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Horology - Clocks and Watches
Horology - Clocks and Watches

MST436

Why it's the best ever.

Why it's the best movement ever made.


What do BXW and ROR mean stamped onto the movement.

Watch manufacturors often stamp a 3 letter code onto the movement. These are US import codes and generally only found on US watches. It's rather a big list.



In the 1980s and beginning with Rolex, watch manufacturers began to stop selling parts.


The Surprisingly Not Totally Boring Search For Who Invented The Spring Bar

Itís probably a good thing that nobody has ever asked me who invented the spring bar, because up until about a week ago, if they had, Iíd have had to admit that I had absolutely no idea, and had never given it a momentís thought. In fact, aside from occasionally cursing at one when it flew across the room during an ill-advised late-night impulsive strap change, I had hardly given spring bars any thought on any level at all for pretty much the entire time Iíve been interested in watches




springbars: The Surprisingly Not Totally Boring Search For Who Invented The Spring Bar
https://www.hodinkee.com/articles/the-surprisingly-not-totally-boring-story-of-who-invented-the-spring-bar