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Oren Hartov

Oren Hartov is a NYC-based musician and writer whose work has appeared in SHIFTed Magazine, Special Operations Report and K-9 Cop Magazine. He enjoys watches, history, archaeology, militaria, SCUBA, and just about anything that goes “BANG.”
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First Look: Dark Seal from Seals Watch Co.

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Not too long ago, I reviewed the Model C from Seals Watch Co. While I …
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Military Watches of the World: “The Dirty Dozen”

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The attraction of the vintage tool watch for many is that these were timepieces built to do a specific job as accurately as possible, and, …
Article / Guides

Making a Tool Watch: A Basic Guide to ISO, DIN, and Related Industry Standards

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Though it’s typically easy enough for a collector to differentiate between various categories of watches, sussing out the technical definition of each of these categories …

Military Watches of the World: Great Britain Part 3—Falklands War Era Through Today

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In the final entry of our British installment of Military Watches of the World, we are going to take a look at the wristwatches issued …
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Rado Celebrates Third Annual Rado Star Prize U.S. with NYCxDesign and WantedDesign

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In keeping with their place at the forefront of materials-based innovation, Rado participated for the third time as the Official Watch Sponsor of NYCxDESIGN, an …

Military Watches of the World: Great Britain Part 2—Post-WWII Through the Vietnam War Era

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In Part 2 of the British installment of our series, Military Watches of the World, we are going to examine the wristwatches issued to HM’s …

Military Watches of the World: Great Britain Part 1—The Boer War Through The Second World War

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In the second installment of our series focused on military watches from around the world, we are going to examine the military watches of Great Britain, …
Review / Review

Review: Raven Venture

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While Raven Watches began about ten years ago with several Submariner-type homage watches, the past few years have seen the brand expand and come into …
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The PX Watches of Vietnam: A Survey of Non-Issued, Popular Military Watches of the Vietnam War

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Though case back markings and the famous “broad arrow” are sure to get military watch …