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Must-Have Watches from the 1980s

Must-Have Watches from the 1980s

Last week we wrote about watches we loved from the 1990s. As a companion to that post, we will be looking at our favorite watches from the ’80s this week. Let's hop into our DeLorean to reminisce on time.   1. Seiko Speedtimer Chronograph 7A28-7000 This watch...

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Must-Have Watches from the 2000s

Must-Have Watches from the 2000s

To round out our nostalgia trip over the last few weeks, we're going to showcase watches from the 2000s! If you have not read our previous posts on watches from past decades go check them out here now. This week will feature 2000s watches!   1. The Hubolt Big...

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Must-Have Watches from the 1990s

Must-Have Watches from the 1990s

The 1990s had so many fun, cool, and unique watches that'd catch your eye. Our blog post this week will touch on a few of our favorite watches that were premiered in the 1990s. Time to travel back to the 1990s to experience time.   1. Omega Speedmaster Racing...

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The Difference Between Pre-Owned and Vintage Watches

The Difference Between Pre-Owned and Vintage Watches

So you want to buy an older watch but you are unsure what is a good buy. Why are some listed as pre-owned while others as vintage? Is one less valuable or in worse condition than the other? Worry not, we are here to help with this week's blog post on the differences...

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4 Famous Watches From Movies – Part 2

4 Famous Watches From Movies – Part 2

We recently highlighted 4 famous watches from movies in our blog post here. There were so many watches that have been featured in more of our favorite films that we decided to make a second installment! Warning - spoilers below!   1. Leonardo DiCaprio’s tag Huer...

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5 Must-Have Resources For Learning About Watches

5 Must-Have Resources For Learning About Watches

For watch collectors and enthusiasts, it’s a natural step to learn more about the watch world, mechanics, and all other watch-related topics. It can be overwhelming if you don’t know where to begin, given the overwhelming amount of options out there. Fear not, 5...

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4 Famous Watches From Movies

4 Famous Watches From Movies

When you watch movies, do you pay attention to the watches the characters are wearing? We certainly have! Though they are not always featured in the movie, a watch can complete the outfit in a certain scene or even the entire movie. Sometimes watches are deliberately...

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Watch Trends That Will Make Their Marks In 2021

Watch Trends That Will Make Their Marks In 2021

Entering the second year of the new decade means you’ll see fresh trends in different industries. For those people who love watches, you’re going to see changes and old concepts return this year. It all depends on where you’re looking from since the watch industry has...

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4 Gifts To Buy a Watch Lover

4 Gifts To Buy a Watch Lover

Don’t want to just buy another watch for that special person in your life? Outside of a standard watch, there are many exciting things to buy for a watch lover. Watch collectors require more than just the watch to perfect their collections. Gift ideas for the watch...

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Wacky Watches We Want

Wacky Watches We Want

Move aside, standard watch models! Wacky watches come in all shapes and sizes, below are some of our team's favorites, available right now!   1. Trappist-1 by Xeric  First on our list is the Trappist-1 or Moonphase watch made by Xeric. This crazy watch ought our...

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All About Miyota Movements

All About Miyota Movements

Our newest watch kits, the Eiffel and the Newton, use a Miyota 8215 automatic movement! The movement is the heart of the watch. It makes the watch tick and accurately tells time. Everything to know and more about Miyota movements begins below.   1. Miyota's Brief...

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A Brief History of Pocket Watches

A Brief History of Pocket Watches

We have discussed the history of numerous different watch types seen around the world. If you want to check out those articles go here! A precursor to almost all of the watches we discussed is in the pocket. Today, we'll be diving into the history of the watch before...

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A Brief History of Watch Straps

A Brief History of Watch Straps

Recently, our blog posts discussed the history of different watch styles here. Which got us thinking - where did the straps come from? When did the different styles emerge? Answers to these questions and more on watch straps begin below.   The Beginnings The...

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Two New Watch Kits by Rotate™ Launched!

Two New Watch Kits by Rotate™ Launched!

Rotate™ has been dedicated to the art of watchmaking. We have loved the support and engagement from our community, and are so happy to announce two new watch kits! Introducing: the Newton and the Eiffel.    The Eiffel    Iconic yet simplistic, the Eiffel is...

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