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Hacking in the 1940s

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Today we have a newly restored Bulova A-11 which was made in 1943 and issued to the US Army Air Force, shown paired with the 16mm M-1944C Canvas strap.  The A-11 Series of watches is famous for its Hack function, but what is it, and how does it work? 

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Double-Wristing: A Speedy Reason Why

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Double-wristing, or going “Schwarzkopf” is often the result of a watch enthusiast’s refusal to pick just one favourite, especially for an event. However in a historic space flight context it makes a lot more sense.

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The Legacy of Radium Beyond Lume

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Whether you chase chunky peanut butter lume, or don’t mind modern fauxtina, the use of Radium luminous paint is a fascinating legacy of chemical coordination and a further insight into the character of vintage military time pieces.

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