Timeless timekeepers

How to Buy a Vintage Watch

Old watches represent great value, the chance to wear a piece of history and, if you’re lucky, a good investment.

Visions of Historical Watchmaking

How to Build a Swiss Watch from Scratch

Parmigiani Fleurier has quietly entered an elite group of watchmakers that produce movements, cases and dials for both themselves and other elite brands.

Life on the Island, and the Time In Between

How I Learned to Love Sri Lanka

A lesson in the Southeast Asian island and its people, amid a revolution, a tsunami and the burdens of life.

40 Years of Beautiful Dive Watch Inspiration

Dive Watches Through the Decades

Rugged dive watches that look back to the heyday of subaquatic timekeeping, from the 1940s to the 1980s.

High Watchmaking Puts Its Best on Display

The Best Watches of SIHH 2016

The best new watches from Jaeger-LeCoultre, A. Lange & Söhne, Audemars Piguet and more.

Inside One of the World's Leading Watch Companies

At Seiko, Innovation and Tradition Synchronize

A visit to Japan pulls back the curtain on Seiko, whose single-minded pursuit of lofty goals often makes it appear unconcerned with larger trends.

Are you man enough?

NOMOS Minimatik

NOMOS thinks it’s high time to bring the smaller watch back. So much so that it has confidently named its new 35.5mm timepiece the Minimatik.

Patek Shakes Things Up

Patek Philippe Calatrava Pilot Travel Time

When Patek Philippe introduced the Calatrava Pilot Travel Time at BaselWorld, it was the horological equivalent of dropping a hand grenade on expectations.

Tudor Plants Its Flag

Tudor North Flag

The North Flag represents the future of Tudor: confident, modern, adventurous and independent.

A Bigger, Badder Wolf

Zodiac Super Sea Wolf 53

A dive watch icon of the 1970s, the Zodiac Super Sea Wolf howls again in a new version that's bigger and badder than ever.

Multinational Horology

IWC Portugieser Annual Calendar

How do you silence your critics? You make something great, which is just what IWC did with its Portugieser Annual Calendar.

Back to the Age of Aquarius

Oris Divers Sixty-Five

The Oris Divers Sixty-Five is as close as you can get to diving into the past, with a watch straight from the golden age of scuba.

No Sharks and No Salt

Frozen in Time: Diving the Wrecks of the Great Lakes

With over 6,000 wrecks to choose from, and proximity to major urban centers, one might think wrecking diving in the Great Lakes would be a popular endeavor. But few people, even in the region, know about these troves just offshore.

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