The Mystery of a Blancpain Air Command
Amsterdam Watch Company Blog
by AWCo
8M ago
The Mystery of a Blancpain Air Command Today, we have a remarkable piece in our collection that will captivate your imagination – the Blancpain Air Command. This watch is more than just a timepiece; it's a riddle, an enigma, and a testament to the allure of vintage watches. Let's dive into the intriguing tale of the Blancpain Air Command. By Gijs Blaas on November 3rd, 2023 A Timepiece Shrouded in Mystery The Blancpain Air Command first graced the horological stage in the 1950s, designed with a singular purpose in mind – to serve the U.S. Air Force. While its sibling, the 50 Fathoms dive ..read more
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Discover the story behind AWCo’s Exquisite Leather Watch Straps
Amsterdam Watch Company Blog
by AWCo
10M ago
Discover the story behind AWCo’s Exquisite Leather Watch Straps Indulge in the exceptional craftsmanship of our AWCo leather watch straps, meticulously handcrafted exclusively for us by one of Europe’s most renowned luxury leather goods manufacturer. By AWCo on 1 September 2023 These straps embody the perfect blend of heritage, precision, and timeless style, making them the ideal companion for your vintage timepiece. The journey of this prestigious manufacturer reads like a captivating story of dedication and passion for leatherworking. With a global presence, they have earned their repu ..read more
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The best vintage watches under €10.000,-
Amsterdam Watch Company Blog
by AWCo
1y ago
The best vintage watches under €10.000,- In a bid to uncover the sweetest buys in the vintage market at different price levels, we have already looked at the sub € 2.000,- and the € 2.000,- to € 5.000,- price brackets. Today, we look at the very best vintage watches you can buy on a 10k budget. By AWCo on January 26, 2023 These are not affordable vintage watches by any stretch of the imagination, so we will set the bar high. If you are going to spend a five-figure number on a vintage watch, you should get something absolutely amazing. And we think we have got three pretty amazing options ..read more
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11 tips on how to take care of your vintage watch
Amsterdam Watch Company Blog
by AWCo
1y ago
11 tips on how to take care of your vintage watch If you are reading this, chances are you are either a seasoned collector of vintage watches, or you are looking to buy your first. While this article likely contains some useful nuggets for the former category of readers, it is primarily aimed at the latter. By AWCo on 6 January 2023 You may be in the process of comparing brands, models, periods and variations. You are probably also looking carefully at condition, originality and warranty, since that can save you a lot of headaches down the road. This is probably a good time then, to shar ..read more
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Audemars Piguet Dress watch “World Timer”
Amsterdam Watch Company Blog
by AWCo
1y ago
Audemars Piguet Dress watch “World Timer” Some consider Audemars Piguet as a “one trick pony”, as in the modern era they have derived great brand recognition from their octagonal icon – the Royal Oak. However, this does the brand a great disservice. The History of the brand is vastly interesting and intriguing. By Gijs Blaas on November 1th, 2022 Do you have a few spare minutes? We do have something particularly special! Some consider Audemars Piguet as a “one trick pony”, as in the modern era they have derived great brand recognition from their octagonal icon – the Royal Oak. However, t ..read more
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AWCo back at PAN 2022
Amsterdam Watch Company Blog
by AWCo
1y ago
AWCo back at PAN 2022 We are proud to announce that this year we will be back at PAN Amsterdam, on 20-27 November 2022. By Hilde von Bannisseht on 25 October, 2022 PAN Amsterdam will celebrate its 35th anniversary as the Netherlands’ leading art, antiques, and design fair from Sunday 20th to Sunday 27th of November. Showcasing 125 art & antique dealers and galleries ranging from familiar PAN favorites to exciting newcomers the fair will offer a wide and diverse offering of art, antiques, and design from home and abroad. For the second time in a row, AWCo will be present at the 2022 e ..read more
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BLOG // Most popular vintage watches among women
Amsterdam Watch Company Blog
by AWCo
2y ago
BLOG // Most popular vintage watches among women The watch world is often described as a playground for men. At AWCo, we see this is absolutely false. In fact, a significant percentage of our clientele is female. In this article, we will explore some great vintage watches for women, but we will also bust some watch-world-gender-myths. By Amsterdam Watch Company on 26 July, 2022 Beyond gender In fact, let’s start right there. It is no secret that in society at large, we are moving towards a post-gender age. People are regarding gender less and less as a binary divide, and more as a spectrum ..read more
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The AWCo way
Amsterdam Watch Company Blog
by AWCo
2y ago
The AWCo way If you are reading this, chances are you are somewhat familiar with Amsterdam Watch Company. We feel, however, that we have built quite a unique watch business together and we would like to share our story with you. If you give us a moment of your time, we would love to share how we try to be the best vintage watch dealers for you. By Thomas van Straaten on April 14, 2022 History If you stick to your guns long enough, you will eventually build your own heritage. Looking back, we already have over twenty years of Amsterdam Watch Company behind us. The business grew from its hu ..read more
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Gilt Dials
Amsterdam Watch Company Blog
by AWCo
2y ago
Gilt Dials The movement may be the beating heart of a watch, it is the dial that makes or breaks its desirability. The dial is like the human face. It is the point of emotional contact, the field of focus. It can grab your attention and never let go... By Thomas van Straaten on 22 April 2022 The movement may be the beating heart of a watch, it is the dial that makes or breaks its desirability. The dial is like the human face. It is the point of emotional contact, the field of focus. It can grab your attention and never let go. It is the watch dial, then, that makes up the majority of a v ..read more
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Pro strap tips – How to transform your watch with straps
Amsterdam Watch Company Blog
by Thomas van Straaten
2y ago
Pro strap tips – How to transform your watch with straps You know that leather thingy keeping your watch on your wrist… If you take your watch game seriously, you should really treat your strap game with the same commitment. It will raise your watches to new heights and offers massive potential for variation and personalization. We would like to share some pro strap tips to help you get started! By Thomas van Straaten on May 12th 2020 Switching straps Many people only switch their watch strap when it has completely worn out or starts to smell. Does that sound like you? You are missing ou ..read more
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