Robert-Jan Broer is a contributing author of watchtime.com. He has been passionate about watches since childhood. Although being raised in the digital watch era, he found his way to mechanical timepieces. After being active on watch forums from the 1990s onwards, he decided to start a blog on watches in 2004: fratellowatches.com. He was one of the first watch journalists with a dedicated blog focused on exclusive timepieces. With a team of editors and a professional photographer, Robert-Jan visits watch manufacturers, watch exhibitions and events.