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Hodinkee Pimps The Frederique Constant Yacht Timer

I recently ripped the Frederique Constant Yacht Timer Regatta Countdown a new you-know-what. It’s ugly and expensive, based on a patently ridiculous complication that doesn’t even do what its cheaper, more reliable quartz predecessor did (provide variable countdown intervals). Hodinkee’s … Continue reading

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Breitling Norton: Caseback Fail

Over at deployant.com, horologist Peter Chong sings the praises of the new Breitling Norton Edition. Apparently the Premier B01 Chronograph 42 variat is “a product of thoughtful considerations to the visual aspects, as well as the technical. The watch exudes … Continue reading

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Gear Patrol: Hermes Slim d’Hermes Is the Best Dress Watch You Can Buy

This Is the Best Dress Watch You Can Buy Right Now gearpatrol.com proclaims under an admonition to JUST GET THIS. GP’s happy horolophiles tip the Hermes Slim d’Hermes as the number one choice for a dress watch. Hang on a … Continue reading

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Hodinkee Vacheron Constantin Historiques Cornes de Vache 1955 In Steel: New

Hodinkee sits bestride the watch media like a collussus. Their writers are informed. eurudite and passionate. And their entire operation is so deep in the watch industry’s pocket their every word is covered in lint. Made of cash. If you … Continue reading

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OMEGA Vs. Rolex: The YouTube Battle Continues

The animated ad above hit YouTube on April Fool’s Day 2013. It recently crested the 4m mark, continuing to assert that the OMEGA Co-Axial Chronometer is the “most perfect mechanical watch movement in the world.” Rolex may beg to differ. … Continue reading

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