The 2 Very Easy Methods To Check Your Automatic Watch Accuracy

How To Check Watch Accuracy? Use These 2 Easy Methods For automatic watch owners, I’m sure you’re wondering how to check the accuracy of the watch. It’s well known that automatic watch is not the most accurate watch around. An accuracy of +/- 20 seconds per DAY is considered normal. In comparison, quartz watch has multiple times of that accuracy at +/-10 seconds per MONTH. But alas, accurateness of the watch is NOT the main reason why we buy it, certainly not in this modern world where everyone is carrying a smartphone that will always display the most accurate time, every time. As a fellowRead More →

How To Adjust Seiko Bracelet On Your Own

Resizing A Seiko Bracelet DIY Is Not That Hard! Whenever I got a new Seiko with metal bracelet, I’ve always adjust the bracelet myself. Not only it’s much cheaper than going to a watchmaker, it’s much much faster too! Just imagine, your shipment of new shiny Seiko just arrived at your home. You open the box and totally love the watch and can’t wait to wear it immediately. But there’s only one small problem: the metal bracelet need to be resized to your wrist before you can wear it. A visit to your local watchmaker can be time consuming and perhaps not possible (shop alreadyRead More →

Automatic Watch Guide

The Full Guide On How Do I Use My Automatic Watches Automatic watch is a beautiful creation and timepiece. But in that mechanical marvel, lies some unspoken rules that can be hard to understand which mainly come from it’s differences with the more widely used quartz watch. In this guide, I want to share top 10 tips on how I use my automatic watches in the hope that you’ll be able to fully enjoy your watch/watches to the fullest!   Table of Content: 1- Wear The Same Automatic Watch For 2 or 3 Days 2- Avoid Putting The Automatic Watch Near An Electronic Device orRead More →

Top 4 Japanese Watch Brands All Watch Fans Should Know

Japanese Watch Brand – The 4 Most Popular Brands From The Land Of Rising Sun Horology started in Europe around the 16th century with Germany often being credited as the birthplace of watches. Soon after, wristwatch started to be invented and brands such as Patek Philippe, Vacheron Constantin, A. Lange & Söhne, Rolex, Tissot and others were popular for their novel mechanical and automatic watches. But the 20th century saw that the surprise emergence of another horological superpower that challeged the Europe – the Japanese. Japanese watch brands are popular due to its lower price compared to its Western counterparts for various reasons, most notablyRead More →

Swiss watches have long been associated with the highest regard in watchmaking – rightfully so. They have been making watches since at least 2 centuries ago, and while there’s a slump in the 70s due to the quartz crisis, the current Swiss watch manufacturing companies seem to be as strong as ever. Part of this can be attributed to the stability and properity achieved globally – there haven’t been any major wars in the last 40 to 50 years. And of course who can ignore the new-found wealth from the Chinese businessmen (and Middle East guys before them) that propped up the demand for theRead More →

20 Types Of Watches

  20 Types Of Watches All Men Should Know Undoubtedly, wrist watch is an integral part of modern fashion. Especially for men as we guys don’t really have that much accessory options to begin with. A wrist watch is a unique fashion accessory because while its main function is to tell time, it also increases our style – in other words, making our whole image better. But fashion sense is not the only deciding factor in choosing what watch to wear.   You see, there are at least 20 types of wrist watches in existence currently and each one of them have their own uniqueRead More →

What Is Spring Drive Watch-

  Somewhere along this horology hobby, you’ll be sure to hear about this “Spring Drive” thing from Seiko which purportedly is a something truly unique and on its own realm. In my honest opinion, yes, it truly is. Just like quartz watches, Seiko just seems to innovate and create great things one after another – and spring drive watch is one of the extraordinary creation in the horological world in recent times.   So what actually is spring drive watch? To be precise, spring drive  refers to a new movement created by Seiko which combines elements from automatic and quartz movements. It’s powered by mechanicalRead More →

What Is A Chronometer Watch-

  Someone is not a real watch fan if he does not know what a chronometer is all about. This horological jargon is indeed a bit overwhelming at first but as I can attest, it’ll become easier as we read more and more about the world of watches.   So what is a chronometer?   Chronometer, in the easiest explanation is an accurate watch. And by the way, the term is mostly used for automatic watches only nowadays.   What differentiates a chronometer and a normal watch?   It is well known that automatic watch is not the best in terms of accuracy. Normal automatic watchesRead More →

What Is An Aviator Watch

  Since the start of aviation at the beginning of last century, it’s not just airplanes that begin to take off. Another thing also began to gain fame, and that is the aviator watch (or aviation/pilot watch).   Breitling Navitimer, the poster child of an aviator watch in the current age. But, what makes it an aviator watch?   So what is an aviator watch? It’s quite simply a watch that pilot uses but that’s not just the case anymore. Just like dive watches and military watches, pilot watches are also used by the normal non-pilot masses. In this article, I’m going to unravel what isRead More →