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You Know You’re A Watch Guy Or Gal If . . . (Archive)

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We horophiles are pretty unique people. And we have some pretty unique traits and habits.

In the theme of Jeff Foxworthy and his “you might be a redneck if” routine, I’d like to poke a little fun at our WIS brothers and sisters as well as ourselves.

You know you’re a watch guy if . . .

. . . you meet someone for the first time and you know what watch they’re wearing before you even get their name! read more

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Photographer Atom Moore Exhibits Unique And Funky ‘Watch Portraits’ At NAWCC Watch And Clock Museum

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It’s hard to imagine a big watch event these days without seeing the long, tall, bearded figure of Atom Moore hunched over some ticking object, fully concentrated on some aspect of someone’s timepiece.

If you’re a frequent visitor to watch events in the U.S. and abroad, you’ll likely know that Moore is a New York-based watch photographer who regularly collaborates with Analog/Shift and RedBar. read more

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#mybaselworld2017 Wristshots Shot With A Leica Q

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Here I share photos of a few of the new timepieces that I saw during Baselworld 2017, they are all watches I would purchase primarily for their aesthetic styling.

Even if 99 percent of the watches talked about here on Quill & Pad by my esteemed colleagues are high-end horology, it might be understandable that my favorites fall into a far more affordable category. However, these watches contain technical elements in terms of materials and engineering that I like. read more

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Stunning Geophysic Collection From Jaeger-LeCoultre: True Second And Universal Time (Archive)

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I appreciate the fact that you are very busy. What with trying to make time for family, work, looking at cute animal videos on YouTube, and checking out the latest news on the best watch blogs out there, I’m honored that you have managed to get this far without distraction.

Why, you may well ask, should you read any further when there is so much else out there capturing your attention? read more