Win a Rolex at Watchmaster.com

The Moonwatch Guide: Omega Speedmaster Models by Year

There's a grain of truth to every legend. Often, this truth demystifies a legend – but that's not the case with the models of the Omega Speedmaster Professional Moonwatch Chronograph. Let's take a look at the history of the legendary Moonwatch and explore the numerous Omega Speedmaster Moonwatch models in more detail. A look at the history of the Omega …

The Moonwatch Guide: Omega Speedmaster Models by Year continue reading

Why Do Watches Use the Roman Numeral IIII Instead of IV?

Have you ever noticed that on watches with Roman numeral hour markers, the number four is usually depicted incorrectly? So why is the Roman numeral 4 wrong on clocks? Instead of the correct notation (“IV”), there are usually four dashes (“IIII”) at the 4 o'clock position on the dial. But why do these different variations of the Roman numeral four on watches exist – …

Why Do Watches Use the Roman Numeral IIII Instead of IV? continue reading

10 reasons why we love Panerai

Founded in Florence in 1860, Panerai has long been one of the cornerstones of European watchmaking. Particularly known for their trademark case design, the timepieces of Officine Panerai enjoy great popularity not only among the ranks of the Paneristi. These prominent wristwatches have also been a staple on the wrists of Hollywood stars for some time. That alone is reason …

10 reasons why we love Panerai continue reading