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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

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.

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

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

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

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

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