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Watches made for a small wrist

While it’s true watches differ across brands and styles, they are mostly uniform in one aspect — size. So what happens if you want to wear any of the luxury brands of watches and not have it jangling from your wrist because it’s too big? Here are some options of watches made for smaller wrists. Rolex Explorer Omega Seamaster midsize Hamilton Khaki field watch Seiko 5 automatic Tissot mans automatic.. Read More

Watches With a Plastic Case

Whether it’s a collaborative effort between two legacy brands or an effort to clean up the environment, watches made with plastic cases have the ability to show off the timepieces in a different fashion. While luxury watches are known for their hard metallic look, these following watches show that a beautiful watch can be just that no matter what the case is made from. Ulysse Nardin Ulysse Nardin and The.. Read More

Best watches for sailing

When you think of specialty made watches, your mind might go to pilots and athletes. There are also watches that are tailor-made for hiking and ones that can answer your phone calls. But what about being out in the water? These sailing watches give all the information needed with a quick glance at the wrist. Breitling Super Ocean Roles Yachtmaster II Alpina Yachttimer Bulova Marine Star Ulysse Nardin Regatta Omega.. Read More

What is a mechanical alarm watch?

Wrist watches have many different types of complications: chronographs, GMTs, perpetual calendars , day and dates. One uncommon compilation is an alarm in your watch. Alarms are common in digital quartz watches but somewhat rare on a mechanical watch. Alarm watches have been around since the early part of the 1900s when Eterna first patented an alarm wristwatch in 1908. That patent was put into use when the watch was.. Read More

The watches of pilots

What watch do you wear when you’re zooming through the air? Probably one that can give you information in the quickest way possible so you can go back to keeping an eye on the sky and your other instruments. Here are a few examples of fighter pilots’ watches. Bell and Ross Aviator Bremont Alti-Zulu Citizen Eco-Drive Sky Hawk Omega Skydweller Hamilton Khaki Pilot Tom Cruise wearing his Porsche Chronograph in.. Read More

Watches with colorful dials

Warmer and longer days are hallmarks of summer. It is also a time when people tend to wear more colorful outfits to fit the season. Clothes aren’t the only thing that can be brighter in the summer. Adding a colorful watch can be an easy way to make an outfit pop. Here are some examples of watches with colorful dials. Tutima Tissot Seiko Rolex Day-Date Rolex Submariner Patek Philippe Omega.. Read More

Overhaul of an Omega Cosmic

In this blog post, I will go over the steps for an overhaul of an Omega Seamaster Cosmic. The watch arrived to me in need of an overhaul and it also had a broken oscillating weight axel. After much searching, I found the axel and started on the repair. This movement comes with a one piece case and a split stem. Luckily the split stem was still in good shape.. Read More

What is a Braille Watch?

A Braille watch is a portable timepiece used by the blind or visually impaired to tell time. It is used by touching the dial and noticing the embossments. Both analog and digital versions are available. The analog versions have a protective glass or crystal cover that is flipped open when time needs to be read and the clock-hands are constructed to not be susceptible to movement at the mere touch of the finger that a vision-impaired person uses to observe.. Read More

What is an Exhibition Case Back watch?

Whether it’s a world-class competitor or a luxury watch, either of their worth usually boils down to what’s on the inside. For these eight luxury watches, each features a transparent display that allows the wearer to marvel at the movement on the inside with what’s called an exhibition case back. These are the pinnacle of watch observation letting you see the inner elements that keep your timepiece ticking. Best of.. Read More

History of Swatch Watches

In the 1980s, the world’s youth was in search of fresh new ways to stand out. They already had their MTV, were wearing day-glo clothes and patterned leg warmers and organized their school lives with the help of Trapper Keepers. Those kids and teens were perfectly primed for a new way to wear their hearts on their sleeves. In a sea of neutral-colored watches, Swiss watchmaker Swatch revitalized that segment of the accessories industry.. Read More