In-Depth: The IWC Mark XVIII And Mark XVIII Edition Le Petit Prince
Today we look at the evolution of an icon and how we've arrived at the quintessential modern pilot's watch.
Originally published by Jack Forster on HODINKEE, February 23rd, 2016
I’m sure it’s out there somewhere, but
Historical Perspectives: Ten Out Of Production Watches That Offer A Ton Of Bang For The Buck
These watches deserve to be more expensive than they are.
Originally published by Ben Clymer on HODINKEE, November 20th, 2014
Last year I put together a list of 10 vintage watches that
A Week On The Wrist: The IWC Portugieser Chronograph
The less you do, the more you do.
Originally published by Danny Milton on HODINKEE, October 14th 2020
One of the more unique leading men in Hollywood's golden age was Robert Mitchum. You see, he didn't act in the traditional sense
Six Dress Watches To Carry You Into The Winter Months
End the year in style.
Originally published on HODINKEE, October 28th 2021
It's been far too long, but it's looking like – maybe – we'll get to have a somewhat ordinary holiday season this year. People will be traveling to
Sunday night football. Campfires. The weather is crisp and the leaves are crunchy. There's a mysterious allure to the autumnal air. It's an atmosphere that provokes impromptu outdoor adventures. Go climb a 14er. Find a new fishing hole. Take an off-road detour. Lose yourself in
The day-date feature is incredibly handy. You've got the time, the date, and the day – what else could you need?!
It's also one of the best-value complications out there. Rolex is of course well-known for its take on the Day-Date, AKA the watch of presidents,
Charlie Chaplin, a Silent Film Star
It’s hard to imagine a time when films were silent. It’s even more challenging to imagine a comedy without words. Yet somehow, even in the silent film era, Charlie Chaplin had an incredible knack for making people laugh.
Chaplin first took
History of the Perpetual Calendar Complication
The most basic watches tell time only, but others feature complications. One of the most common varieties of complications is the date complication. A date complication can be as simple as the day and date in a window on the
Antoine de Saint-Exupery and Le Petit Prince
“Make your life a dream, and a dream a reality.” These words, from Antoine de Saint-Exupery are the embodiment of his famous novella, Le Petit Prince. Saint-Exupery wrote the novella in 1942. Since then, its sold more than 140 million
SIHH: What Is It?
The turn of each New Year brings the release of new products at highly anticipated conferences around the globe. For the watch industry, that moment has arrived. Last week, the top watchmakers and watch enthusiasts gathered in Geneva for the Salon International