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Rolex Datejust Oyster Perpetual 1603

Rolex Datejust Oyster Perpetual 1603

I have always loved Rolex watches and finally decided to purchase my first one. I came across this timepiece through my watch repair specialist who comes from a family of watchmakers dating as far back as three generations. It is a vintage 1970 Rolex Datejust Oyster Perpetual 1603 that I acquired second-hand. The stainless steel watch is in original condition (never been polished) and features Rolex’s automatic winding caliber 1570, a […]

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Rolex Submariner with bracelets from Dutch Design Beads

Rolex Submariner with bracelets from Dutch Design Beads

In this picture you can see a way to “bead the ordinary” with the DDB bracelets in combination with the legendary Rolex Submariner. These bracelets are the Amsterdam and Assen models from Dutch Design Beads, representing the capitals of two provinces in the Netherlands.  Photo & Story Credit dutchdesignbeads

Omega Seamaster Chrono

Omega Seamaster Chrono

This is my Omega Seamaster Chrono. My father purchased it new I believe in the early to mid 90s. This watch has been with me for many milestones in my life. For example my marriage, the birth of my son and my completion of the police academy. The watch was on loan to me from my dad for many years, but when my son was born he decided it should be […]

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Richard King about his handcrafted cufflinks made from vintage watch movements

Richard King about his handcrafted cufflinks made from vintage watch movements

What was the inspiration to start a business I have been collecting watches all my life and started dismantling the more redundant ones recently to unveil some singularly complex inner workings. I also collect cufflinks, though had become bored by the designs, so decided to see if I could create something that nobody else had. Inspired by my late grandfather, (whose electronic and technological ingenuity was put to use during World […]

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Skagen 853XLSSC

Skagen 853XLSSC

Skagen 853XLSSC is a beautiful scandinavian designed watch. It is very slim for its size, and will go well with both a sporty or classic look. The watch has a calendar and a built in alarm. With the Skagen 853XLSSC you get a lot of watch for your money, it retails for 199$, but we found it on Amazon for only 86$! More details about Skagen 853XLSSC Brand Skagen Style […]

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Panerai PAM 466 Palm Beach Edition

Panerai PAM 466 Palm Beach Edition

I had never heard of Panerai before, and my friend informed me about them one day. I happened to be in Palm Beach on Worth Ave. with my girlfriend shopping for her, when I come across the Palm Beach Panerai location. I went in to look, and found the beautiful Panerai PAM 466 “Palm Beach Edition”. After hearing some information about the watch, and how it is limited to 75 […]

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Interview with Henrik Jorst the founder of Skagen Designs

Interview with Henrik Jorst the founder of Skagen Designs

This interview was done by Nicolai Klingenberg at BaselWorld 2012 and was published on his website My Pleasure in Mai 2012. Big thanks to Nicolai for letting us tell the WristTale about the foundation of Skagen Designs -one of the most successful Danish watch companies to date. We have to go back in time, more exactly back to the 1990s. At this time Henrik and Charlotte Jorst were living in New […]

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Cartier Roadster

Cartier Roadster

The Cartier Roadster was given to me by my parents as a high school graduation gift about 7 years ago. It was my first high-end mechanical watch and I fell in love not only with the clean design, but with the watches easily interchangeable factory straps. In fact my father liked the watch so much he went out and bought one for himself a few weeks later (albeit with the silver […]

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Selling this magnificent Rolex GMT-Master was my biggest mistake!

Selling this magnificent Rolex GMT-Master was my biggest mistake!

One of the biggest mistakes in my life, was that I sold this magnificent Rolex GMT-Master ref. 1675,  with the box, papers and receipt, three years ago..!  It was bought in 1970 in New Guinea for only 225$ by a sailor..! The guy I then sold it to, promised to take good care of it. Against my advice he sent it to Rolex for Service, They replaced the bezel, hands & damaged […]

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Interview with the people behind the newly launched G.axs

Interview with the people behind the newly launched G.axs

Who are you guys? Gustav Sandell and Joachim Kihlgård. We are two guys that met in school 4 years ago. We studied real-estate management. We love watches and entrepreneurship so starting a watch company came natural. We both work in the real-estate business daytime and have been working with G.axs in the evenings, nights and weekends for one year now. We both have the dream to only work with our […]

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