Category Archives: Sports Watch

HODINKEE NOMOS Tangente Sport

HODINKEE‘s journalists are pimps and shills. How can you trust a watch review from a website that sells timepieces “from a growing but carefully curated set of brands”? You can’t. How can you trust a website that creates a HODINKEE … Continue reading

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OMEGA Aqua Terra 41mm: Review

Rolex is OMEGA’s alpha. Rolex has more money, prestige and fame than its crosstown rival. The OMEGA Aqua Terra will never receive the kudos heaped on the similarly-priced, “entry level” Rolex Explorer or Oyster Perpetual. So what? There are lots … Continue reading

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Affordable Royal Oak Alternatives

My man Franz did an excellent job tracing the genesis of the deeply desirable Audemars Piguet Royal Oak (click here for the 411). Securing an example for your collection isn’t a lot of laughs – especially if there isn’t a … Continue reading

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Chopard Alpine Eagle: Fail

If you want the straight dope on a watch, learn to read between the lines. Hodinkee, Gear Patrol, A Blog to Watch, Quill & Pad, et al. are so deep in manufacturers’ pockets the writers risk lint suffocation. The mainstream … Continue reading

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Rolex Explorer: Full Review

The Rolex Explorer made its bones when Sir Edmund Hillary conquered Mount Everest wearing the watch. Only that didn’t happen. Eddie left his Oyster Perpetual at base camp and ascended Everest wearing a Smith’s. Rolex created the Explorer name to … Continue reading

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Christopher Ward Watch in British Racing Green

Yesterday, we had a look at the latest TAG Heuer Aquaracer Dive Watch. What set it apart from 96 other Aquaracers on offer? A green dial, “inspired by the mesmerizing blue and green shades of the ocean.” Christopher Ward has … Continue reading

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