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In The New Year, Watch Enthusiasts Should Resolve To Stop Caring About Other People’s Opinions

The idea of people doing something because I do it has never sat well with me. I would never want somebody to like, want, or buy something simply because I like it. My goal is to explain things to people almost scholastically – and naturally, as a function of that, I discuss items I am passionate about. Don’t my passions merely represent my taste? If other people share my taste, then great, but why would I get upset if someone likes a different watch style than I do? The world has more than enough flavor for a myriad of acceptable palettes.
The variety of available flavors is why I got into watches to begin with. Being able to collect a broad spectrum of designs and concepts – all wearable on your wrist – is a huge reason why I continue to admire the hobby of being into watches. I believe this should be a driving force of all good collecting behavior. I never thought much of this until a few years ago I started to notice an interesting area of dismay in the watch collector community. ..

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5 Omega Speedmaster Moon Watches you Ought to attempt to Land

By Rob NuddsWhat makes a watch iconic? Is it design? Is it technical prowess? Is it down to the people who wear it? Perhaps a little bit of each. But crucially, more than anything else, a watch’s place in history is all about timing.
There have been myriad masterpieces of design that have fallen by the wayside, never to be spoken of in the glowing terms reserved for the Industry stalwarts we all seek. And it’s a real shame. But there are only so many spaces at the very top of our game, and those are reserved for watches that change the world, or, at the least, are prominently present when the world changes around them.
In July of 1969, Neil Armstrong stepped from the Lunar Module of Apollo XI and onto the dusty surface of the moon. Debate has raged ever since as to whether he botched the grammar of his famous soundbite, or whether a slightly dodgy connection (forgivable) was to blame for the apparent error in his words is by the by. They got the only thing that mattered exactly right: ..

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5 Omega Speedmaster Moon Watches you Should try to Land

By Rob NuddsWhat makes a watch iconic? Is it design? Is it technical prowess? Is it down to the people who wear it? Perhaps a little bit of each. But crucially, more than anything else, a watch’s place in history is all about timing.
There have been myriad masterpieces of design that have fallen by the wayside, never to be spoken of in the glowing terms reserved for the Industry stalwarts we all seek. And it’s a real shame. But there are only so many spaces at the very top of our game, and those are reserved for watches that change the world, or, at the least, are prominently present when the world changes around them.
In July of 1969, Neil Armstrong stepped from the Lunar Module of Apollo XI and onto the dusty surface of the moon. Debate has raged ever since as to whether he botched the grammar of his famous soundbite, or whether a slightly dodgy connection (forgivable) was to blame for the apparent error in his words is by the by. They got the only thing that mattered exactly right: ..