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Smart, Highly Evolved Gifts Of Time…

Smart watches are a popular gift choice this holiday season. After all who wouldn’t want a wristwatch that delivers text messages and also lets you know someone is calling you on your smart phone, not to mention keeps track to each and every step you take during the day. Like smart phones and other high-tech necessities, one of the caveats of owning a Smart Watch is the fact that newer models with advanced technology will me making current models obsolete in no time at all. I do not own a smart watch and personally have no intense desire to get…

Gift-Giving Doorbusters You’ve Got To See…

There’s 45 shopping days until Christmas and a little more two weeks away from Black Friday. The holiday gift-giving season is now fully upon us. While many may think it’s best to wait until the final shopping days of the season to find the best holiday gift buys, World Of Watches is currently offering the best gift deals right now with our Gift Giving Doorbusters promotion, featuring outstanding watch styles for everyone on your gift list at special “doorbuster” pricing. This ongoing weekly holiday event updates every Monday and features highly sought-after styles from today’s most-wanted watchmakers, including Rolex, Breitling,…

Watch Collection Essentials: Mechanical Timepieces

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For generations mechanical wristwatches have been highly regarded in the world of horology for their meticulous craftsmanship, intricate movements and time-honored design. If you’re a serious watch collector you should consider having a mechanical timepiece in your collection. Mechanical movement timepieces have been around since the very introduction of time-keeping devices in the early 17th Century.  Numerous watch collectors today prize mechanical watches for their Old World craftsmanship and artistry, bespoke movements and premium quality. Mechanical watches have a spring-driven mechanism inside and are powered by a series of gears oscillating back and forth at a constant rate. Unlike self-wound…

Make Your Move…

I’m a simple guy. I love Star Wars, graphic design and watches. I specifically like pocket watches. I guess you could say I’m an old-fashioned guy, but I did recently begin to appreciate the craftsmanship that goes into making wristwatches. As I started diving into my new-found passion for wristwatches I realized I had no clue what I was looking for in a watch. All I knew was that a watch tells time. Beside the obvious hour hand, minute hand and second hand I didn’t know what all the other dials or parts did. You hear terminology being used, like…