Sam Kessler

Legend has it that Sam’s first word was ‘escapement’ and, while he might have started that legend himself, he’s been in the watch world long enough that it makes little difference. As the editor of Oracle Time, he’s our leading man for all things horological – even if he does love yellow dials to a worrying degree. Owns a Pogue; doesn’t own an Oyster Perpetual. Yet.

Articles by Sam Kessler

BŌKEN Exemplify Affordable British Watchmaking with Revamped Nomad Collection

BŌKEN Exemplify Affordable British Watchmaking with Revamped Nomad Collection

Watchfinder’s ‘The Talking Hands’ Andrew Morgan Talks Dream Watches, Extraterrestrial Existentialism & Cheese

Watchfinder’s ‘The Talking Hands’ Andrew Morgan Talks Dream Watches, Extraterrestrial Existentialism & Cheese

Breitling Superocean Heritage ’57 Highlands Watch Review

Breitling Superocean Heritage ’57 Highlands Watch Review

Oris and The Sopranos: A Lesson in Perfect Product Placement

Oris and The Sopranos: A Lesson in Perfect Product Placement

Pininfarina Senso Hybrid Watch Review

Pininfarina Senso Hybrid Watch Review

Crafting Sapphire Rolexes with AET Remould

Crafting Sapphire Rolexes with AET Remould

The Ultimate Men’s Knitwear Guide

The Ultimate Men’s Knitwear Guide

Hublot MP-15 Takashi Murakami Tourbillon Sapphire Watch Review

Hublot MP-15 Takashi Murakami Tourbillon Sapphire Watch Review

The Complete Guide to Calendar Watches

The Complete Guide to Calendar Watches

The Coolest Vintage Watch Adverts of Yesteryear

The Coolest Vintage Watch Adverts of Yesteryear

100 Years of Duckworth Prestex

100 Years of Duckworth Prestex

The 12 Best Calendar Watches of 2023

The 12 Best Calendar Watches of 2023

The Best Vintage Watch Shops in London

The Best Vintage Watch Shops in London

Did You Know That Gucci Make Dive Watches?

Did You Know That Gucci Make Dive Watches?

Brellum Pilot LE.3 GMT Chronometer Watch Review

Brellum Pilot LE.3 GMT Chronometer Watch Review

Oracle Time Watch Awards Winners 2023

Oracle Time Watch Awards Winners 2023

Jean-Claude Biver Discusses Life at the Forefront of Modern Horology

Jean-Claude Biver Discusses Life at the Forefront of Modern Horology

Why Ferdinand Berthoud’s Cylindrical Hairspring Matters

Why Ferdinand Berthoud’s Cylindrical Hairspring Matters

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