Ahead of Our Time Blog

February 21, 2018

Watch Collecting 101: Starting Your Collection

Thinking about starting a luxury watch collection but have no idea where to start? Look no further. Our tips and tricks will help you curate a collection that is sure to be the envy of your watch collecting peers. Starting out When it comes to buying the first luxury watch in your collection, the options… Read More

February 14, 2018

History, Horology and the Modern Watch Collector

In the beginning of 1987’s “The Princess Bride,” the grandfather tries to convince his sick grandson who stayed home from school that the book he is about to read to him is exciting. He says the book has fencing, sports, fighting, revenge, true love and miracles. Spoiler alert: in the end the grandson asks his… Read More

January 31, 2018

The Changing Face of Watch Journalism

Watch Journalism is Changing…and this blog is just one example. I have been covering the watch industry for more than 25 years now. People are always surprised that I can make my living writing about watches, but I’ve had a great career and it’s been a wild and very interesting journey. When I first started… Read More

January 17, 2018

The Evolution of a Watch Collector

It all started innocently enough.  As a young kid, I pretty much always wore a watch.  A G-SHOCK or Casio, possibly even a few Diesel fashion watches.  I didn’t wear them to make a fashion statement or because I had developed an early appreciation for watchmaking. I wasn’t fascinated by the backstory of G-SHOCK, in… Read More

January 10, 2018

An Interview with Jack Heuer: The TAG Heuer Monaco

In a recent interview with Phillips Auction House, Honorary Chairman of TAG Heuer, Jack Heuer, discussed at great length, the history of the now, world-famous watch manufacturer and brand. At Feldmar, we certainly appreciated this entire interview, but there was one specific anecdote we especially loved. About halfway through the interview, Jack shares a story… Read More