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Rolex tops COSC testing again

One of the beauties of mechanical wrist watches is that they are, well, mechanical. Unlike battery powered timepieces, mechanical watches capture kinetic energy and translate it into power to tell time. The advantages are clear, – no need for worrying about batteries or finding a power source. The drawbacks with mechanical watches are the effects […]

Swiss Seals and Certifications, and not necessarily for Rolex

Within the watch industry there are many seals and certifications to verify manufacturing provenance and accuracy. Horology’s long history includes certifications to insure that watches are as accurate as the marketers claim. Prior to GPS, telephone/telegraph, and atomic time keeping, time pieces were the only means for keeping trains synchronized and from running to each […]

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