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 […]
VintageWatchesOnly by WristPorn emerged after a discussion with watch trader Michael Larsberg about collecting and trading vintage watches during the Christmas holidays of 2013 in Berlin. The group shared a passion about vintage watches and was equally frustrated with the current offer of dull catalogue like websites and forums about vintage watches.
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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 […]
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 […]
Fine quality vintage timepieces can run forever and are always in fashion. If you have a watch that was passed down from a relative or managed to score a vintage watch from an estate sale, you’ll want to show it off. Unfortunately, the straps on vintage watches often wear out before their cases and time-keeping mechanisms, which can detract from the appearance of a vintage watch and even put you […]
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 […]
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 […]
Guido Mondani is the head of Guido Mondani Editore, a publishing company founded in 1979 and based in Genova, Italy. The Mondanis publish books on fine and rare watches, books which themselves have become collector items for watch enthusiasts all over the world. We asked Guido to give our readers some tips on how to buy and collect vintage watches. VWO: What sparked your passion for collecting watches? My wife gave me my very […]