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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...

Best Watches Under $8,000: A Gift, a Reward, an Upgrade

Best Watches Under $8,000: A Gift, a Reward, an Upgrade

These days, there is no standard. There is no normal. Some are struggling, and some are thriving. How we look at the collecting hobby wil...

Pandemic-Era Dress Watches: All Dressed Up and No Place to Go

Pandemic-Era Dress Watches: All Dressed Up and No Place to Go

There are certain categories of watches that many of us grew accustomed to connecting with particular social or professional activities, ...

Collecting Together: Celebrate the Holidays with WatchBox

Collecting Together: Celebrate the Holidays with WatchBox

This holiday season, we’re celebrating the community that surrounds every collector; the bonds shared across generations, between friends...

Time Around The World: A History of Patek Philippe World Timers

Time Around The World: A History of Patek Philippe World Timers

As with many complications on the market, the world timer is anything but a modern creation. First invented by Louis Cottier in 1931, it ...

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...

In Conversation: The Art of Collecting Rolex, Richard Mille, Porsche and More

In Conversation: The Art of Collecting Rolex, Richard Mille, Porsche a...

Join Watch Specialist and Media Director, Tim Mosso, as he sits down with collector, entrepreneur and race car driver, Drew Coblitz. This...

The Patek Philippe 5975 Stands Alone: A Multi-Scale Chronograph from the 175th Anniversary Collection

The Patek Philippe 5975 Stands Alone: A Multi-Scale Chronograph from t...

In general, the watches to buy are the ones overlooked by the mainstream and forsaken by hype. While countless collectors fret over the s...

Breitling’s Rebound and Growth: A Closer Look

Breitling’s Rebound and Growth: A Closer Look

Breitling – the entire brand – deserves more respect from watch collectors. Despite a few years in the wilderness, the brand from Grenche...

The Life of LineSport–A Deep Dive Into The Casual Side of F.P. Journe

The Life of LineSport–A Deep Dive Into The Casual Side of F.P. Journe

When people start talking about F.P. Journe, you’re destined to hear about the usual suspects–the Résonance, the Tourbillon Souverain, th...

The Art of Time Travel: GMT Complications

The Art of Time Travel: GMT Complications

The GMT Complication As a watch collector, the GMT is an indispensable watch in my collection. Any GMT watch evokes the spirit of travel ...

Rolex Deepsea: The Most Extreme Rolex Dive Watch Offered to the Public

Rolex Deepsea: The Most Extreme Rolex Dive Watch Offered to the Public

Titanium isn’t a thing at Rolex. For the most part, the brand from Geneva leaves ceramic, titanium, and steel-titanium hybrids to its sis...

Featured Video: Behind the Scenes with Grand Seiko’s Extraordinary Dials

Featured Video: Behind the Scenes with Grand Seiko’s Extraordinary Dia...

Featured Video: Behind the Scenes with Grand Seiko’s Extraordinary Dials On Wednesday, July 29, we celebrated the captivating dials of Gr...

In Conversation: Audemars Piguet CEO François-Henry Bennahmias on the Era of COVID-19, Watch Consumers, and Reactions to the Code 11.59

In Conversation: Audemars Piguet CEO François-Henry Bennahmias on the ...

Audemars Piguet’s CEO, François-Henry Bennahmias, is among the watch industry’s most dynamic executives, charged with steering one of the...

Material Science: Watch Materials Explained

Material Science: Watch Materials Explained

While steel, titanium, platinum, and all the shades of gold are par for the course in modern watchmaking, alternative metals, alloys, com...