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Breitling Chronomat Watches

Breitling Chronomat Watches

To celebrate 30 years since the release of the Chronomat, Breitling introduces at Baselworld 2014 a new Chronomat model with vintage inspired…

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First Watch made

First Watch made

The first wristwatch was made for a woman, Countess Koscowicz of Hungary, by Swiss watch manufacturer Patek Philippe in 1868. Although it was…

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Invention Watch

Invention Watch

Source: USPTO As published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Apple s application for Care event detection and alerts provides for a…

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Hamilton Watch Company pocket Watch

Hamilton Watch Company pocket Watch

In 1893, the Hamilton Watch Company of Lancaster, Pennsylvania began producing pocket watches primarily for railroad workers. Railroad-grade…

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First Watches

First Watches

Kirk M. from Lynnwood, Washington, USA, asks: Why do so many Diver s watches have the first 15 or 20 minutes on the bezel a different color?…

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How Atomic Clocks Work

How Atomic Clocks Work

Atoms have characteristic oscillation frequencies. Perhaps the most familiar frequency is the orange glow from the sodium in table salt if it…

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Longines old gold Watches

Longines old gold Watches

When we first heard about the Longines Conquest Heritage, we had to do a double-take; was Longines really re-releasing a 35mm dress watch to…

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When was the first pocket Watch made

When was the first pocket Watch made

Whether you’re an avid watch collector or just an individual interested in the history of the pocket watch, there’s a long and interesting story…

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Evolution of Watches

Evolution of Watches

Straps for vintage fixed wire lug trench or officer s wristwatches. One of the earliest references to what we would perhaps now call a wristwatch…

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Time and Clocks

Time and Clocks

Upgrade your time clocks to automated punch systems that conveniently back up work records. Security locks and anti-tampering features prevent…

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Parts of a Sundial

Parts of a Sundial

A compass rose (usually on a horizontal dial) shows the azimuth of the sun. Mottos, sayings or poems included on the dial (a popular example…

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Kinds of Clocks

Kinds of Clocks

The pocket watch is commonly believed to be the first watch trend. These beautiful round timepieces tend to get passed down from father to son…

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Portable timepiece

Portable timepiece

It was a Wednesday in Geneva in 1755. Wednesday, September 17 to be exact. This was the day a 24-year old master watchmaker walked through the…

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Oldest Rolex

Oldest Rolex

The head of the crew is the skipper and often the skipper also owns the yacht. Other posititions on board include the helmsperson, navigator…

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What Watch Brands are the best?

What Watch Brands are the best?

Aside from Rolex and Patek Philippe, luxury watch brands with a high demand (in the United States) include Breitling, Omega, Audemars Piguet…

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