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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...

Converting Crypto to Collectibles
Converting Crypto to Collectibles

While major cryptocurrencies have retreated from their mid-spring peaks, surges in blockchain currencies and non-fungible tokens remain a...

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 ...

WatchBox Rewound: Beach to Tux Video Round-Up
WatchBox Rewound: Beach to Tux Video Round-Up

It’s Friday morning and you’re buttoning your cufflinks when you begin to answer an almost-insoluble question: Which watch will you wear ...

Das Geheimnis der klarsten Zifferblätter
Das Geheimnis der klarsten Zifferblätter

Mechanisch, technisch, optisch, ästhetisch: Es gibt viele Möglichkeiten, ein Zifferblatt besser lesbar zu machen. Werfen wir einen Blick ...

Functions + Techniques: The Perpetual Calendar
Functions + Techniques: The Perpetual Calendar

If you were to list the complications that form the pinnacle of watchmaking, you’d be remiss to not include the mighty perpetual calendar...

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...

Grüne Zifferblätter: die definitive Auswahl!
Grüne Zifferblätter: die definitive Auswahl!

Von schwarz, zu blau, zu grau... zu grün? Jede Saison bringt ihren Anteil an „neuen Fetischfarben“ für die Uhrmacherei. In diesem Jahr sc...

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 ...

Functions & Techniques: The Moonphase Indication
Functions & Techniques: The Moonphase Indication

The moonphase complication (or moon phase, depending on who/what you’re reading on any given day) is an interesting one to dig into when ...

Stealth Wealth: The Wonderful World of Platinum Watches
Stealth Wealth: The Wonderful World of Platinum Watches

As cultural norms and economies shift, wearing ostentatious timepieces in varying warm hues of gold or clad in diamonds can and will fall...

Making The Jump: A Guide to Jumping Time Displays
Making The Jump: A Guide to Jumping Time Displays

On the list of watchmaking complications, at least in mainstream luxury watchmaking, I’d be pretty quick to argue that it’s hard to get m...

GENERATIONS: Exploring the History of F.P. Journe’s Résonance
GENERATIONS: Exploring the History of F.P. Journe’s Résonance

When it comes to the many impressive creations launched by F.P. Journe over the years, few if any have garnered more attention than the C...

Rise of The Indies: Independent Watches
Rise of The Indies: Independent Watches

Listen to a conversation about the “big boys” of modern watchmaking, and you hear a lot of the same—conversations about specific hi...

Days To Spare: The World of Long Power Reserves
Days To Spare: The World of Long Power Reserves

Power reserve is one of those things that isn’t always talked about or praised as much as it should be in the watchmaking world. We all l...

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