Stuhrling Original Gen-X Esprit D’vie Automatic (Silver or Black)

Stuhrling delivers in the big heavy sportwatch arena! This 49mm x 145mm case is built from 316L steel, housing a Citizen 8247 21 jewel 21600VPH automatic movement with 36 hour power reserve. The movement is beautifully decorated and showcased via the semi-exhibition back. Complications include offset sweep second and GMT secondary time zone, both indicated via custom applied dial work. The dial further features applied markers and large skeleton styled hands, and is protected by a scratch resistant Krysterna crystal. The entire piece has a rich satin brushed finish. Presented on solid link 26mm 9” bracelet, the finished work is tested to 10 ATM water resistance. Listing for 995.00, but reserve your choice of either black with orange accents, or silvertone with black dial, for just 149.00 with full factory warranty and shipping included!

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Jiusko Deep Sea Chronograph

Check this out, because this is one of the strongest buys we’ve discovered in some time, dare we say a must-own. This Jiusko 43mm x 15mm is wrought from 316L steel, as is the solid link bracelet. But look closer; much closer. This is a multi-piece sculpted case. Just look at it from the side. Note the detail in the walls, and also the sculpted crown. The collars on the pushers, and the way the bezel is assembled. The dial is a sandwich multi-level, with varying texture and applied luminous markers. The large blade hands are luminous as well, and the ensemble is protected by a SAPPHIRE crystal. Now turn the watch over. This is a beautifully sculpted back and you can note the indents used to screw it down. Plus note the custom bolts used to secure the case assembly. Contained within is the rock solid Miyota 0S20 quartz chronograph movement, with quickset date between the 4 and 5 positions. The finished work is presented on solid link 22mm 8.5” bracelet with heavy ergonomic single deployant clasp with micro adjustment and tested to dive watch water resistance of 200 meters (the manufacturer says it’s actually 300 meters but since the back is engraved with 200 we’re going with that)! Listing for 450.00, you can reserve your choice of gray or black dial from existing quantity only with full factory warranty for just 139.00, shipping included!

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Stuhrling Original Special Reserve Emperor Automatic Skeleton Dual Time

Any fan of Stuhrling knows the Emperor. Simply put, it is not only among the most elegant but alo among the most successful series in the company’s history. And this one is of particular interest, because it is factory fresh but of the earlier generation, celebrating both the automatic movement and the exceptional dial detail.  The 42mm case is built entirely of 316L steel. Contained within is an Asian 20 jewel automatic movement delivering a GMT second time zone dial! The primary time zone is displayed via classic roman numerals, tinted blue, as are the elegant hands, designed to replicate the high end furnace blued appearance. The secondary zone is set independently and is seated at the 3 position via light textured dial. Note that dial detail is of particular importance to this generation, so you will see both fine texture detail and variance as well as inset mother of pearl in part of the outer track! Further an open heart complication is showcased, beautifully decorated. All is controlled via the single “bow style” crown at the 12 position, hailing to a rich pocket watch influence. The movement is decorated and showcased via the exhibition back, protected both obverse and reverse via Krysterna hardened mineral crystals. Presented on alligator 20mm embossed leather 8.5” strap, the finished work is tested to 5 ATM water resistance. This watch is absolutely sharp on the wrist, immediately eye catching, captivating, with a certian air of high end appeal. Listing for 725.00, we know we’ve not only got the best deal out there, but this is shipping factory direct with full factory warranty and backing! Reserve yours via TAW at almost 600 dollars off list for just 129.99, shipping included!

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Renato Emporium Chronograph

All Renato fans know and love the Emporium. The Emporium centers on a heavy round polished silver-tone 316L stainless steel case topped by matte finish unidirectional rotating bezel with a deep, crenel-style edge and raised and polished Arabic numeral scale. Large knurled textured pins fasten the three-piece link bracelet to the lugs. The silver-tone bracelet offers a combination of brushed center links and polished outer links. The entire build is in 316L steel, and the 50mm x 18mm case contains the Swiss Ronda 5030.D chronograph. The ensemble is protected by a scratch resistant sapphire coated mineral crystal. The crown is screw down. Arabic numerals at 8:00 and 12:00 and luminous accented silver-tone index markers at all remaining hour positions. A round date window surfaces next to 4:00. Subdials in perpetual seconds, 12-hour and 30-minute formats exist near 3:00, 6:00 and 9:00, respectively. Luminous hour and minute hands join color accented chronograph and subdial hands to deliver the time. The finished work is presented on solid link 24mm 8.5” bracelet with dual deployant clasp and tested to 30 ATM water resistance! MSRP is 455.00 but reserve yours via TAW for just 250.00, shipping included!

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INDUSTRY NEWS: Formex To Offer Sub $700 COSC Auto Via Kickstarter

Times, they're a changing...and especially for the watchmaking industry. Kickstarter and other crowdsourcing platforms are becoming more popular for watchmakers and wannabe watchmakers. Now comes Formex and their new model Essence, the first ever COSC certified chronometer to be offered on Kickstarter. In leveraging this technological manufacturing process, Formex is able to offer a COSC certified timepiece at a price that is rarely seen. We have all the info that you need as well as some additional information on their very innovative "TryOn" Android and iPhone app.

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Jiusko Dress Automatic

This is a monster deal on a sharp looking sleek classic automatic dress watch, for less than you’ve been asked to pay for quartz! This 42mm x 10mm Jiusko is based in NYC and crafted of 316L steel. The textured black dial features the lesser seen “pyramid” field in the center. Both markers and roman numerals are polished to contrast the background. The ensemble is protected by a SAPPHIRE crystal. Contained within is the NH-35 24 jewel automatic movement with quickset date, and is showcased via the exhibition screw down back. This is especially important given the opportunity price, as this movement is NOT Chinese but rather is a quality Japanese build found consistently in watches going for multiples of this offer. Presented on 20mm 8.5” alligator embossed leather strap with classic buckle, the finished work is tested to 5 ATM water resistance. MSRP is 399.00 but while quantity lasts reserve yours with full factory warranty, which includes a 5 year warranty on the movement, sapphire crystal and NH-35 movement for just 139.00, shipping included!

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Von Dutch 45mm ETA 2824 Automatic

This Von Dutch automatic literally sculpts their attitude into the case, as in this instance the shape of the custom case is inspired by the Von Dutch flying eyeball logo. Measuring 45mm x 11mm and built from 316L steel, this piece surely delivers significant presence on the wrist. Housed within is the classic Swiss ETA 2824-2 automatic movement, as seen via the porthole in the sculpted case back. The dial features framed flame motif as well as polished set markers, with the 12 position being inspired by a motorcycle gas tank. Quick set date is presented at the 6 position, and the sweep second hand is a standout in racing red. Both hands and markers are luminous and the ensemble is protected by genuine sapphire crystal. The case back is hand set with screws on the corners. Presented on 26mm 9” silicone strap, the finished work is tested to 10 ATM water resistance. MSRP is 1695.00, but reserves yours now i basic packaging through TAW for just 299.00, shipping included! PLEASE NOTE: Both timepieces qualify for 6 months interest free via Paypal Credit!

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LIVE SHOW: HauteBid Announcement Follow Up

The following is a replay of the Talk About Watches Live streaming show that was aired on Tuesday, 09/04/18. We received a great deal of interest and feedback on our original Hautebid "Sneak Peek Announcement" show and wanted to follow up with everyone with more information. This is everything that we can discuss at this point. Please have a look and leave the watches you would be interested in within the comment section below.

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INDUSTRY NEWS: Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Tribute Tourbillon Duoface

As a part of their 185th birthday celebration, Jaeger-LeCoultre has release the Reverso Tribute Tourbillon Duoface. An absolutely amazing reversible dual face mechanical flying tourbillon. Yes, this watch is expensive. Grail worth level of expense. In addition to introducing you to this watch, we present you with information to understand the incredible level of craftsmanship that goes into not only this particular timepiece, but all Jaeger-LeCoultre creations. Please enjoy and let us know what you think.

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XOSkeleton Superlative Star Double Shot (Both 51mm and 41mm – Blue Only!)

We have a fantastic deal to help close out the long Labor Day weekend! For a short time only, you can get the XOSkeleton Superlative Star "Double Shot". For one extremely low price, you get BOTH the 51mm and 41mm versions (blue only, sorry) for one low price. His and hers. One for you and one for a friend. However you want to work it out, this is an amazing deal that should not be missed! Remember, this is for a limited time only! We do not know how long we will be able to keep this deal on the table. PLEASE NOTE: This purchase qualifies for 6 months interest free via Paypal Credit!

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