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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 …
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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 engine, Malcolm Campbell reached 146.16 miles-per-hour at Pendine Sands. It …
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Five Great Back to School / Back to Work Watches

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It’s time to face the facts… summer’s coming to an end. It might not feel like it quite yet (not in NYC at least), but …
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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, …
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100 Signs That You’ve Become a Watch-Head

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watch-head | ’wäCH-hed | (noun): 1. a person who obsesses over wristwatches, esp. to the exclusion of other interests; 2. an avid collector of wristwatches; …
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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 …
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10 Great Dive Watches Under $1,000 Just in Time for Summer

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For those of us in the Northern Hemisphere, it’s time to put our leather straps …