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Legends of Motorsport and their Luxury Watches

There are some things that simply cannot be separated from each other: barbecue and beer, air travel and tomato juice, New York and the pizza slice – but also car racing and fine timepieces. We are indebted to motorsports' influence for legendary racing watches like the TAG Heuer Monaco and the Rolex Daytona. These wrote history on the wrists of famous drivers. Let's take a …

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Watchmaster visits The Orange Hand

Social media can occasionally be a curse and a blessing at the same time. So it's possible to spend many hours of the day on Instagram, Facebook and the like, and from seeminglingly nowhere the algorithm will continue to find interesting things to add to your feed. This was how we stumbled across the people from "The Orange Hand" a few weeks ago. Accessories for watch …

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Nicolas Hayek and His Impact on the Watch World

He is considered to have rescued the Swiss watch industry and played a role in mitigating the massive damage caused by the quartz crisis in the 1980s. Learn how Nicolas G. Hayek and his plastic watches helped the Swiss watch industry regain its former glory. Who was Nicolas Hayek? Nicolas George Hayek was born in Beirut in 1928 to Greek Orthodox parents and did not …

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Logos of Watches: Why Do Other Brands' Logos Appear on the Dial?

Nicknames like Pepsi and Coke are nothing new in the world of luxury watches. But where did the reference to Domino's, Tiffany, Gulf and Co. originate? Let's take a look at logos and brands that don't produce watches themselves, but are still included on the dials of watch models. A brief warning in advance: the following watch logos might cause some confusion at first …

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