Monthly Archive:: May 2019

A Tribute to the First: Panerai Radiomir 1936 PAM 249

  Introduced on the 70th anniversary of the first Panerai prototype for the Italian Royal Navy, the Panerai Radiomir 1936 PAM 249 from 2006 pays homage to the one watch that started it all. Join us

7 Hints To Buy Your Engagement Ring Online

Your hunt for the perfect diamond ring has begun! The moment is here to find that one of a kind buy to give to your eternal love. You would think it would be an exciting

What is the Zenith Defy El Primero 21 Chronograph?

This year marks the 50th anniversary of one of the watch world’s most important innovations – the Zenith El Primero chronograph movement. As such, we take a brief look at the history of the El Primero

The 20-Year-Old Patek Philippe Aquanaut 5066 A-001 Is Still Fresh

  Launched in the late 1990s, Patek Philippe presented the Aquanaut as the younger, more modern, and more affordable alternative to the famed Nautilus sports watch. While the Aquanaut has long been compared to (or

Spotlight: Vintage Rolex Daytona “Big Red” 6265

In vintage watch collecting circles, the Rolex Daytona is in a league of its own. It’s actually an incredible turnaround story because when Rolex produced these now-vintage Daytona chronographs, they were not a popular

50 years of Juste un Clou by Cartier

The thousand dollar nuts and bolts in the Cartier mansion are not for structure, they are for fashion. In the coming year the Juste un Clou collection turns 50! What better way to celebrate than by highlighting

A strap resizing and adjustment for a unique Christophe Claret watch

As always we have some new stories that we are proud to share with you at Gray&Sons, Today’s story is interesting and it’s about a unique watch, one of only 8 pieces made limited

The Upside-Down Strap For A Patek Philippe

Just like a game of Tennis that carries rules, watches have universal rules that apply to them. Even the experts in the heat of a moment can sometimes make silly mistakes. For example, when

The Audemars Piguet Millenary Collection

The name Audemars Piguet is widely associated with sophistication and style. Audemars Piguet carves a place out for itself in the world of elite wristwatch brands. Widely renowned for their outstanding quality as well

Land, Sea, Air: A Trio Of Breitling Watches For Any Environment

While Breitling watches are typically associated with aviation, the top-tier Swiss watchmaker makes a lot more than pilot watches. Let’s have a look at a trio of Breitling watches associated with land, sea, and of