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A Deep Dive into the World of Dive Watches

Posted on June 14, 2017

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 […]

A Guide to Buying Your First Luxury Watch

Posted on August 24, 2015

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 […]

Ask the Experts: How Should I Store my Luxury Watch?

Posted on October 26, 2016

Just as important as how you care for your watch when you’re wearing it is how you care for it when it’s not on your wrist. Proper storage is the key to protecting your investment and can help ensure your timepiece is around for generations to come. So, how exactly should you store your watch? […]

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

Posted on September 2, 2015

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 […]

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

Posted on September 17, 2015

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 […]

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

Posted on October 19, 2015

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 […]

Buying Your Child Their First Luxury Watch: Our Best Recommendations

Posted on December 9, 2015

Do you remember your first watch? For some, receiving their first timepiece was a momentous occasion and one that holds a special memory. Whether it’s for a Bat Mitzvah, a big birthday, a graduation or simply ‘just because,’ maybe you’re thinking about buying your child their first watch. Make sure to consider the following before […]

Common Watch Problems & the Importance of Professional Watch Repair

Posted on August 1, 2018

It can be frustrating and alarming when your luxury timepiece fails to work correctly. At Feldmar, we have worked on watches for over 100 years and have repaired just about every type of watch problem you can think of. First things first . . . the importance of professional repair Experience is critical when it […]

How to Properly Care for your Watch Strap

Posted on February 22, 2017

An important part of your timepiece, watch straps come in a variety of materials and colors. When swapped out, they can totally change the look and style of your watch, and a well maintained strap can keep your watch looking like new for years and years to come. Discover our tips for caring for your […]

Precious Cargo: Traveling with a Luxury Timepiece

Posted on November 16, 2015

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 […]

Spring Forward! Your Checklist for Daylight Saving Time

Posted on March 8, 2017

Are you ready to turn your clocks and watches forward one hour? The beginning of Daylight Saving Time is coming up on Sunday, March 12, meaning there will be more light in the evening of our days—just the way we like it! Did you know that Daylight Saving Time is now practiced in over 70 […]

Surprisingly Easy Ways to Damage Your Luxury Timepiece

Posted on September 13, 2016

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, […]

Watch Collecting 101: Starting Your Collection

Posted on February 21, 2018

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 […]

What’s the Date? Breaking Down Calendar Complications

Posted on August 2, 2017

How many times have you thought to yourself “what’s the date today?” One highly sought after and frequently used watch complication, or a feature other than telling time, is a calendar indicator. Scroll through to learn about the different types of calendar complications, and see some of our favorite watches that have this feature. Date […]