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What watches are better than Rolex?

Good answers here so far. I would like to add to Mike Peattie answer.<p>As you can see in the pyramid below, Rolex falls in the middle upper tier of it. …

Watches

In-Depth: Luminous Dials, What Makes Them Glow, And How To Spot Their Differences

Luminous dials are a compromise. On the one hand, we would like to be able to tell the time in the dark without dropping a hundred large on a minute …

Watches

Watch Brands That Every Man Needs To Know

No matter how far we come in technology, the mechanical movements of a timeless wristwatch will always be a fascinating work of art. An art that has …

Watches

The Ultimate Scotch Whisky Crawl: 12 of the Best Bars in Edinburgh

I can’t prove that tequila tastes better in Mexico or that Cognac is finer in France. I just know it to be true. Yes, the terroir is vital to their production, but it’s much more than that. There’s something about having a pour in their native land that makes these spirits more <i>spiritual</i>.<p>So it is …

Whiskey

MWC A-11 1940s WWII Automatic Military Watch - Black & Silver

OVERVIEW<p>Uncompromising Everyday Carry<p>DETAILS The storied A-11 is a watch that needs no introduction - it's the timepiece that helped the Allied …

Farer Hudson 37mm Hand-Wound Watch Review

Born out of a sense of adventure and a desire to get out and experience the world Farer has delivered a series of watches whose aesthetics hearken …

Watches

Weiss brings some new refinements to its Standard Issue Field Watch

The watch gets streamlined to be better suited for everyday wear.<p>Author:<p>Staff<p>Publish date:<p>For their 5th Anniversary, Weiss bringing its focus back to …

Los Angeles

On the Wrist: Ball Watch Engineer II Green Berets

The Ball Watch Company has an interesting history. It was born from the need for accurate timing during the expansion of the American railroad system after a fatal train accident in Kipton, Ohio in 1891. A train conductor’s watch had stopped for four minutes then restarted without him knowing, …

Watches

A Complete Guide To Mechanical Watch Maintenance

Congratulations, you bought your first mechanical watch. That makes you the rightfully proud owner of more than just a timekeeper: that little disc …

Watches

The Most Iconic Watch Bracelets of All Time

While watch collectors are truly spoiled for choice these days as far as strap and bracelet options are concerned, there are certain classic options …

Jewelry

Brand-Name Luxury at Bargain Prices?! Why Japan is the Best Place to Buy Quality Watches!

Whether we’re at a meeting or out on the town, when we want to make an impression, what’s on our wrist says as much about our personality and …

#TBT The Seiko Ashtray Series – Fantastic 80’s Titanium Divers

Titanium. We’re spoiled by the abundance of the stiff, strong, and lightweight metal today and tend to pay little regard to how difficult a material …

Watches

What It Really Means if Your Watch Is Water-Resistant

Amongst the many features and specs touted by watchmakers, one of the most prominent is water resistance. And with summer coming up, there are ample …

Found: A Rolex With Cloisonné Dial For India’s First President

Some of the most prized Rolex watches are those with cloisonné enamel dials. For example, see this circa 1950 Rolex that sold for over $700,000 …

Mixing It Up With A Swatch SKIN Watches Review

A Brief History of Swatch SKIN<p>Varying occasions demand specific watch choices. A watch, much like shoes can reveal a lot about a person. A statement …

Hands-On: The Rolex Oyster Perpetual, Now With White And Black Dials

Regular readers will know by now that I'm a total sucker for a simple watch done well. So it will come as no surprise that I love the latest crop of …

Buckle Up: The History Of The NATO Watch Strap

Enthusiasts of watch culture love to dive into the minutia. Besides the watch face, the accompanying straps that fasten them are objects of …

Watches

Audemars Piguet dedicates its latest book to its history of building complicate timepieces

The book will cover 550 complicated wristwatches.<p>Author:<p>Staff<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>157<p>There's no denying Audemars Piguet's extensive expertise in …

Complications: How Do Automatic Watches Work

For some reason, the option of three variants seems to permeate throughout various industries both in and out of the realm of watches – even …

Garrick Watches - The Unique Appeal of ‘Made in Britain’ Horology

Garrick – ‘Made in Britain’<p>How much does ‘Made in Britain’ actually matter nowadays? It’s hard to say really. In the current political climate, it …

CALIBRE 3255

As the most prestigious model in the Oyster collection, the latest version of the Day-Date is equipped with the new-generation mechanical movement developed by Rolex for superlative performance.<p>Calibre 3255's criteria for precision in everyday wear are twice as exacting as those for an officially …

Complications: The Tachymeter Explained

Anyone who’s either owned or held a chronograph in their lives have more than likely noticed a series of etchings surrounding the watch bezel. To be …

A Beginner’s Guide To Watch Complications

Buying a watch is a complicated business. And that’s not a reference to the bewildering array of styles and price points on offer. Because in the …

These Healthy Sweet Potato Brownies Are Magical

You can thank Ella Mills for the recipe.<p>Here’s a common baking conundrum: You want to bake brownies, but you dread the temptation of eating the entire batch. Oh, and one other thing: You don’t want to share.<p>We’ve found a healthy compromise.<p>In case you didn’t know, Ella Mills is the queen of healthy …

Watch words: The terminology of timepieces explained

12-hour recorder<p>Also called a 12-hour register. A stopwatch or chronograph subdial to track 12-hour intervals.<p>24-hour time<p>Also called Military time. …

Watches

Mystery solved: Western Railway traces roots of unique clock from the 1890s

The tower clock, which was in the Lower Parel workshop, is bound by brass weights and operated by mechanical pulleys harvesting its own energy

Railroads

Seiko Tuna For The Rest of Us

Sacred ground to geeks, a rathole to others. This Seiko Tuna article is for the rest of us. The hope is to provide an overview of the Seiko Tuna’s …

Hands-On: The Panerai Luminor Due 3 Days Automatic Acciaio 38mm

There isn't any watchmaker that contributed more to the oversized watch trend that dominated the aughts than Panerai. It was at the right place at …

The 8 Most Accurate Moon Phase Wristwatches (Archive)

Waxing poetically about moon phases has gotten me excited enough to take a trip through certain “phases” of engineering excellence . Here we bring …

7 Best Resorts in Coorg for Couples and Families

Karnataka's Coorg region is a fabulous place to escape from city life and enjoy nature. There are plenty of resorts in Coog to pamper and entertain …