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The Major Watch Groups

In the last post, I covered the story of Nicolas Hayek who put together the largest watch group in the world.  Now, let’s look at the major watch groups as of May 2018. Yes, there are many brands not in this … Read More

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Inside the Quartz Watch

We see the word on the dial of a watch but, what is a quartz watch and how does it work?  In this post, I cover history and science as I delve into these tiny, accurate machines. A quartz watch … Read More

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Inside the Mechanical Watch

This post focuses on mechanical and automatic watches.   Further, watches can have many types of complications (additional features like day/date window) that add to the complexity of a watches’ internal workings.  For this post, I am focusing on the basic … Read More

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The Hardware of a Watch

In this post, we are getting into the outer components of a watch. Let’s jump right in and look over our blueprint below. Strap / Bracelet Let’s start with what keeps the watch on your wrist – a strap or … Read More

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