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The Custom A-13A Pilot Chronograph Built to Survive a Spy Plane

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You know what it’s like. You’re hanging out with one of your pals who just …
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From War to the Auction Block: The Story of Sgt Rowson’s Panerai Kampfschwimmer

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Watches, perhaps because they are so much more personal than almost any other artifact, have a knack of telling stories that bring the past vividly …

Caliber Spec: Unitas 6497/6498

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In the early 1950s, American-born Jan Wilsgaard designed the Amazon, a car that was to transform the fortunes of Swedish carmaker Volvo. The Amazon provided …
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Form Follows Function – Why Paolo Fanton’s A-13A Pilot Chronograph Hasn’t Left My Wrist

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When Worn & Wound originally spoke to Paolo Fanton back in January this year, we were keen to see what his A-13A pilot watch would …
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A Thoroughly British Obsession: Interview with Watch(Smiths) James Merrens

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It’s 1953. Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch, is about to be crowned (she’s already launched the new royal yacht Britannia earlier in the year). …

Caliber Spec: Peseux/ETA 7001

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In the beginning, when the world was young and before a chap named Perrelet started work on self-winding movements in 1777, people had to wind …
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Caliber Spec: ETA 2824 – Rivals and Clones

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Not too long ago, we launched our series Caliber Spec with our first installment focused on the venerable ETA 2824. Today, we’re following up with …

Caliber Spec: the ETA 2824 – Automatic for the People

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Movements (otherwise known as calibers–or calibre, depending on who you ask) are undeniably the heart and soul of a watch. They’re the engines that drive …
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Grand Seiko at Baselworld 2017

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One of the challenges of Baselworld is the amount of Klondike-like panning needed to separate …