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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...

Guide to Watch Winders

Guide to Watch Winders

Watch winders can be useful but are also misunderstood. Are they necessary for a watch collection? Do they do more damage than good? Auto...

Have Green Watches Finally Arrived?

Have Green Watches Finally Arrived?

Mirroring the general trend, the recent Watches & Wonders show promoted innovative, ethical, and responsible developments in watchmak...

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 ...

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...

Best Men’s Dress Watches: 2021 Picks

Best Men’s Dress Watches: 2021 Picks

A dress watch is going to be subjective to the person who wears it. Many choose to wear an nontraditional Submariner or Daytona with a tu...

Green Dials: The Final Lineup

Green Dials: The Final Lineup

Black, blue, gray, or green? Each season brings with it the latest ‘in’ color for watches. This year, green seems to have taken the lion’...

Graduation Gifts: The Watch Edition

Graduation Gifts: The Watch Edition

It’s a time-honored tradition to give your graduate a gift that honors their achievement. If you ask any of us at WatchBox, a watch alway...

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...

The Chronograph: Evolution and Revolutions

The Chronograph: Evolution and Revolutions

Dating back to 1816, the chronograph is one of the oldest complications in the world. After all that time, is there any room left for inn...

Watches & Wonders: A Personal ‘Best Of’ with Olivier Müller

Watches & Wonders: A Personal ‘Best Of’ with Olivier ...

Hopefully, having ‘Watches & Wonders’ take place wholly online is only a temporary measure until the end of the pandemic. Despite the...

The Grand Seiko Spring Drive Movement: Hybrid Technology

The Grand Seiko Spring Drive Movement: Hybrid Technology

The Grand Seiko Spring Drive movement is not something often seen in watchmaking. It takes a traditional mechanical movement and blends i...

Cartier Santos: The Best Watch for Your Money

Cartier Santos: The Best Watch for Your Money

In 2018, Cartier redesigned the long-running “Santos de Cartier” and delivered something approaching the perfect all-around watch. And in...

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 ...

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 ...