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

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

Stella Ellis GMT Watch Review

Stella Ellis GMT Watch Review

An Introduction to the Quirky World of Seiko Modding

An Introduction to the Quirky World of Seiko Modding

Girard-Perregaux Launch the Aston Martin Neo Bridges

Girard-Perregaux Launch the Aston Martin Neo Bridges

Citizen Continue to Innovate with Historic Eco-Drive Movement

Citizen Continue to Innovate with Historic Eco-Drive Movement

Alpina Alpiner Extreme Regulator Watch Review

Alpina Alpiner Extreme Regulator Watch Review

Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG) Results 2023

Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG) Results 2023

Talking Bel Cantos, Sealanders and Watch Design with Christopher Ward’s  William Brackfield

Talking Bel Cantos, Sealanders and Watch Design with Christopher Ward’s William Brackfield

Why the Marloe Coniston Collection Deserves a Closer Look

Why the Marloe Coniston Collection Deserves a Closer Look

Raymond Weil Freelancer 2790 Watch Review

Raymond Weil Freelancer 2790 Watch Review

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