Robert-Jan Broer

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Watchmeetings

Once in a while, I try to organize a watchmeeting for some Dutch fellow collectors who share the same passion as I do. Last two times we went to Dudok and had... Read More...
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Go! Stop!

Fastime Stopwatches has a serious amount of stopwatches available for almost every type of sports and activities. The conventional models as well as wristwatc... Read More...
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Van Esser

In a recent edition of Horloges, a Dutch magazine, an interview was given with the owner of Van Esser. The website looks a bit crappy in my opinion, but it giv... Read More...
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Made out of…

..Beaver!! Those little furry creatures are being (ab)used for straps now as well! I ordered my beaver tan strap at TCStraps and received it within a week, inc... Read More...
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New Fora

For the Germans among us (and German speaking others :-)), check out http://www.r-l-x.de/, it is a new Rolex forum including Panerai section. Have Fun!!Heidi... Read More...
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Womens Watches

Besides the typical diamond studded quartz watches, women seem to be into mechicals as well. At least, if we have to believe the marketeers at (for example) ... Read More...
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Athens 2004

As you probably all have seen (at least the people who watch the Olympic Games), Swatch is (again) the official timekeeper of the games. They use the Omega Swim... Read More...
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Watch straps

Besides replacing straps when one is worn out, I am probably not the only one who think it is fun to switch straps once in a while to give a watch a different l... Read More...
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Dive…

A whole genre of watches is built to see the water... Dive watches! Personally, I don't dive or even swim, but I do have some in my collection because I like t... Read More...
Robert-Jan Broer

Robert-Jan Broer

Robert-Jan Broer, born in 1977, watch collector and author on watches for over a decade. Founder of Fratello Watches in 2004.