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History of Timepieces

Tracking time has been around for centuries, from sun dials and water clocks all the way to modern day smart watches. Learn the history behind all aspects of watches and horology.

Record Breaking Ultra Thin Watches from Bulgari

Before, the trend was to go large, now brands are racing to be as thin as possible. Bulgari has not just created the thinnest automatic movement, they also hold the titles for thinnest minute repeater...
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History of The Royal Oak

Watch writers retrace deep tracks any time the subject turns to Audemars Piguet’s Royal Oak. But every epic tale has moments that step outside the bounds of narrative norms......
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The First Omega Speedmaster

Omega’s Speedmaster family of chronographs celebrates its diamond jubilee (60th) in 2017, and most of the watch world is preoccupied with tributes to the famed “Moonwatch.”...
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Longines and the Kentucky Derby

This year, Churchill Downs celebrate the 142nd Kentucky Derby, making it the oldest continuously contested sporting event in history....
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History of Aviation and Horology

August 19th is National Aviation Day, celebrating the development of aviation. The holiday was established in 1939. Over the years, watches have continued to evolve alongside airplanes. ...
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History of the Anti-Magnetic Watch

With all the advances in modern technology, it is becoming even easier to damage a watch without even thinking that you're damaging it. Having an anti-magnetic watch ...
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A Look Back at Past Presidents & Their Watches

In honor of the presidential conventions happening in Cleveland and in Philadelphia, we thought it would be interesting to take a look back in history at some...
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  • Girard-Perregaux
  • Glashutte Original
  • IWC
  • Bell & Ross
  • Tag Heuer
  • Seiko
  • Ulysse Nardin
  • Hublot
  • Audemars Piguet
  • Corum
  • Michele