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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: 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: 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: 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: Rolex Cosmograph Daytona

The Daytona was designed to be the ultimate timing tool for drivers in endurance races, but its legacy has extended well beyond the track.  From the watch’s humble beginnings, Paul Newman helped to further the Daytona’s desirability with the Reference … Continue reading

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Style Essential: Omega Speedmaster Professional Chronograph

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Style Essential: Rolex Explorer

The watch of Ian Fleming’s James Bond, the Rolex Explorer has an adventurer’s soul in a sleek, timeless body.  More style-versatile than the Submariner, the Explorer is every bit at home on top of Everest as it is paired with … Continue reading

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Style Essential: Rolex Submariner

It’s hard to think of a more classic, all-purpose watch than the Submariner.  Its reputation for accuracy, durability, and style has been well earned, and pretty much any serious watch collector will have one or two stashed away to wear … Continue reading

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Style Essential: Breitling Navitimer World

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Style Essential: TAG Heuer Monaco Automatic Chronograph

We love iconic pieces with a good pedigree.  The Heuer Monaco was originally introduced in 1969 as the world’s first square cased, automatic chronograph.  It was worn by Steve McQueen in the 1970 film Le Mans, and has been a … Continue reading

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