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The Truth About Gear Patrol’s “Watch Reviews”

“Gear Patrol links to featured products via Amazon and other online retailers,” their About Us dislaimer discloses. “When you click on these links and purchase products, the URL automatically includes an identifier that tells the retailer you discovered the link … Continue reading

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How can you trust a watch review from a website that sells watches “from a growing but carefully curated set of brands”? You can’t. How can you trust a website that creates a HODINKEE NOMOS Tangente Sport Limited Edition and … Continue reading

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Expensive G-SHOCKs?

Hello there and welcome to the second installment of Room For Squares. In this column, I’ll be screeching in Asperger-esque fashion regarding the merits and demerits of various expensive G-SHOCKs, with particular attention being paid to those timepieces which claim … Continue reading

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Barton Springs 656 Diver: Review

“There are things that rise above themselves to assume iconic stature,” Betty Cornfeld and Owen Edwards write. “These things are simple, ageless, yet mythic things that possess quintessence.” In their book by that name, the authors posit that the Steinway … Continue reading

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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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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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Hodinkee to Rolex Restorers: Be Honest!

“In a single decade, the market for vintage Rolex watches has accelerated like few other asset classes throughout history,” Isaac Wingold writes at hodinkee.com. “the market’s boom has created a decidedly strange dynamic of heightened skepticism among the newer enthusiasts, … Continue reading

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