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Keeping Watch on Time
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    The United States of America has a “secret” past in watchmaking that most people don’t know about and it has a lot to do with what Americans are good at: mass manufacturing. And more specifically, American watchmaking.

    The post Made In America: Not Only On Independence Day appeared first on Quill & Pad.


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    Released in 2010, the RGM Pennsylvania Tourbillon made a pretty big splash among those who have educated themselves about such things. It is, after all, the only serially produced tourbillon made in America and is simply an increditastic watch from any perspective. Design, function, and finishing: it is at the head of its class.

    The post Born In The USA: RGM Pennsylvania Tourbillon appeared first on Quill & Pad.


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    Too little is usually said about the few great watchmakers located in the United States. And admittedly, they are few and far between. Here is a glimpse into the work of Roland Murphy of RGM by way of my own watch, the RGM Reference 151BE, shot against the backdrops of the Grand Canyon and Yosemite National Park.

    The post Heartbeat: Stunning American Natural Beauty And The RGM Reference 151BE appeared first on Quill & Pad.


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    RGM and acoustic guitar company C.F. Martin & Co. share their home state of Pennsylvania.

    At the beginning of 2017 the two companies will share a lot more: Martin’s not-for-sale two millionth guitar as well as the celebratory 50-piece limited edition D-200 Deluxe guitar. If you're wondering how a guitar maker managed to incorporate watches into its products, do read on as the limited edition guitars and watches shown here look and sound out of this world!

    The post RGM Collaborates On Two Millionth Martin Guitar With Integrated Unique Piece Watch appeared first on Quill & Pad.


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    Roland Murphy continues his celebration of 25 years of RGM watches with an unusual homage timepiece called Chess in Enamel, which pays tribute to historical American watchmaking with a genuine enamel dial, American stainless steel case, and a manufacture caliber.

    The post Check It Out, Mate: RGM’s Chess In Enamel Honors Historical American Watchmaking appeared first on Quill & Pad.


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    Since its beginning, RGM has created dials and movement components to manufacture its watches. Over the years, the brand has expanded its capabilities bit by bit, adding machinery, technology, and personnel in an effort to have greater control over production and to expand its design and engineering options. Follow us on a tour of the RGM workshop in Mount Joy, Pennsylvania.

    The post RGM Watch Company: American In-House Manufacturing Case Study appeared first on Quill & Pad.


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    RGM celebrates its 25th anniversary with three enticing new models that offer something for everyone: history buffs, masculine wrists, and those who just like top-notch decorative embellishment alongside made in America craftwork are sure to love what Roland Murphy's team has put together in honor of the quarter-century anniversary of the brand.

    The post RGM’s 25th Anniversary Begets 3 New Watch Models, Including The Enigmatic 222-RR ‘Boxcar’ appeared first on Quill & Pad.


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    Watches galore in NYC as WatchTime New York returned for its third edition October 13 and 14, 2017 at Manhattan’s elegant Gotham Hall. The annual event brings together some of the most prestigious brands in the watch world and opens them up to the public. Here are five new watches seen at the 2017 edition.

    The post Give Me Five! 5 New Timepieces At WatchTime New York 2017 appeared first on Quill & Pad.


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    Here is a story of neglect, replacement, and resurrection in Hollywood spanning nearly a century and involving Hugh Hefner, eBay, and the last American watch manufacture, RGM. It’s a fascinating journey leading to where we are now, and it is chock full of truly American entities. Meet the Hollywood 1923 watch by RGM, which incorporates a piece of American history.

    The post The Intriguing Tale Of Hollywood’s Iconic Sign, Hugh Hefner, eBay, And RGM appeared first on Quill & Pad.


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    The Watches TV went to Watch Time New York for the first time in November 2017. And while there had the opportunity to talk to Roland Murphy of RGM and discover this luxurious American brand based in Pennsylvania.

    The post The Watches TV Meets RGM (Video) appeared first on Quill & Pad.


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    Released in 2010, the RGM Pennsylvania Tourbillon made a pretty big splash among those who have educated themselves about such things. It is, after all, the only serially produced tourbillon made in America and is simply an increditastic watch from any perspective. Design, function, and finishing: it is at the head of its class.

    The post RGM Pennsylvania Tourbillon: Born In The USA (Archive) appeared first on Quill & Pad.


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    An impressive range of 30 international luxury watch brands will welcome horological enthusiasts, connoisseurs, and collectors to WatchTime New York on October 26 and 27, 2018. Held in Manhattan’s Gotham Hall, WatchTime New York offers plenty of opportunity for enthusiasts and the curious alike to get in contact with brands and try on their watches. Sabine Zwettler highlights five watches to look out for at the fair.

    The post 5 Highlights From WatchTime New York To Fall For From Jaeger-LeCoultre, Zenith, RGM, Bremont, And Jaquet Droz appeared first on Quill & Pad.