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A Quick Guide On Collecting Watches

A Quick Guide On Collecting Watches

A really good watch has the ability to provide owners with a plethora of beneficial functions. It can be an accurate reflection of your style, hobbies, interests, become a family keepsake, or be an investment. But above all, this watch has the ability to be the seed...

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Interesting and Sought-After Watches: PART 2

Interesting and Sought-After Watches: PART 2

Watches come in various shapes, sizes, and styles. The different numbers of watch styles and watchmakers has led to a robust watch collection market. Collectors look for interesting, unique, and rare watches to add to the growing treasure troves of watch memorabilia. ...

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Beginner Guide to Mechanical Watches

Beginner Guide to Mechanical Watches

With the availability and convenience of quartz watches, as well as mobile connected wrist devices, it may not seem like a totally logical move to purchase a mechanical watch. Battery-powered pieces are nice, but mechanical ones are something completely different.  If...

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The 2020 Watch Trends to Keep Track Of

The 2020 Watch Trends to Keep Track Of

Although 2020 is now nearing its end, new trends in fashion and accessories are still continuously being picked up and shared around the globe.  When it comes to watches, a number of styles, colors, and designs are making a comeback, making their name in the watch...

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Interesting and Sought-After Watches: PART 1

Interesting and Sought-After Watches: PART 1

Watches come in a variety of shapes, sizes, and styles. The different numbers of watch styles and watchmakers have led to a robust watch collection market. Collectors look for interesting, unique, and rare watches to add to the growing treasure troves of watch...

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Watch Trends From 1910s To Now

Watch Trends From 1910s To Now

Wristwatches have been around for over 500 years now and it would be an understatement to say that much has changed since its advent. The first wristwatch was created for a countess in Hungary as more of a symbol of status than a keeper of time. For decades, the...

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2020 Mid-Summertime Gift Guide – Trying Something New

2020 Mid-Summertime Gift Guide – Trying Something New

Rotate Watches offers all-in-one kits to build your own mechanical watch! Each kit includes parts, tools, and a guide on building one fully mechanical watch. Choose from 3 versatile styles. Rotate is made by creators for creators. Rotate officially launched in 2019...

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5 Groundbreaking Watches To Know

5 Groundbreaking Watches To Know

Ever since the first wristwatch was created about 500 years ago, improvements and changes in design followed like a never-ending stream. There are numerous watches that demonstrated unique qualities that translated into lasting impact. Today, we will be investigating...

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HalfWatchTuesday 2.17 The Only Watch

HalfWatchTuesday 2.17 The Only Watch

I posted an image of my collection on my Instagram last week (below). A fellow watch geek asked if I had to keep one which would it be. He was surprised when I went past the Tudor GMT and the newly acquired Grand Seiko quartz to choose the arguably less illustrious...

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5 Influential Men and their Watches

5 Influential Men and their Watches

Regardless of the power and influence one has, there is one universal threat that every man has to fight: the ticking clock. Fortunately or unfortunately (depending on how you look at it), we are yet to find a way to manipulate the way time flows. Thus, it is the...

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Update On #StopHateForProfit

Update On #StopHateForProfit

It has now been a full month since the #StopHateForProfit Campaign has begun and we at Rotate Watches went all in to join forces. In this span of time, the campaign continuously gained momentum as over 1000 companies and 200 nonprofits joined the cause. As a result of...

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The Purpose of Jewels in a Mechanical Watch

The Purpose of Jewels in a Mechanical Watch

As devices that are powered by the energy stored by winding the spring, it is critical for mechanical watches to retain as much energy as possible. This naturally means that friction should be avoided - what jewels are designed to do.  Ever since watches have been...

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How To Begin A Watchmaking Hobby

How To Begin A Watchmaking Hobby

Watchmaking is a hobby that yields a lot of intellectual stimulation and intrinsic rewards. The reasons why you should build your own watch are numerous and meaningful due to its rich history and technological complexity. This can be a deterrent for many from...

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Why Build Your Own Watch?

Why Build Your Own Watch?

In today's world where we have access to millions of different watches with various features and price points, it may seem unnecessary and cumbersome to build your own. Why spend your precious time on watchmaking when you can just easily buy one? This is a completely...

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Rotate Watches Lets You Build Your Own Stylish Timepiece

Rotate Watches Lets You Build Your Own Stylish Timepiece

Looking back, the evolution of how people tell the time is astounding. Centuries of staring at the sky finally inspired someone to figure out that the length of a day can be counted. What started out with a stick that was mounted perpendicular to the ground turned...

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