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Stop Wearing Stainless Steel
Stop Wearing Stainless Steel

As the end of summer approaches, allow me to offer some belated advice. This summer has been, in a word, hot. Very, very hot. In fact, it...

A Few Things I Didn’t Hate from Watches and Wonders 2023
A Few Things I Didn’t Hate from Watches and Wonders 2023

Variety is the spice of life. This year’s Watches and Wonders Geneva was the biggest version of the show so far — there were over...

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, ...

A Purely Personal Take on Watches & Wonders 2023
A Purely Personal Take on Watches & Wonders 2023

Refreshes, Reboots and Disruptions from Rolex Watches and Wonders 2023 is the last remaining instance of a kind of event that used to d...

The IWC Grande Complication, Chronograph, Minute Repeater, And Perpetual Calendar, Ref. IW9270-45
The IWC Grande Complication, Chronograph, Minute Repeater, And Perpetu...

The IWC Grande Complication was one of the first of a new generation of grande complication and highly complicated watches to emerge from...

10 Sports Watches You Won’t Want to Miss
10 Sports Watches You Won’t Want to Miss

Whether you have a need for speed or just a penchant for really cool luxury sports watches, there’s something for every collector on this...

Collector Conversation: Michael Strahan & Marc Lasry
Collector Conversation: Michael Strahan & Marc Lasry

Maybe you collected Matchbox cars, comic books, action figures or baseball cards when you were a kid. Maybe you displayed them in your ro...

Collecting Together with <br>Rob Miller
Collecting Together with
Rob Miller

We’re all familiar with the utilitarian tool watch. Rugged, versatile, and built to withstand the forces of nature. But rarely has a mode...

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...

Ceramic Watches: Not as New of a Trend as You Might Think
Ceramic Watches: Not as New of a Trend as You Might Think

Given how niche ceramic remains as a case material, one might be quick to think that the material is rather new to the industry. Granted,...

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...

Perpetual vs. Annual Calendar Watches
Perpetual vs. Annual Calendar Watches

A popular complication found on watches is some aspect of a calendar function. This can be as simple as a date, or day-date, but can get ...

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...

What Is A Dive Watch: Where Practicality Meets Style
What Is A Dive Watch: Where Practicality Meets Style

While most watches feature a minimum of 30m water resistance, not all watches are dive watches. There are specific characteristics that a...

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...

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