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Article / Interviews

Amidst Industry Slump, Swatch Group/ETA Looks To Reopen Supply of Movements

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There’s no denying that the Swiss watch industry is experiencing a downturn right now. Exports …
Review / Review

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 owned brand is not new …
Article / News & Releases

Hamilton Basel 2016 Preview

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Following up our coverage of Rado’s Basel preview the other week, we got the chance to check out a small amount of what Hamilton will …
Article / Featured

The Little Engine That Could – and Did: A History of ETA

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Movement maker ETA has only existed in its current form since 1982. So to call it “venerable” (as in “accorded a great deal of respect, …

Silent Nomads: Swiss Timing

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“SHEEE’S BAAAAAACK!!” The words came across the PA system like a portent of things to come – not unlike the scene in the movie, Poltergeist. …

A History of Tissot

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What do a 140 year old Russian Czar and Racer Danica Patrick have in common? These days Tissot is known for its sponsorship of racers …
Article / Guides

A History of Omega: From Observatory Trials to the Moon

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It’s pretty hard to dispute – or underestimate – the importance of Omega SA when discussing the Swiss watch industry. They were an early and …

182 Years of The Long Meadows: A History of Longines

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Many if not most casual observers (especially the last few weeks) may know Longines best as the sponsor of horse racing’s Triple Crown. And yes, …
Article / News & Releases

Introducing the Hamilton Khaki Pilot Pioneer Automatic Chronograph

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Perhaps the thing we love to see the most in the affordable/accessible price range is …