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Windup Watch Shop Father's Day Guide 2019

Father’s Day 2019 is just around the corner (it’s June 16th, if you’re unaware), so now is a pretty good time to figure out what you’re going to get before it’s too late. Below is a list featuring five watches and five accessories that any watch-fan-dad will enjoy.

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Damasko is one of the few brands out there that really embraces the chronograph, a fact that can be seen most clearly in their ever-growing line of central-minute hand chronographs.

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How Watches are Made with Vero of Portland, Oregon
Words by Worn & Wound

“I really just want to make a watch.” These eight words, spoken over a couple of beers one night in 2014, launched VERO, a young watchmaking outfit based in Portland, Oregon. But friends and co-founders Chris Boudreaux and Danny Recordon were not watchmakers. They were simply enthusiasts who loved watches. Still, the thought of contracting the work out to a factory in the Far East didn’t cross their mind. “We knew we wanted to make them,” explains Danny, the self-taught engineer on the team. “Rather than prototype somewhere else . . . we wanted to design [and] prototype in our own shop, on our own timeline, and have full control.”

In many ways, VERO embodies a new, spunkier wave of American watchmaking. It’s worth noting that watches produced in The States are few and far between. There’s RGM, of course. Then there’s Weiss in California and Vortic in Colorado. But beyond that, the vast majority of American brands rely on overseas production. That’s not a value judgement—it’s simply a reality. Full article on Worn & Wound...