The Best Watches of James Bond | Dr. No to Spectre

Video Transcription Okay! So there is no fictional character more synonymous with watches than James Bond. He’s the coolest guy on earth with the best gadgets. One of which is always a stylish, drool-worthy timepiece. And in the spirit of the new James Bond movie, No Time To Die, we’re excited to dig into some of the most iconic watches within the franchise. Now obviously there are countless watches worn in the 25 movies, and we could probably make 25 videos on just that subject, but for now we’re going…

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Giving Back Through Giving Time Auctions

We believe that time is best used to give back. COVID-19 has affected people on a global scale and so we created the Giving Time Auctions to help people and communities impacted by the pandemic. To do this, we auction luxury timepieces, donated by generous donors to charities making a difference during this time. This is our second auction, and it’s even bigger than the last. In April, we launched the first Giving Time auction with our friend Alton Brown as he generously donated an IWC Portuguese and an OMEGA…

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Tudor Black Bay Buying Guide

Video Transcription You know how much we love a model guide on this channel. And I’m excited to bring you this one specifically. Today we are talking about the Tudor Black Bay. And even though the Black Bay launched only a few years ago in 2012, the collection now includes over a dozen variations. And these variations range from different colored dials, case materials to sizes and complications. And since they’re so many options in a concentrated timeline we figured we’d create a buying guide. So, we’re going to cover…

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5 Tips for Buying a Preowned watch

Video Transcription On this channel we talk a lot about watches. We geek out about the nerdy details. All the little intricacies that make these things so marvelous, and so marvelous in fact that Crown & Caliber was basically started to make these more accessible to people. We kind of wanted to dispel the myth of the old creepy dude on a street corner selling you fakes out of a trench coat. “Wanna buy a sundial?” At Crown & Caliber our goal is to provide a uniquely better way to…

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Top 5 Grail Watches

Video Transcription So today we’re talking about grail watches. Now, we see a lot of watches here and sometimes we kind of forget that a Submariner or a Carrera is a lifelong achievement for a lot of people, it is for me as well. We get to see these watches and we want to show them to you. They’re fascinating, they’re marvelous and frankly most people aren’t probably going to get to see them. But what if budget wasn’t an option? Watches are technical marvels and intricate machines and they…

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Buying a Rolex Submariner

Video Transcription All right let’s do this. What you need to know before picking a Submariner: take one. So here we go another video on the Submariner, but before you decide to stop watching this video has some very helpful points to navigating picking out the right Sub for you, and since the Rolex Submariner is so ubiquitous, they’re countless models and references to choose from so we thought we’d break down a guide to buying the Submariner. We’re going to cover the main references and what to look out…

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IWC Portuguese History

Video Transcription IWC is a company with a storied history that continues to impress the horology world with each new update. Within this video we will forego the complete overview of IWC as a brand and instead focus on the most famous watch family, the Portuguese or as it was renamed in 2015 at the Portugieser. In this video we’ll discuss: The history of the model Key features of the Portuguese Take a look at some of our favorites. IWC or international watch company was born in 1868. At a…

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How to Set a Moon Phase Watch

Video Transcription In every way timekeeping was born out of man’s fascination with the Sun and its daily rhythms. The world’s earliest horologists used sundials to inform are now familiar gears and hands. And of all the things they tracked the lunar cycle was one of the most important. Today the moon in its many ways may not seem as crucial as it once did, but for those who are interested there’s the moon phase complication. This is a complication in a watch that reflects the current phase of the…

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The Three Watch Collection | Nathan and Alli

Transcription NATHAN: Hey guys it’s Nathan with Crown & Caliber, and today we’re trying something a little different. We’re here with my colleague and good friend Alli, and up into this point you’ve pretty much only seen me and frankly my top half, and I actually do have legs. So, what we’ve decided to do is put together a three-watch collection for each of us. So, I picked out three watches for Alli and she did the same, and the idea is these are the last three watches you’re going…

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Jaeger LeCoultre Watches | History and Model Overview

Video Transcript JLC is a brand that has been around for nearly 200 years, and of course during that time the brand has broken records, made some iconic watches and solidified itself among many “Grail lists”. This is our guide to JLC. And here’s what we’re going to cover. 1. The storied history of the brand. 2. An overview of the most popular models. 3. And a quick highlight of some of our favorites. For starters JLC is pronounced Jaeger LeCoultre. And the name comes from the names of the…

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