enjoys being an independant solo watchmaker the most.
Speedy Tuesday – Watch Fan Discovers Forgotten Moonwatch In A Box Of His Grandfather
One day he helps his mother to get everything in order at his grandparent’s place after his grandmother had passed away.
When going through some boxes, he found a Speedmaster 145.022-69 straight writing that had been his late grandfather’s.
Does it get any better than this?
How Balance Springs Are Produced In-House At H. Moser & Cie. | aBlogtoWatch
Balance springs are very difficult to produce, even today. This is an indepth article on hairsprings and what it takes to produce and regulate them.