Reference Points: The Heuer Carrera
Sixty years after its introduction, we give you everything you need to know about the Carrera – and lots you don't.
Originally published by Ben Clymer on Hodinkee, February 24th 2023
Here's a fact that might surprise you (hell, it surprised me) –
Reference Points: Understanding The Rolex GMT-Master
Unpacking the world's most famous travel watch.
Originally published by Jon Bues on Hodinkee, March 31st 2020
One of the crowning achievements of humankind in the last century was the mastery of flight. When the Wright Brothers launched their Flyer into the
Reference Points: The Audemars Piguet Royal Oak
The many lives of a watch that spawned a whole new genre of watchmaking.
Originally published by Jack Forster on Hodinkee, July 1st 2022
For the 10th issue of HODINKEE Magazine, we did something we've done before: A Reference Points article. However,
Reference Points: Understanding The Rolex Sea-Dweller
Everything you ever wanted to know about the most advanced Rolex tool watch in the world.
Originally published by Louis Westphalen on Hodinkee, November 9th 2017
The Sea-Dweller is definitely not the best-known Rolex watch. It sits far behind the everlasting Datejust,
A Comprehensive Collector's Guide To The Rolex Explorer I
Mapping the ascent of Rolex's go-anywhere watch.
Originally published by Jon Bues on Hodinkee, February 4th 2022
With its three-hand simplicity and discreetly wearable size, the Rolex Explorer is, more than any of the Crown's sport watches, the one
Reference Points: Understanding The Entire Lineage Of Patek Philippe Perpetual Calendar Chronographs
Perpetual calendar chronographs by Patek Philippe present arguably the most important combination of complications in 20th-century horology. We're taking you all the way back to the beginning.
Originally published by Ben Clymer on HODINKEE, March
Reference Points: Understanding The Rolex Paul Newman Daytona
The "Paul Newman" Daytona is a watch as infamous as it is famous, as dangerous as it is beautiful, and as valuable as it is rare. And here's everything you need to know about it.
Originally published by Ben