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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 ...

Guide To The Best Starter Watches From Luxury Brands

Guide To The Best Starter Watches From Luxury Brands

If you’re just starting out on your watch collecting journey, the world can be overwhelming and you may not know where to begin. If you’r...

One Watch + Two Tones = Twice the Impact

One Watch + Two Tones = Twice the Impact

Two-tone watches were said to be very 80’s; which is handy for them right now, as fashions tend to make a comeback after skipping a...

The Secret of the Most Readable Dials

The Secret of the Most Readable Dials

Approaches to making dials more readable are many and varied; they can be mechanical, technical, optical, or aesthetic. Here’s an overvie...

The National Watch & Clock Museum

The National Watch & Clock Museum

The National Watch & Clock Museum in Columbia, PA, is a treasure trove of scientific and cultural knowledge. It has a collection of o...

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...

Traditional or Modern? The Two Faces of the Tourbillon

Traditional or Modern? The Two Faces of the Tourbillon

The tourbillon’s patent was filed exactly 220 years ago, in 1801. Nowadays, the tourbillon has two faces – its purest, traditional form, ...

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 ...

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’...

Everything You Need to Know About the Patek Philippe Nautilus

Everything You Need to Know About the Patek Philippe Nautilus

One of the coolest watches made in steel, the Patek Philippe Nautilus is one of the most elusive watches. It is highly coveted by collect...

Deep in the Certification Jungle

Deep in the Certification Jungle

Are you a QF sort of a person? Or does METAS, PP seal, Geneva seal, Viper’s Head seal, ISO, or COSC do it for you? That may seem an odd q...

Chronograph vs. Chronometer Watches

Chronograph vs. Chronometer Watches

A chronograph or a chronometer, what do they both mean? They both start with chrono, which means ‘time”, but they mean different things r...