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The Bang! Extraordinary Revolver Clock

We often see linkups in the dual worlds of horology and car manufacturing, two arenas where precision and high performance are paramount. So, it is something of a surprise that there haven’t been more partnerships in the watchmaking and firearms industries, one other area reliant on the most exacting standards. Now, however, we’ve got one—of… View Article

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The Watch Standard Holiday Gift Guide 2021

Tis the season! Let us at here The Watch Standard be the first to wish you and yours a very Happy Holidays and, as a special present, we are going to take as much of the work out of shopping for your loved ones as we can. We all have those certain people on our… View Article

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Santos de Cartier

The History of the Santos de Cartier

There is a strange contradiction in horology, where a practice focused solely on accuracy and precision has a history which is so open to inconsistency and interpretation. Many of the discrepancies and disagreements center around which timepiece was the ‘first’ to do something. Aficionados will argue endlessly over which was the original dive watch, for… View Article

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Customer Spotlight: Dexter Wimberly

One of the great joys of selling high quality luxury watches is getting the opportunity to interact with our customers after the fact, learning why they chose the specific model they did and seeing how they live with their purchase day-to-day. Meet Dexter Wimberly One such client is Dexter Wimberly. Originally from New York and… View Article

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The Complete Guide To Understanding Omega Serial Numbers

The various numbering systems used by luxury watch manufacturers to identify their models can get fairly confusing. Renowned Swiss brand Omega is no exception, and you can easily find yourself getting lost trying to figure out the difference between serial numbers, reference numbers, and in Omega’s case, PIC numbers. So, we have put together this… View Article

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Rolex Submariner vs Rolex Sea-Dweller

The Rolex Submariner vs The Rolex Sea-Dweller

They are, arguably, the two best known and widely revered examples of the dive watch genre in existence. Both, in their own ways, introduced groundbreaking features and each has the trademark Rolex minimalism to their aesthetics which means they can easily double up as either the toughest of tool watches or an elegant everyday wear…. View Article

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How to Use the Rolex Sky-Dweller

First introduced in 2012, the Rolex Sky-Dweller is relatively new to the Rolex watch family. Even still, it has made quite a name for itself amongst collectors and fans of luxury watch brands, given its shorter history. Especially in comparison to Rolex’s other revered models, some of which have been around for more than half… View Article

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How to use a rolex GMT

How to use the Rolex GMT-Master II

One of Rolex’s most recognizable collections, the Rolex GMT-Master was created with the needs of avid world travelers in mind, particularly the needs of international airline pilots. Originally launched in 1955, the GMT-Master was introduced at a time when intercontinental travel was rapidly evolving and growing in popularity. It even became the official watch of… View Article

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26 Most Commonly Asked Questions About Rolex

Learning all about a particular model’s features, functions, materials and history not only helps you in selecting the perfect watch for you, it is also fascinating and a lot of fun. The trouble is, it can be quite time consuming. Scanning review after review, website after website to uncover the answer to a specific question… View Article

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22 Rolex Watch Nicknames You Need To Know

‘What’s in a name?’ Better yet, what’s in a nickname? Commonly used to express affection, admiration, and familiarity towards a person, place, or thing – nicknames are how we refer to anything we’re particularly fond of. Nicknames we have for other people are usually meant as terms of endearment to show connection, closeness, and even… View Article

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