Allen and Jon both ride Ducati Panigale V2s, and therefore have much to talk about. But they don’t talk all that much about motorcycles, instead focusing on Jon’s family’s history at Cartier and Tiffany, Italian espresso machines, and the indie watch scene.
The Skinny 43.5mm wide x 13mm tall Movement: Oris 798 / (Sellita SW330-1) GMT complication with rotating 24-hour bezel 300m water resistance Limited to 2016 pieces Price: $3200 US The Issue At (and In) Hand The water is warm and full of life. Gentle giants gracefully move though the sea for millions of years. Then homo sapiens flourishes on land,… Read more »
In this episode, Allen and David finally go beyond the dial and start discussing how watches work. Well, that was the intention but David insists on starting at the beginning…
The Skinny 40mm 100m / 10bar Water Resistance Oris In-House Cal 401 automatic winding movement with 5-day power reserve and small seconds $4200 A Symbol of Hope Billed as a “Symbol of Hope,” Oris has dedicated this watch to the incredible African-American Navy Master Diver Carl Brashear. As the first person of color to become… Read more »
An independent watch brand making a dress watch isn’t entirely rare, but such watches are rarely any good. There is a gaping canyon between big brands making quality pieces and a slew of trashy brands making trashy dress watches, or as some say, “fashion watches.”
Let’s say you want to obtain a vintage mechanical steel 36mm Rolex Datejust, and let’s say that you’re ok with a leather strap over a bracelet, and let’s say you’re bargain hunting. If that’s you, read on.
For many folks, SCUBA diving triggers a kind of spiritual conversion to environmental activism. I’ve experienced this conversion, and I’ve heard so many divers say they have, too.
Mission Lake George is Sponsored by ORIS. WIN EITHER OF THESE INSTAGRAM AUCTIONS AND SUPPORT OUR MISSION TO HELP PRESERVE AMERICA’S MOST BEAUTIFUL FRESHWATER LAKE Auction #1 – 36mm Divers 65 in Blue, signed certificate, framed watercolor painting of Lake George by mission diver, Shelley Wollert. Watch was used for two days of diving on… Read more »
Our poor wrists bear the literal weight of our horological obsessions, and yet we never hear from them. It’s time to let our wrists speak! ALLEN’S WRIST’S FALL STAPLE Seiko SPB143 62MAS 200m Prospex Diver 40.5m Auto-winding 6-series movement with date $1200 If there’s one thing that makes me happy, it’s Allen pulling out his… Read more »
The Oris x Beyond The Dial Essay Contest Oris and Beyond The Dial have joined forces to launch their first ever essay contest celebrating the release of the Carysfort Reef Limited Edition. We invite you to submit an essay describing your ultimate adventure with this watch that’s dedicated to bringing Change for the Better to… Read more »