Watches, Stories, and Gear: the Danger of Radium Dials, Found Treasures in Amsterdam, and More

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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. This week’s installment is brought to you by The Worn & Wound Shop and ADPT Straps. Be sure to check out our wide assortment of American-made straps and accessories.

Watches

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.

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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.

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Stories

In Formula 1, you have to be amazing just to be average

Writing for “The Verge,” Vlad Savov goes behind the scenes at the French Grand Prix.

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Photo credit: The Verge

Below The Surface: Amsterdam

Amsterdam drained a canal and cataloged all the amazing things they found, many of them dating centuries back.

Click here to check out this incredible timeline of found things. 

Gear

Sperry Gold Cup Captains Derbies

A perfect pair of derbies styled after your classic boat shoe—just in time for summer.

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Uniqlo x Tomas Maier Swim Shorts

Shorts you can wear to the beach and down the street, brought to you by famed German designer, Tomas Maier, in collaboration with Uniqlo.

$20 – Shop Here

 

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