Category: Feldmar

August 23, 2017

Brand Spotlight: G-SHOCK

Our upcoming September Brand of the Month is a watch brand that just won’t quit. G-SHOCK created 200 prototypes before getting their core technology and shock-resistant structure just right. Today, G-SHOCK continues to take on new challenges and provides watch models that are tough and sophisticated. One particular collection and timepiece we are excited to… Read More

July 26, 2017

Brand Spotlight: Baume & Mercier

As August approaches, we’re excited to welcome Baume & Mercier as our Brand of the Month. There are many facets to this watch manufacturer that we love, from its sheer elegance in timepieces for men and women, to its impeccable workmanship and care dedicated to each piece. In August, we will be paying special attention… Read More

June 14, 2017

A Deep Dive into the World of Dive Watches

Dive watches are one of the most popular types of watches out there . . . and for good reason. They are durable, rugged, reliable and long-lasting. They are held to such a high standard because if they fail to work when you need them most, the consequences can be catastrophic. To learn more, let’s… Read More

April 12, 2017

Baselworld 2017: Recap with Jamie Hayes

Another Baselworld in the books for Scott Meller and Jamie Hayes! If you couldn’t attend, get a sense of how the show went from Feldmar’s Operations Manager, Jamie Hayes, below! What was your favorite brand exhibit/event this year and why? This is a tough question to answer and I don’t think I would do Baselworld… Read More

April 6, 2017

Feldmar: A-Z

Over the past one hundred plus years, we have made it our mission at Feldmar to provide the best customer service, all while staying up to date on the latest trends in the watch industry. Our rich history and four generations have allowed us to experience it all in this wonderful watchmaking world and if… Read More

December 13, 2016

Brand Spotlight: Seiko

In 1881, Kintaro Hattori opened a watch shop in Tokyo at just 22 years old. Over 130 years later, Seiko, Feldmar’s December brand of the month, is known for cutting-edge innovation and many achievements that have defined the art of telling time as it is known today. Let’s take a look at some of the… Read More

November 9, 2016

Brand Spotlight: TAG Heuer

In 1860, when he was just 20 years old, Swiss founder Edouard Heuer sought to innovate in the watchmaking industry and opened the workshop that would become TAG Heuer. By 1887, he succeeded in inventing a technological marvel that revolutionized chronographs—the oscillating pinion. In the many years since, TAG Heuer has made a lasting name… Read More

September 28, 2016

Brand Spotlight: Jaquet Droz

What makes a brand unique? In the case of Jaquet Droz, our September brand of the month, it’s difficult to quantify, since there are so many elements that make the brand stand out. Jaquet Droz began in 1738 when Pierre Jaquet-Droz opened his first clockmaking workshop in Switzerland. From clocks, to automata, to watches, Pierre… Read More

September 13, 2016

Surprisingly Easy Ways to Damage Your Luxury Timepiece

Your luxury timepiece is tough but it’s certainly not indestructible. Believe us, we’ve seen it all! Check out these surprisingly easy ways your watch can get damaged and avoid them at all costs. Changing the battery yourself When your watch battery dies, you may be tempted to replace it yourself. How hard could it be,… Read More

August 23, 2016

A Trip of a Lifetime: My Experience at the 2016 Olympic Games with Omega

If you’ve been watching the Olympic Games over the past couple weeks, you know that timing is everything. That’s where Omega comes in as the official timekeeper of the Olympics. I was fortunate enough to witness their brilliant timing technology first hand as I traveled to Rio with Omega for the start of the Games…. Read More

August 10, 2016

The Best Ways to Care for Your Luxury Watch

Now that you’ve added a new luxury timepiece to your collection, you’ll want to protect your investment by caring for it thoroughly. When taken care of properly, watches can last for years and years and can be passed down through the generations. In order to get the most out of your timepiece, follow the tips… Read More

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April 12, 2016

Baselworld 2016: Recap With Jamie Hayes

Another Baselworld has come and gone. Learn exclusive details of how Scott and Jamie spent their time! Describe Basel in one word. Amazing! What was your favorite brand exhibit this year and why? Omega just makes great watches for everyone. I love how such a large company can still strive to be on the cutting… Read More

February 24, 2016

Kicking it Old School: What You Should Know about Pocket Watches

Whether you’re an avid collector or just getting into the world of luxury timepieces, pocket watches certainly should not be overlooked. Once considered the most coveted type of watch, pocket watches symbolized status, wealth and authority. Now, while less popular, they still remain common among watch collectors and enthusiasts. What is a pocket watch? A… Read More

February 23, 2016

Running for a Cause at the Los Angeles Marathon

On Sunday, February 14, 2016 dear friends of Feldmar Watch Company – Karen Bradbury and Michael Benavente participated in the Los Angeles Marathon as part of Team Concern Foundation. Karen and Michael ran the race and raised money in memory of Sol Meller, who passed away on November 30, 2015 after a brief battle with… Read More

January 18, 2016

Beyond the Watch: 7 Brands That Sell More Than Just Timepieces

Of course when you think of the following brands, you might think of their timepieces first. However, you may be surprised to find out that many of the Feldmar brands are talented in more ways than one! Check out these 7 luxury brands that carry much more than just watches. Charriol Not only is Charriol… Read More

December 7, 2015

15 Watches to Get Your Hands On in 2016

In the spirit of the holidays, we’re sharing a list of fifteen of the most in-demand watches in 2016 so you can be one of the first to have one. Take your pick, below! Baume & Mercier—Shelby Cobra Two new models of this popular piece celebrate fifty years since the hot-rod house became the first… Read More

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December 2, 2015

The Legacy Lives on: Remembering Sol Meller

It is with tremendous sadness that Feldmar Watch Company announces the passing of Sol Meller. Sol passed away in the evening on Monday, November 30th surrounded by his family after a brief battle with pancreatic cancer. Sol’s career at Feldmar Watch Company began when he married Nancy Feldmar and became part of the Feldmar family…. Read More

November 16, 2015

Precious Cargo: Traveling with a Luxury Timepiece

Your ticket is purchased and your bags are packed. Now, what timepiece are you going to wear on your vacation? Read on for some of our tried and true tips for traveling with a luxury watch. Wear it or pack it in your carry-on When traveling with a luxury watch, never check it with your… Read More

November 4, 2015

Breitling, With a View

It’s one thing to meet and interact with Breitling USA President, Thierry Prissert; it’s a complete “turn” of events to immerse myself into the Breitling experience. I had tried on, tested, and discussed at-length the black steel chronograph with yellow highlights, created to celebrate the Breitling Jet Team, the world’s largest and most professional civilian… Read More

October 19, 2015

Buying a Certified Pre-Owned Watch: What You Need to Know

What is a certified pre-owned watch? A pre-owned watch is just that, a watch that has been pre-owned by someone or multiple people. A ‘certified’ pre-owned watch means that it has been inspected by an experienced watchmaker to ensure authenticity. Certified pre-owned watches are generally covered under the manufacturer’s warranty, even if ownership changes throughout… 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 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

August 24, 2015

A Guide to Buying Your First Luxury Watch

So, you’re ready to buy your first luxury timepiece? Congratulations! There’s certainly a lot to think about. From what to look for, to where to buy, we’ve rounded up our tips for first time luxury watch buyers. Questions to ask yourself before you begin Before you go shopping for a new luxury timepiece, have concrete… Read More

August 13, 2015

Brand Spotlight: Maurice Lacroix

Contemporary perfection; just two words that hold infinite truths about Swiss watchmaker, Maurice Lacroix. One of the youngest watch brands we work with (born in the early 1990s), Maurice Lacroix has proven time and time again that age is nothing but a number—in fact, here are some numbers watch enthusiasts around the world are continuously… Read More