Category Archives: Buyer’s Guide

One-Hand Watch – 3 of the Best

One hand watch? How precise do you need your watch to be? Even with the best one-hand watch – and we’ve got three of them here – it’s not the ideal timepiece if you want to be exactly on time … Continue reading

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New Watch Alert 2.21.20

The New Watch Alert The Swatch Group couldn’t stop! As our man Jack reported on Wednesday, the Swiss watchmaking behemoth is busy suing Vortic for using the Hamilton name. Besides, this is just a pleasant little curated round-up of the … Continue reading

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Sinn Watches: 3 of the Best

Sinn makes a lot of watches. The German watchmaker has as many SKU’s as your local supermarket’s cereal aisle. Style-wise, it’s bezel-mania über alles. Or if you prefer, tool watch heaven. Technology is the main differentiator – tegimented steel here, … Continue reading

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Luxury Watch Prices Falling?

You might think luxury watch prices would be immune to annoyances like viral outbreaks and economic downturns. Nope. According to, “the last global recession lopped nine per cent off the size of the personal luxury goods market,” lowering luxury … Continue reading

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Hand-Wound Watch: Three Under $700

Commenting on our post Self-Winding Watches – Don’t Do It!, reader Mark D. Stroyer admits he’s not averse to a hand-wound watch. And then raises the thorny issue of money. “What would one recommend for manual winding at budget pricing?” … Continue reading

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Self-Winding Watches – Don’t Do It!

Self-winding watches? Mechanical timepieces without a battery? What’s not to love? Other than maybe having to reset the time from time-to-time. From the cheapest Seiko to the most expensive Patek Philippe, automatic watches are the mechanical marvel that every watch … Continue reading

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Rolex versus Grand Seiko

To understand the Rolex versus Grand Seiko dynamic, go back to the 70’s. A band trying to fuel their drug habit had to have a hit. The general public would only buy their LP if it had at least one … Continue reading

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