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Christopher Beccan

23.02.2017 by

Collecting anything inevitably has its ups and downs and of course, collecting watches is no different. That being said, there are different types of watch collectors out there and there are many difficult decisions one must make along the way. There are those who constantly flip watches to get the next one, those who hold on to watches for life, and those who for some unfathomable reason just don’t wear watches anymore.

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14.02.2017 by

Casual sports watches that bore a prestigious watch brand on the dial didn’t really exist until about 40+ years ago. However, during the 70s, there were plenty of brands that were all vying to claim they had a timepiece that would not only look good in the office, but also handle the ski slopes and a yachting trip or two during the weekends. Therefor Vacheron Constantin built the ‘222,’ which was intended to mark the brand's 222th anniversary.

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19.12.2016 by

Whilst these two timepieces are complete opposites in many ways — one better suited to casual attire, the other more formal — they share one main trait: their iconic designs. Both have looks that can not only be recognised from afar, but have also shaped their past, present, and foreseeable future. This pair of watches may possibly be the only two watches any person could ever need…

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17.12.2016 by

Too often we take it for granted that our sports watches make use of luminescence, which allows us to read the time perfectly in low and no lighting conditions, however, this wasn’t always the case. History shows getting us to this point in time (excuse the pun) was no easy feat and it did indeed cost lives too. As technology has evolved so has the legibility of the lume in our wristwatches and over the many years, a variety of materials and chemicals have been used too, though the first type of solutions were first seen in the early 20th century.

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28.11.2016 by

We take a look at a few traditional chronographs that have great lineage and come from some of the finest watchmaking brands in the world.

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25.10.2016 by

Watches with equation of time complication display the difference between the length of an actual solar day and the mean solar day.

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14.09.2016 by

There is no doubt that Richard Mille and Lamborghini have defined and instilled the meaning of flamboyant luxury in their respective fields.

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29.08.2016 by

Every now and again, there are watches that simply garner conflicting opinions. We have singled out three watches that have this love it or hate it quality.

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18.08.2016 by

Watches are magnificent achievements displaying man’s creative ability. The more you learn, the more you marvel.

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27.06.2016 by

Though a quartz watch will most likely not be on the top of anybody’s list of grail timepieces, here are a few great examples that deserve a closer look.

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