Monthly Archives: February 2016

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Bluesheet: EARLY WALKERS & SLQ’S A BRIGHT SPOT IN THE MARKET

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

In this week's Bluesheet, we've reviewed early Walkers (pre-1920) and the entire Standing Liberty Quarter series, and it's clear that these two series are among the hottest series in the certified U.S. coin market at this time. The numbers on pages 6 and 11, respectively, speak for themselves. A further observation on our part is [...]

Hands-On: The Bremont ALT1-C/PB, A Dress Chronograph With A Difference

By |2016-12-23T20:17:40+00:00February 25th, 2016|Blog|

From the watch company that specializes in flying instruments, yacht racing instruments, and race driving instruments, comes a timepiece that has all the hallmarks of a classic dress chronograph. The English brothers (that’s right, Bart and Tim Grönefeld aren’t the only fraternity in the watch industry) have unveiled three new models ahead of Baselworld 2016, [...]

Introducing: The New Omega Speedmaster Moonphase Master Chronometer Chronograph For Baselworld 2016

By |2016-12-23T20:17:40+00:00February 25th, 2016|Blog|

The pre-Baselworld releases have started to roll in and today we bring you the upcoming new addition to the Omega Speedmaster Collection – the Speedmaster Chronograph Moonphase Master Chronometer. The watch was first announced in January and we're taking a look at it for the first time here at HODINKEE. The new 44 mm stainless-steel [...]

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+00:00February 25th, 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 [...]

It’s Us – Not Politicians Or Rich People – Who Create Jobs And Drive Economy

By |2016-12-23T20:17:40+00:00February 25th, 2016|Blog|

When business lobbies warn that voting Left would lead to a period of political instability that would hurt the economy, it’s easy to understand cynicism from the Left-wing parties. Someone should remind business lobbies, corporations and banks that it was the people at the commanding heights of banks and business who ruined the economy last time.David [...]