Monthly Archives: February 2016

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The best Coin shop in Winston-Salem NC is Apex Gold Silver Coin

By | 2016-12-23T20:17:40+00:00 February 29th, 2016|Blog|

It’s been 6 yrs since Dave Jeff opened up Apex Gold Silver Coin Shop in Winston Salem North Carolinia right after retiring from the roadshow. Jeff first opened in cooks flea market where he offerd great prices and still does an built his client base in 2010. “I come in each morning excided to see [...]

You’re Invited: Celebrate Leap Day With The ‘Dink In NYC

By | 2016-12-23T20:17:40+00:00 February 29th, 2016|Blog|

February 29th is a big day in the world of #watchnerds. Why? Because it's the one day every four years where we can turn to our non watch-nerd friends, say "hey, check this out!" – point to our wristwatch, and actually have them be impressed. OK so the above may only apply to those lucky [...]

Bring a Loupe: A Diverse Selection Ranging From A $500 Takano To A $25,000 Rolex GMT Retailed By Tiffany

By | 2016-12-23T20:17:40+00:00 February 28th, 2016|Blog|

This Bring A Loupe looks at unusual watches, all with a twist that makes them collectible in their own right. We start strong with a rare military Omega, and a minty Rolex GMT-Master retailed by Tiffany. Chronograph love is there this week as well, with an undervalued Minerva and an unexpected Universal Geneve Aero-Compax. And [...]

Five Baume & Mercier Watches Under $5,000

By | 2016-02-28T06:10:43+00:00 February 28th, 2016|Blog|

Founded in 1830, Baume & Mercier has a proud history, producing award-winning complicated timepieces in the 19th century and both pure classics and avant garde designs during the 20th. Today the company is known for producing beautiful, Swiss-made watches at accessible prices. Here are five we can recommend, each available for less than $5,000.  

Bring a Loupe: A Diverse Selection Ranging From A $500 Takano To A $25,000 Rolex GMT Retailed By Tiffany

By | 2016-12-23T20:17:40+00:00 February 27th, 2016|Blog|

This Bring A Loupe looks at unusual watches, all with a twist that makes them collectible in their own right. We start strong with a rare military Omega, and a minty Rolex GMT-Master retailed by Tiffany. Chronograph love is there this week as well, with an undervalued Minerva and an unexpected Universal Geneve Aero-Compax. And [...]

Presidential Hopeful Marco Rubio Claims Rival Trump Would Be “Selling Watches On The Streets Of Manhattan,” Immediately Lists “The Trump Watch” For Sale On Website (Sort Of)

By | 2016-12-23T20:17:40+00:00 February 27th, 2016|Blog|

If you were watching the Republican primary debate last night you might have noticed a spirited exchange (what were the odds) between contenders Marco Rubio and Donald Trump that culminated in Mr. Rubio asserting that, were it not for his inheritance, Mr. Trump would be "selling watches on the streets of Manhattan."  This pithy witticism [...]

“Buy Gold” As “Insurance Is Warranted” – Deutsche Bank

By | 2016-12-23T20:17:40+00:00 February 27th, 2016|Blog|

Buy gold as “insurance is warranted” Deutsche Bank have advised in a note issued today.The embattled German bank has said that rising economic risks and market turmoil mean investors should buy gold for insurance.Market Performance – 2016 YTD via Finviz.com “There are rising stresses in the global financial system; in particular the rising risk of a [...]

Introducing: A Thomas Mercer One-Off Marine Chronometer Made To Accompany A Re-Creation Of Shackleton’s Epic Voyage

By | 2016-12-23T20:17:40+00:00 February 26th, 2016|Blog|

File this story under “just plain awesome.” Thomas Mercer, a UK-based builder of marine chronometers (yes, there is still such a company) has built a one-off timekeeper that accompanied a British Royal Navy and Marines expedition commemorating and retracing Sir Ernest Shackleton’s now-famous 1916 crossing of the Southern Ocean in an open boat. The chronometer [...]