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A Caliber Is In Da House!
6 Aug 2020
A Caliber Is In Da House!
Taking a closer look at one of the biggest marketing myths in the business – the manufacture movement supremacy.
Fantastic Four: Hi-Tech Marvels
1 Aug 2020
Fantastic Four: Hi-Tech Marvels
Some watches are designed for jaw-dropping and brow-raising experiences.
Why the Dial is the Alpha and the Omega
26 Jul 2020
Why the Dial is the Alpha and the Omega
And how to win in a watch-related argument, when your opponent refuses to see things through basic common sense.
Long Ago in a Far Far Alpine Wonderland
20 Jul 2020
Long Ago in a Far Far Alpine Wonderland
Why every brand is obsessed with its heritage, and how this often misused virtue can turn into a comedy.
Fantastic Four: Chronographs
13 Jul 2020
Fantastic Four: Chronographs
It’s a chronograph day here at WatchJ.com and we’re looking at a bunch of new watches with more than your regular three hands on the dial.
One Ring to Rule Them All
9 Jul 2020
One Ring to Rule Them All
A love letter to a unidirectional diving bezel from a watch guy who never dives.
Valentine's Day Watches 2020
12 Feb 2020
Valentine's Day Watches 2020
With the most romantic day of the year lurking around the corner, it’s a perfect time to talk about watches dedicated to love. Please welcome the magnificent seven of modern romantic watchmaking.
The Year of the Rat: And a Perfect Watch to Welcome it
25 Jan 2020
The Year of the Rat: And a Perfect Watch to Welcome it
On the 25th of January 2020, the Chinese Zodiac celebrates the Year of the Rat. To gain the favour of the first animal in the 12-year cycle, you’d better choose the relevant fine timepiece.
Tudor History: The Other Kind of Royalty
23 Jan 2020
Tudor History: The Other Kind of Royalty
Being a close relative to the undisputed champion can be at times frustrating. It’s easy to fall into the high-expectations trap, to be constantly overshadowed, and so on. But some family members come full of surprises.
The Best of 2019: WatchJ Recap
29 Dec 2019
The Best of 2019: WatchJ Recap
Welcome to our pick of the most memorable trends, events, and watches of the last twelve months. And It won’t be an overstatement to say, that fine watchmaking was more or less on the rise.
Chain-and-fusee Constant Force Mechanism Explained
10 Dec 2019
Chain-and-fusee Constant Force Mechanism Explained
The constant-force mechanism based on fusee and chain is a rare type of horological artifact, the very existence of which in modern watchmaking evokes as much raised eyebrows as pure admiration. Next to some of its modern peers featuring silicone parts or hi-tech springs the fusee-and-chain may seem like a horse carriage in the middle of a 10-lane highway. Yet, its aesthetic appeal and almost weird antique charisma is extremely compelling.
Power Reserve: A Beginner’s Guide
25 Nov 2019
Power Reserve: A Beginner’s Guide
How long can your mechanical watch last on its own and when is the best time to wind it up?