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Art & Design Meet Ashly Stohl: Photographer, Peanut Press Co-Founder and Publisher, and Watch Collector

Ashly Stohl is a gifted photographer, an increasingly prolific publisher of photo books as the co-founder of Peanut Press, and a watch collector without an agenda, but with a serious eye for design.

David Von Bader
Owner's Guide A Love Letter to the Rolex Explorer II ref. 1655

The Rolex Explorer II ref. 1655 is a watch that’s always been misunderstood, and this odd model is my grail watch.

Ripley Sellers
Watches + Style Meet Role Club’s Brian “Brian the Bootmaker” Truong, a man hand-making arguably the finest boots on the planet

Brian the Bootmaker delivers traditional boots from workwear to art work.

David Von Bader

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  • Under the Radar

    1994 Tudor Date-Day ref. 94500

  • What Is On My Wrist

    1960 Omega Railmaster Ref. 2914-6 “Lollipop”

  • Under the Radar

    IWC Steel Calatrava Cal. 83 w/ Articulated Lugs

  • What Is On My Wrist

    1946 Rolex Chronograph ref. 3525 “POW”

  • Under the Radar

    1970s Zodiac Olympos Automatic ref. 723-928

  • What Is On My Wrist

    1980s Audemars Piguet Royal Oak ref. 4100ST

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The entire C + T team falls in love with the watches we sell daily. These are our the standout pieces oaur staff has selected from the current inventory for August 2022.

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Art & Design Meet Jimmy Carbonetti of Carbonetti Guitars: Luthier, Musician, Toulon Golf Collaborator, and Rolex Devotee

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Buyer's Guide Staff Selects for August 2022

The entire C + T team falls in love with the watches we sell daily. These are our the standout pieces oaur staff has selected from the current inventory for August 2022.

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