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Model Feature: Under The Face Of The Rolex Yachtmaster

There is something romantic about the Rolex Yachtmaster, even if it is traditionally a tool watch good enough to join some of the top sailors in the world in competition. Rolex is present at the top sailing regattas around the world & Rolex is worn by the top athletes too. Yet, when we think of the Rolex Yachtmaster we are dreaming of sailing around the Mediterranean in a yacht with fresh sea air, sun, friends &…

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Do Austronauts wear watches? And other questions you never thought to ask about watches

Today we are going to answer the luxury watch questions you never thought to ask, were too scared to ask or asked but still aren’t quite sure about the answer. How do I stop luxury watches from pulling at my arm hair? We kick off the list with a very practical question, how to stop annoying chaffing from your luxury watch. If you have particularly hairy arms then this can become a real nuisance and you…

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Model Feature: Under The Face Of The Panerai Luminor

The Panerai Luminor is a landmark model from Panerai, the Italian-Swiss Manufacturer. It’s a brand that is slightly less known, so if you own a Panerai then it’s likely that you know a bit about watches. A Panerai Luminor is a great choice if you are looking for a high-quality Swiss watch that scores high on style & quality. The Panerai is also an accessible luxury watch brand, watches start at around $3,500 in the pre-owned…

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Hublot’s Material Science Innovation Is Super Interesting

Engineering and design with respects to materials is a fascinating part of watchmaking. It’s not just the internal workings of a mechanical watch which makes it so special. It is also the materials that have been used to create the mechanisms and the models that we grow to love. The big watch manufacturers have large R+D labs, as well as connections to university labs specializing in material science. Today we are going to discuss Hublots’ quest…

Rolex Gmt Master

Model Feature: Under The Face Of Rolex GMT Master Review

History of Rolex GMT Master The first Pan Am flight was scheduled for October 1958 and took 111 passengers from New York to Paris. This was the beginning of the aviation industry & only the elite could take planes at this time. Pan Am pilots needed a watch that could track multiple time zones at once, and Rolex was savvy enough to provide them with a watch that not only did the job but looked the…

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7 Ways To Tell If A Watch Is High Quality

There are some simple signs which give away the quality of a watch. Like wine, price is an indication regarding quality but it is not foolproof. And it is becoming more challenging to separate quality with the emergence of boutique watch brands. We put together this list of 7 signs the watch you are looking at is a top quality piece. Accuracy First on the list is accuracy. This is a measurement which all watch brands…

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The Top 10 Chronoexpert.com blog posts from 2019

It’s both a new year and a new decade, we want to take the opportunity to wish you a very happy 2020! May all your dreams, both the watch buying kind and any others come true for you this year. The team at Chronoexpert.com thought a good first post for the new year would be to review the top posts from 2019. What did the Chronoexpert.com blog readers find the most fascinating watch-making topics last year?…

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Omega Seamaster vs Tudor Black Bay

In the dive watch category, one natural rivalry that many watch buyers come up against is Omega or Tudor, specifically the Seamaster and the Black Bay models, respectively. It becomes a battle between the rich history and trusted name of Omega and the iconic design and affordability of Tudor with both coming in at a reasonable price. What is the real difference between these two watches? Read on to find out more as we put the…

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4 Influential CEOs Who Are Bringing Horology Into the Modern World

Jeane-Claude Biver – Tag Heuer Jeane-Claude Biver is an institution in the watch making industry.  He is best known for saving Hublot from the brinks of collapse. However he has revolutionised watch brands on more than one occasion.  Jeane-Claude Biver has a career which spans more than 40 years and has worked either directly or in-directly with all of the leading brands during that time.  He started at Audemars Piguet and then went onto Blancplain, Hublot…