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Watches and Technology

Robert-Jan Broer
02.12.2016

The movement of a watch plays a big role in the purchase decisions of many watch collectors out there. Not only are they looking for a mechanical movement, either automatic or hand-wound, but sometimes the type of movement inside a watch is also an important factor in buying a watch. In some cases, the aesthetic of a watch plays a smaller role than the mechanics inside.

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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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Isaac Wingold
07.10.2016

Retrograde watches are best characterized by hands that reset upon reaching the end of their tracks. Let’s take a closer look at these exciting timepieces.

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Robert-Jan Broer
27.09.2016

This article is about in-house manufacturing and how watch brands work together with suppliers when they are not capable of producing everything themselves.

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Bert Buijsrogge
16.09.2016

Regulator watches feature the hour and minute hand on separate axes and sub-dials. Thus, they will hardly ever cover each other unlike regular watches.

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Robert-Jan Broer
09.09.2016

In the world of watches, finishing means decoration of a movement. It ranges from simple, machine-performed engraving, for example, to hand-engraved bridges.

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Robert-Jan Broer
19.08.2016

For connoisseurs of mechanical movements and mechanisms, a skeletonized watches allow insight into what happens inside a watch.

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Bert Buijsrogge
20.07.2016

In this article we’ve selected three mechanical watches with fully functional depth gauges that you should consider for your next diving adventure.

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Jovan Krstevski
13.07.2016

An annual calendar costs significantly less than a perpetual calendar and is possibly more rugged and ready for daily life.

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The dial is the window to the watch’s soul. Therefore, every little detail on the dial has to be well thought out. Discover Part II of this article.

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