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Golden Age of the Chronograph - Elegance & Utility

This is the second part of our quest to the golden age of chronographs. This time it's all about purpose. Why do people want to stop the time? Keeping track of a race, navigating, or do you don’t a...

Golden Age of the Chronograph - History

The chronograph, a metal-born tautology. A time-keeper with the super power to stop the time. No wonder it has become one of the most desirable complications today. Two extra pusher that make every...

The Ultimate Watch Hand Guide - Part II

This is the second part of our guide on watch hands. Here, we focus on the design evolution of the late 20th century - the space age and industrial design era. Watch hands are an integral part of t...

The Ultimate Watch Hand Guide - Part I

What defines a watch hand as modern? Watch design is a fluid concept and every epoch defines its own style yet we can't invent countless new shapes. Consequently, the goal of this series is to defi...

Watches of the 1950s - Hour Marker

This is IV. and last part of the series on the design and history of the transitional 1950s watch world. The last piece missing for a complete dial are the hour markers. The Fifties were a period s...

Watches of the 1950s - Hot Hands

This is III. part of the series about the unique design history of the 1950s watch world. The question we ask this time is whether there has been a defining set of hands, and if that is a feature t...