US Naval Academy Weems…A Rare Breed & Pedigree

There are a few unique survivors from the golden age of 1930’s aviation. The US ...

Longines 19.73N text back medals

Longines Big Russians – The World’s First Wrist Chronographs

Longines Big Russians - The World’s First Wrist Chronographs

Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service Longines Weems. Air Soldier 863 (L) and 832 (R)

The Imperial Japanese Navy ‘Air Soldier’ Weems

The “King of Timepieces in the East,” [1]was Kintaro Hattori, who began importing Swiss and ...

Italo Balbo, Italian Hero & Trans-Continental Star

Credited with the reconstruction of the Regia Aeronautica, Italo Balbo is considered one of Italy’s ...

‘Lucky Lindy’…1920’s Holy Grail & beyond

Perhaps more than any other, Lindbergh captured the quintessential American dream within this Golden Age ...

Sir Charles Kingsford Smith

Sir Charles Kingsford Smith – ‘Smithy’

Sir Charles Kingsford Smith was one of aviation’s greatest heroes; tirelessly piloting record breaking journeys, ...

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Walter Mittelholzer Pioneering Aerial Photographer

Walter Mittelholzer pioneering aerial photographer, made his way through aviation as a photographer, performing regular ...

An Accurate Timepiece for the Air Navigation age

Whilst Santos-Dumont had flown with his famous Cartier watch in 1906, there was a limited ...

Wittnauer & the Longines brand

The History of Wittnauer begins in New York in 1880 when their very first watches ...