More than just a way to keep time, a watch is an expression of taste, a reflection of style and passion of the wearer. A vintage wrist or pocket watch possesses a charm that newer watches simply do not have. A fine watch is merely not meant to be worn; a fine watch should be shown. This is a site where you can find remarkable timepieces: gold cases with flourish, dials set with dripping Arabic numerals; oversized wristwatches; sterling, military from both American and Swiss manufacturers of the previous centuries. These watches have adorned the wrists of socialites headed for gala occasions; kept soldiers alive by getting them to the right place at the right time; and made certain that two locomotives didn’t end up occupying the same space at the same time. A watch is a little bit of history worn on ones wrist or pocket. Here are some of the finest bits of history you’ll find on the Web — polished, cleaned, oiled and ready to be admired.