Hands On: MB&F Legacy Machine Thunderdome With Three World Firsts

MB&F Legacy Machine Thunderdome

A couple of months ago, i had the opportunity to go hands on with a totally embargoed MB&F watch: the Legacy Machine Thunderdome. It was hard to keep my excitement about this watch in check, but now, I am finally able to bring a hands-on review of this watch to the forefront.  Let me start by saying…

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Hands On With The Corum Admiral AC-One 45 Openwork Watches Automatic and Tourbillon

Corum Admiral Openwork 45 Automatic watch

Witty and on-point, Corum touts its newest collection with the phrase:  “The admiral is getting undressed.” In fact, the admiral has gotten undressed- and the results are pretty stellar. The new Admiral AC-One 45 Openwork Automatic collection, complete with a tourbillon version,  is all about uncovering the mechanics and showing them to the world. The…

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Watch Review: Detrola By Shinola, A Week On The Wrist

Detrola by Shinola review

    Attributes of the Detrola Pine Knob model Recently, I borrowed one of the new Detrola by Shinola watches to take it for a weeklong test drive. The recently launched line by Detroit-based Shinola is an affordably priced collection of fun, fashion-ward watches that are supposed to be young, energetic and allow you to make…

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Introducing A World’s First: The Urwerk UR-100 SpaceTime Watch

Urwerk UR-100 SpaceTime watch

  Astronomers, scientists, and studiers of time – this is the watch for you. It is also the stuff watch collectors’ dreams are made of: a three-dimensional work of art, horology and science in an incredibly limited edition from one of the strongest small independent brands on the market. I mean, does it get any…

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Horological Society Of New York Takes Education Classes On The Road This Month And Next

Horological Society of New York

Watch lovers take note: if you want to take a master class in watchmaking — with no prior experience — this fall may well be your chance. The ​Horological Society of New York​ ​(HSNY)​, America’s oldest watchmaking guild dating back to1866, is bringing some of it educational classes on the road in September and October.…

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