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Why The Annual Calendar Is One Of Watchmaking’s Finest Complications

Why The Annual Calendar Is One Of Watchmaking’s Finest Complications

This complication often gets overlooked in favor of its “big brother,” the perpetual calendar. The latter is certainly not undeserving of said recognition. It is indeed the calendar complication that does the most work for the least amount of user effort. Until the...
How Watches Work: From the Obvious to the Obscure

How Watches Work: From the Obvious to the Obscure

We will start this edition of How Watches Work with good old-fashioned steel, before navigating from functional titanium to precious alloys (such as gold in many of its variations), and finish up with fashionable bronze — a metal with the smell of money… Another steel...
10 Watches With Non-Traditional Displays Of Time

10 Watches With Non-Traditional Displays Of Time

Take a look at your wrist and, chances are, the way you’re reading the time is the same way humans have been doing this simple act over the past five centuries:  looking at circular dial with hour markers along the periphery, hands sweeping out from the center...
A review of the AP Royal Oak Offshore 42mm

A review of the AP Royal Oak Offshore 42mm

I’m gonna be doing a review on the AP 42mm Offshore in rose gold. It’s pretty much the Brick on the strap, but this version is the new one with the gray dial. AP released previously a new version of their Offshore lineup, which includes both what they call...
A Review of Perpetual Calendar Watches

A Review of Perpetual Calendar Watches

This here is the ultimate set it and forget it complication. You keep these things wound, you’ll never have to worry about whether the information being displayed on them is right or wrong and you’ll never have to change them. These are some really...
Best Budget Watches For Men Under $100

Best Budget Watches For Men Under $100

Today we discuss inexpensive watches or watches under $100. Now, we all like expensive looking watches. Unfortunately, we don’t always have the money and sometimes we just need something that looks good and does the job. In the price category of $100, you just...
Why the Bovet Recital 22 Grand Recital costs over $450,000

Why the Bovet Recital 22 Grand Recital costs over $450,000

The watch comes in two different versions, and the difference between the two is pretty much restricted just to the case material. The $460,000 version is in red gold, and the more expensive half million dollar version is done in platinum. Many of the most expensive...
Exposing the real local prices and shipping of replica watches

Exposing the real local prices and shipping of replica watches

Written by Asalamu-alaykum I have recently started digging a bit deeper and went to the world of China. It’s the age old question “How much do our watches cost for TDs?”, “Is it possible to buy directly from the factory?”. To cut it...