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Watches, Stories, and Gear: A  New Decade Dawns, 50 Great Podcasts, and the Technical Definition of a Fake

Watches, Stories, and Gear: A New Decade Dawns, 50 Great Podcasts, and the Technical Definition of a Fake

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“Watches, Stories, and Gear” is a gathering of a portion of our #1 watch content on Worn & Wound, incredible stories from around the web, and cool stuff that we’ve got our eye on.

This portion of “Watches, Stories, and Gear” is brought to you by the Windup Watch Shop .


Worn & Wound Time Spec: the Mark XI

This story from the Worn & Wound vault investigates what for some is a definitive apparatus watch, the Mk. 11. Fabricated for the British Ministry of Defense by IWC and Jaeger-LeCoultre, the DNA of the Mk. 11 can be felt in present day watches from those celebrated Swiss brands, just as innumerable others. Partly, the Mk. 11 has assisted with characterizing a whole gathering classification (military watches), similar to extraordinary Rolex Daytonas and vintage Patek Philippes. For enthusiasts of watches with military provenance, it doesn’t improve than this.

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NPR People Can’t Even Agree on When the Decade Ends

Happy new year, Worn & Wound perusers! It’s another decade! Or then again right? Whether the 2020s start now or in a year’s time is a shockingly hot catch issue, and this piece from NPR investigates the intricate details of the discussion.

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The Atlantic The 50 Best Podcasts of 2019

We’re large aficionados of podcasts of different sorts here at Worn & Wound, and this rundown of the best of 2019 from the Atlantic is thorough and incorporates both prominent and under the radar units worth tuning in to. While the Worn & Wound webcast isn’t remembered for the main 50 (I “control-F’d” quickly after opening the article), there’s consistently one year from now.

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The Fashion Law What Makes a Fake a Fake? A Dive into Rolex’s Definition of a Counterfeit Watch

eventually in the existence of each watch fan, we as a whole deal with fakes on some level. Possibly you spot one clearly in the wild, or come across a questionable posting on a discussion for something that could pass initially, yet self-destructs upon close examination. This piece in The Fashion Law investigate what Rolex thinks about a phony, versus what the law considers a phony, and how those definitions can now and again butt heads. Certainly worth a read for any Rolex collector. 

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Proof Lightning Field Jacket 

A decent field jacket is one of those basic closet staples, and we’re enormous fanatics of this one from Proof. It has an extreme, waterproof shell that opposes the components, however is worked with simply somewhat stretch for the versatility you need and is loaded with little additional items that focus on usefulness and fit (waterproof pockets, snaps at the midsection and hood for a tweaked fit, a stashable hood, and more). 

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Topo Designs Commuter Briefcase 

The Commuter Briefcase from Topo Designs is now somewhat of a work of art. With all out flexibility (it’s a rucksack, shoulder sack, and a conventional satchel) and the adaptability to deal with both work and play all the while, it’s one more Topo item that is made to fit consistently into your advanced way of life. It’s sturdy and tough enough to deal with the harshest commute or travel circumstance, however the leather emphasizes lend the pack a feeling of refinement that makes it fitting in practically any work setting. 

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The James Brand James x Raen 

The James Brand’s most recent coordinated effort is with eyewear creators Raen. The famous Elko folding knife has been given a handle in tortoiseshell acetic acid derivation to coordinate Raen’s Wiley shades. It’s an extraordinary, easygoing combination that makes them wish for the end of the dismal cold weather months and asking why more ordinary items aren’t made in tortoiseshell.

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