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Year In Review The Top 25 Most Popular HODINKEE Posts Of 2019

Year In Review The Top 25 Most Popular Posts Of 2019

Wow, 2019 has been a quite large year here at HODINKEE. It got going with SIHH back in January and took us through to the dispatch of HODINKEE Japan in November, with endless voyages, meetings, occasions, and more in the center. We’re wrapping things up having distributed in excess of 1,000 stories for you here on HODINKEE, also all the recordings, digital broadcasts, and two magazines. Not very decrepit, right?

You will not be astonished to hear that we’re somewhat nostalgic here at HODINKEE HQ, so here is a glance back at the most well known 25 stories from the year. They length virtually every classification of watches and practically every sort of story that we distribute, presenting a decent 10,000-foot perspective on 2019 in watches. Enjoy!

25. Photograph Report: The Fashion And Watches Of Baselworld 2019

we have something snazzy to get going with here. There’s significantly more to take a gander at during Baselworld than simply the new watches – for example, there are a lot of truly sharp looking individuals in participation, and many were glad to show us how they pair their outfits with their watches.

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24. In-Depth: The A. Lange & Söhne Odysseus

This was effectively quite possibly the most long awaited watches of the year – the absolute first sequentially created steel watch from A. Lange & Söhne. Fortunately we have Jack to give us the full once-over on the Odysseus, including the narrative of how it became, the exceptional plan of its case and arm band, and the specialized foundation on its executioner movement.

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23. Video Feature: The Long Return: Two Men, Fifty Years, And The Tudor That Took A Bullet In Vietnam

Sometimes a tale about a watch is a tale about a watch. Also, now and again it is significantly more than that. In this video include, we talked with two Vietnam War veterans about a twisted Tudor that has kept them associated for over 50 years. It’s an amazingly extraordinary story and we’re extremely lowered to have had the option to impart it to you all.

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22. Talking Watches With Gary Shteyngart

The first scene of Talking Watches on this rundown! (Undoubtedly not the last.) Gary Shteyngart has become something of a watch world apparatus and Jack got the opportunity to visit him at his upstate New York home to get within scoop on the creator’s gathering and inclination for maturing his own watch lashes on his patio toward the beginning of the day fog. Also, indeed, you read that right.

Check out the full story and video here.

21. Presenting The Grand Seiko SBGA405 Godzilla 65th Anniversary Limited Edition

It’s taking the entirety of our patience to maintain a strategic distance from some sort of “raving success” play on words here, however we’re worked of more grounded stuff than that at HODINKEE HQ. This restricted version Grand Seiko combines the brand’s freshest case style with a splendid execution in dark red to commemorate a significant commemoration for the Japanese beast. Shading us impressed.

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20. Watch Spotting: Adam Levine Wearing A Rolex Rainbow Daytona At Super Bowl LIII Halftime Show

You know you’re in profound when you end up hopping up during the Super Bowl halftime show and yelling “Look, look, it’s a rainbow Daytona!” at the TV. One of us could possibly have done exactly that (*cough* Stephen). In any case, it’s quite cool to see such a clique most loved watch in a tremendous public setting this way. It unquestionably took the show.

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19. Presenting The Omega Seamaster Diver 300M 007 Edition

There may be no greater underwriting in watches than the association among Omega and the James Bond establishment, and for the most recent Bond watch, Omega truly took it out of the recreation center. From the titanium case and titanium network wristband to the military-decorated dial to the etchings on the caseback, this one is a victor through and through.

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18. In-Depth: Why Patek Philippe's Thierry Stern Is Stubborn About Steel

There may be no storyline that has been discussed more in 2019 than the gigantic interest and choked inventory of tempered steel sport watches, and there may be no watch harder to get these days than a treated steel Patek Philippe Nautilus ref. 5711. Joe went right to the source, plunking down with Patek Philippe President Thierry Stern to get the full scoop on why.

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17. Breaking News Patek Philippe Grandmaster Chime For Only Watch 2019 Sells For CHF 31 Million, Becoming The Most Expensive Watch In The World

It was something of a stun when the world records held by Paul Newman’s Paul Newman Daytona and the Patek Philippe Supercomplication were both broken on a nippy November evening by this piece-extraordinary Patek Philippe Grandmaster Chime, authoritatively the most costly watch on the planet. Here we report the news and give some truly necessary setting to this vital sale.

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16. Presenting The IWC Pilot's Watch Spitfire Collection (VIDEO)

Ahead of SIHH 2019 we got the opportunity to visit IWC in Schaffhausen and see the most up to date harvest of pilot’s watches, the refreshed Spitfire assortment. In this combination Introducing story and video talk with, IWC CEO Chris Grainger takes us through the new watches, their motivation, and why they bring something new and intriguing to the brand’s broad portfolio.

Check out the full story and video here.

15. Editors' Picks The Biggest Surprises Of Baselworld 2019

Heading into the primary expos, our group is generally genuinely educated with regards to what they ought to anticipate. Between spills, press sneak peaks, and industry babble, a large portion of the huge news is as of now known (or if nothing else thought to be known). Nonetheless, Baselworld 2019 wasn’t without its amazements, and here we list the greatest stuns of all.

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14. Involved: The Patek Philippe 5212A Calatrava Weekly Calendar

This is a watch that produces very polarizing responses. A few people love the new 5212A Calatrava Weekly Calendar for its smooth steel case and out of control dial with penmanship style lettering. Others don’t cherish the look and the utilization of seven days counter. It’s actually a matter of individual taste, yet in this story Cara presents an early glance at all the subtleties and some smart assessments on the watch as a whole.

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13. In-Depth: The Omega Speedmaster Professional Moonwatch Caliber 321 Platinum

Platinum. Speedmaster. Type 321. That is basically an ideal equation, correct? For this advanced super watch, Omega raised the stakes much further, using an onyx dial and moon shooting star sub-dials, just as getting all the small styling signs perfectly. This is a watch that reevaluates history in an extraordinary manner and Jack’s top to bottom report covers it all.

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12. Involved: The Cartier Santos-Dumont

Most of Team HODINKEE would not have speculated that one of our common most loved watches from SIHH would be a little quartz number, yet sure enough Cartier paralyzed us with this new Santos-Dumont. It comes in two sizes and a couple of metal combinations, yet they all epitomize that exemplary Cartier class in a contemporary way.

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11. Involved: The Tudor Black Bay P01

The Tudor Black Bay P01 is a watch that you truly need to comprehend before you begin condemning, and fortunately we had Cole available at Baselworld to bringing to the table up some genuinely necessary understanding into the set of experiences, advancement, and creation of the P01. This is an active glance at the watch, sure, but at the same time it’s a phenomenal history lesson.

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10. A Week On The Wrist: The Apple Watch Series 5 Edition In Titanium

Alright, we’re in the main 10! Getting us going is Stephen’s definite survey of the most recent Apple Watch, the Series 5. Accessible in titanium interestingly, and with another screen that darkens when you’re not taking a gander at it, this is a considerably new interpretation of the recognizable Apple Watch and Stephen believes it’s hands-down the most engaging cycle yet.

Check out the full story and video here.

9. Presenting CODE 11.59 By Audemars Piguet (VIDEO)

Generating no little piece of contention when dispatched at SIHH 2019, the new CODE 11.59 assortment by Audemars Piguet addresses another bearing for the brand. It’s a balance of inconspicuous recorded references and striking new assembling procedures, and they’re watches you truly need to see up near appreciate. Here we presented a first glance at the reach, with a lot of setting from AP CEO François-Henry Bennahmias.

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8. Presenting The Q Timex

A watch doesn’t need to cost a huge number of dollars to be energizing. Take the new Q Timex for instance – it’s a quartz watch with a basic style that brings some tone, some craziness, and a pleasant wristband to the table, just for $179. The watches immediately sold out and have become something of a clique thing, yet this early report discloses to you all you’ll require to know.

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7. A Week On The Wrist: The Grand Seiko SBGK005

Grand Seiko has been aggressively growing new case shapes and styles in the course of the most recent couple of years, and the SBGK005 is an ideal illustration of the Japanese watchmaker putting it all on the line and getting it spot on. In his audit, Stephen clarifies how this watch finds a way into Grand Seiko’s set of experiences, why the case, dial, and development are largely freely worth investigating, and why this watch was simply so completely amusing to wear.

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6. Breaking News: Omega Resumes Production Of The Caliber 321, The Speedmaster Movement That Went To The Moon

This is news that watch geeks have been sitting tight a very long time for. In a real sense. Many years. It was right around a year prior that, on a peaceful day in January, Omega declared with no notice that they would bring the vaunted type 321 back into creation in the wake of ceasing it in 1968. It’s begun to advance into some unique watches , yet we think the best news is still yet to come…

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5. Presenting The New Seiko 5 Sports Watches

Seiko’s SKX jumpers are probably the most mainstream watches you’ll discover anyplace, due in equivalent parts to their extraordinary styling, unwavering quality, and open value focuses. Here, Seiko remixes the exemplary SKX007 as a component of the patched up Seiko 5 line, making an assortment of tough, bright plunge watches that actually retail at cordial costs. There’s something for everybody – and everybody ought to likely discover something.

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4. Editors' Picks: The Watches We're Wearing Most This Summer

Watches aren’t exactly pretty much as occasional as something like design, yet that doesn’t mean our editors don’t end up wearing certain watches more and less during specific seasons. In this story, we gather together the watches that our editors couldn’t remove this previous summer, with a sound blend of current and vintage, complicated and basic, all represented.

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3. Reference Points: Understanding The Rolex Submariner

You need profound plunges? Here you go. In this 10,00 or more word story and 14-minute video, Stephen works with master Eric Wind to spread out the historical backdrop of the Submariner, to list the particular characteristics that set each reference and sub-reference apart, and to present tips in the event that you’re an authority searching for their next piece. It genuinely is all you require to think around quite possibly the main watches of all time.

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2. Talking Watches With John Mayer, Part 2

He’s back! The first Talking Watches visitor , Mr. John Mayer, plunked down with Ben briefly round of our lead video arrangement. While his first portion zeroed in on few pieces with individual importance, this second go offers a more extensive perspective on his assortment, how his taste has advanced over the long haul, and the manners by which extraordinary watches can reveal to some fascinating stories. At almost 30 minutes in length, you will not have any desire to miss a second.

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1. A Week On The Wrist: The Rolex Explorer Reference 214270

Taking the top prize this year is James’ top to bottom audit of the current age Rolex Explorer. This is a contemporary interpretation of perhaps the most exemplary Rolex models, and James works effectively clarifying how it finds a way into the Explorer line-up, how it’s an incredible current watch in its own right, and who should surge over to their neighborhood AD to attempt to score one for themselves. 

Check out the full story and video here.

Let us understand what your number one article was from 2019 down in the comments below!

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