The Hodinkee website is one of the most reputable places on the internet where a person can get a genuine review and opinion on a wide variety of timepieces that are currently on the global market. They are currently considered the most widely read online journal that concentrate on wrist watches. The can be found by the following link hodinkee.
This sight has at least one if not two reviews or articles per day posted so knowledge they have found out about a particular timepiece can be shared with the general public. They also sponsor different events like the one starting tomorrow at the Park Avenue Armory. This is the New York City TimeCrafters 2014 event. They are actually sponsoring a breakfast at this event in conjunction with the New York Times as a preview for its opening. This is the New York City Watch Show where many different luxury wrist watch manufactures are displaying their latest and most popular models for the public to view and get to know.
The importance of this event is that it is the only major luxury watch show that will be held on the east coast of America this year. This is the third year this event will be held and it is going to be bigger and better than the previous ones.
This year will be the premier of the Jaegar-LeCoultre’s Hybris Artisitica Collection. This collection contains 12 masterpieces in the wristwatch form of art. In their creation are the use of enameling and gem setting which makes each unique in the world. It is also the very first time this collection of Swiss watches will be on display and out of their cases which is open to the public in America.
The second premier at this exciting event is the collectors book ‘Moonwatch Only: The Ultimate Omega Speedmaster Guide’. This is a research guide for any collector that has a Speedwatch collection. It has 496 pages of information along with over 1,000 illustrations to help clarify the topics discussed.
The luxury watch brands that will have booths or on display include A. Lange & Söhne, Audemars Piguet, Bvlgari, Chopard, Christophe Claret, De Bethune, Frederique Constant, Hublot, HYT, Jaeger LeCoultre, Parmigiani, Richard Mille, TAG Heuer, Urwerk and Zenith.
There will also be Christie’s Auction House specialist on hand to assist both buyer s and sellers of unique timepieces so an amicable transaction can occur. They will be ready to advise both sides to help fit the needs of each. Christie’s will also hold a charity auction for the benefit of the ‘Teach For All’ charity organization. There are 6 different lots that anyone can place a bid on.
The New York City TimeCrafters 2014 event is being held at the Park Avenue Armory. Doors are open from 11 am to 6 pm Friday May 16 thru Sunday May 18.