Chronography 8: Meca-Quartz—Is It Really the Poor Relation?

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What is it about meca-quartz chronos? They have a knack of getting an opinion from even the calmest, most relaxed of watchies. Like most arguments, …
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WatchBuys San Francisco Road Show – Registration Now Open

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WatchBuys has opened registration for their next Road Show in San Francisco. The dates for this show are Friday, June 3 through Sunday, June 5 …
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w&w’s Graduation Gift Guide: Watches and Gear Under $1000

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It’s May—the last month of spring and the start of commencement season. College students all over the country will be …

Mido Commander II Review

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Mido is a name that has been popping up on worn&wound with more frequency as of late. The Swatch Group …
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WatchBuys Named Fortis North American Distributor

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Fortis watches in Grenchen, Switzerland has announced that effective immediately WatchBuys will assume all responsibilities as the sole and exclusive distributor for Fortis Swiss watches …

The Art of Time: Giorgetto Giugiaro and the “Folded Paper”

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Part of what makes the world of watchmaking so great is its breadth. Not only is it a showcase of engineering knowledge, but an art …
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Straton Curve-Chrono Review

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When I first jumped into the world of watches, it was vintage racing chronographs that really hooked me in. Legendary pieces from Heuer, Seiko, Universal …
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On Kickstarter: Vilhelm Watches, The Element

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The micro-universe of crowd-funded watch brands is ever expanding these days. A little bit of knowledge, some supplier sources and the Kickstarter platform and nearly …

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Defakto Struktur Hands-On

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Defakto Uhren is one of the few brands we’ve been talking about since we started …

Stuckx The Bull Preview Review

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In the big and awesome world of chronographs, bullheads hold a special place in the hearts of us enthusiasts. With their crowns and pushers moved …

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Hands-on with the Void V02

By Zach Weiss
In the big and awesome world of chronographs, bullheads hold a special place in the hearts of us enthusiasts. With their crowns and pushers moved …
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Gavox Legacy Navy Review

By Zach Weiss
It’s always very exciting when a brand surprises you. Whether through the quality of a piece that belies its price …

Orient Mako USA Review

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When it comes to affordable automatic watches, few brands offer the same bang-for-your-buck value as Orient. Like Seiko’s more affordable automatics, Orient watches are often …
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Checking Out the Miró Automatic

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There are many articles on w&w about cool looking, well priced quartz watches that end with the same, perhaps repetitious sentiment: “I love it, but …

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