History

When you ponder watchmaking’s storied history, you might immediately think of Switzerland, the mecca of modern watchmaking. You may remember great watchmaking nations, like England or Germany. Perhaps

Beginnings in Geneva: Trading in Jewels for Timepieces Today we know Switzerland as the mecca of watchmaking with Geneva being one of its most important watchmaking cities. Before Geneva

Britain's Call for a Military Watch Military watches are among some of the most popular and prized vintage timepieces. They don’t just have rich backstories and an important place

The Humble Beginnings of Glashütte Glashütte is a small, unassuming town in Saxony, Germany. Centuries ago, it was just a sleepy farming village. Today, it’s much more: Glashütte is

Beginning the Legacy: The Patek Philippe Union Patek Philippe is one of the oldest and longest standing watch companies. In nearly two centuries of business, they’ve pioneered countless pieces

The Precision of First Man Earlier this month, Universal Pictures’ film First Man hit theaters. The biopic intimately chronicles Neil Armstrong’s life throughout the space race, and the challenges and

Throughout the brand’s history, Longines has shared a close relationship with various military organizations. During WWII, their timepieces served as indispensable tools for military forces. They most notably

Watches are intricate little machines. Their dozens of parts work in harmony, allowing them to perform an array of functions or simply tell time. In the early centuries

Famous Watches and Their Nicknames Watch nicknames may have started as affectionate calling cards given by watch enthusiasts. However, over the years, these monikers have helped to solidify certain

The History of Zenith's Mark on the Aviation Industry Zenith has had deep ties with the world of aviation for over 100 years. Their contribution to the field began

The Dive Watch Bezel The dive watch bezel is the signature characteristic of the watch. This simple yet significant feature first appeared on dive watches out of necessity. When

Before the calendar as we know it today, we used different methods to measure time. People measured days by the rising and setting of the sun, and years

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