The Watch Snob On Watch Naming Conventions

Why do so many watch names include the word “master?” Examples include the Trainmaster, Marinemaster, Misslemaster, Worldmaster, Master Compressor, Speedmaster, and Yachtmaster. I have heard that the Trainmaster name is linked to Webb Ball’s involvement with standardizing watches after a train collision. Other watches, such as the Benrus Skymaster, seem to have been advanced for […]