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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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The Oris Big Crown Pointer Date Caliber 403 Goes Mainstream

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One of our favorite releases from Oris this year was the Hölstein Edition 2021, a …
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Norqain Hits Night Mode With New NEVEREST Night Sight

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Norqain only just released their new Neverest model this summer, and they haven’t taken their foot off the gas with it yet. We saw a …
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New Ming 37.05 Gets A Date & A Moon Phase (Plus, A New Case)

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Ming has announced an entirely new reference with the 37.05 today, and it features a first for the brand: a date complication. That’s only part …
Article / Hands-On

Breitling Calls On Classic American War Planes For New Super AVI Collection

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Breitling held their fall Summit this week in Dallas, where they introduced a new Super AVI collection alongside a slew of classic American war planes …
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Unimatic & Massena LAB Reveal Final Collab In U1-MLB

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Unimatic and Massena LAB have revealed the final chapter in their collaborative journey with the U1-MLB. With inspiration that started in the ‘50s, continued to …
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Benrus Gives The DTU Field Watch A New Lease On Life

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Military spec watches are having quite the moment of late, propelled by the recently released Marine Nationale watches (from both Yema and Tudor), and of …
Article / Featured

Tudor Revisits The Marine Nationale With New Pelagos FXD

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Tudor has revealed the highly anticipated fruit of their recently announced partnership with the French Navy, the Marine nationale, and the resulting Pelagos will come …
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Christopher Ward C63 Colchester Gets Injected Carbon Case

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The C60 Concept watch wasn’t the only thing to come out of Christopher Ward last week, and as cool as that one was (see our …
Article / Editorial

Cutting Through The Noise, and Finding Your Lane

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For many of us, the entry to watch enthusiasm can be traced to a single …