Watch 101

How A Watch Should Fit

How A Watch Should Fit

Just as everything else goes when it comes to watches, the way a watch should fit and if a watch is deemed “too big” is indeed subjective...

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...

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...

What Is a GMT Function?

What Is a GMT Function?

A GMT is a useful complication for travelers, international businesses, and those with family abroad. The complication is extremely popul...

Rare and Revered Rolex Models

Rare and Revered Rolex Models

Discover two of the most sought after Rolex sport models: the Submariner 16610LV and the Daytona 116520. The Submariner offers a high wat...

Guide to Mechanical Watches

Guide to Mechanical Watches

When looking at purchasing a watch, knowing what kind of movement you want is a good place to start. You should distinguish between diffe...

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 ...

Watch Size Guide

Watch Size Guide

Choosing the perfect watch comes down to a number of factors, price point, metals, complications, and almost the most important: sizing. ...

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...

An In-Depth Look at the A. Lange & Söhne 1815 Chronograph “Darth”

An In-Depth Look at the A. Lange & Söhne 1815 Chronograph “Darth”

Take a look at Rembrandt’s portraits. What do you see? A rich use of brown, black colors as the background, where the subject emerges fro...

Guide to Watch Winders

Guide to Watch Winders

Watch winders can be useful but are also misunderstood. Are they necessary for a watch collection? Do they do more damage than good? Auto...

Proprietary Rolex Materials: What Do They All Mean?

Proprietary Rolex Materials: What Do They All Mean?

As with many brands, Rolex has its own distinct nomenclature for near every material they produce and use in the manufacture of their wat...

Patek Philippe, IWC, & Complicated Watches For Watch Buyers: From The Vault

Patek Philippe, IWC, & Complicated Watches For Watch Buyers: From...

Watch Here Tim Mosso and Brian Govberg return from a coronavirus-induced sabbatical for a socially distanced comeback episode of “From ...

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...

How to Read a Watch Bezel

How to Read a Watch Bezel

A watch bezel may be graduated, feature a tachymeter scale, calculation or diving functions, or GMT. Bezels form a major part of a watch’...