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Watch Case Materials: Titanium

OMEGA Planet Ocean Titanium and Liquid Metal

Lots of materials are used to construct watchcases. Up until about a decade ago, most of them were made from stainless steel and precious metals. Now watch brands are incorporating other materials into their product, such as ceramic, carbon and even sapphire crystal to not only increase scratch resistance ... Read more

CATEGORIES Omega, Panerai, Richard Mille | TAGS |Bookmark http://blogs.christies.com/longitude/brands/omega/watch-case-materials-titanium/

Linde Werdelin SpidoLite II: Nice, but collectible?

Not a watch that will go unnoticed

Linde Werdelin is a name you hear more and more, even amongst collectors who are usually only into famous brand name watches. This  horological version of David, is working very hard at taking on the Goliaths of high end watchmaking. They do that in sometimes surprising ways, like with the ... Read more

CATEGORIES Linde Werdelin, Watches | TAGS , , , |Bookmark http://blogs.christies.com/longitude/watches/linde-werdelin-spidolite-ii-nice-but-collectible/

IWC Does the Splits with the IWC Ingenieur Double Chronograph Titanium

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You probably won’t find many uses in daily life for a double chronograph unless you’re working with competitive horses or running laps and want to find out timings of intervals within the duration. And yet, though not a practical complication, watch companies implement mechanisms to highlight skill and expertise in ... Read more

CATEGORIES Chronograph, IWC | TAGS |Bookmark http://blogs.christies.com/longitude/brands/iwc/iwc-does-the-splits-with-the-iwc-ingenieur-double-chronograph-titanium/