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Introducing the Frederique Constant Classics Automatic GMT

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Few brands punch above their weight as well as Frederique Constant does. The Swiss label …
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Saving the Reefs with Oris and the Aquis Staghorn Restoration Limited Edition

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The watch industry is a fascinating one, and most of the time it exists within a vacuum. But when the industry stands up and makes …
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Introducing the Defakto Vektor

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Minimalism in watchmaking is like the harmonica: easy to pick up, but extremely difficult to master. With that in mind, while the trend of minimal …
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Horage Multiply: 48 New Watches Featuring the K1 Caliber, Now on Kickstarter

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While the rise of Kickstarter campaigning in the past few years has undoubtedly changed the face of small-brand watchmaking dramatically, “ambitious” is not usually a …
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Time Off the Wrist: the Astronomical Clock of Prague

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As we wrote a few weeks back, at the dawn of the 15th century much of Europe was divided into small, competitive city-states. Large-scale trading …
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Detroit Watch Company M1-Woodward Chronograph Review

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One of the biggest urban success stories of the past few years is the ongoing Detroit Renaissance—once a shell of its former industrial self, the …

Time Off the Wrist: the Zytglogge of Bern

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While mankind’s preoccupation with timekeeping is nearly as old as civilization itself, mechanical clockmaking didn’t really come into its own until the late Middle Ages/early-Renaissance. …
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Introducing the OPH 786—Ophion’s Second Take on Accessible Luxury

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Very few men have left their mark on watchmaking history like Abraham-Louis Breguet. Over the course of his life, the French innovator built timepieces for …
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Love the Skin You’re In: the Lightweight Skin Diver

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Part of the appeal of dive watches is the idea of sheer functionality—the sense that …