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Bert Buijsrogge

Bert Buijsrogge
04.07.2017

Some brands produce watches you can easily spot from a mile away and Rolex is one of them. The sport models with their clear and similar design are especially easy to recognize, even for people that are not as deeply involved in watches as we are. However, there are a few Rolex pieces that you don’t often spot in the wild.

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Bert Buijsrogge
23.06.2017

For this article we go and compare two different watches that have been designed to have antimagnetic features from their first design. Starting off with the Rolex Milgauss watch and secondly the IWC Schaffhausen Ingenieur. Let’s explain a bit about what antimagnetic means for a mechanical watch.

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Bert Buijsrogge
16.06.2017

These extra details (or the lack thereof) can make a watch stand out from the more conventional models and make it more interesting or desirable. Sometimes the use of different materials will even make a difference; a detail many hardly notice yet it makes the watch more unique.

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Bert Buijsrogge
08.06.2017

It wasn’t until 1962 that the Autavia was brought to the market in the shape of a chronograph wristwatch and probably nobody guessed that 50 years later it would become one of the most desired collectors items in the world of vintage timepieces.

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Bert Buijsrogge
24.04.2017

We will compare three classic watches with timeless designs and small seconds. Again, these all hail from well-known brands that have earned their stripes in the watch industry, though each comes with its own unique history. While the watches are quite similar, the question of which watch is the right one for you can be a difficult one to answer. In the end, it will most likely come down to personal preference.

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Bert Buijsrogge
18.04.2017

Diving watches end up getting the most wrist time since they are suitable for any situation; it doesn’t really matter what you're doing or where you're wearing it. With a sporty diver on your wrist, you'll always look good.

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Bert Buijsrogge
09.03.2017

Many watches out there have been given nicknames. You can split them up into several categories, but they all have a clear reason for being there. Either the watch has been regularly seen on the wrist of a famous person or it has such clear characteristics that the nickname immediately (or after a bit of thinking) comes to mind when looking at the watch. Some watches even get a nickname because of a flaw that shows up many years after production.

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Bert Buijsrogge
16.02.2017

In our continuing effort to look closer at some of the great vintage watches out there, we would like to once again shine a light on the International Watch Co., nowadays better known as IWC or IWC Schaffhausen. For this article, we are taking a closer look at the watch that has been nicknamed 'Shark Fin' for the design of its remarkable lugs. The shark fin is a great vintage watch with a classic design that is still very wearable due to its modern case dimension of 37 mm (that is without the rather small crown).

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Bert Buijsrogge
09.02.2017

For this pairing, we chose the Nomos Tangente as the elegant watch and the Omega Seamaster Diver 300M for a more sporty look. The Tangente is the more affordable watch, while the Omega Seamaster begins at the far end of the Nomos price range.

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Bert Buijsrogge
06.02.2017

Many of us dreamed of becoming police officers, firefighters, or fighter pilots as kids. Most of us ended up working as something else entirely and the closest feeling we can get to being an actual pilot is either daydreaming or having an aviation-inspired watch on our wrists. Here, we'll give you a hand in picking one of the most interesting pilot’s watches available.

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