85 Years of Rolex at Daytona International Speedway

A longtime partnership begetting plenty of historic car-racing moments

by Andrew Maness When Daytona International Speedway opened in 1959 a new era of American racing began. In 1962 that era gained its most grueling and prestigious race: the Rolex 24. This 24-hour endurance race is a star-studded event that demands the best of its competitors who are all aiming to add their name to the history books—leaving with a trophy in hand and a …

Bamford Watch Department’s Latest Heritage Series Additions

Looking to the past for two gorgeous new offerings

Over the years, we’ve often fallen for the Bamford Watch Department (BWD) pieces that drastically reimagined watches. Now, it’s their subtlety that warrants attention. Recently debuting two new pieces within their already successful Bamford Heritage Series, the brand affirms an attention to detail and an understanding of what makes a timepiece classic. The latest items, the Bamford Heritage Explorer I and Bamford Heritage Bicolour Paul …

Tudor’s New Heritage Black Bay “Black”

Their award winning diver line expands with an elegant addition

In 2012, TUDOR unveiled their Heritage Black Bay diver watch line—an inspired two model collection invoking 1950s style. In essence, it was a revival of a much-loved classic, punctuated with modern nuances, by the relaunched Rolex sibling brand. And yet, there was something more here. The watch would win awards and a new generation of fans. As an extension of this, now, there’s a third …

Bamford Watch Department’s Limited Edition Rolex Sky-Dweller

A customized Rolex leaves little to aspire to

Generally held on a horological pedestal, Rolex is often associated with being the best of the best. But what happens when your Roley just isn’t unique enough and you’re not ready to experiment with an MB&F? You turn to Bamford Watch Department, customizer of fine time pieces. Their latest edition, available in an exclusive run of eight watches, is one of Rolex’s newest models and …