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2023 Collector Conversations: A Year in Review
2023 Collector Conversations: A Year in Review

Collecting is exciting, but our community of collectors makes it even better. Working at The 1916 Company exposes you to some of the most...

Introducing The De Bethune DBD Evergreen For Dubai Watch Week
Introducing The De Bethune DBD Evergreen For Dubai Watch Week

The latest version of the DBD Digitale goes green. Dubai Watch Week brings people together, but it’s also primarily an opportunity ...

The Greubel Forsey Tourbillon Cardan Revives The Super-Tourbillon
The Greubel Forsey Tourbillon Cardan Revives The Super-Tourbillon

There’s a new Lord Of The Rings. The tourbillon may have been more or less declared obsolete as a regulating device, but if it̵...

The De Bethune DB25 Starry Varius Aérolite Tourbillon, With Meteorite Dial
The De Bethune DB25 Starry Varius Aérolite Tourbillon, With Meteorite ...

The dial of this masterpiece from De Bethune has been on a billion year journey to your wrist. Every watch dial tells a story, but some t...

Wrist Check: The De Bethune DB28XP ‘Kind Of Blue’
Wrist Check: The De Bethune DB28XP ‘Kind Of Blue’

Nobody plays the blues like De Bethune. The classic playbook for ultra-thin watches design is simple: round, two hands, generally no smal...

Stop Wearing Stainless Steel
Stop Wearing Stainless Steel

As the end of summer approaches, allow me to offer some belated advice. This summer has been, in a word, hot. Very, very hot. In fact, it...

Rediscovering A Revolution: Unconventional Watch Design
Rediscovering A Revolution: Unconventional Watch Design

Is the pendulum ready to swing back to watches that are anything but ordinary? Tastes in watches currently heavily favor conservative, an...

Please, Wear Your Watch
Please, Wear Your Watch

From the kitchen to the mountain, your watch can take it. Last week, on July 27, 2023, Kristin Harila summited K2 and, in doing so, stamp...

Who Says A Summer Watch Has To Be A Sports Watch?
Who Says A Summer Watch Has To Be A Sports Watch?

Because life’s not always a beach. The minute that Memorial Day rolls around (at least here in the United States) watch writers imm...

The Many Watches of Wimbledon 2023
The Many Watches of Wimbledon 2023

What would you wear to win the world’s most famous tennis tournament? As I sit and finish writing this story, I am struck by an abiding s...

Why Only Watch 2023 Is The Craziest Only Watch Ever
Why Only Watch 2023 Is The Craziest Only Watch Ever

And why this is one of the most colorful years yet. If there is a single event that brings together just about everyone in the world of f...

The De Bethune DB28 Digitale
The De Bethune DB28 Digitale

Minimalist to the max. The De Bethune DB28 Digitale is a bit of an unusual watch even by the standards of De Bethune’s other watchm...

The Art Of Invention: How De Bethune Builds The Future Of Watchmaking
The Art Of Invention: How De Bethune Builds The Future Of Watchmaking

At De Bethune, technical innovation and horological art go hand-in-hand. There is a natural tendency when you look at watches, to think o...

The De Bethune DB28xs Starry Seas
The De Bethune DB28xs Starry Seas

A company with big ideas makes a small miracle. De Bethune’s DB28 collection is not, of course, the only family of watches that De ...

Geneva Auction Week: Indies Shine, Classics Climb, And That Million Dollar Milgauss
Geneva Auction Week: Indies Shine, Classics Climb, And That Million Do...

Or should I say, two million dollar Milgauss? The dust is settling from this spring’s Geneva Auction Week 2023, and while it may be...

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