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Hands-on with the Second Generation Anstead Oceanis

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

Swatch Women’s Pro Trestles Surf Competition

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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