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Forced Patina on Bronze Watches: A How To

by 11.14.2013

Bronze watches are increasing in popularity by the day; a trend we are wholeheartedly supporters of. Bronze watches (sometimes brass, and of varying alloys) integrate really well into a watch…Read more »

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Time Spec: 1970′s British Military Asymmetrical Chronographs

by Brandon Cripps 10.07.2013

For over a decade, four companies – Hamilton, CWC, Newmark, and Precista – supplied simple, sturdy, 30-minute chronographs to the British military. Their classic black, 2-register dials, workhorse Valjoux 7733…Read more »

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Watch Modding 101

by Li Wang 09.16.2013

Watch modding (modification) has become a subculture within the watch collectors’ world with a small but strong contingent of individuals making parts.

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Time Spec: A Primer on Military Watches

by Brandon Cripps 09.10.2013

From the beginning of its existence, the watch has been an information tool, giving its wearer some piece of intelligence that he wouldn’t have on his own. Perhaps nowhere is…Read more »

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Seeing in the Dark: Luminescence in Watches

by James Enloe 08.23.2013

Wrist watches are naturally quite useful for their intended functions, as we watch-nerds know, especially when you can see them. When it comes to low (or no) light conditions, however,…Read more »

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Watches and Magnetization

by James Enloe 07.25.2013

Throughout their development and history wristwatches have evolved to keep up with the needs of the wearers. Wheather that be for diving (water resistance; lume), travelers (dual time zones) or…Read more »

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Last Minute Father’s Day Guide

by 06.07.2013

So, father’s day is just over a week away and your window to get something in time is closing. While we’d all like to run to our local mall or…Read more »

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A Bauhaus Inspired Guide

by 05.31.2013

Open from 1919 to 1933, the Bauhaus was a sort of Utopian school of art, craft and architecture that has had a major and lasting effect on modern design. Founded…Read more »

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by 05.17.2013

So you’ve amassed a small collection of watches, and your horological fascination is well on its way to becoming a full-blown obsession.

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