Monthly Archives: September 2013

Kent Watches = House Brand Quality Swiss Made Watches

A number of American jewelry stores had their own house brands of watches, which they imported from Switzerland and marketed with their own names. Kent Watches are among that group. The practice of importing Swiss made watches under a house … Continue reading

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Vintage Watches and Affordability

Facts is facts as someone once said, and the facts regarding quality watches is that many are out of reach of the average buyer unless one goes vintage. For the vintage shopper, items that would be too dear to wear … Continue reading

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Bold Belair Octagonal Case Calendar Watch

Here is a dress watch that has its own spectacular style. It is a Belair men’s watch with an octagonal case, and calendar window. The gold tone case has a matching gold tone mesh band. This circa 1970’s watch is … Continue reading

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ESQ Esquire Watch by Movado – The “Hampshire” Model

Here is one of the best ESQ watches of recent years (circa 2002). The watch is by Movado, as are all ESQ or Esquire watches – a division of Movado a bit more attainable to the general public, price-wise. This … Continue reading

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Art Nouveau Watches

If you wish to have on your wrist something reminiscent of the belle epoch you could not do better than to select one of the many watches designed with the art nouveau in mind. There are so many sources for … Continue reading

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Marvelous Milus Men’s Vintage Swiss Watch

Here’s a sophisticated Milus watch from the 1960s jet set era, with all the style and panache one would expect. The watch is a complete joy to wear with a suit or jeans or in-between. On the practical side… It’s … Continue reading

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