Robert-Jan Broer
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Robert-Jan Broer

Ever since he was a young child, Robert-Jan was drawn to watches, even though it were digital Casio and quartz Swatch models at the time. In the mid-1990s, his interest increased when he started to read about mechanical watches in magazines, books and on the first internet platforms on watches. In 1999 he bought his first mechanical watch, a Speedmaster, which made him sell his car to be able to do so. A fast-forward to 2004 and Robert-Jan started to write about watches on this website to share his knowledge and getting in touch with like-minded people. In 2008 he made his first trip to Baselworld and from that moment on he was completely hooked to the watch industry. In 2012, he coined Speedy Tuesday as he had become a Speedmaster collector himself in the course of time. With a modest collection of watches from several brands, he still doesn’t call himself a collector. He only buys what he wears, although he’s known to be a hoarder of things. His aluminum Rimowa suitcase is his loyal companion when he visits watch manufacturers, events, auctions and get-togethers with collectors. Robert-Jan is (guest)speaker on watch events and consulted a number of watch brands in the past but writing a good story on watches is his favorite activity. Follow him on Instagram @rjbroer. E-mail: robertjan@fratellowatches.com

60 Watches & Pencils Drawings In One Book 60 Minutes - Order Your Copy Now
60 Watches & Pencils Drawings In One Book
60 Minutes - Order Your Copy Now
The Speedmaster Holy Grail Explained Speedmaster Automatic 376.0822
The Speedmaster Holy Grail Explained
Speedmaster Automatic 376.0822
Watch Strap Review Part 35 – Watch Straps from LUGS Giving my Rolex Datejust and Omega Constellation a fresh look
Watch Strap Review Part 35 – Watch Straps from LUGS
Giving my Rolex Datejust and Omega Constellation a fresh look
Ace x NOMOS Zuerich Weltzeit Amsterdam
Introducing: Ace x NOMOS Zürich Weltzeit Amsterdam
A limited edition of 25 pieces only
A Tribute To Seiko’s First Quartz Watch 50 Years Ago Meet The 1969 Quartz Astron 50th Anniversary
A Tribute To Seiko’s First Quartz Watch 50 Years Ago
Meet The 1969 Quartz Astron 50th Anniversary
Omega Caliber 321 – Prints From Springs+Gears We talk to Bill from Springs+Gears about these amazing prints
Omega Caliber 321 – Prints From Springs+Gears
We talk to Bill from Springs+Gears about these amazing prints
20 Years Of Collecting Speedmasters – It Started With A 145.012-67 A watch that left the Omega factory on October 22nd 1968 - 51 years ago
20 Years Of Collecting Speedmasters – It Started With A 145.012-67
A watch that left the Omega factory on October 22nd 1968 - 51 years ago
Report: An Impression of the Speedy Tuesday Tokyo Event Photo and video impression of the Speedy Tuesday Event in Tokyo
Report: An Impression of the Speedy Tuesday Tokyo Event
Photo and video impression of the Speedy Tuesday Event in Tokyo
Speedy Tuesday – A Video Interview With Astronaut Terry Virts Space Shuttle astronaut and International Space Station commander
Speedy Tuesday – A Video Interview With Astronaut Terry Virts
Space Shuttle astronaut and International Space Station commander
seiko presage SPB111
Hands-On With The New Seiko Presage Green Enamel Dial SBP111
Inspired by the long-lasting green color of the Japanese cedar
SINN 206 ARKTIS II
Hands-On With The Sinn 206 Arktis II – The Cool Blue
20 years after the introduction of the first Arktis
A Longines From 1874 – Winner Of The Oldest Longines Watch In The Netherlands We joined them on a trip to the Longines headquarters
A Longines From 1874 – Winner Of The Oldest Longines Watch In The Netherlands
We joined them on a trip to the Longines headquarters
Introducing a New Omega Seamaster 300M Diver ‘007’ The 50th Anniversary of On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (1969)
Introducing a New Omega Seamaster 300M Diver ‘007’
The 50th Anniversary of On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (1969)
New York City Speedy Tuesday Event Report A Speedmaster event in the presence of astronaut Terry Virts
New York City Speedy Tuesday Event Report
A Speedmaster event in the presence of astronaut Terry Virts
Interview: Andrew ‘Beef’ Johnston AP ambassador on golf and hiphop
Interview: Andrew ‘Beef’ Johnston
AP ambassador on golf and hiphop
Rolex Sea-Dweller Steel and Gold
Battle Of The Bi-Color Sports Rolex: Sea-Dweller versus GMT-Master II
Steel and yellow gold vs steel and Everose gold
Space For Art Foundation (and a Speedmaster FOiS to auction) Wynwood Space Art Exhibition and Fundraiser Event
Space For Art Foundation (and a Speedmaster FOiS to auction)
Wynwood Space Art Exhibition and Fundraiser Event
Tudor Black Bay Chrono Dark
Tudor Black Bay Chrono Dark Hands-On (Live Pics and Pricing)
Celebrating the All Blacks legacy, but it also just a nice watch
Speedy Tuesday – A Bit Of LCD Speedmaster Love Hands-On With The LCD Speedmaster 186.0005
Speedy Tuesday – A Bit Of LCD Speedmaster Love
Hands-On With The LCD Speedmaster 186.0005
TAG Heuer Aquaracer 300M Green Dial Emerald green for men and women
TAG Heuer Aquaracer 300M Green Dial
Emerald green for men and women
Introducing The Oris Big Crown ProPilot X Calibre 115 Oris's new horological masterpiece
Introducing The Oris Big Crown ProPilot X Calibre 115
Oris's new horological masterpiece
Omega Globemaster 130.53.41.22.01.001
Omega’s Best Kept Secret – Constellation Globemaster
The new 41mm Annual Calendar Addition