Articles by: Sebastian

Interview with Mr. Wallner of Hanhart

Interview with Mr. Wallner of Hanhart

Hello Mr.Wallner, do you remember your first wrist watch? Hi Mr. Schröder, actually I remember the first wrist watch that I really wanted very well. In kindergarten one of the children had a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle watch, which had a cap looking like one of the action heroes from the TV series. The kid and his watch where the centre of attention for weeks. So already in early days I could […]

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A chat with the co-founders of ThoseWatchGuys.com

A chat with the co-founders of ThoseWatchGuys.com

Please introduce yourself  Our names are Craig Moore & Samuel Gardiner, we are the co-founders of Thosewatchguys.com. We are based in the New York and Boston area. Please tell us about your offering We sell vintage timepieces in the sub 1500 or so dollar range, and we try to find special and unique pieces that you don’t normally see day-to-day. How did you get into vintage watches?  I’ve always had […]

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Michael from Everest Horology Products about his unique Rolex bracelets

Michael from Everest Horology Products about his unique Rolex bracelets

Michael about the evolution of his company: Everest Horology Products has had quite a journey to become the destination for Rolex owners to find the perfect alternative to their Rolex bracelet. We have spent years developing better and better designs and materials to create what many have said is simply the best aftermarket watch st rap for a Rolex owner available. But with all of that Everest Horology Products, had a very […]

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Talking to Hannes Bonhoff about his unique watch design

Talking to Hannes Bonhoff about his unique watch design

BONHOFF is an independent brand offering high-value watches with unconventional time display. Bonhoff’s watches had their public debut at SalonQP in 2014. The watches are based on two of Hannes Bonhoff’s inventions: a time on demand display system and an integrated leather strap construction. Hannes Bonhoff is an engineer by trade and has worked in research on engineering acoustics where he received an MSc and PhD degree. WP: Please introduce yourself and describe your brand? […]

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Talking to Corvin and Chris of slow watches

Talking to Corvin and Chris of slow watches

The slow watch has only one hand and draws inspiration from sundials. With a 24-hour face, the hour hand on the slow watch appears to move at half the speed of a 12 hour watch. The Swiss-made watch comes in 15 unisex styles, is 100m water resistant, crafted in stainless steel and has a Ronda 505.24 Swiss Made GMT movement. Although the watches are not outwardly branded, there is a discreet […]

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Interview with Barcelona’s Ancienne Vintage Gallery

Interview with Barcelona’s Ancienne Vintage Gallery

Barcelona’s Ancienne Vintage Gallery is run by two friends, Spanish Ignacio Coll and Italian Umberto Ventura. The gallery was born when the guys, having shared a mutual hobby of trading watches, decided to join efforts and turn a dream of owning a watch shop into reality. Umberto’s passion for watches and arts has evidently turned his hobby into a full time job. He’s been buying and selling vintage timepieces for […]

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Talking to Rico Adams, a US Army Veteran and founder of Rhyno Outfit

Talking to Rico Adams, a US Army Veteran and founder of Rhyno Outfit

Please introduce yourself and describe your brand?   My name is Rico Adams, United States Army Veteran & Avionics professional. I served in the Army as well as contracting in the Middle East. I spent much of my adult life working on aircrafts around the world. What is in your personal collection and how did your passion for watches start? I own a Rolex Turn O graph (Rose gold, steel) and a Breitling […]

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Eterna Steel chrono from 40-s and Baume et Mercier 18K Pink gold ArtDeco from ca.1951

Talking vintage with Simon Stern of Watchsmuggler

VWO: Please introduce yourself  I am Simon Stern the owner of Watchsmuggler.com -an online vintage watch store. Once being a lawyer and a passionate watch collector, one day I realized that this passion needs more development and must turn into my full-time job. In the beginning of my horology expertise I joined a German vintage watch dealer’s company as a partner. This company used to have one of the leading eBay accounts […]

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Roy and Sacha Davidoff on collecting and trading vintage watches

Roy and Sacha Davidoff are two charismatic and dynamic vintage watch experts based in Geneva. Together they run Davidoff Brothers specializing on fine and rare watches from the 1950’s to the 1970’s. Their website www.davidoffbrothers.com has made waves and paved the way for the launch of their vintage watch boutique opening soon in Geneva. Stay tuned…. VWO: Please introduce yourselves. Roy (37) and Sacha Davidoff (30), co-owners of Davidoff Brothers Since […]

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Talking to Barry Cohen of Szanto

WP: Please introduce yourself and describe your brand? My name is Barry Cohen.  Our brand is called Szanto, and was conceived to offer tasteful vintage inspired designed timepieces made to sell at affordable prices so they are accessible to the regular guy. WP: Whats in your personal collection and how did your passion for watches start? My love of watches dates back to childhood when my parents bought me my first […]

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