Aug.
02
2014
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New York

Escapements

A headlong race

— The escapement is a fundamental and complex part of the movement currently experiencing a period of extreme effervescence. Competition between high-end brands is thus migrating to the heart of the watch.
At Verrou
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Seiko

Video. Astron GPS Solar

— The Astron GPS Solar uses the energy of light and the GPS technology to give the exact time anywhere on the planet. A must have for any traveller!
The watch list

Watches of the day

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    Cyrus

    Kambys

  • Thumbnail Hamilton Khaki Takeoff H7678735 Watch-face-view

    Hamilton

    Khaki Takeoff

  • Thumbnail DeWitt Alma AL.006 - watch face view

    DeWitt

    Alma

  • Thumbnail IWC Ingenieur Dual Time IW324402 - watch face view

    IWC

    Ingenieur

    Dual Time

  • Thumbnail Van Cleef & Arpels Cadrans Extraordinaires Lady Arpels African Landscapes Elephant Decor VCARO22N00 - watch face view

    Van Cleef & Arpels

    Extraordinary Dials™

    Lady Arpels African Landscapes Elephant Decor

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Definition of the day

Hinge-pin,

A component of a wristwatch case which is soldered to the case middle and designed for fastening the strap. It can be either hollow or solid and comes in a wide variety of shapes.