The American Railroad is a testament to the might of iron will and determination of American engineers. The Railroad watch was born out of necessity for safety for trains travelling across the country.
Every watch geek has asked themselves this question at some point of another, "Maybe I should start investing in watches?". Is it a good idea? Read on to find out (Spoilers, it isn't unless you have a spare $250,000).
Humanity has been fascinated by the Moon for millennia and it was only a matter of time before we included our favorite orbiting hunk of rock into our watches. If you've ever wanted to know the history of the moonphase complication, then look no further.
Whilst looking for vintage adverts, I found an article from Motor Sport Magazine dated August, 1970. The topic? Reviewing the first three automatic chronographs, or chronomatics, from Breitling, Seiko and Heuer.
Able to design classic watches in five minutes sat in a restaurant or overnight in his workshop, Gerald Genta became more of a myth than a man. One of the few watch designers to be known by name, he remains an important figure in modern watchmaking.