Michael has been in the watch business since 1981. He became interested in watches when he started his first job at Labor28 in Berlin and needed a watch. Michael says, his interest for collecting vintage watches was sparked when he purchased his first Rolex Prince. His passion for vintage watches revolves around Patek Philippe, Rolex, Longines, Movado, Omega, Jaeger LeCoultre and Cartier. Back in the days before the internet, collecting watches meant traveling around the world to find watches at auctions, watch shows as well as meeting collectors.
With the experience and knowledge about wrist watches of nearly thirty years, Michael decided to start a second profession in 2008 in collaboration with his watchmaker at Uhren Bischoff in Berlin, Germany. You can still find him in the store every saturday trading watches. Michael was never just a watch dealer: first of all he is an enthusiast who lives and loves vintage watches as a part of his individuality and as a lifestyle.
Today, Michael offers an interesting choice of vintage timepieces in premium quality from the most prestigious brands, such as Rolex, Tag Heuer, Omega, Jaeger LeCoultre, Longines and Patek Philippe from the 50s until today. All providing a guarantee of authenticity and proper working for one year. Michael is a member of each of the four major watch organizations: WTA, IWJG, NAWCC and WWT. He visits shows and auctions on a regular basis in order to stay on the pulse of the market, meet face to face with collectors and buy rare and fine watches.
Buying vintage watches is both an emotional and rational decision at the same time, so make sure to have the best available support for your money, you can get.