“Watches, Stories, and Gear” is a roundup of some of our favorite watch content on Worn & Wound, great stories from around the web, and cool gear that we’ve got our eye on.
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Rewriting Horological History: London Watchmaking, Swiss Forgeries, and the Advent of Mass Production
For many, this weekend marks the start of a long holiday break, so we’ll begin with one of our favorite long reads from the Worn & Wound archive. This story about horological researcher Rebecca Struthers and her incredible discovery of how Swiss made fakes of English watches shifted the watch world’s perspective on when, exactly, mass production in watchmaking really began is one of our favorites from the last few years.