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Hands-on with the Second Generation Anstead Oceanis

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When I heard last spring that Tom Anstead was going to come out with an …
Article / Featured

Swatch Women’s Pro Trestles Surf Competition

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When you think of Swatch, you think of plastic fashion watches, first and foremost. And if you’re a WIS – or if you read our …

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, …

From “DNR” to Dominant World Power: A History of the Swatch Group

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Vintage watches are a hot topic these days. All you need to do is spend some time on Instagram, in the Facebook watch groups, or …

Omega Speedmaster: Present Day

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Speedys in the movies (and TV). Speedmaster, the early years. Graduation to the Professional ranks. Electronic, quartz, and other Speedmaster variations. We’ve seen a lot …

Hands-on with the Swatch Big Classic Trueville

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Swatch recently released it new Big Classic line of gents’ watches and I’ve had the pleasure of wearing one for the last week or so. …

Omega Speedmaster: Variations

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OK. We’ve surveyed the Speedmaster’s early years and its evolution to Professional status. And we’ve …