Month: September 2015

September 17, 2015

Ask the Experts: What are the Differences Between Quartz and Mechanical Movements?

We’re sure you’ve heard the saying “it’s what’s on the inside that counts” before. Of course you want to love the style of your timepiece but it’s just as important to have an understanding of what’s on the inside too. A movement (or calibre) is the heart of the watch that drives the hands around… Read More

September 15, 2015

Remembering Harriet

On September 5, 2015, our Feldmar family lost one of the pioneers of our business, Harriet Kahn Feldmar, at the age of 95. Harriet was born in Kenosha, Wisconsin to Benjamin and Ethel Kahn on October 9, 1919. Harriet and her family moved to Los Angeles, California when she was just three years old. She… Read More

September 9, 2015

Watch Brand Ambassadors in Sports

Celebrity sport ambassadors are utilized in numerous product categories and timepieces are certainly no exception! Quite a few luxury watch brands have high profile partnerships with top athletes. Below is a look at a several well-known watch brands and the famous faces that are associated with them. Longines counts husband and wife tennis legends Stefanie… Read More

September 2, 2015

Ask the Experts: Is My Watch Waterproof, or Water-Resistant?

Without knowing anything about what type of watch you own, we can unequivocally tell you it’s not waterproof. How do we know? Because NO watch is waterproof! A watch has the ability to withstand water pressure, and the degree to which that particular timepiece can withstand said pressure before leaking, is referred to as its… Read More