Posts Categorized: Hamilton

Vintage Eye for the Modern Guy: Hamilton Intra-Matic 68 Autochrono

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Teased in sneak previews prior to its debut at Baselworld 2017, the Hamilton Intra-Matic 68 Autochrono attracted a lot of attention — partly due to its own aesthetic value, but much more so because of the popular vintage watch that inspired it — the Hamilton Chrono-matic. Originally released in the new model’s namesake year of 1968 (picture below, […]

Vintage Eye for the Modern Guy: Longines Flagship Heritage 60th Anniversary 1957-2017

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Of the many companies drawing from their pasts to create new watches, few have been doing it as long and as successfully as Longines. This year at Baselworld was no different for the brand, with the release of four new vintage-inspired pieces in its Heritage collection. Among these is the Flagship Heritage 60th Anniversary 1957-2017, an homage […]

Military Time: 10 Watches With NATO Straps

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In recent years I’ve taken to “pimping out” my new and old watches, some of them military watches, by replacing their original straps with colorful NATO straps. New releases from recent Baselworld watch fairs indicate that I may have helped start a trend: many new watches now have these military-style cloth straps as original equipment. […]

The Restoration Of The Girard-Perregaux Caliber 350, The Most Important Quartz Watch You’ve Never Heard Of

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Quartz.  We pretend it’s not there, but it defines the modern world of watchmaking.  And yet, once upon a time, it was the new kid on the block –an unknown quantity whose influence had yet to be felt.  We’re very pleased to present to you one of the most important and influential watches you’ve probably […]