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The Longer The Better: 5 Watches With Exceptional Power Reserves

A little power goes a long way. One could say that a mechanical watch’s power reserve provided by a mainspring, or several, is akin to a car’s fuel tank, but it’s not that simple. Be it automatic or hand-wound, the average mechanical watch movement provides a power reserve of 42 hours, give or take, about … Continued

Hublot Sapphire LaFerrari

Four Of The Best Double-Faced Watches

How many faces does a watch have? Two, obviously. Almost every watch has two faces: one on the front that shows time (and sometimes more) and the other on the back, either a closed case back or revealing the movement. Some might say that’s a waste of valuable real estate. Here are four double-faced watches … Continued

Patek Philippe Grandmaster Chime 5175

High-Octane Watches That Every Petrolhead Needs To Know

The gleam of the chassis. Its sleek, sensual lines that make you want to run your fingers across its metallic surface. The purr of the engine as you coax it out of its torpor. We could be describing cars, or we could just as well be waxing lyrical about watches – the chassis being the … Continued

Mille Miglia 2016 XL Race Edition

Time To Fall In – Military Watches

Many of the most important wristwatches of today – and of the last century, for that matter – would not exist in their present form, or at all, had it not been for special military requirements. Some of the finest dive watches and pilot’s watches on the market today were refined, redesigned and improved, thanks … Continued

IWC Big Pilot Watch SIHH 2016
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