Robbie and Watches

Reviews and photos from beautiful timepieces

Welcome to Robbie & Watches. when I started this project my idea was to learn about watches in general but I ended up falling for photography and horology, not a bad combination. Please ask me any questions about any watch (not only the ones featured here) I will try do my best to help. I hope you enjoy this site as much as I do.

Bulova Moon Watch
Rolex Oyster Precision
Panerai Base
Ball Fireman
Fortis Colors
 

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Why watches?

What fascinates you? For me, it’s watches and photography (mostly watches), that feeling of  taking an incredible picture of a truly unique object brings me great satisfaction.
I have seen many watch blogs and I am sure that almost all of them have a different view on the watch industry, here is my position:
I love all kinds of watches, people seem fixated with Pateks, AP, Vacherons . One day I hope to have the privilege to review incredible brands like these but it wouldn't make me love watches more than I do now, this blog is not to show off how much I spend on watches or what is a good/bad watch, this site is about what an average Joe thinks about a mid range/high end pieces and hopefully take a beautiful photo of it. I hope you can relate and enjoy this little project.
Roberto
P.S: all pictures are my own

 

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October 6, 2020

I love big watches, tool watches, they call it a watch with a purpose. But sometimes and I meant not very often an elegant, discreet and powerful one comes my way, the last time this happened was when I saw the Rolex Oyster Perpetual 36 in white grape, it’s a watch tha...

September 28, 2020

Last time we reviewed Beu watches we had the privilege to do the founders edition in 40mm, it had everything you could wish for an everyday watch. I was curious after such a compelling offer what else could the team at Beu do. If you think of any iconic watch design th...

September 27, 2020

While half of the watch industry is focusing on steel some other brands are focusing on different materials and finishing, to me this is what I would like to see in the next few years but again creating an entirely value proposition with different elements would requir...

September 24, 2020

When you think of a dive watch automatically Seiko and Rolex shapes are the ones that come to mind, utilitarian and tool like watches command your thoughts much more than delicate and elegant proportions and to be honest it should be like this because of the ISO certif...

September 21, 2020

Austria is one of those countries in the watch world that don’t get mentioned very often, brands like Carl Suchy & Söhne or Habring² are the ones that usually come to mind, but there is one that really caught my eye in the last year and that is Viribus Unitis (which tr...

September 18, 2020

Some watches struggle to find its identity, they are complicated and oversized, I like big watches but when I see diver which is also a chronograph my mind can’t decide weather is good for diving or good for racing, kind of like an amphibious car.

I think the best kind...

September 15, 2020

Not so long ago a rare case materials were reserved for high horology brands such as Ulysses Nardin or special editions of iconic watches. Nowadays we can find titanium, bronze and even cheese ( thank you Moser and Cie.) as materials to hold the inners of a watch, in m...

September 13, 2020

It has being a while since I travelled this year so, I have no real need on the accessories used when I visited another country but, that doesn’t mean that I couldn’t used them at home, gym or even on a quick meeting with your fellow watch enthusiast. Here below are my...

September 9, 2020

The popularity for dive watches is immense, no other complication can create such an excitement among watch nerds like good diver. It doesn’t matter if a dive watch is a vintage recreation or a modern interpretation, the layout is more or less the same because for its...

September 9, 2020

There are many chronograph that we know about, this is probably the most useful complication in any situation and the variety of styles that we can find are almost infinite, for me, I like a big and bold piece that looks really sporty and imposing, I used to have small...

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