Topper Blog The Topper Blog consists mainly of original writing by Rob & Russ Caplan with occasional special contributions and interviews. All photography in the blog is taken at Topper Fine Jewelers , or on location unless otherwise indicated in the photo captions.
  • The 2015 Models of the Aquis Depth Gauge

    Date posted: 07-21-2015

    In 2013, Oris came out with their Aquis Depth Gauge, a 46mm steel dive watch featuring a depth scale around the inner rim of the dial. It was the best selling Aqus that year and really distinguished itself from other Oris dive watches. The watch came in a pelican case that included both steel bracelet and rubber strap, and it retailed for $3,500. read article >

  • A look at Multiple Myeloma with UCSF's Dr. Jeffrey L. Wolf

    Date posted: 07-06-2015

    The philanthropy of brothers Nick and Giles English, founders of Bremont Watch Company, is inspiring. They have developed several limited edition watches tied to causes about which they feel passionate. read article >

  • The Engineer Master II Skindiver II: Ball Brings its Biggest and Best Heritage Diver

    Date posted: 07-04-2015

    Last year, to many people's surprise, Ball discontinued the Engineer Master II Skindiver (DM2108A), the 40.5mm heritage diver that was based on the original Skindiver, their private label dive effort from the mid 1960s. read article >

  • Bremont MBII "Topper Edition"

    Date posted: 06-26-2015

    Introducing The Bremont MBII "Topper Edition" We are thrilled to announce the Bremont MBII "Topper Edition", a limited edition watch to celebrate the 75th anniversary of Topper Fine Jewelers.

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  • The Zenith El Primero Chronomaster 1969 Tribute to The Rolling Stones: Paint It Black

    Date posted: 05-13-2015

    The song "Paint It Black" by the Rolling Stones came out in 1966, three years before the first El Primero famously hit the market in 1969. Last year, Zenith announced a partnership with the Rolling Stones and shortly thereafter came out with a 300-piece limited edition version of the Chronomaster 1969 Open. read article >

  • Two El Primero Limited Editions: The 410 "Charles Vermot" and the Tour Auto

    Date posted: 05-04-2015

    Last year, Zenith came out with the El Primero Chronomaster Power Reserve Charles Vermot Limited Edition Watch, a watch with design cues from each of the major chapters in Zenith's modern history. The watch featured a dial layout, indices, shape, and a crystal that evoked Zenith's first automatic chronograph from 1969. read article >

  • Zenith "Boutique Editions" Now Available at Topper Fine Jewelers

    Date posted: 04-20-2015

    Last year, Zenith debuted a few pieces in their "Captain" collection called the "Boutique Editions". The title referred to the fact they were only available for purchase in Zenith boutiques. The watches' most distinguishing feature from other Captain models are the understated dials with all Arabic numerals. read article >

  • The 2015 Baselworld Show Portal

    Date posted: 03-23-2015

    Below are links to our Topper Jewelers Facebook page where we have created albums of new releases. In addition, we have included video interviews conducted at the show, as well as press releases from the brands of Topper Fine Jewelers and links from manufacturer's sites, TimeZone Industry news, Ablogtowatch and other enthusiast sites. read article >