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SPOT ON: The Omega Silver Snoopy Award Speedmaster

Long time fans of Bulang and Sons will know that we are long time fans of the Omega Speedmaster. One of the most iconic chronographs ever produced, it is steeped in the history of NASA space exploration – a heritage that is openly and expansively…


SPOT ON – The Rolex Newman Daytona

There’s only one thing better than a vintage exotic dialed Rolex Daytona…that’s two exotic dialed Daytonas! Of course, I’m being a little glib here – but really, the exotic dial Daytona, or to use its nickname the Paul Newman, really is the hottest vintage watch…


Spot On – Rolex Black Waffle Dial Datejust Ref. 6305

Sometimes a watch can rise from being a humble and under-the-radar hard-core collectors’ favourite to become a universally sought after piece. Today’s Spot On subject is just that – the Rolex Datejust reference 6305. But it isn’t, in this case, the reference that makes this…


Spot On – Rolex Ovettone 6298 Tapestry Dial

This weekend will see some very interesting watches go under the hammer at both Phillips and Christie’s. Of particular interest to us are a couple of very important Ovettone watches that are classed as Dress Explorers. We have discussed these pieces before and we love…


The South Pacific Rolex 5513

A Pacific Tool Watch Adventure We would like to present to you today a very interesting watch that was used in the field by a diver as part of one of the most infamous chapters in the history of modern warfare. This watch has it…


Spot On – A Large Measure – The Rolex 8029

You may remember our article about large size time-only watches from the 1940s and 50s that I wrote about here last year. It was an era when the focus was to produce small, discreet watches that were a million miles away from the large pocket…


Spot On – Rolex 6352 ‘Pre-Explorer’ Ovettone

Sometimes a watch finds you when you are least expecting it. This is exactly what happened to Bernhard during the recent shooting of the Lucca Collection video in Tuscany. For a while now we have had a special affinity for the 1950s Ovettone watches ,…


Spot On – Ernest Borel Mini Step Case Chronograph

We said before that one of the hottest watches at the moment are chronographs. The recent Phillips ‘Start, Stop, Reset’ sale was devoted to the art of the chronograph watch and they realised a number of world records for some of the best examples of…


Spot On – The Heuer Carrera Dato 3147

The world of horology follow trends; some of which we see coming and others that seemingly appear out of nowhere. This can be around complications (or lack there of – think the current focus on time-only pieces), eras, case sizes or brands. One trend that…


Spot On – The Unique Tudor Milsub – A Jamaican Story

For me, one of the most exciting things about vintage watches is the research around and tracking down of new and exciting pieces – especially when it comes to military watches from my favourite brand Tudor. Since my interest in Tudor watches began many years…