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What is an ETA Date Mechanism?

If you’re like most people, the ongoing pandemic has made life and days of the week blur together a little bit. For no other reason than knowing what day a bill is due – or “does the trash go out today?” – knowing the date or day of the week is obviously something of great importance. A watch can help with that. This week, we’ll be looking at an ETA.. Read More

What is a Watch Hacking Mechanism?

Hackers have been in the news a lot lately. With many gatherings and classes going online during the spring, “Zoom hacking” became an issue with random strangers popping into private meetings. Just this week, a large hack affected Twitter with some private information from users being taken. In the watch world, however, hacking is something far less scary. A watch that “hacks” or that has “hacking seconds” is one in.. Read More

Another Look at the Rolex 3035 Date

When buying a car, the exterior matters a lot to a customer. What color is it? Are there any scratches or dents? Those are important questions, but more important is the condition of the interior. Does it smell? What features are on the dashboard? Is there enough storage room for a big grocery trip? Beyond that, it’s always good to take a look “under the hood” to make sure everything.. Read More

Watches to Help You Remember What Day It Is

Have you lost track of the days of the week lately? Maybe you forgot what month it is? It’s July, if you did forget. Over the next couple of weeks, we will be exploring different date movements in watches. Created in 1945, the Rolex Datejust was the first self-winding waterproof chronometer wristwatch to display the date in a window at 3 o’clock on the dial – hence its name. With.. Read More