Watches, Stories, and Gear is a weekly roundup of some of our favorite watch content, great stories from around the web, and cool gear that we’ve got our eye on.
This week’s installment is brought to you by the Windup Watch Shop.
The Naked Watchmaker – Deconstruction Omega Speedmaster Professional
One of my favorite websites to come back to is Peter Speake-Marin’s horological pet project, The Naked Watchmaker, where he deconstructs iconic and interesting watches. In this installment, he breaks down a Speedmaster Professional (the Japanese racing edition Ref. 3570.40, to be precise). You’ll want to check this one out if you’re a proud owner of a Speedy, and even if you’re not.
Europastar – Watchmakers Test Their DNA
Europastar takes a close look at how brands, big and small, storied and new, deal with the latest heritage craze, and how it’s not always as simple as putting out a neo-vintage watch. Interviewed are the heads behind Montblanc, Frederique Constant, Greubel Forsey, among others.