Sjöö Sandström Royal Steel Worldtimer

Sjöö Sandström Royal Steel Worldtimer

Sjöö Sandström is an upcoming brand. Some of you might not have heard about them yet as they are still mainly sold in Scandinavia, but that is something likely to change. These guys from Sweden are make some impressive watches. They date […]

Hublot presents the Big Bang Unico Sapphire Red and Blue

Hublot presents the Big Bang Unico Sapphire Red and Blue

Hublot has quite the amount of colourful watches in their collection already. So after the first Big Bang Unico Sapphire models that were presented in clear and black, or smoke so you like. They surprised us by showing the all new fully coloured sapphire versions […]

Seiko’s first ever diver’s watch re-born, Prospex SLA017.

Seiko’s first ever diver’s watch re-born, Prospex SLA017.

Seiko’s first diver’s watch from 1965 is re-invented as  the Prospex SLA017. Seiko’s reputation today as a leader in watches for divers is no accident of fate. This reputation is the direct result of a long tradition of innovation that stretches back over […]

Three new TAG Heuer CARRERA Heuer-01 43 mm chronographs

Three new TAG Heuer CARRERA Heuer-01 43 mm chronographs

The CARRERA Heuer-01 skeleton manufacture chronograph (in-house developed and manufactured calibre) with a contemporary sports design, will be sold under 5000 CHF (!). What you get is real value for money.

That´s the stylish Hublot Classic Fusion Italia Independent collection

That´s the stylish Hublot Classic Fusion Italia Independent collection

The Italian tailor Luca Rubinacci, Lapo Elkan and Hublot created some very stylish chronographs. If you are into fashion you might like them …


 

MB&F Legacy Machine Final Edition

MB&F Legacy Machine Final Edition

One of our favourite watches of MB&F is the Legacy Machine. We have a thing for their creative designs and stunning timepieces however the wearability of the LM makes it stand out. Sadly we just learned that they are launching their last version which brings […]

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Arnold & Son Opens its First Flagship Boutique

Arnold & Son Opens its First Flagship Boutique

TOKYO, Japan, April 18, 2017 – Arnold & Son, a part of Citizen Watch Group, is pleased to announce the grand opening of the “CITIZEN FLAGSHIP STORE TOKYO,“ the world’s first flagship store from the Citizen Watch Group, in the newly launched […]

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Julien Tornare new CEO Zenith

Julien Tornare new CEO Zenith

Jean-Claude Biver, President of the Watches Division and Ceo ad interim of Zenith, announces the appointment of Julien Tornare as CEO of Zenith, effective May 1st, 2017. Julien Tornare will report to Jean-Claude Biver. In this role, Julien will be focusing on […]

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Sjöö Sandström Royal Steel Worldtimer

Sjöö Sandström Royal Steel Worldtimer

Sjöö Sandström is an upcoming brand. Some of you might not have heard about them yet as they are still mainly sold in Scandinavia, but that is something likely to change. These guys from Sweden are make some impressive watches. They date […]

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Presenting the HYT H4 Neo with led light

Presenting the HYT H4 Neo with led light

Innovation within tradition, the DNA of haute horlogerie, the movement heritage, and so on: forget it all. Need a known quantity to hang on to? Good news: the HYT H4 Neo tells the time like no other. HYT H4 Neo The H4 […]

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Atelier Reverso brings 3 new dials

Atelier Reverso brings 3 new dials

Jaeger-LeCoultre’s Atelier Reverso makes the relationship between a man and his watch even more exclusive. By personalising the reverse side of this iconic model and choosing one or several interchangeable straps allowing for a number of variations. In 2017 the Grande Maison introduces […]

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Time Machines of Swiss artisan Florian Schlumpf

Time Machines of Swiss artisan Florian Schlumpf

Presenting the “Time Machines” of Swiss artisan Florian Schlumpf by the MB&F M.A.D.Gallery in Geneva. MB&F are are always good for some out of the ordinary designs. In their M.A.D. Gallery you will always find some interesting items, no matter what your interests […]

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Arnold & Son unveils DBG Skeleton

Arnold & Son unveils DBG Skeleton

DBG Skeleton Arnold & Son unveils a new rendition of its unique DBG dual-time (GMT) timepiece, the DBG Skeleton. An acronym for “double balance” and “GMT”. The DBG Skeleton, part of the Instrument Collection, references the precise chronometers built by John Arnold […]

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Hublot presents the Big Bang Unico Sapphire Red and Blue

Hublot presents the Big Bang Unico Sapphire Red and Blue

Hublot has quite the amount of colourful watches in their collection already. So after the first Big Bang Unico Sapphire models that were presented in clear and black, or smoke so you like. They surprised us by showing the all new fully coloured sapphire versions […]

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BALTIC Watches launch through Kickstarter

BALTIC Watches launch through Kickstarter

During Baselworld these guys were the talk of the town. Pretty much all of my close media colleagues had seen the watches in the metal and simply loved it. As we’ve seen many watch brands presenting vintage inspired watch models not all were received well. Some […]

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Lebeau-Courally sponsorship announced

Lebeau-Courally sponsorship announced

A new Lebeau-Courally sponsorship has been announced. One of another of the world’s major Prestige Rallies: the first edition of the Sotogrande Grand Prix, Spain, from May 24 to 28, 2017. Sotogrande is Andalucia’s first and largest privately owned leisure and real estate […]

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Whisky Watch with a drop of the world’s oldest whisky

Whisky Watch with a drop of the world’s oldest whisky

The Whisky Watch! We’ve seen it before, watches with a droplet of special liquids. Armin Strom for instance has created a special watch with an amazingly old cognac. They made it in cooperation with Wealth solutions, a Polish company.  They specialise in […]

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Seiko’s first ever diver’s watch re-born, Prospex SLA017.

Seiko’s first ever diver’s watch re-born, Prospex SLA017.

Seiko’s first diver’s watch from 1965 is re-invented as  the Prospex SLA017. Seiko’s reputation today as a leader in watches for divers is no accident of fate. This reputation is the direct result of a long tradition of innovation that stretches back over […]

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Hommage à la Passion 2016

Hommage à la Passion 2016

Fondation de Haute Horlogerie The “Hommage à la Passion” 2016 awards are presented to outstanding personalities in watchmaking. Each year, the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie distinguishes two personalities whose style and expertise have made an imprint on watchmaking. Presented for the […]

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Rec 901 Collection with a piece of Porsche 911 on your wrist.

Rec 901 Collection with a piece of Porsche 911 on your wrist.

There are still a quite a lot of new watches and  watch brands being launched. Many of them do so with the help of Kickstarter. REC Watches isn’t any different and after earlier successful launches they came up with another pretty cool idea and interesting […]

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Jaeger-LeCoulte celebrating 25 years of the Master Control

Jaeger-LeCoulte celebrating 25 years of the Master Control

We’ve seen them during the SIHH for the first time. Three really cool new versions of the Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Control line. We just received the full press information and are happy to share this with you. Celebrating 25 years of the Master Control line with […]

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MB&F Destination Moon

MB&F Destination Moon

During Baselworld our friends at MB&F surprised us with another extraordinary creation. Besides a new version of the Legacy Machine they also presented a new clock, made in cooperation with L’Epée. As you can expect from MB&F they came up with another crazy design. […]

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Zenith Chronomaster Range Rover Velar Edition

Zenith Chronomaster Range Rover Velar Edition

At the occasion of the 2017 Geneva International Motor Show, Zenith and Land Rover are celebrating their creative relationship by presenting a new Chronomaster El Primero Range Rover Velar Special Edition. The timepiece features a new elegant brushed grey dial with copper-toned details, […]

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HUBLOT: BIG BANG MECA-10 MAGIC GOLD

HUBLOT:  BIG BANG MECA-10 MAGIC GOLD

Magic Gold meets a movement with a Meccano-inspired design, casting a spell to shake up the codes of traditional watchmaking. Meet the BIG BANG MECA-10 MAGIC GOLD The new Hublot Manufacture calibre – the HUB1201, whose innovative construction reveals its entire original interlocking […]

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TAG Heuer AUTAVIA, returning icon

TAG Heuer AUTAVIA, returning icon

During Baselworld we learned that many watch brands look back utaviat where they came from. Various historically valuable models either got ut make-over and have been re-launched during the fair. Some brands prefer to stay as close to the original as possible, others choose […]

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Louis Moinet Space Mystery unveiled

Louis Moinet Space Mystery unveiled

Ever since we first met up with Louis Moinet, we’ve been impressed by the endless amount of details that are incorporated into their watches. This year they presented the Louis Moinet Space Mystery to us and we were quite impressed. The blue […]

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Back to the essence with HYT and the H0

Back to the essence with HYT and the H0

We all know HYT from their fluid time indication. Something unique in the world of watches. Yes, there are other brands that use fluids for their timepieces but they do so in a totally different way. HYT has now launched a new collection […]

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Help saving the reef with the Oris Staghorn Restoration Limited Edition

Help saving the reef with the Oris Staghorn Restoration Limited Edition

Partnerships in the watch industry are very common. Many watch brands have a link with automotive, sports or even a combination of those. Something you see less is that watch brands team up for a good cause, and nature in special. Oris has […]

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Grand Seiko following its history

Grand Seiko following its history

Grand Seiko explores its history and looks to the future. The first Grand Seiko, re-created in platinum The international launch of Grand Seiko took place in 2010. From the very start, the reaction of the watch retailer and aficionado community was overwhelmingly […]

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About me, Short introduction.

About me, Short introduction.

And then you are asked to write an ‘about me’ as an introduction. Some of you might know me, Bert Buijsrogge, from Fratello Watches, where I teamed up with Robert-Jan Broer back in 2011 already. Joining the first online magazine (blog doesn’t […]

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Rolex Sea-Dweller anniversary model ref 126600

Rolex Sea-Dweller anniversary model ref 126600

One of the brands that has a lot of speculation going on in the weeks, even months before Baselworld. Rolex. Rumours spread fast on forums. Photoshopped images of new models people think that will be presented, or which they hope to see, […]

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Very important announcement about the future of Watch-Insider.com

Very important announcement about the future of Watch-Insider.com

Please read this announcement carefully since Alexander Linz will no longer be the Watch-Insider and Bert Buijsrogge from Fratellowatches.com will follow him. 

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Griffin Emblem – Skeletonized Triple Calendar & Power Reserve

Griffin Emblem – Skeletonized Triple Calendar & Power Reserve

Griffin Emblem is an automatic watch brand that was formed after their team decided to pursue their common dream of creating their own skeleton watches. The brand has come a long way in the last three years and is evolving every year […]

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THE PAST, THE PRESENT AND THE FUTURE COEXIST IN THREE EXQUISITE NEW MODELS FROM URBAN JÜRGENSEN

THE PAST, THE PRESENT AND THE FUTURE COEXIST IN THREE EXQUISITE NEW MODELS FROM URBAN JÜRGENSEN

The time that has been and the time to come – to borrow from one and predict what the other might bring makes sense of the present. Our past begins in 1745 when Jurgen Jürgensen was born in Copenhagen and became the […]

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Tissot Ballade with silicon balance spring and COSC certificate for 910 Euro!

Tissot Ballade with silicon balance spring and COSC certificate for 910 Euro!

Tissot is setting the bar even higher! This offer is hard to beat! A silicon balance spring and COSC certificate starting at 910 Euro. Click on “read more” to discover the new Tissot Ballade collection …

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