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In the Watch World, Thin is In

When was the last time you took a look at today’s fashion? At the turn of the century, baggy was in. People were seen everywhere wearing big, baggy clothes. NBA players’ shorts extended nearly halfway down their shins, and baggy jeans were all the rage. Nowadays? It’s just the opposite. Clothes are more form-fitted and all that extra fabric has gone the way of the fax machine (remember those?). For watches,.. Read More

The Watch Worn by Every President Since World War II

A watch worn by every president since World War II. And it was on the cutting edge of technology. The catch? It’s made by a company with only five employees.  The Vulcain Cricket has been a mainstay in the White House ever since Harry Truman wore one of them. Since then, every president has worn a Cricket in the White House. That tradition might end with the next president, as.. Read More

Dial Style: Two Kinds of Material Used on Dials

When you think about a clock or a watch, what’s the first thing that comes to mind?  Maybe it’s the amount of jewels or diamonds encrusted on its exterior that first catch your eye. Maybe it’s the color of the hands. Surely, the color and design of the dial are some of the things that stand out. During the Renaissance, you might have taken notice of the dial because it.. Read More

Meteorite Dials Give Watches Touch of Space

What’s one way to make a luxury watch even more luxurious?  Well, if the watch is rare and there are only a few in circulation, that makes it more sought-after. If it’s famous from where it was worn (maybe in space or by James Bond), that can drive up value. But what if it’s rare simply because it’s made of rare materials? That’s the thinking behind meteorite dials. The Gibeon.. Read More