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Blancpain Fifty Fathoms, circa 1953

A History of the Dive Watch

In the unforgiving depths under the sea, the dive watch has but one function: to determine when you must turn back, or never at all.
Rolex Square Crown Guard ref. 5512

The Watch Face: Gilt Dials

Delve into the history of dial design and the elements that make up some of the most famous watch faces of our time. In this part: gilt dials.
Rolex Explorer (Image © Revolution)

Very Briefly: Rolex Explorer (Vintage, Pricing)

A skeletal essentials-only guide to the Rolex Explorer, in mostly incomplete sentences.
Marlon Brando wore a Rolex GMT Master with its bezel missing in the 1979 film Apocalypse Now

Phillips Watches to Sell Marlon Brando’s 1675 GMT-Master from ‘Apocalypse Now’

Phillips Watches, through NYTimes.com, has announced their recent unearthing of Marlon Brando’s Rolex GMT-Master...
Absolute Seventies: Beta 21 Quartz Funk

Absolute Seventies: Beta 21 Quartz Funk

The creation of the Beta 21 quartz watch brought a revolution in case design that led to the creation of some of horology’s most extraordinary timepieces.

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