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10 of the Most Historically Important Watches

Posted on May 29, 2021

There have been beloved watches throughout history, watches justly celebrated for design and technological innovation. However, very few timepieces reach a level so iconic that they achieve horological immortality and change the face of watchmaking. Here are ten historically important watches that have stood the test of time. Zenith el Primero The Zenith el Primero, […]

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Watch Mods 101: Build Your Dream Watch

Posted on May 19, 2021

For a long time, we here at Feldmar Watch Company have admired the work of some extremely talented modders. A few are even regulars in our store and we always love seeing their latest creations and chatting with them about their inspiration, techniques, and handy tips. But for every watch enthusiast familiar with modding, there […]

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Collector’s Spotlight: Xavier and Sam

Posted on March 18, 2021

Our latest Collector’s Spotlight features Xavier (@knights.watch on IG) and Sam (@samandherwatchbox on IG), a couple who share everything, including their love for watch collecting. I thought it would be fun to have you guys on and talk about how you met, how you got into watches. So how did you guys meet? Sam: We met […]

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Collector’s Spotlight: @waitlisted

Posted on August 12, 2020

Our latest Collector’s Spotlight features James AKA @waitlisted on Instagram! He’s got quite the varied and eclectic timepiece collection. Learn more about how he got into the hobby and hear about some of his favorite watches below! Please give us a brief introduction. How did you get into the hobby of watch collecting? Hi! I’m […]

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Collector’s Spotlight: Jorge G.

Posted on July 27, 2020

High school teacher, watch collector and photographer — that’s Jorge, the man (the myth, the legend…) behind @thetravelingtimepiece! We recently chatted with Jorge to learn a little more about his love for the hobby and his growing timepiece collection. Hey Jorge! Could you give us a brief intro into who you are? I was born […]

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15 Years of Watch Collecting

Posted on April 24, 2019

As a child of the 1970s and 1980s, I fondly remember sitting in my parents’ bedroom playing with my Dad’s Omega Speedmaster, starting, stopping and resetting the chronograph over and over again, for hours. I was also fascinated with all things related to space and our space program. I was astonished when my Dad told […]

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Feldmar Gift Guide: Accessories that Make a Statement

Posted on December 14, 2018

Sometimes the most amazing gifts come in the smallest packages! Delight your loved ones with an accessory that makes a statement. From jewelry to watch winders, shop Feldmar’s top picks this holiday season. 1. Everest Datejust Curved End Leather Strap with Tang Buckle Do you have a Rolex fanatic in your life? For every modern […]

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Giving Thanks

Posted on November 21, 2018

Thanksgiving is coming and I can’t wait. This is my favorite holiday, not just because of the turkey feast and football, but because there are no presents and no real pressure. I celebrate Thanksgiving here in Switzerland, but it’s not really the same. Thanksgiving is for family, and two of my sons live in the […]

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Watches and the Action Movie Stars Who Love Them

Posted on October 31, 2018

I love this time of year, with warm days and cool nights, the wind with a slight edge to it telling us that winter is on the way and the NFL in full swing. One thing I don’t love is “falling back.” Why in the world are we still switching time in the fall and […]

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My Top 6 Complaints About Luxury Watches

Posted on August 8, 2018

Though the title of this article might seem negative, this article is actually meant to help the watch industry become better.  Note that the complaints are not about the watch industry, but about the actual luxury watches.  More than being my subjective dislikes, the below nuisances are in fact enemies to comfort, practicality, and even […]

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Purpose-Built Sports Watches Make the Living Easier

Posted on July 25, 2018

I am hard on watches, especially in the summer. My lifestyle is not suited to delicate watches. As the father of an energetic nine-year-old, I am constantly chucking a football, going for a bike ride or paddle boarding on the lake. If I don’t have a robust sports watch on, any day could see a […]

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Watches in Movies: How and Why it Happens

Posted on May 23, 2018

Summer is the time for movie blockbusters, so what better time to talk about how watches end up in movies? Watches and clocks have been used as symbols throughout the history of film. Remember Harold Lloyd hanging from the giant clock in the 1923 silent film Safety Last? In a way, every watch in every […]

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