Category: General

Musing on Precision and Accuracy

Simon Winchester has authored a series of fascinating books on topics from the unimaginable (i.e. the eruption of Krakatoa) to the everyday (the creation of the Oxford English Dictionary). In each, he brings an informed,...

Returning to BaselWorld 2019

I wrote this just over 5 years ago after my first (and last) visit to BaselWorld. On reflection, the impact for the show was more than a little significant to my collection and collecting. I...

That’s nice for you.

“That’s nice for you” I deserved the comment but was surprised none the less to hear it from the sales guy at the high end jewelry store.  My New York attitude hadn’t readjusted during this...

Alice in Watch Collecting Land

Alice in Watch Collecting Land

My simple naïve life as a collector has served me well since I followed the White Rabbit with the pocket watch down the rabbit hole. I’ve journeyed cross the years with a collection that has...