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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

What Makes A Great Dive Watch? Dive watches 101: the how and why of subaqueous timepieces. Originally published by HODINKEE Shop, June 19th 2021   At this point in their nearly 75

Historical Perspectives: The Fascinating (And Totally Geeky) Story Of The Rolex Oyster Bracelet The bracelet isn't the first thing you focus on in vintage Rolexes but understanding them is

Reference Points: Understanding The Rolex Submariner We go as deep as you can on the most legendary watch of all time. Originally published by Stephen Pulvirent on HODINKEE, July 18th

Video Transcript JLC is a brand that has been around for nearly 200 years, and of course during that time the brand has broken records, made some iconic watches

The Quintessential Dive Watch When you consider the quintessential dive watch, a number of different models probably come to mind. You may think of the Rolex Submariner, the OMEGA

Video Transcription The Rolex Explorer is often overlooked when compared to its flashier siblings like the Submariner and the Daytona, but it's every bit of a Rolex sport watch.

Video Transcription At a glance the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak and the Patek Philippe Nautilus seem to be distant cousins. They're both stainless steel watches from two of the

When you think of great watchmakers today, you likely think of the Swiss. However, the British are among some of the most important watchmakers in history. In the

The Unconventional Rolex Sky-Dweller The Sky-Dweller is one of the newer additions to the Rolex catalog. When it first launched in 2012, it instantly garnered attention because it debuted

Of all the luxury watch brands, Jaeger-LeCoultre may seem like one of the more unattainable to the average buyer. Even in the pre-owned market, their models can be