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Who was Seth Thomas?

    Early U.S. clock making played a vital role in a budding industrial age, not long after the American Revolution. With growing social trends toward further domestication and urbanization, the luxury…

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    What is a Perpetual Calendar?

      Watch complications come in varying degrees of complexity and utility. One particularly handy one—in terms of tracking the date—is the perpetual calendar. Originally used outside of horology, many perpetual calendars…

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      What are Watch Complications?

        A simple answer to the above question is this: A watch complication is any part of a watch that goes beyond keeping time. “Complications” added to timekeepers historically referred to…

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        Nicky Jam and Hublot

          The world of luxury watches is no stranger to picking up popular figures as brand “ambassadors”. In keeping alive this now long-standing tradition in watch marketing, Hublot has picked up…

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          Once Upon A Time in Watchmaking

            Quentin Tarantino’s latest flick is a nostalgia oriented period piece that cascades a stylistic light on an aged era of American filmmaking—an era that’s just as beautiful as it is…

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            10,000 Year Clock

              An non-profit organization called the Long Now Foundation is currently working on a bold new piece of horological technology. It is a clock known as the Long Now Clock—which is…

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              World’s Fair Time Capsule

                Flushing Meadows Park, Queens, NYC. This is the place where two time capsules—which are not to be opened until the year 6939—reside. In an effort to preserve vignettes of human…

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                I Am Ironman

                  Tony Stark’s technology can certainly take a licking and keep on ticking. Knowing his character in the MCU films, he’d probably have something clever (and borderline crass) to say about…

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