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How Watches Are Made: Vortic Watch Co. (Fort Collins, Colorado)

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Fort Collins is Colorado’s fourth most populous city, but you wouldn’t know it from the …

eBay Finds: Rado Golden Horse, Wittnauer Super-Compressor, and More

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When it comes to shopping for vintage watches on eBay, it can be a gold mine, but it can also be a minefield. Not too …

Watchmaker’s Bench: What Makes It Tick? (Part 1) – The Wheel Train

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Throughout the centuries, watchmakers have strived to increase the accuracy of mechanical watches. Even as things were looking oh-so-dire during the 1970s, the industry managed …
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The Worn & Wound Podcast Ep. 67: Interviews with Mido CEO Franz Linder and Vortic Co-Founder RT Custer

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On today’s episode of The Worn & Wound Podcast, we have two great back-to-back interviews. In the first half of the episode, we sit down …

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 …

Complications: Splitting Time with the Rattrapante

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The chronograph often features at the top of people’s lists of the most loved or desired complication. Whether it’s timing laps at the track or …

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, …
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Wind^Up San Francisco 2018: Meet the Brands Part. 4

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Wind^Up San Fransisco is less than two weeks away, so be sure to mark your …