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<span class="entry-title-primary">Top 5 Vintage Watches Under $2,000</span> <span class="entry-subtitle">Great Value Pieces in Early 2017</span>

Top 5 Vintage Watches Under $2,000 Great Value Pieces in Early 2017

This week’s top 5 video drills down five vintage watches that present good value under the $2,000 price point. While they might fetch a higher premium on dealer sites, these timepieces can still be found for around the $2k US mark at auction and from […]

<span class="entry-title-primary">ETA vs In-House Watch Movements</span> <span class="entry-subtitle">Pros, cons, and differences</span>

ETA vs In-House Watch Movements Pros, cons, and differences

Today we examine the difference between in-house watch movements and the ETA movements on which many watchmakers rely. ETA has long supplied movements to many of Switzerland’s premier watchmakers but, in the mid-2000s, announced plans to stop sales to outside corporations. The result has been an industry wide shift toward in-house manufacture. Explore what that means, and how the industry is still changing.

Top Five Vintage Watches Under $1,000

Top Five Vintage Watches Under $1,000

In this video review, we discuss five vintage watches that can be found under $1,000. These pieces present good value in what is currently a rising market, with attractive style, robust movements, and heritage brands. If you’re in the market for a vintage watch at […]

<span class="entry-title-primary">The Breitling Navitimer</span> <span class="entry-subtitle">A Review and History</span>

The Breitling Navitimer A Review and History

The Critical Gentleman sets his sights on the iconic Breitling Navitimer in this video review. The Navitimer premiered in 1952, ten years after Breitling released their first aviation chronograph, the Chronomat, in 1942. It has since earned its place among some of the most recognizable […]