Video – The Tourbograph Perpetual Honeygold is a True Masterpiece by A. Lange & Söhne

A. Lange & Söhne isn’t known for being lazy when it comes to complications and the execution of its watches. It isn’t one of the most revered watchmakers from Germany without reason. We all know that ALS is capable of manufacturing some of the most complex, desirable watches, which include some superb chronographs. Among the […]

Introducing – The New MB&F HM9 Sapphire Vision (Live Pics & Price)

MB&F’s retro-futuristic HM9 sails into 2021 with a sapphire crystal case revealing every component of its anatomy. Like the HM3 FrogX tenth-anniversary editions in sapphire crystal presented at the end of 2020, four limited editions of the HM9 with sapphire crystal cases join the HM9 fleet. First launched in 2018, the HM9 Flow takes its […]

Introducing – De Bethune DB Kind of Two Tourbillon (Live Pics & Price)

De Bethune launches the DB Kind of Two Tourbillon, a double-sided or pivoting watch with two distinct faces and two distinct moods. A beautiful fusion of past and present, one side of the watch reveals a contemporary design with a tourbillon; the other reveals a more traditional face. Let’s take a closer look at yet […]

In-Depth – The Vianney Halter Deep Space Resonance Prototype (Live Pics)

Craftsmen like Vianney Halter are a rare breed. Vianney Halter made a name for himself on the independent watchmaking scene during the 1990s with timepieces unlike anything you’ve ever seen. Creation takes time, patience and perseverance for this inspired, independent spirit… In 2013, the presentation of his Deep Space triple-axis Tourbillon put an end to […]

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Hands-on – De Bethune DB28 Steel Wheels Sapphire Tourbillon

Last year, De Bethune celebrated the tenth anniversary of its flagship DB28 model and the second anniversary of its openworked DB28 Steel Wheels. The idea behind the first DB28 Steel Wheels of 2018 was to open the dial to reveal the movement’s contemporary architecture. With this DB28 Steel Wheels Sapphire Tourbillon unveiled during Geneva Watch […]

3 weeks ago

Independent Watchmaking – Introducing The Cramain Mark II Constant Force

At MONOCHROME, we’re always thrilled to see the launch of new independent brands, specifically when we’ll be talking of high-end and truly hand-made horology. Cramain was founded by a young duo, Kilian Leschnik and Dr Julian M. Stiels, out of the shared vision to create timepieces that would be crafted solely by their own hands, with […]

4 weeks ago

Introducing – Marco Lang Watches and the Inaugural Watch, the Zweigesicht-1

If you’re into watches, and specifically independent watchmaking, Marco Lang is a name that should sound familiar to you. Indeed, Lang is one of the most revered German watchmakers and one of the founders of the brand Lang & Heyne. Despite having left the manufacture in 2019, Marco Lang is still a passionate watchmaker and […]

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Review – The Breguet Classique Chronométrie 7727 (Video)

Innovation is often presented in a highly demonstrative way. An excess of pride, some would argue. More often than we’d like, innovative solutions in watchmaking are launched in concept-like pieces, where the inventiveness of the mechanics is echoed by a bold, avant-gardist design. A definition that doesn’t really match what Breguet stands for. Innovation at […]

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