If you’ve been following me on Instagram, you’ve likely been bombarded with pics of my latest acquisition, the Sarpaneva X Black Badger Northern Lights (my original hands-on review after I first discovered it at Baselworld 2015 here), my first timepiece made by an independent watchmaker.


My friends over at Monochrome asked me to take part in “The Collector’s Series”, where they ask collectors why they bought a specific watch, and here’s the result: