A Lange & Sohne

In the Details: Turning Blue
In the Details: Turning Blue

As early as the 16th century, watchmakers used heat bluing to prevent the steel components of their watches— hands, screws, and sometimes...

Understanding Watch Jewels
Understanding Watch Jewels

In a watch movement, there are many different features such as a balance spring, movement plate and bridges. Jewels are an important part...

Collecting Together With Mark Cho
Collecting Together With Mark Cho

At the helm of his global retail outfit, the Armoury, Mark Cho is redefining the world of bespoke men’s tailoring, ushering tailored mens...

Starry Skies: How Aventurine Dials are Reshaping the Blue Dial
Starry Skies: How Aventurine Dials are Reshaping the Blue Dial

Also known as goldstone, aventurine has had a resurgence as a dial material in the watch industry over the last two decades. Its unique c...

WatchBox Rewound: Manually-Wound Video Round-Up
WatchBox Rewound: Manually-Wound Video Round-Up

The Mona Lisa: meticulously created by an expert artisan, eliciting awe from those who have the pleasure to witness its beauty. Imagine a...

Bi-compax :  le panda, Zorro et les autres
Bi-compax : le panda, Zorro et les autres

Jamais deux sans trois ? Pas toujours. Pour la majorité des chronographes, compter les minutes et secondes est suffisant. Et dans ce cas,...

For The Ritualist: Manually Wound Watches
For The Ritualist: Manually Wound Watches

Open your eyes. Turn off your alarm. Sit up in bed. Grab your watch from the nightstand. Wind it. If there is a purer daily ritual for th...

Swiss National Day : hommage aux horlogers...étrangers !
Swiss National Day : hommage aux horlogers...étrangers !

WatchBox prend le contrepied du 1er août : en ce jour de Fête Nationale Suisse, comment les horlogers du monde se sont-ils approprié les ...

WatchBox Rewound: Unique Displays of Time Video Round-Up
WatchBox Rewound: Unique Displays of Time Video Round-Up

Watches are the Rube Goldberg machines of timekeeping. Energy starts in the mainspring, rushes to the escapement, teeters back-and-forth ...

An In-Depth Look at the Lange 1 Time Zone “25th Anniversary”
An In-Depth Look at the Lange 1 Time Zone “25th Anniversary”

When A. Lange & Söhne was re-born in 1990, the legendary co-founder of the brand Günter Blümlein had one ...

Le secret des cadrans les plus lisibles
Le secret des cadrans les plus lisibles

Mécanique, technique, optique, esthétique : il existe de multiples voies pour rendre un cadran plus lisible. Tout d’horizons des astuces ...

The Case for Smaller Cases
The Case for Smaller Cases

With some exception, it’s safe to say that the days of “oversized” cases dominating the watch industry are long behind us. There will alw...

An In-Depth Look at the A. Lange & Söhne 1815 Chronograph “Darth”
An In-Depth Look at the A. Lange & Söhne 1815 Chronograph “Darth”

Take a look at Rembrandt’s portraits. What do you see? A rich use of brown, black colors as the background, where the subject emerges fro...

The Future of “Luxury Sport”
The Future of “Luxury Sport”

The luxury sports watch category is an interesting one, especially in recent years. It’s by no means new, but it’s absolutely something t...

Functions + Techniques: The Deadbeat Seconds Display
Functions + Techniques: The Deadbeat Seconds Display

On the obnoxiously long list of watch complications out there, few are as obscure and underappreciated as the deadbeat seconds. I myself ...

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