From ‘Hashtags and Watches’: Kristian Haagen’s Patek Philippe Reference 5980 Nautilus in a pile of sawdust

Book Review: ‘Hashtags And Watches’ By Kristian Haagen

“It is a very childish book . . . you have been warned!” my friend Kristian Haagen said to me when I inquired about ‘Hashtags and Watches.’ Haagen is one of the more colorful figures among the writers who follow the world of watches. Which means that he rarely does anything the way that anyone else would. ‘Hashtags and Watches’ is a perfect example.

‘The Mastery of Time’ by Dominique Fléchon

Book Review: ‘The Mastery Of Time’ By Dominique Fléchon

Historian Dominique Fléchon has worked for the Richemont Group since 1994 and the FHH since 2006. He is a quiet achiever, therefore you may not be very aware of him. Fléchon has authored a comprehensive book on the history of watchmaking called ‘The Mastery of Time.’ This 456-page oeuvre makes the perfect gift for the horophile in your life.

Moonwatch Only: The Ultimate Omega Speedmaster Guide

Moonwatch Only: The Ultimate Omega Speedmaster Guide

Still looking for the perfect Christmas gift for your favorite WIS, collector, or watch lover? Look no further than the ultimate Omega Speedmaster reference book ‘Moonwatch Only: The Ultimate Omega Speedmaster Guide.’

Cover of the novel The Grand Complication by Allen Kurzweil

‘The Grand Complication’ By Allen Kurzweil Delves Into The Mystery Of Breguet’s Marie Antoinette

If you’re looking for a fun work of fiction with a serious watch theme to take on your holidays, you might want to go for ‘The Grand Complication’ by Allen Kurzweil. ‘The Grand Complication’ is a quick read, steeped not only in the legends of modern watchmaking, but also appealing to bibliophiles with its many references to literature and libraries.