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Modding Watches: Gutsy Engraving and Third-Party Cases

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People modify nearly all aspects of watches, but those intrepid souls who dare to irrevocably …
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Worn & Wound’s SIHH 2019 Picks

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SIHH 2019, one of the watch industry’s most grandiose trade shows, has come and gone, and though we didn’t partake in this year’s festivities, it has …
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Not Just Watches: the Joys of Collecting Horological Ephemera

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Collecting vintage watches is fantastic in and of itself, with all manner of brands, models, eras, and styles to choose from and to focus on. …
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10 Great COSC-Certified Watches Under $2,500

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Contrôle Officiel Suisse des Chronomètres translates into English as the Official Swiss Chronometer Testing Institute, but everyone just calls it COSC. Some say “cosk” and …
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Worn & Wound Writer’s Holiday Gift Guide 2018

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The holiday season is upon us, and we know that you’ll all be looking for that perfect holiday gift. To that end, we rallied the …
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Military Watches of the World: Germany Part 1—19th Century Through World War II

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In the third and final installment of our series focused on military watches from around the world, we are going to take a look at military …
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10 Great Hand-Wound Watches For $1,500 and Under

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Hand-wound movements aren’t as popular today as they once were, but for many of us they’re a satisfying alternative to the ubiquitous auto-winders and quartz. …
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Our Most-Worn Watches of 2018 . . . So Far

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Okay, so we’ve got four more months before we cap off 2018, but I (it’s Ilya, by the way) have noticed that over the last …
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Born from Records: The History of the Rolex Daytona

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On September 24, 1924, driving a 350-horsepower Sunbeam race car with an 18.3-liter, 12-cylinder airplane …