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Look Closer Jason Heaton Auctions Rare Co-Signed Doxa Sub 300T Divingstar Prototype to Benefit Sri Lankan School Children

Jason Heaton harnessed the power of a killer watch to help those in need and his Doxa Divestar prototype found a new home at Craft + Tailored

David Von Bader
A Brief History of They Can’t All Be Winners: A Look at Early Self-Winding Watch Movements

We examine a rare collection of watches that were all early attempts at self-winding movements.

Ripley Sellers
Driven Meet Oilstainlab’s Nikita Bridan and the Half11: The Wildest 911-Based Build You’ve Ever Seen.

Nikita and Iliya Bridan have designed cars for OEMs, works race teams, and Hoonigan, but the outrageous Half11 represents their truest selves.

David Von Bader

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  • What Is On My Wrist

    1958 Rolex Submariner ref. 5508 “Small Crown”

  • Under the Radar

    1970s Bucherer Chronograph – Ref. 651

  • What Is On My Wrist

    1960s Movado Super Sub-Sea Chronograph Ref. 95-704-541

  • Under the Radar

    1960s Zodiac Automatic Triple Calendar Moonphase

  • What Is On My Wrist

    2022 Tudor Pelagos FXD

  • Under the Radar

    1960s Vulcain Cricket Alarm (ref. H.99.101)

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