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.
Affordable Vintage – Universal Genève Polerouter Super
One of my favorite vintage watches, and one that has seen an uptick in popularity in recent years among collectors, is the Universal Genève Polerouter. To be clear, the Polerouter is not a single distinct model, but rather a family of watches that began in 1954 and ended around 1969 (with a brief yet uninspired return in the ‘80s). In this article, we dive into that lineage and take a closer look at a later, little-known variant—the Polerouter Super.
The Worn & Wound Podcast Episode 6: Etienne Malec of Baltic Watches
Baltic’s made quite a splash in its short existence, and it shows no signs of slowing down. In one of our first episodes of The Worn & Wound Podcast, we sat down with Baltic’s Etienne Malec to discuss everything from enthusiasm and collecting to design and manufacturing.