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  1. The Swiss Watch Forum
    Hello, I'm new to this site, but I thought I would post a short note. Just got my first high-end watch; a Breitling Navitimer World. As a professional pilot, this is pretty much my dream watch (I also considered the Cosmonaut and the Omega Speedmaster moon watch. The IWC Big Pilot Watch is...
  2. The General Discussion Forum
    Like the greatest of Russian autobiographers, Alexander Herzen, much time was needed for the events in my life to settle into “a perspicuous thought,” a thought I could convey in both a meaningful and written form. Like Herzen, too, some of my thoughts were uncomfortable and melancholy, but in...
  3. The General Discussion Forum
    TIME In 1753 Benjamin Banneker, a self-educated scientist, astronomer, inventor, writer and anti-slavery publicist built a clock entirely from wood. It was the first watch made in the USA.1 It was a pocket-watch and striking in appearance.1 Across the ocean in the heart of the Middle East...
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