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Allen Farmelo

At age 7 Allen fell in love with a Timex boy's dive watch his parents gave him, and he's taken comfort in wearing a watch ever since. Allen is especially curious about digital technology having inspired a revival of analog technology, long-lasting handmade goods, and classic fashion. He lives in a one-room schoolhouse in The Hudson Valley with his partner and two orange cats.
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Review: Damasko DS 30—a Tool Watch You Can Slip Under a Cuff

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Damasko offers only one watch below 40 millimeters, the relatively svelte DS 30. Following the …
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Introducing the Marnaut Dark Surge 300, an Affordable Dive Watch Fit for the Adriatic

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Today’s watch industry is growing increasingly diffuse, spread out across the globe and giving rise to compelling small companies and interesting regional ideas. Croatia is …
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Atomic Accuracy Takes a Classic Turn with the Junghans Max Bill and Meister MEGA Collections

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Two of Junghans’ most celebrated watches, the mid-century Max Bill and the Meister, are now available with a radio controlled, battery powered movement called the …
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Review: Ming 17.03 GMT

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Kuala Lumpur, the capital city of Malaysia, is home base to a small “horological collective” called Ming. These six folks are advancing watch design and …
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100 Signs That You’ve Become a Watch-Head

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watch-head | ’wäCH-hed | (noun): 1. a person who obsesses over wristwatches, esp. to the exclusion of other interests; 2. an avid collector of wristwatches; …
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Introducing the DOXA SUB 300 Searambler “Silver Lung,” the Latest Revival From the Storied Dive Brand

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I’ll soon get to the anniversaries that the limited edition SUB 300 Searambler “Silver Lung” celebrates, but first I’d like to more plainly note that …
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First Look: Vapaus Vorcut Chronograph

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Brothers Oliver and Rudi Laing are the minds and movers behind Vapaus, a British watch company that is now onto their second Kickstarter campaign with …
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Introducing Four Limited Edition U1 Divers (and a New Bracelet) from Unimatic

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Fans of Unimatic’s U1 watches tend to be rabid ones, and these four new limited edition U1s from the beloved Italian brand are guaranteed to …
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Introducing SEMPER & ADHUC, a Young French Brand Making Old New Again

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When someone like Colin de Tonnac from Bordeaux, France blips onto the horological radar screen …