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Blake Buettner

Blake is a Wisconsin native who’s spent the past decade covering the people, products, and brands that make the watch world a little more interesting. Blake enjoys the practical elements that watches bring to everyday life, from modern Seikos to vintage Rolex. He is an avid writer and photographer with a penchant for classic cars, non-fiction literature, and home-built mechanical keyboards.
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Why I Love It: Laurent Ferrier x Revolution & The Rake

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We occasionally dip a toe into the world of high-end independents around here, a space …
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SWATCH Dials Back The Clock With New 1984 Collection

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SWATCH Watches are at their best when they are loud, vibrant, and a bit edgy (unironically). All qualities shared by the ‘80s, incidentally, and SWATCH …
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Rolex Looks Back With The New Explorer 124270

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I have a slight confession before we get started here: I don’t particularly care for sport/tool watches with no bezel. It’s a small thing, but …
Review / Hands-On

Clemence Looks To Class Up The Dive Watch With Photic Diver

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It takes some guts to launch a new dive watch in an era rife with already excellent choices from both household name brands and exciting …
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TAG Heuer Reveals New Family Of Non-Chronograph Carrera Watches

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TAG Heuer revealed a new collection of Carrera watches this week, not of the chronograph variety, but rather of the modern advent of the three-hander …
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Hands-On With The New Zenith Chronomaster Original Ecommerce Edition

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Zenith has shifted focus to their Chronomaster Original collection in recent months with the first watches introduced over the summer, and an online exclusive in …
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Hamilton Goes Gaming With New Khaki Field Watch For Far Cry 6

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A new titanium Khaki Field watch from Hamilton will be making an appearance in the forthcoming 6th installment in the Far Cry franchise. That’s a …
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NOMOS Teams Up With Fratello To Create ​​Zürich Weltzeit “The Hague” Edition

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Our friends at Fratello Watches will be releasing a limited edition ​​NOMOS Zürich Weltzeit “The Hague” Edition later this week, and it might just be …
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MB&F LM1 Prototype “Longhorn” Heading To Auction For Good Cause

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MB&F is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its Legacy Machine this year, something we discussed …