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Timing the Four Minute Mile

    Racing and competitive sports have a long running bond with timekeeping. How else would we count the records that define competitive racing to begin with? As it were, Roger Bannister…

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    Steve McQueen Heuer Monaco

      By the 1971 release of Le Mans Steve Mcqueen was already considered the “King of Cool”. His on-screen anti-hero persona, with a penchant for bravery and high-speed motorized stunts, was…

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      Watch Talk: Bulova Precisionist

        Bulova isn’t a stranger to staying competitive in the modern watch market. With a history that dates back to 1875, before they designed watches exclusively, Bulova was able to stay…

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        A Real Life Dick Tracy Watch

          Watchmaking can be just as much about nostalgia as it is about innovation and creativity. Horology is a practice built on a rich history of technological achievement—which is often revisited…

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          What is Thermocompensated Quartz?

            A recent announcement from Citizen boasting the world’s most accurate autonomously-powered wristwatch has been rocking the horological world for some months now. Citizen’s Calibre 0100 watch movement has achieved a…

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            Wristwatches and Status

              Office culture has always featured some unwritten rules of thumb. One in particular is more of a rule of wrist: don’t wear a watch that’s more expensive than your boss’s.…

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              Rolex Oysterquartz

                The 1970s were a strange and tumultuous time for Swiss watchmakers. Japanese quartz made its commercial debut at the beginning of the decade and it was essentially an uphill battle…

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