Central Watch Blog Category

  • Family History Meets World History

    Often times we find that major historical events serve as catalysts for events in our personal lives and alter the course of family histories.  It follows that historical watches can become integral parts of the collection of heirlooms that tell the stories of our ancestors.  This is the case with the...

  • What makes a watch waterproof?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UEpu5tpdYnQ One of the most common and avoidable watch disasters we see every single day is from moisture getting inside a watch.  Again and again, the customer will respond, "But it's water proof."  What most people don't realize is that what that means is that it is water tight when it leaves...

  • Family History

    In 1952 a handshake secured a deal that secured Central Watch’s place in Grand Central Terminal.  Max Kivel was an immigrant entrepreneur watchmaker looking for a way to support his young family and carve out his own piece of the American dream.  He had a feeling that Grand Central was a...