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When it comes to watches with a space exploration heritage, there’s the Omega Speedmaster, and then there’s everything else. First launched in 1957 and designed for the world of automotive racing, the Classic Speedmaster’s highly versatile design made it a very practical timepiece, but there was never a version that was flight-qualified by NASA and used in the early days of human space exploration. Originally built for a specific task. At its core, the classic Speedmaster Moonwatch is a racing chronograph, but that hasn’t stopped Omega from producing other versions of the Speedmaster designed from the ground up for use…

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About a month ago, Tudor dropped a new edition of its most hardcore dive watch to date: the Pelagos. First released in 2012, this 42mm titanium watch is built for action with its 500m WR and helium valve, its ultra-focused design and lightweight, resistant and functional materials. It followed an evolution with the manufacturing movement, then the funky LHD model and most recently, the military-issued model, the FXD. All very instrumental tool watches… but now that we have the Tudor Pelagos 39 and the dust has settled, I want to take a second look at the watch. I realized that…

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The entire team at aBlogtoWatch would like to congratulate Jeff C. of Methuen, USA for winning our Traser P68 Pathfinder Automatic Watch giveaway. With its extremely rugged construction and proprietary trigalite dial illumination, this should be a field watch ready for even your toughest outings. We value your continued role in our community. For other members of our aBlogtoWatch community, there’s still time to enter and win our September giveaway, where one lucky winner will win a stylish Armand Nicolet MM2 watch. The aBlogtoWatch team also takes this opportunity to say thank you Tracer For making this giveaway possible.

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With the likes of the James Webb Space Telescope, Private Space Exploration and amazing images from NASA’s DART mission Last night, space nerdery went mainstream. And Omega is bringing you even more awesome sci-fi with a new watch that tracks time zones on Earth and Mars.NASA’s official watchmaker, Omega has famously made several missions to the moon, including the Speedmaster Moonwatch, while the new Speedmaster X-33 Marstimer is made in partnership with the European Space Agency.Yes, the X-33 is also in Omega’s Speedmaster collection, but it resides in a sub-collection referred to as “Instruments”. While the Moonwatch is a traditional…

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Sponsored post on aBlogtoWatch for advertiser The most common question among watch collectors and enthusiasts is whether or not they need a watch winder — and for the folks at WOLF, the answer is simple: you don’t need a watch winder, you need a WOLF. This five-generation family-run brand has been creating legacy living spaces for 185 years. Founded in 1834 by German silversmith Philipp Wolf as a brand that originally produced high-quality jewelry boxes and cases to protect valuables, WOLF is now best known for its world-class watch winders. To date, well-designed jewelry storage solutions have been the core…

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Color dials have had a moment in the watch industry in recent years. Many brands have experimented with creating a vibrant color-pop dial housed in a neutral metallic case and Christopher Ward The latest brand to do so. While this isn’t the first time the brand has produced colorful design models, its latest release introduces some new bright options paired with a versatile 36mm case size. Dubbed C63 Sealander AutomaticThere are four limited edition color options released from the British-born watch brand, including the “Lucerne Blue” version inspired by Lake Lucerne, the “Jura Green” reminiscent of the forests of the…

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The Speedmaster has long been associated with space exploration, particularly since 1969 when the watch landed on the surface of the Moon, after NASA qualified it for all manned space missions. However, the Moonwatch, also known as the classic Speedmaster Professional with a hand-wound mechanical movement, is not the only Omega-produced watch in space. In fact, the ESA (European Space Agency) has long been involved with the Beale-based brand in developing an advanced tool for its pilots and crew, called the Skywalker or X-33. Still partnered with ESA, here’s a watch ready for the next big leap, a watch designed…

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This is Superlative: A podcast about watches, the people behind them and the worlds that inspire them. This week, our host and founder of aBlogtoWatch, Ariel Adams, is joined by Charles Tian, ​​founder of WatchCharts. To start the show, Ariel asks Charles how his data-driven company tracks open market prices for watches and caters specifically to individual collectors and enthusiasts, rather than primarily to dealers and other companies. Charles and Ariel then talk about people selling watches, the concept of value retention and how many true enthusiasts usually sell timepieces they don’t wear so they can free up funds to…

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Since some time, Watch time New York 2022 returns to Midtown Manhattan’s Gotham Hall to help bring the Watch world together for one of the biggest events of the fall. The three-day show will take place from October 21-23, with each day dedicated to showcasing the many wonderful timepieces of the more than 30 participating brands and encouraging great conversations between enthusiasts and watchmakers. Participating brands include: Mont BlancThe maker is set to showcase its new 1858 Geosphere 0 Oxygen Limited Edition. True to its name, the watch completely excludes oxygen from the spaces in the movement, the second caliber…

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For anyone looking for a watch with plenty of design flair and originality that won’t break the bank, Louis Erard is a brand worth exploring. Always looking for new ideas, Louis Erard has worked with many watchmakers and designers to create imaginative, original watches. The latest project features three Petite Seconde models from the Excellence collection with malachite, aventurine and lapis lazuli dials. Instead of dreaming up new models from scratch, Louis Erard consulted renowned watchmakers and designers to give their unique interpretations to some of the brand’s classic models, such as the Reglator. And sure enough, the brand started…

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