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Elton John’s Peachtree Road Auction is Set to ‘Crash’ this February.
Elton John’s Peachtree Road Auction is Set to ‘Crash’ this February.

Elton John will auction off 31 timepieces this Fall in a collection that can only be described as quintessential Elton. Elton John is arg...

The Pocket Square Effect: The Little Things That Make Or Break A Watch Design
The Pocket Square Effect: The Little Things That Make Or Break A Watch...

The pocket square is the most ubiquitous, underrated outfit-making detail any well-dressed man can utilize, but I bet you never realized ...

Will 2024 Be The Year of the Moonphase?
Will 2024 Be The Year of the Moonphase?

Taking out the crystal ball to make my 2024 prediction. Out with the green, in with the moon. A new year brings new predictions. It’...

A Breguet “Souscription” Pocket Watch, From The Master Himself
A Breguet “Souscription” Pocket Watch, From The Master Him...

“To carry a fine Breguet watch is to feel that you have the brains of a genius in your pocket.” Sir David Salomons, the singl...

Taking Sides: The 4:30 Date Window is an Affront
Taking Sides: The 4:30 Date Window is an Affront

“Every once in a while, there’s a day with an absolute right and an absolute wrong.” – President Josiah Bartlet In this installment of Ta...

The Jules Audemars Chronometer “ChronAP”
The Jules Audemars Chronometer “ChronAP”

“An interest in escapements is a sign of horological maturity.” – Me. The Swiss lever escapement has enjoyed an industrial ...

Tourbillon Chronicles Part III: Rise of the Wristwatch
Tourbillon Chronicles Part III: Rise of the Wristwatch

The last word in pocket watch accuracy becomes the first name in wristwatch complications. In the late 1970s, as we (probably) all know, ...

Tourbillon Chronicles Part II: Two Centuries Of Evolution
Tourbillon Chronicles Part II: Two Centuries Of Evolution

How the tourbillon earned its reputation as one of the pinnacles of watchmaking. During his lifetime, Breguet produced only a small numbe...

The Tourbillon Chronicles: <br>Birth Of The Tourbillon
The Tourbillon Chronicles:
Birth Of The Tourbillon

How a watchmaking legend created one of watchmaking’s legendary complications. Welcome to The Tourbillon Chronicles, a four part se...

The F. P. Journe Ruthenium Collection Chronomètre à Résonance
The F. P. Journe Ruthenium Collection Chronomètre à Résonance

Sometimes brass is more precious than gold. F. P. Journe’s Chronomètre à Résonance is, of all his watches and complications, the on...

The Patek Philippe Ten Day Tourbillon Is An Inside Baseball Home Run
The Patek Philippe Ten Day Tourbillon Is An Inside Baseball Home Run

A possibly perfect pure expression of the art of the tourbillon, from Patek Philippe. The origin story of the tourbillon isn’t qu...

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...

In the Details: Guilloché Techniques
In the Details: Guilloché Techniques

Guilloché is perhaps the most immediately visible of the many decorative watchmaking arts, and while there’s been considerable progress i...

The Top Ten Pilot Watches
The Top Ten Pilot Watches

Ready for take-off? Authentic pilot watches are still quite a rarity. Here’s our Top 10. 1. The most popular: Rolex GMT-Master II Does th...

The Invention of the Wristwatch: An Evolution Over Time
The Invention of the Wristwatch: An Evolution Over Time

People have always had a long history with tracking time. Sundials and water clocks were used to track the passing of time before the fir...

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