In-Depth: Rekindling A Lifelong Fascination With The Pocket Watch
A stunning piece by Henry-Daniel Capt somehow wound up for sale at my local watch shop in Maine. And it sent me deep down the rabbit hole.
Originally published by Genevieve Walker on HODINKEE, May 12th 2021
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