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Tim Mosso visits the New York International Auto Show 2024 (Before it Fades Away): It’s a High-Low-and-No Octane Photofe...

When Tim Mosso first attended the NY show in ‘98, he was a 13-year-old kid in awe of the spectacle. Its sheer scale was stunning. But the world is changing and he learns what a difference 26 years mak...

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Armin Strom Orbit: One of the Best Watch Date Complications You Can Get

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Ian’s Highlights from Watches and Wonders Week 2024

Watches and Wonders 2024, has closed it’s doors on an exhibition that was bigger than ever with a record 54 exhibiting brands. Plus, there were many brands exhibiting offsite in hotels and their own p...

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Own a Piece of Watch History for Under $200: The Swatch Sistem51

The Swatch Sistem51 has been around since Baselworld 2013, and since then has received a lot of positive and negative coverage. However, removing the noise, the Sistem51 remains a great technical achi...

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Coloring Watches: PVD (Physical Vapour Deposition) and ALD (Atomic Layer Deposition)

There are two key technologies used for the coloration of luxury watches and movements, PVD and ALD. Segio Galanti takes a quick look at color treatments. The post Coloring Watches: PVD (Physical Vapo...

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The Jump Hour: A Love Story

The jump hour has a long history, but first things first: it can’t technically be called a complication since the accepted definition of complication is a mechanism that provides information other tha...

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IWC has Ceramic in its History and Today in its Pilot’s Watch collection

IWC has a long history with ceramic cases and today they are usually found in the brand's Big Pilot^s Watch collection. The post IWC has Ceramic in its History and Today in its Pilot’s Watch col...

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The Grail of Attic Finds: Reunited with the First Watch I Ever Owned, A West End Watch Co Sowar Prima

Colin Alexander Smith is reunited with his first watch and discovers an intriguing watch manufacturer that has been producing mechanical watches in Switzerland continuously since 1886. The post The Gr...

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Singer Reimagined Divetrack: The World’s Best Divers’ Watch – Bar None!

All previous diver's watches have one thing in common: the only functionality related to diving is the bezel. The Singer Reimaged Divetrack revolutionizes dive watches with its central chronograph tim...

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HYT Conical Tourbillon Black Eklipse: A Potent Hallucinating Horological Trip

When measured in kicks, not all watches rank the same. This is often a combination of the watch itself and personal preferences, but sometimes a watch ranks so high in wow factor that none of that mat...

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