The OMEGA Museum in Biel: the history of a brand
This video introduces the OMEGA Museum in Biel, the oldest dedicated to a single watch brand. Located just opposite the company's headquarters, it features items representing OMEGA's entire history, from the watchmaker's bench used by Louis Brandt when he began to make watches more than 160 years ago to a NASA lunar rover and watches that were worn on the Moon. Through the use of stop-motion
OMEGA Seamaster Planet Ocean Calibre 9300/9301 - Video Manual
OMEGA is proud to introduce its series of video manuals - simple but detailed user guides that illustrate the functions of the Seamaster, Speedmaster, Constellation and De Ville collections. Step-by-step instructions take you through the unique features and complications associated with the movements that power OMEGA's wristwatches. The OMEGA Video Manuals collection will grow as new models are introduced. To jump to a specific chapter in this video, click on the links below:
The Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Chronograph. This is a watch that is so known to many of you, it may not need much of an analysis -- but this is HODINKEE and you can believe you're gonna get one. The Royal Oak Chronograph is a watch that has thousands of lovers the world over, and a few detractors, too. The ROC, as I'll call it henceforth, is something of a middle ground between two completely distinct Audemars Piguet buyers -- the collectors, and, well, everyone else. The Royal Oak and Royal Oak Offshore families often appeal to very different people, but I'll get to that shortly. In this review, I tackle a mainstay in the AP lineup, and an interesting piece of haute horology, though one without its own in-house movement. I will look at how this 41mm column-wheel, vertical clutch chronograph wears, and if the matter of where the movement came from is even something worth noting at all. This is your HODINKEE Week On The Wrist with the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Chronograph, and it's one worth spending some time with. For the full story, go to http://www.hodinkee.com/blog/audemars...