Ken Kessler

Ken Kessler is unimpressed by the 21st century and enjoys retro, if costly, boys’ toys, such as cameras, mechanical watches and fountain pens – of late, he is obsessed with Italian red wine. He has written four books on luxury hi-fi equipment and collects chronographs and film noir DVDs.

Articles by Ken Kessler

Roger W. Smith Talks British Watchmakers’ Day Special Editions and the Alliance of British Clock and Watch Makers

Roger W. Smith Talks British Watchmakers’ Day Special Editions and the Alliance of British Clock and Watch Makers

History of Panerai’s Journey from Milspec to Platinumtec

History of Panerai’s Journey from Milspec to Platinumtec

The Vintage Zodiac Sea Wolf Diver Is Having a Renaissance

The Vintage Zodiac Sea Wolf Diver Is Having a Renaissance

How to Build the Perfect Hi-Fi Sound System

How to Build the Perfect Hi-Fi Sound System

Unsung Vintage Hero: Lemania’s Military Chronographs

Unsung Vintage Hero: Lemania’s Military Chronographs

Unsung Vintage Hero: The CWC SBS

Unsung Vintage Hero: The CWC SBS

Unsung Vintage Heroes: Rolex Thunderbird

Unsung Vintage Heroes: Rolex Thunderbird

Interview: Oris CEO Rolf Studer on the Calibre 400 and How It Sets a New Standard

Interview: Oris CEO Rolf Studer on the Calibre 400 and How It Sets a New Standard

Unsung Vintage Heroes: The Jaeger-LeCoultre Futurematic

Unsung Vintage Heroes: The Jaeger-LeCoultre Futurematic

220 Years of the Tourbillon: A Look Back at the History of One of Watchmaking’s Important Innovations

220 Years of the Tourbillon: A Look Back at the History of One of Watchmaking’s Important Innovations

History With A Twist: Celebrating The Vacheron Constantin American 1921’s Centenary 

History With A Twist: Celebrating The Vacheron Constantin American 1921’s Centenary 

A Vintage Watch Worth Investing In: JeanRichard Highlands Chronograph

A Vintage Watch Worth Investing In: JeanRichard Highlands Chronograph

A Vintage Watch Worth Investing In: The Universal Genève Space-Compax

A Vintage Watch Worth Investing In: The Universal Genève Space-Compax

Watches That Encapsulate Design Movements of the 20th Century

Watches That Encapsulate Design Movements of the 20th Century

Ice Timers: Watches for the Extreme Cold

Ice Timers: Watches for the Extreme Cold

The Allure of Retro and Reissue Watches

The Allure of Retro and Reissue Watches

The Lure of the “Dive” Watch

The Lure of the “Dive” Watch

A Look at Bell & Ross’ 2019 Collection (So Far)

A Look at Bell & Ross’ 2019 Collection (So Far)

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