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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

In-Depth: A Primer On Mother-Of-Pearl Watchmaking's go-to symbol of femininity is tougher than you think. Originally published by Jack Forster on HODINKEE, May 5th 2021 Mother-of-pearl is, unfortunately, a turn-off to

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,

In-Depth: Why You Should Care About The Patek Philippe Reference 3970 It has the DNA of a thoroughbred, but never seemed to get out of the gate on time.

In-Depth: How Vacheron Constantin Is Keeping Two Classic Movements From Vanishing Off The Face Of The Earth Modern movement design is more reliable than ever. But does that mean

In-Depth: Luminous Dials, What Makes Them Glow, And How To Spot Their Differences A brief history of shine. Originally published by Jack Forster on HODINKEE, July 5th 2018 Luminous dials are

In-Depth: A 500-Year History Of How To Set The Watch "At the tone, the time will be

In-Depth: The IWC Mark XVIII And Mark XVIII Edition Le Petit Prince Today we look at the evolution of an icon and how we've arrived at the quintessential modern

Historical Perspectives: Ten Out Of Production Watches That Offer A Ton Of Bang For The Buck These watches deserve to be more expensive than they are. Originally published by Ben

In-Depth: How Heuer, Breitling, And Hamilton Brought The Automatic Chronograph To The World 50 Years Ago A look back at watches that changed everything, on the occasion of their

Inside The Manufacture: Going Where Few Have Gone Before – Inside All Four Rolex Manufacturing Facilities For the first time, we go inside all of Rolex's factories in Switzerland,

Hey, HODINKEE! Long Form: What Makes A Movement 'Great'? Your questions, answered (at length). Originally published by Jack Forster on HODINKEE, October 13th, 2021   One of the things I like about doing

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