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Hamilton Pioneer Automatic Watch

Hamiltons are solid watches backed up by a solid heritage, so that’s the first place we checked when we started looking for a military field watch. But every time we thumbed through the Hamilton catalog our eyes kept going back … Continue reading

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Style Essential: A. Lange & Söhne Grand Saxonia Automatik Wristwatch

There are watches and there are timepieces.  This is the latter.  A. Lange & Söhne have been a cornerstone of the Germany watchmaking industry since 1845, and their Grand Saxonia is an homage to Saxony’s architectural and precision manufacturing traditions.  … Continue reading

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Style Essential: Casio G-Shock

One of our working rules of thumb is that if it’s good enough for the military — especially for Navy S.E.A.L.s — it’s good enough for us.  G-Shocks have been a staple of our elite fighting forces for years, prized … Continue reading

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Style Essential: Black-Out Concept Rolex Submariner

For timeless classics with the badass turned up to 11, Black-Out’s Rollies are things of beauty.  BOC’s proprietary coating lasts longer than those created with standard PVD and DLC processes, ensuring this durable matte black lives up to its 10-year … Continue reading

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Man Cave Essential: Rapport London Evo #2 Watch Winder

Once a couple of high end self-winding timepieces make their way into your collection, those investments need to be properly cared for if they’re going to last.  Watch winders keep your thoroughbreds properly exercised; their insides properly tensioned and lubricated, … Continue reading

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Style Essential: Timex Oversize Camper

Timex caused quite a stir at Baselworld with this beefed up version of one of their classics.  Now at 38mm wide, the once lowly Camper has been elevated from dainty plastic toy to legit weekend casual watch.  For the great … Continue reading

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Style Essential: Hamilton Ventura Watch

The Ventura is significant in that it was powered by the world’s first battery powered electrical movement, the Hamilton 500, which was first unveiled in 1957.  To ring in this new era of modernity and enlightenment in watchmaking, Hamilton released … Continue reading

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Man Cave Essential: Dunhill Chassis Leather Watch Box

We have mentioned before how much we love Dunhill’s carbon fibre patterned leather, and it works every bit as well for these home accessory pieces as it does for luggage.  Storage, protection, and display are important for a growing watch … Continue reading

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Style Essential: IWC Portuguese

Another design from the 30s with some serious staying power is the Portugieser collection from IWC Schaffhausen.  The line takes its cues from the great exploration and seafaring traditions of the Portuguese and combines the precision of nautical instruments with … Continue reading

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Style Essential: Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Classique

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