Photo Report: RedBar Chicago

If you know me, you know I’m a sucker for reminiscing and documenting backstories. The pictures in this post do just that. They were taken by various members of the Commonwealth Crew over the past (almost) two years. Some were shot with cameras, but most with just a cameraphone. But what they all have in common is they were all shot in the presence of friends and all “for the love of Horology.”

A little Heuer History…

“…get ready for a sequel to Baselworld in the form of advertisements to further promote the latest marvels of horology – on the pages of magazines, banners on websites and maybe even stretched across highway billboards. With this in mind, I wanted to take a look at original advertising for two watches that – at one time – were new to the market: Heuer’s Autavia and Carrera chronographs.”

Finders Keepers: Justin’s Vintage Carrera

“Finders Keepers” is all about showing you a side of watch dealers you rarely see: The watches they aren’t trying to sell you. Those special timepieces they’ve come across that have a sentimental value far exceeding their market value. Justin’s pieces are perennial favorites on the red carpet of watches appearing on Hodinkee’s “Bring A Loupe.” He has an uncanny…