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Robert Hooke Invented the Hairspring

If we could have a subtitle for this story, it would be "when a grating personality becomes your biggest liability." But I'm getting ahead...

Patek Nautilus Green Dial – SOLD!

"As yet more proof of this insane situation, Antiquorum has just auctioned a Green Nautilus 5711, reaching a price of EUR 320,000 (before fees)."...

Seiko C359-5000 Review

The Seiko C359-5000 takes us back to the late '70's. Hamilton's Pulsar - the hugely expensive "touch to operate" watch that launched digital timekeeping...

Mickey Mouse SWATCH X Keith Haring

The original Mickey Mouse (a.k.a., Steamboat Willie) was a troublemaker. Mickey's evolution from rebel rodent to "good as Gold" symbol of the Disney empire...

George Harrison’s Watch?

Is this Beatle guitarist George Harrison's watch? To make that assessment, know that John Lennon thought 15-year-old George Harrison was too young to join...

Armitron Retro Series Griffy Review

  They’re baaaaack. The Armitron Retro Series Griffy follows hot on the heels of the Hamilton PSR, a recreation of the world's first electronic digital...

Gandhi’s Pocket Watch – Who Cares?

"A 'worn and broken' pocket watch once owned by Mahatma Gandhi sold at auction for £12,000 ($16k)," bbc.co.uk reports. "The silver plated Swiss watch was...

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak – Stick a Fork In it?

"With its steel case, octagonal bezel, 'tapisserie' dial and integrated bracelet, the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak overturned the prevailing codes in 1972 and took...

The Presidential Presentation Pocket Watch

Back in the day, millions of Americans had their pocket watches engraved with their initials. Almost invariably, the connection between the watch's owner and...

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