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Watch Guide

16.02.2017 by

In our continuing effort to look closer at some of the great vintage watches out there, we would like to once again shine a light on the International Watch Co., nowadays better known as IWC or IWC Schaffhausen. For this article, we are taking a closer look at the watch that has been nicknamed 'Shark Fin' for the design of its remarkable lugs. The shark fin is a great vintage watch with a classic design that is still very wearable due to its modern case dimension of 37 mm (that is without the rather small crown).

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09.02.2017 by

For this pairing, we chose the Nomos Tangente as the elegant watch and the Omega Seamaster Diver 300M for a more sporty look. The Tangente is the more affordable watch, while the Omega Seamaster begins at the far end of the Nomos price range.

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02.02.2017 by

It almost seems as though from birth people inherently know that a good watch is a Swiss watch. However, tastes will inevitably evolve and curiosity will strike, causing collectors to look elsewhere for horological fulfillment. Interest may wander to the German state of Saxony, to Japan, or even to Russia. While the Russian watch industry may not have evolved into what the Swiss watch industry is today, the Russians were producing an incredible number of different watches at one point in time

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27.01.2017 by

In this series of articles, we’ll take a look at watch pairs. Two watches that complement each other and offer their wearer an appropriate watch for any occasion. We’ve selected the Linde Werdelin Spidolite Titanium as this pair’s sports watch and the Hermès Dressage L’Heure Masquée as its elegant dress watch.

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26.01.2017 by

In this article, we will show you the most interesting new watches from the SIHH in the fastest and most convenient way. We’ll show you images and the most important information about these timepieces in short and simple bullet points.

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20.01.2017 by

We enjoy debating about the “best watches” as much as any enthusiast, but today we’ll let the numbers do the talking. Here’s our look back at 2016 through some of our fascinating user statistics.

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10.01.2017 by

Watches from independent brands always have something special about them. Even though they are lesser known than the famous big brands, they offer truly great watches with innovative engineering and design. Usually you can only purchase watches from a dealer, but now we offer a new experience as a customer: Chrono24 created partnerships with selected manufacturers so you are now able to buy watches directly from the brand.

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21.12.2016 by

Last year was a tough one for watch brands. They all seemed to feel the pain of the economic crisis, especially the fact that Asian and Russian customers (tourists) weren’t spending as much as they used to. The economy is slowly recovering in Europe, and perhaps in the US as well, but that doesn’t mean people are immediately spending on luxury goods like watches again. People obviously want to see real value in watches if they're spending their hard-earned money. This applies to relatively affordable watches as well as complicated high-end pieces.

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16.12.2016 by

In this series, we will take an in-depth look at the watch market and one very important part of it: investment and value. Even though we always suggest to only buy watches you truly enjoy, one can’t ignore that luxury watches are expensive items. Therefore, it could be very interesting to keep track of how their value develops over time.

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15.12.2016 by

Luckily, there are still fantastic vintage watches to be had for realistic prices. Compared to new watches, vintage timepieces will always offer you a little something extra as each watch comes with its own individual story. Though, you may not always be able to learn it. Since a vintage watch will have been worn a lot throughout the years, it will likely have unique signs of wear and tear. These can be anything from minor nicks and scratches, to a faded dial color, or the documentation that’s delivered with purchase.

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