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Monta Triumph Review

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When Monta first launched, they did so with the Oceanking, an attractive, retro-inspired diver boasting …
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Fortis Cosmonautis AM Ceramic Chronograph Review

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The Fortis Cosmonautis Classic Chronographs were one of the highlights of Baselworld 2016. An update to as iconic a watch as the brand makes, the …
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Hands-On with the Archimede Pilot 42 GMT

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As we all evolve as watch enthusiasts and collectors, our own personal microcosms usually start to mold to our own tastes and prejudices. Case in …
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Straton Speciale Chronograph Review

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It’s always fun to see a brand mature over time, finding a unique voice and direction as they go. Over the last two years we’ve …
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The Other Moon Watch—Bulova Lunar Pilot Chronograph Review

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The historical Bulova “Moon Watch” has a long and fascinating, albeit a somewhat convoluted, history. The watch was made for Astronaut David Scott, who wore …
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Hands-On with the Bleau Modest Collection

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One of the most consistently interesting things I’ve observed following the ever-burgeoning micro-brand segment of the watch world has been the democratization of materials and …
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Hands-On with the Mido “Inspired by Architecture” Limited Edition, a Timepiece Celebrating the Guggenheim

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Mido is one of those brands that has, in North America at least, flown under the radar of many enthusiasts for years, quietly producing excellent …
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Seiko Prospex Diver ref. SPB053 Review

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At Wind^Up a few weeks back, we met one of our long-time readers, James Smith (you Instagram fanatics may better know him as thejames80). We …
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Hands-On with the Elliot Brown Tyneham

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“Form follows function” is one of the oldest rules in design, and it’s endured through …