Omega Speedmaster Moonwatch Alaska Project Watch Review

The Omega Speedmaster Moonwatch Alaska Project reference 311.32.42.30.04.001 was the limited edition Speedmaster watch model that Omega introduced at Baselworld 2008. It happens to have one of the most interesting “limited-edition stories” among the modern limited-edition Omega Speedmaster Moonwatches, in my opinion, and it happens to look really cool.

4 years ago

HANDS-ON: This charming watch – explaining the Tudor Heritage Advisor

Last year Tudor unveiled its first manufacture movement to nigh-on internet-breaking levels of fanfare and buzz. So impressive was the MT-5621 that it overshadowed the retro-modern North Flag that showcased it. But it’s a little remarked upon fact that Tudor’s first foray into in-house happened way back in 2011, in the Tudor Heritage Advisor – one of earliest, and (in my opinion) most under-rated of the Geneva-based brand’s popular Heritage collection.…

4 years ago

HANDS-ON: This charming watch – explaining the Tudor Heritage Advisor

Last year Tudor unveiled its first manufacture movement to nigh-on internet-breaking levels of fanfare and buzz. So impressive was the MT-5621 that it overshadowed the retro-modern North Flag that showcased it. But it’s a little remarked upon fact that Tudor’s first foray into in-house happened way back in 2011, in the Tudor Heritage Advisor – one of earliest, and (in my opinion) most under-rated of the Geneva-based brand’s popular Heritage collection.…

4 years ago

Laurent Picciotto and the HYT H4 Metropolis Turn off the Lights in Paris

By Victoria Townsend
Even if you don’t live in Paris, chances are you know, or know of, Laurent Picciotto, the colourful owner of Chronopassion on rue Saint-Honoré in the French capital. The famous watch enthusiast tests out the HYT H4 Metropolis in a new video. READ MORE
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4 years ago

4 Record-Setting Stainless Steel Patek Philippe Models Auctioned At Phillips. Is A Fifth Coming?

Patek Philippe watches in stainless steel are the hot thing among vintage collectibles. Phillips’s auction house, whose watch division is spearheaded by Bacs & Russo, has set four world records for stainless steel Patek Philippe watches over the last two years. A new find coming up in the Geneva Watch Auction: FOUR could possibly break the current record of almost $4 million. Check out that Patek Philippe Reference 1518 right here.

4 years ago

Up Close with the Laine Watch Classic Chronograph with a Remade Vintage Valjoux Movement

Despite the unexciting name, the recently announced Classic Chronograph is an impressive start for newly established Laine Watches. It’s a one-man independent brand established by Torsti Laine, a Finn who came to watchmaking late in life but nonetheless appreciates the finesse and quality of classic chronograph movements, hence the Valjoux 22 inside the Classic Chronograph. […]

4 years ago

Laine Chronograph Review: A greatest hits compilation of Valjoux 22

We had previously covered the Torsti Laine chronograph in our Valjoux 22 feature and since the Finnish watchmaker was in town today, Deployant decided to get our hands on the hand-finished labour of love while getting exclusive details from the creator of his namesake chronograph.…

4 years ago

REVIEW: Armin Strom Edge Double Barrel – With Life Photos, Specs and Price

You have seen quite a few watches since you started collecting and you appreciate the craftsmanship required to produce reliable movements. You may be an owner of A. Lange & Söhne watches or watches from other high-quality brands, and you’re looking for something different without compromising on uniqueness and/or quality. If so, the Armin Strom Edge might just …

4 years ago