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HODINKEE - Wristwatch News, Reviews, & Original Stories

HODINKEE - Wristwatch News, Reviews, & Original Stories
In anticipation of Baselworld 2014, Omega presents an update to the iconic 1969 Speedmaster Mark II. While most of the changes are on the inside (including an in-house co-axial movement), the first thing you’ll notice is that the tonneau-style case has remained unaltered, lending a retro look to this watch. Both the case and bracelet are brushed stainless steel, which works nicely with both dial options, one more understated than the other. Details are still a little sparse, but here's your first look at this brand new Speedy.

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The Grönefeld One Hertz Explained By Bart Grönefeld: A Deadly Beautiful Dead-Beat (VIDEO) The Seconds Dial Takes Center Stage. The movement inside the Grönefeld One Hertz is something to behold. Ask anyone who spent some time in Geneva in January or Basel this past March, and they'll surely tell you that people are talking about this watch in a very serious way. ITS Tactical Namer armored personnel carrier of the Israel Defense Force. via militaryarmament Remember, Remember the Fifth of November - Today is November the Fifth and marks a day of celebrating Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Treason in Britain. The history surrounding the plot, which created a day of infamy, is an interesting one with many lessons learned.

What ISIS Really Wants What is the Islamic State? Where did it come from, and what are its intentions? The simplicity of these questions can be deceiving, and few Western leaders seem to know the answers. In December, The New York Times published confidential comments by Major General Michael K. Nagata, the Special Operations commander for the United States in the Middle East, admitting that he had hardly begun figuring out the Islamic State’s appeal. “We have not defeated the idea,” he said. Enzo Bonafè and his products. Handmade shoes. In all most exclusive shops of the world. The technique, which gets its name from its inventor,has revolutionized the XIX century footwear production.Footwear production, up to that time only stitched by hand, developed quickly thanks to the sole stitching machine, and created a good quality product accessible to everyone. Today, in fact, in times characterized by mass production with glued or vulcanized soles, Blake stitching is synonymous of a "well-built shoe," light, but resistant, as well as versatile and elegant. This is the first level of our production. By now, our highly skilled stitchers, who have been performing this type of work for decades, are privileged to our inside information. The highlight of our production.

Montblanc Timewriter II Chronographe Bi-Frequence 1,000 Watch Precision chronographs seem to be on the mind of many watch makers this year. Tag Heuer certainly has their share of innovations and everyone seems to want to push forth into a territory people once thought of as "well if you need that kinda precision then get a digital watch." But I digress! Montblanc this year came out with a concept watch that competes with the Tag Heuer Mikrotimer 1/1000th of a second chronograph called the Timewriter II Chronograph Bi-Frequence 1000.

the impossible cool. Nov 6 “The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.” Picasso. The Deadliest Blogger: Military History Page With the popularity of such films as Alexander, 300, and its sequel 300: Rise of Empire a broader audience is being introduced (sometimes for the first time) to the warriors of ancient Greece. These films are generally poor educational tools, leaving the audience with many misconceptions; and often more questions than answers. From the Persian Wars (499–449 BC) till the Battle of Chaeronea (338 BC) the Greek phalanx was the dominant battle formation of the ancient Mediterranean and Near East. Against Persians, Carthaginians, and Etruscans the Greeks warriors triumphed. At Chaeronea, however, the Greeks met a superior tactical system: the Macedonian.

About Ten c, The Emperors New Clothes, introduces the forever collection. The original fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen tells of looking beyond what you are told to see and to value what is truly there. The ability too see past the fashion media barrage is a new interpretation of the original fairy tale. Ten c. Seven pieces that wear no labels either inside or out.

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