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Christian Alexandersen

Christian discovered his love for watches around the same time he discovered he could make a living as a writer. An award-winning journalist, Christian has covered everything from presidential campaigns to princess tea parties. Now, he's combining his passion for vintage watches with his passion for writing. Christian lives and works out of central Pennsylvania.
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Introducing the MMT Smart Module E-Strap Concept

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The biggest problem that health trackers share with smartwatches is that their technology cannot be …
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A Short History of Big Ben, the World’s Most Famous Clock Tower

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The most iconic clock in the world is getting some overdue love. Big Ben—the 315-foot tower atop the Palace of Westminster—will be shut down in …
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Watches in Space: We Asked Three Astronauts What Watches They’ll Bring with Them to the ISS

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When an American, an Italian and a Russian are launched to the International Space Station this spring, they’ll be carrying with them some of our …
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Introducing the Redesigned C5 Malvern Automatic MK III and C3 Chronograph MK III from Christopher Ward

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It’s easy for a successful company to keep doing what they’ve always done, to idle rather than to experiment or improve. But that’s not what …
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A Tale of Two Speedies: the “Speedy Tuesday” LE and a Basel Preview

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As watch collectors all over the world await the newest watches to be released, Omega got a head start on their competition by announcing two …
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A.M. Cook Wristwatch: Building American Watchmaking from the Ground Up

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The face of American watchmaking is not a large company. It is small groups of men and women building watches in machine shops, garages and …

Field Test: the Casio G-Shock DW-5600E-1V Braves the Elements in Iceland

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Days before leaving for a once-in-a-lifetime adventure to Iceland, I had already answered the question that plagued my mind the most: which watch should I …
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Introducing the MOSKITO: a Soprod-Powered, Analog Smart Watch Designed for Cycling Enthusiasts

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If you’ve ever wanted a chronometer, analog speedometer, distance calculator and basic smart watch all in one watch, the new MOSKITO watch—a Swiss made, Soprod …
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VERO Watches Brings Transparency and Makes Strides Toward American Watchmaking

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Truth and transparency are the guiding principles behind the aptly-named VERO Watches. Vero—Latin for “truth”—wants …