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Ceramic Watches – Should you Buy Them? [Ceramic Watches Guide]

Ceramic Watches – Should you Buy Them? [Ceramic Watches Guide]

Watches are available in a wide array of different materials and watch brands and manufacturers have been experimenting a lot with finding new materials over the centuries. They have worked to find materials that have special properties but also give a unique and appealing look to the watches. All to continue to push the boundaries and come up with new innovations. All materials for watches have both pros and cons. […]

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Rolex watches Accuracy – a Complete Guide

Rolex watches Accuracy – a Complete Guide

Accuracy is very important in a wristwatch. After all, it is the main reason why people wear one. As you probably know, no wristwatch without atomic timekeeping is 100% accurate. In addition, with mechanical movements, it is even more difficult to achieve perfect accuracy due to the fact that they consist of hundreds of parts, and beat thousands of beats per hour. But many watch brands have invested heavily in […]

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Why are Gold Watches so Expensive?

Why are Gold Watches so Expensive?

If you have been browsing around for different watches online, you have probably found that the difference in price between a watch in steel and the exact same model made in gold is huge. This has probably got you thinking about whether the actual gold value in that watch reflects the huge increase in price. And the truth is, it doesn’t. Now, if we put it that way, it may […]

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Top 5 Reasons to Buy a Vintage Watch

Top 5 Reasons to Buy a Vintage Watch

The vintage watch market is huge and it is only getting bigger for each year.  The vintage industry as a whole is nothing new. It exists for most types of items and industries, whether that is cars, furniture, jewelry, and much more. Humans have been fascinated by vintage and antique items for a long time. And it is often the most die-hard enthusiasts that are drawn to vintage as their […]

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Top 8 Undervalued and Underrated Rolex Watches

Top 8 Undervalued and Underrated Rolex Watches

It’s no news that the value and price of Rolex watches have increased quite a bit over the last century. In the last couple of years, many Rolex watches have increased substantially to the point where you wonder how it is possible. In general, the value increase of Rolex watches has been across the whole range, but there are models that have increased a lot, and there are also models […]

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Top 12 Dress Watches Under 10k

Top 12 Dress Watches Under 10k

Last week we took a closer look at our favorite dress watches under 1K. In this article, we take a step up and look at some of our top dress watches under 10 K. 1: Rolex Datejust 36 A household name in luxury watches, Rolex is back to impress yet again with the dress watch Rolex Datejust 36 timepiece. This watch features a handsome, elegant 36-millimeter Oyster case with light […]

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Rolex Running Fast or Slow – Here’s Why (& What to Do)

Rolex Running Fast or Slow – Here’s Why (& What to Do)

Rolex watches are delicate pieces of mechanical craftsmanship. Whilst Rolex’s watches are known for being robust and reliable, their mechanical movements consist of hundreds of delicate parts. These parts are carefully assembled to create a functioning (and accurate) movement. All Rolex watches today are automatic. This means that they consist of many small parts and are powered by a rotor that rotates from movements of the wrist as you are […]

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A Complete Guide to Bronze Watches [All You Need to Know]

A Complete Guide to Bronze Watches [All You Need to Know]

Using bronze for making watches is a trend that has increased in popularity in recent times. But the fact of the matter is that bronze has been around for thousands of years. It is only until now that some watch brands have decided to explore it on a larger scale. Traditionally, most watches that are manufactured are made in stainless steel. Steel is affordable, robust, easy to polish, has great […]

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Rolex Explorer II 16550 Cream Dial – Complete Guide

Rolex Explorer II 16550 Cream Dial – Complete Guide

The Rolex Explorer II reference 16550 is a reference that, for many flies under the radar. At the same time, It is part of one of Rolex’s most popular model lines – a model which has been around for several decades. The first Rolex Explorer II was released in 1971 and was specifically developed for spelunkers, cave explorers. With that said, the name of this model reveals what this watch […]

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How tight should a watch fit? Complete Guide

How tight should a watch fit? Complete Guide

Just like with your clothes, the fit of your watch is just as important. Both for comfort and appearance. In theory, there is no ”right or wrong”, but there is. In this article, we will look closer at what you need to consider about how tight a watch should fit and how it affects the watch’s appearance. How tight should a watch fit? At the end of the day, the […]

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