About Vittorio Macchi

EDITOR | A tireless collector of vintage watches of every era and founder of various groups of watchmaking enthusiasts, he has been collecting vintage watches since he was 14 years old. In life he deals with the financial management of foreign companies.
24 05, 2021

Watch Shopping | Alla scoperta dello storico negozio Watch Center di Lugano

By |2021-05-25T16:36:04+00:00May 24th, 2021|

Quando ho del tempo libero, chi mi conosce sa che sono spesso alla ricerca di nuovi orologi - specialmente vintage - tra mercatini e negozi sparsi per il territorio italico e non solo. Con questo articolo voglio portarvi sul suolo elvetico, più precisamente a Lugano, in un esercizio storico del territorio ticinese: sto parlando di Watch Center. In questo negozio ho sempre trovato, oltre a bellissi [...]

8 03, 2021

WatchTalks with Angelo Gallamini, The Vintage's Hunter

By |2021-03-08T17: 08: 52 + 00: 00March 8th, 2021|

There are people I'd talk to for hours, not just watches. Characters whose uniqueness shines through everything they get their hands on. Angelo Gallamini is one of them. In addition to his passion for watches, Angelo is a 360° vintage hunter, a scholar and researcher of particularity, in all aspects that this word can represent. Nothing for him is left to chance, studies [...]

8 11, 2020

Timeline | MOVADO, the story of a gentlemen's movement

By |2020-11-09T01:38:27+00:00November 8th, 2020|

In the late 1800s, in the heart of the Swiss Jura, six artisans and a 19-year-old named Achille Ditesheim created what would become one of the most elegant watchmaking ateliers in the world. Movado means "always on the move", in the language "Esperanto", and it is precisely in this aspect that the maison has always stood out in the 20th century. The six artisans of departure, in fifteen years [...]