Watches, Stories, and Gear is a weekly roundup of some our favorite watch content from Worn & Wound, great stories from around the web, and cool gear that we’ve got our eye on.
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Making a Tool Watch: A Basic Guide to ISO, DIN, and Related Industry Standards
What precisely constitutes a dive watch, or a pilot’s watch? Is there a particular water resistance that must be met if a watch is meant to be used underwater, or a specific altitude or barometric pressure at which a pilot’s watch must be able to operate? We take a look at some industry standards.
The Revenge of Analog: a Book, an Idea, and a Phenomenon
Affordable Vintage: King Seiko ref. 5621-7020, and Some Things to Consider When Buying King Seiko
The world of vintage Seiko is expansive, and some of the finest watches of Seiko’s past are those found in its King Seiko range. In this article, Worn & Wound contributor ZQ takes a look at one reference, and some things you should consider when hunting down vintage King Seiko.