Automatic Watch Winder Tips

    What isn’t always readily known about mechanical watches is that they need to remain wound to function optimally. If a mechanical movement stagnates in an unwound state, the lubricants that…

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    Basic Watch Anatomy

      It’s easy for us at TimesTicking—and folks in the watchmaking world generally—to take for granted the wealth of jargon that we’ve learned when dealing with watches. Drawing from that note,…

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      TRIWA Makes Watches out of Guns

        Wow, when we heard about this watchmaker we were truly amazed by their business model. Making timepieces out of confiscated firearms from across the globe is a unique practice that’s…

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        Casio GPS

          Casio is one of many companies that have moved their GPS operations to Android OS smartwatches. Years before making this decision, though, Casio broke ground on GPS wristwatch innovation. In…

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          Christian Bale Watches

            A newly released trailer for Ford V Ferrari has the internet buzzing about stars Matt Damon and Christian Bale. Both actors over the course of their careers have stolen the…

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            The First Marine Chronometer

              Long before satellites could pinpoint exact locations on earth—in tandem with atomic vibrations in the atmosphere (atomic time)—pen, paper, and mechanical engineering were the technologies of accurate timekeeping. For ages,…

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