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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.”
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, …

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 …
Article / Featured

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 …
Article / Featured

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 collectors’ hearts racing, there exist myriad military watches that aren’t …
Article / News & Releases

Baselworld 2018: Introducing The Omega Speedmaster Dark Side Of The Moon Apollo 8

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Omega’s association with the lunar landings (and the space program in general) have taken the brand far since the late 1960s, and while the manufacture …
Article / News & Releases

Baselworld 2018: Introducing the Oris Divers Sixty-Five Bronze Bezel in 36 and 40mm

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Oris has been on a roll lately with vintage-inspired offerings that update classic designs with …