Introducing – Bell & Ross BR 01 Cyber Skull – Reinterpreting The Square Case

Bell & Ross watches are, for a good reason, often associated with pilots and military forces. This has been the brand’s raison d’être since its inception. Serious, stealth, instrumental, the emblematic BR 01 and BR 03 collection, with its “circle within a square”, sums up the brand’s design language perfectly. Yet, from time to time, […]

Introducing – Ressence Type 3X “Now is Better” Edition

Celebrating ten years of genuinely innovative watchmaking, Ressence revisits its oil-filled Type 3 watch and delivers a message of hope in these days of gloom and doom provoked by the pandemic. With a new dial designed by Stefan Sagmeister and the words “Now is Better” displayed on the minutes track, the Ressence Type 3X is […]

Introducing – Oris Big Crown Pointer Date Bronze “Fratello” Edition

The Oris Big Crown Pointer Date is one of the brand’s all-time classics, a watch that has helped Oris weather the storm in the 1980s and a watch with a specific resonance on the Dutch market. This watch is special for the brand and, without surprise, it is the watch that the Fratello team selected […]

Introducing – The Corum Golden Bridge Rectangle 40th-Anniversary Editions

Corum’s universally recognised rectangular watch, which took its name from the golden bridge that held its baguette-shaped movement in place, has been revisited in many ways over a successful 40-year period. In 2016 Corum released the first round case version, and just last year we covered the Corum Golden Bridge Round 43 Art Deco watch, […]

Hands-on – The Handsome Montblanc 1858 Monopusher Chronograph

Who would have predicted that the trend for vintage watches would become a consolidated sector of practically every watch brand with a history of more than 100 years? What started as a nostalgic trip down memory lane has entrenched itself as an enduring phenomenon. Dedicated collections are now the repositories of golden oldies, some more […]

Introducing – Baltic Aquascaphe GMT (Live Pics & Price)

The brainchild of Etienne Malec, a young Frenchman who has inherited his father’s passion for watches, Baltic has moved from a Kickstarter project to a proper brand with its own identity and a growing collection. Relatively accessible and made with a sheer passion for the golden age of tool watches, Baltic has gained the respect […]

Introducing – Maurice Lacroix Aikon Label Noir, Ready for Black Friday

The Aikon gets a sleek dark makeover by Geneva-based watch customiser Label Noir. As Maurice Lacroix’ affordable take on the luxury sports watch since 2016, the Aikon is a dynamic collection in constant expansion. Limited to 50 pieces, the Maurice Lacroix Aikon Label Noir Automatic Limited Edition will be available today – Black Friday – […]

Introducing – From an Akula Submarine to the Wrist, the Raketa Leopard 24

The economic dimension of the world’s political division during the Cold War was paramount. Producing precise and reliable watches was essential, and just like other strategic industrial activities, the Soviet government supported Russian watch manufacturers such as Raketa, Poljot, Slava or Vostok. Naturally, Soviets also needed to produce their own tool watches. Among these were […]