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History & Complete Guide to the Rolex Batman

History & Complete Guide to the Rolex Batman

The GMT-Master II 116710BLNR, or more often referred to as the Rolex Batman by collectors, is one of the most popular models released by ...

Why Is It Nicknamed the Rolex Smurf?

Why Is It Nicknamed the Rolex Smurf?

The Rolex Submariner was launched in the early 1950s and over the years there have been different variations of steel, yellow gold, and w...

GPHG: 20 Years of Prizes – and Surprises

GPHG: 20 Years of Prizes – and Surprises

The Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève turns 20 this year – a fitting moment to look back on its unusual and sometimes controversial histo...

A Complete Guide to the Rolex Oyster Perpetual

A Complete Guide to the Rolex Oyster Perpetual

The Oyster Perpetual is a staple in the Rolex collections. It is an elegant, yet simple model that can be dressed up or dressed down. To ...

Complete Guide to the Rolex Milgauss

Complete Guide to the Rolex Milgauss

The 1950s brought a number of new developments in the Rolex catalog of tool watches including the GMT-Master II, the Submariner, and the ...

Sector Dials:  The Past has a Bright Future

Sector Dials: The Past has a Bright Future

The revival in vintage fashion has led to a minor style detail making a discreet comeback of its own: the sector dial. This segmented min...

Worldtimers Then and Now

Worldtimers Then and Now

As any collector realizes, the rich history of horology allows each watch to act as a snapshot into the past. Watches can tell us so much...

Rolex History: Everything You Need to Know About Rolex Watches

Rolex History: Everything You Need to Know About Rolex Watches

Rolex is one of the most well-known watch manufacturers and has been producing watches since 1905. For those who aren’t collectors or fam...

Drip or Drown? An Overview of the Patek Philippe Aquanaut

Drip or Drown? An Overview of the Patek Philippe Aquanaut

The Aquanaut has a relatively young history within the grand history of Patek Philippe. While it is inspired by the popular Nautilus, the...

Everything You Need to Know About the Rolex Submariner

Everything You Need to Know About the Rolex Submariner

A watch that has stood the test of time with minor improvements over the years has become an icon in the watch world and a highly sought-...

The National Watch & Clock Museum

The National Watch & Clock Museum

The National Watch & Clock Museum in Columbia, PA, is a treasure trove of scientific and cultural knowledge. It has a collection of o...

The Diving Record Saga

The Diving Record Saga

Diving watches are like diving itself: records have been broken in stages. We trace the story of an exceptional adventure in the deep, wh...

The Holy Trinity of Swiss Watches

The Holy Trinity of Swiss Watches

In today’s world of luxury watchmaking, there are quite a few brands that are known as the top echelon of horology. However, three stand ...

History of Audemars Piguet: 1875 to Present Day

History of Audemars Piguet: 1875 to Present Day

Audemars Piguet, pronounced “Oh-du-mahr Pee-geh” was founded in Le Brassus, a village inside the Vallée de Joux in Switzerland. In the ea...

Everything You Need to Know About the Rolex GMT-Master II

Everything You Need to Know About the Rolex GMT-Master II

One of the most iconic watches today, the Rolex GMT-Master II really needs no introduction. Celebrities like Roger Federer wear one, and ...