What Is a GMT Watch and How Do You Use It?

As far as watch complications go, a lot of them are reminders of earlier times. They were seen as novelties at the time, but they’ve since become obsolete. Some of them are even entirely [...]


How to Clean a Watch & Strap or Bracelet

Now that you have that watch you’re crazy about, you want to make sure that it stays in the best possible condition. So, it’s essential to clean your watch now and then. Grime and [...]


How to Set the Time and Date on a Watch

Once you’ve wound your watch you need to set the time and possibly the date. You don’t have to be a genius but there are some things that you need to keep in mind, especially when [...]


How to Wind a Mechanical Watch

Your mechanical watch only runs when the mainspring is wound. Normally, a hand-wound watch has a 40 to 48-hour power reserve. That means that your manual winding watch relies on you to regularly [...]

Is Radium Lume Really That Dangerous?

Many vintage watches have radium lume on the dial and in the watch hands. It’s a big part of the overall appearance and the charm of these vintage watches, especially when the lume has [...]

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