The next watch analysis publish is as simple as Chris Meisenzahl. He’s a lengthy-time watch enthusiast and daily Speedmaster Professional individual. He blogs in the Pretense of Understanding and could be adopted on Twitter at http://twitter.com/speedmaster.
I recall in the past I had been a part of a thread on about the most watch forums. I said it had become bad we were not alive throughout the 40s-60s, things i had considered the “Golden Age” of mechanical watches. It appeared like in those days, obviously, all watches were mechanical, and many appeared reasonable priced, even thinking about inflation. But another poster rapidly set me right. He stated which were existed within the Golden Chronilogical age of mechanical watches at this time! Following a couple of moments of consideration I recognized he was absolutely correct.
A powerful argument might be made that people reside in a Golden Chronilogical age of mechanical watches now. We’ve the ultra-high-finish brands for example Megabytes&F, Patek, Lange, P Bethune, etc. We’ve independents for example Roger Cruz, Parmigiani, Peter Speake-Marin, Kari Voutilainen, Richard Mille, and F.P. Journe. Which is all additionally towards the usual suspects like Rolex watch, Omega, Jaeger-LeCoultre, and a large number of others. However for individuals without deep pockets you will find still other available choices. Keen on mechanical watches can select-up a Russian Vostok automatic for well under $100. And you will find a apparently unlimited quantity of Seiko Diver options under $300 and Seiko 5 choices for under $75. Also keep in mind, the Vostok and Seiko (remember Orient) automatics are true in-house actions, something that lots of the mid-tier Swiss brands are only able to claim using their fingers entered behind their backs along with a wink.
Where I am going wonderful this would be that the 2011 edition from the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie p Genève (sometimes referred to as “Geneva The watchmaking industry Grand Prix”) honours were lately completed. The wedding is really a type of industry gathering where the Swiss watch industry fetes its very own. It’s less than obvious in my experience what amount of the event is marketing self-promotion through the industry, and just how expensive is more “pure.” Regardless, for all of us watch fans, it’s another chance to check out the items and manufactures we like.