Upon the invention of the wristwatch in the mid 19th century the idea of the watch that we know and love today was very different to say the least. Considered a women’s accessory, known as a ‘wristlet’ and worn almost exclusively by women for nearly 50 years. At the time, it was the tradition of … Continue reading Pilot’s watches, what’s past and what’s next.
Rolex Submariner Date-116610LV: Introduction As far as icons of the watch industry go, the Rolex Submariner is in a class of its own. For many years now the famous model has been arguably the most sought after watch ever made. Demand has not slowed down. Take a look at the Submariners that are cast from … Continue reading Rolex Submariner Date (116610LV) and Tudor Heritage Black Bay (79230G): Hands on review & comparison
Time. A man made phenomenon. A method of quantifying Earth's rotation as it turns on its axis. A tool used to condense the orbital trip of our planet around our star, The Sun, into 365 days, 366 days every fourth year. From as early as 1500 BC (with the Ancient Egyptians) all the way through … Continue reading Luxury watches: Just an expensive way to tell the time?
Since our beginning way back in 2007, The Watch Source has always specialised in the sale of brand new, luxury Swiss watches. We continue to do so as demand for iconic brands such as Rolex, Omega and Tag Heuer is always going to be high. Now more than ever as they continue to provide many … Continue reading Pre-owned:Is it worth it?
Tag Heuer make some great mechanical watches, Quartz watches, some very precise Chronographs and more recently to the market some very luxurious Smart watches known as Tag Connected. They have some great iconic watches which are linked to 007, Motor Racing legends and more. Omega… Omega make fine watches also. They haven’t spread their wings … Continue reading Tag Heuer VS Omega – Which Brand is better?
One would usually be inclined to assume that the 'luxury watch' is something that is solely derived from one of Europe's most renowned producers of chic goods. I am of course talking about Switzerland. Whether it be for the watches, the chocolate, the cheese or scenery, Switzerland has certainly made a name for itself not … Continue reading German Watchmaking – Elegantly Ëfficient.
TAG Heuer is one of the most well known brands of Swiss avant-garde watches and have been since its founding in 1860. Most prominently a watch designed to include horological craftsmanship and refined style, paralleling this, TAG have also greatly affiliated themselves with many features of the sporting world, most accountable in the extreme motor … Continue reading Tom Brady and TAG Heuer
Celebrate the return of The Justice League as director Zack Snyder's latest addition to the DC universe hits the big screen this 2017. Sport in the true comic style of Bruce Wayne, with the exclusive Rolex GMT Master II. Completed with a striking Black and Blue bezel in essence of The Dark Night himself. Just … Continue reading Rolex GMT Master II 116710 BLNR: The Blue & Black Batman Rolex
Perhaps one of the most charming watches on this list and one of the more popular items available from our shop - the Oris Divers Sixty-Five is a great example of a brand updating a classic design with modern materials and manufacturing techniques; replacing a coated brass casing with stainless steel, and a plexiglass crystal with a more modern sapphire crystal.
Tag Heuer's offering of a more wallet friendly automatic diving watch, with a ceramic bezel, is the Aquaracer Automatic Chronograph [cay211b.ba0927]. In Tag's lineup, it this watch straddles the gap between the entry quartz aquaracers and the 500m Automatic Chronograph Aquaracers (which have more than a passing resemblance to the Omega Seamaster 300m Diver Co-Axial Chronograph 42mm watch collection).