Although we don’t specialize in vintage pre-owned watches, we do see a number of
Okay! So there is no fictional character more synonymous with watches than James
Analysis of the Unpopular Watch Opinion Highlights
In the watch industry, there are a number
Nestled in the bustle of Grand Central Station is a hole-in-the-wall dedicated to the
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
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