Review: Patek Philippe 5711 Nautilus Rose Gold

The Patek Philippe Nautilus shot to fame for its iconic case design and was easily one of the most expensive regular production steel watches of its time. So iconic is the poster watch combination of steel and blue dial that the Patek Philippe Nautilus remains one of the most sought after collections after more than 30 years in production.…

3 years ago

A. Lange & Söhne Lange 1 Timezone – a Personal Story part 1

The German watch brand A. Lange & Söhne has played an important role in my watch-collecting (and blogging) life. I admired the brand, and as I got to know them, and their watches, even better, my admiration only grew stronger. I guess that most serious collectors will say the same about the brand. Since we’re celebrating …

3 years ago

#TBT Something Cool For Under 300 Euro – A King Seiko 5625-7000!

King Seiko versus Grand Seiko You can’t imagine this today, but back in the 1960’s, Seiko made two of its manufactories compete with each other. These two plants were Suwa Seikosha and Daini Seikosha. The objective was simple, to design beautiful watches and create the most accurate movements. Suwa Seikosha introduced the very first Grand Seiko in 1960. Not […]

3 years ago

Omega Pours on the Precision as Official Timekeeper of the 2016 Rio Summer Olympic Games

By Roberta Naas
Friday, August 5, 2016, marks the start of the 2016 Rio Summer Olympic Games, which take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and run through Sunday, August 21. Omega Watches once again – for the 28th time — acts as the Official Timekeeper of the Olympics – and is more than ready with incredible new state-of-the-art timing technology, and with new watches honoring the prestigious

3 years ago

Omega Pours on the Precision as Official Timekeeper of the 2016 Rio Summer Olympic Games

By Roberta Naas
Friday, August 5, 2016, marks the start of the 2016 Rio Summer Olympic Games, which take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and run through Sunday, August 21. Omega Watches once again – for the 28th time — acts as the Official Timekeeper of the Olympics – and is more than ready with incredible new state-of-the-art timing technology, and with new watches honoring the prestigious READ MORE
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3 years ago

Arnold & Son Time Pyramid Translucent Back Watch Hands-On

Would you like for me to remind you what the biggest issue on watches with fully skeletonized dials is? The issue is that you can often see right through to your own skin and arm hair. So, to remedy this situation and respond to this concern, Arnold & Son has done a little experiment with this new version of their Time Pyramid watch in steel

3 years ago

LIST: 6 watches for all 6 types of super-villain, just in time for Suicide Squad

The Suicide Squad, in all their infamy
With Suicide Squad in cinemas (and trending poorly on Rotten Tomatoes)  we’ve got bad guys on the brain, and we can’t help noticing that when it comes to Hollywood, there are two distinct trends, the first noted by Empire: “If Marvel has the best superheroes, so the prevailing geek-logic goes, then DC has the coolest villains.” Meanwhile, the prevailing watch logic, as it applies to both, is that it’s the heroes who tend to get all the best watches.…

3 years ago

How Blancpain’s Carrousel Was Found

Blancpain is unique in the world of watchmaking as it is the only house which has mastered the art of placing a carrousel in a wristwatch. Carrousels were conceived to defy gravity and the associated rate errors when the watch is in a vertical position. How did the idea of this component come up? A […]

3 years ago

Why a US$400k Minute Repeater from Panerai?

Panerai has been hyperactive in 2016. Though it started gently at SIHH 2016, Panerai quickly followed with a slew of watches in May, including the surprisingly slim Luminor Due. And then just last week the Italian brand unveiled a quartet of blue-dial, boutique-only limited editions. In between that breathless pace of new launches, Panerai also […]

3 years ago