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New Study Warns Against Radium-Dialed Watches
According to a five-year study carried out by research teams at the University of Northampton and Kingston University, and funded by UNESCO, the International Union of Geological Sciences, and the International Geoscience Programme, antique radium-dialed watches may be a legitimate health hazard for their owners.
Introducing the Page & Cooper X Laco ModellG Erbstück, the Watch That Changed My Mind on ‘Fauxtina’
Mark McArthur-Christie takes a deep-dive into fauxtina and why the Laco ModellG Erbstück may have him rethinking how he feels about pre-aged watches.
Below The Surface: Amsterdam
Amsterdam drained a canal and cataloged all the amazing things they found, many of them dating centuries back.