In-Depth: The Classic A. Lange & Söhne Datograph
A deep dive into one of the greats of modern watchmaking.
Originally published by Cole Pennington on HODINKEE, August 11th 2020
One of the biggest before-and-after moments in contemporary horology was the introduction of the A. Lange & Söhne Datograph,
In-Depth: An Exquisite Grand Seiko With The World's Most Beautiful Spring-Drive Movement
"You must pay the price, if you wish to secure the blessing." – Andrew Jackson
Originally published by Jack Forster on HODINKEE, February 10th 2021
The first Grand Seiko, which was released in 1960, used the caliber
In-Depth: Getting To The Bottom Of The Omega Ploprof
How the cult classic dive watch went under and then resurfaced decades later.
Originally published by Cole Pennington on HODINKEE, October 27th 2020
David Stevens started his diving career wearing an entry-level Seiko, but as the work he was
In-Depth: Everything You Need To Know About The Rolex Explorer Ref. 14270
And some things you don't.
Originally published by Danny Milton on HODINKEE, July 30th 2020
The Rolex Explorer 14270 holds an interesting place in horological history. Caught somewhere in wristwatch purgatory – not old enough to
In-Depth: A Brief Exploration Of Funky Dive Watch Features
Three technologies that surprisingly made their way into dive watches.
Originally published by Cole Pennington on HODINKEE, June 9th 2022
Humankind's quest to conquer the ocean has often resulted in technological innovations that blur the line between science fiction
In-Depth: A Side-By-Side Look At The Rolex Oyster Perpetual 41 And Oyster Perpetual 39
It's bigger – but is it better?
Originally published by Stephen Pulvirent on HODINKEE, November 11th 2020
I’m not going to mince words here or try to play both sides: When the newest batch
In-Depth: Have Price And Quality Filed For Divorce In Luxury Watchmaking?
You get what you pay for, or maybe not … if you can pay at all.
Originally published by Jack Forster on HODINKEE, January 14th 2022
One of the first Internet forums for watch enthusiasts, back in
In-Depth: The Beautifully Pointless Lunacy Of High Precision Moonphase Watches
Moon pun goes here.
Originally published by Jack Forster on HODINKEE, October 8th 2021
The moonphase complication is an easy one to love, if you have a little romance in your soul. It's one of the oldest complications
In-Depth: How Audemars Piguet Made Black Ceramic The Hottest Material In Watchmaking
It's the stuff that dreams are made of.
Originally published by Stephen Pulvirent on HODINKEE, December 17th 2020
Audemars Piguet dropped the Royal Oak Double Balance Wheel Openworked in black ceramic, utilizing their new-normal strategy of
In-Depth: The Modern Watch Escapement, And How It Got That Way
"An interest in escapements is a sign of horological maturity." –Jack Forster
Originally published by Jack Forster on HODINKEE, August 21st 2020
Of all the parts of a watch, the escapement is probably the one about which