Learn About Watches

Whether you're a first time watch buyer or an avid timepiece collector, our Watch Knowledge Center is here to answer the many questions you may have regarding watches. From the various types and styles available, popular brand histories, down to the proper care and maintenance of your watch – we’ve got your wrist covered.

 

Watch Types

Watch Types - Evolution of Time

Evolution of Time

The times are changing and so are the styles and size of popular wristwatches which have changed in size over the past decade...
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Watch Types - Watch Styles

Watch Styles

From classic, time-honored traditional to sleek and minimalist modern, there are many styles to consider when buying a watch...
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Watch Types - Chronographs

Chronographs

The term Chronograph comes from the Greek phrases for time: Chronos & writing: Graph. Today they are more about recording time...
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Watch Types - Swiss Made Watches

Swiss-Made Watches

The term Swiss-Made on a watch is a classification only select watchmakers may feature on their watch dials and casebacks. Many of the world’s...
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Watch Types - Diver's Watches

Diver's Watches

Water-resistance over 200 meters, material, the bezel, dial and crystal are the elements that make up a true diver's watch...
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Watch Types - Pilot Watches

Pilot Watches

The worlds of aviation and horology have been synonymous with each other since 1904, when the first wristwatch was designed...
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Watch Types - Racing Watches

Racing Watches

High-speed racing cars and precision watches have shared a rich heritage in time-keeping excellence for more than 50 years...
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Watch Types - Fitness Watches

Fitness Watches

Get the most out of your daily work-out than with a fitness watch that tracks your progress, monitors your heart rate and more...
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Watch Types - Digital Watches

Digital Watches

Digital watches are relative newcomers in the watch world and have been around for less than half a century. Introduced in 1972...
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Watch Types - Skeleton Watches

Skeleton Watches

Skeleton watches are timepieces with exhibition dials, casebacks or both that let you view the intricate movements inside...
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Watch Types - Chronometers

Chronometers

A chronometer is a specific watch that has been tested and certified to meet certain precision and environmental standards...
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Watch Types - Moon Phase Watches

Moon Phase Watches

Moon Phase watches follow the progression of the moon in phases from new moon, first quarter and full moon to final quarter...
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Watch Types - World Time Watches

World Time Watches

Global travelers and international executives would agree that World Time-Zone watches are essential when traveling or at home...
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