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MB&F presents their latest creation the Octopod table clock

MB&F presents their latest creation the Octopod table clock

We all know the out of this world designs by MB&F for their watches and horological machines. Pretty cool and a pleasure to the eye combined with timekeeping functionality. Continuing in their aquatic adventures they present a new desktop or table clock called […]

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Frederique Constant Slimline Moonphase Manufacture

Frederique Constant Slimline Moonphase Manufacture

If you’re in the market for a nice watch which comes with a moon phase but do not want to spend the world on it. Perhaps you should have a look at the Frederique Constant Slimline Moonphase Manufacture. This is a mouth full […]

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Lange 1815 Special Edition – 10th birthday of the first Lange Boutique

Lange 1815 Special Edition – 10th birthday of the first Lange Boutique

A. Lange & Söhne announced a Lange 1815 special edition. Reason for this is their very first A. Lange & Söhne Boutique was inaugurated in Dresden ten years ago. For this reason a limited edition of the 1815 commemorates the occasion. The special facet […]

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Urwerk Presents the UR-105 CT Streamliner

Urwerk Presents the UR-105 CT Streamliner

Time for a party as Urwerk so let’s take you on the ride! Back in March 1997, Martin Frei graduated from the College of Arts and Design in thw Swiss city of Lucerne. Shortly after he moved to New York where he joined other […]

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TAG Heuer Formula 1 No.33 Max Verstappen Special Edition

TAG Heuer Formula 1 No.33 Max Verstappen Special Edition

We joined Tag Heuer for the launch of a new Special Edition with Dutch race driver Max Verstappen. This was about all we knew before we headed towards the capital of Holland. Together with Panna world champion Jeand Doest and former football […]

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A Guide to Buying Watches at Catawiki

A Guide to Buying Watches at Catawiki

There are a number of online auctions and marketplaces out there, but one particularly great platform for purchasing watches online is Catawiki. They auction off over 2,500 watches every week and each watch must first be reviewed and approved by their team […]

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Patrick Pruniaux appointed CEO of Ulysse Nardin

Patrick Pruniaux appointed CEO of Ulysse Nardin

Kering announces the appointment of Patrick Pruniaux as the CEO of Swiss watchmaking house Ulysse Nardin, effective 28 August 2017. He will report to Albert Bensoussan, CEO of Kering Luxury – Watches and Jewellery division. Patrick Pruniaux has many years of experience […]

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Vacheron Constantin Patrimony Collection Excellence Platine

Vacheron Constantin Patrimony Collection Excellence Platine

A great classic Dating back to the 1950’s comes the inspiration for the Vacheron Constantin Patrimony Collection. Minimalistic perfection with an eye for detail creating a contemporary reinterpretation from the Vacheron Constantin heritage. By doing this the well balanced lines and clean look of the dial, […]

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Launch of the new Eza Airfighter

Launch of the new Eza Airfighter

Last weekend we were invited to the official launch of the new Eza Airfighter presented by Eza Watches. This brand dates back to 1921 where it was established in Pforzheim in Germany. After becoming a manufacture in the late 50’s they suffered […]

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Catawiki: Watches with Historic Significance

Catawiki: Watches with Historic Significance

Whether they were the first to produce something new or provided a contribution to society or their own brands, a number of watches were historically significant. There are so many that paved the way into new eras that to narrow it down, […]

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With Military Precision: Collectible Military Watches

With Military Precision: Collectible Military Watches

Although less common today, defense departments would collaborate with watchmakers to provide their military with the right tools for the job as early as the 1880s. These extremely accurate watches are still treasured for their unique utilitarian aesthetic and historic value. The […]

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Parmigiani Fleurier presents Toric Hémisphères Rétrograde

Parmigiani Fleurier presents Toric Hémisphères Rétrograde

If you are looking for a stylish GMT watch to match your business attire may we suggest to have a look at the new Parmigiani Fleurier Toric Hémisphères Rétrograde? This watch comes with two separate full time indications and day/night indicators. Individually […]

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Wempe Zeitmeister Sport Taucher Chrono Bronze

Wempe Zeitmeister Sport Taucher Chrono Bronze

Recently we joined Wempe for their annual press presentation and during this event they also showed us some of their novelties. Bronze is becoming more and more popular for watches which is very understandable. As the bronze case creates a unique patina […]

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Oris Williams 40th anniversary limited edition

Oris Williams 40th anniversary limited edition

Oris marks the 40th anniversary of Williams’ Formula One team with a limited edition Chronoris Sir Frank Williams There are few more remarkable figures in motorsport, and indeed in sport, than Sir Frank Williams. The legendary founder of Williams is a force […]

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Breaking news: Georges Kern resigns.

Breaking news: Georges Kern resigns.

Richemont regrets to announce the resignation with immediate effect of Mr Georges Kern. Mr Kern was Head of Watchmaking, Marketing and Digital. He has stepped down from the Senior Executive Committee and the Group Management Committee and will no longer be standing […]

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Hublot MP-09 Tourbillon Bi-Axis photo report

Hublot MP-09 Tourbillon Bi-Axis photo report

Although not many get to wear watches like this in daily life we still like to have a closer look at highly complicated watches. And assuming most of you know about complications we are going to show you the beauty of it. In this […]

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Omega Seamaster 300M Commander’s Watch presented

Omega Seamaster 300M Commander’s Watch presented

We are currently in London with Omega Watches and EON Productions for the launch of a new James Bond inspired timepiece, the Omega Seamaster 300M Commander’s Watch. We’ll update this press release soon with live photos. July 5th 2017, London, UK: At […]

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Blancpain Tribute to Fifty Fathoms MIL-SPEC

Blancpain Tribute to Fifty Fathoms MIL-SPEC

Here’s a classic diver to take into consideration, the Blancpain Fifty Fathoms. First launched in the early 50’s just like the Rolex Submariner and still available in a design that remained close to that original. However they made the Fifty Fathoms models available in […]

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Selected Superlatives available Now for Pre-Order

Selected Superlatives available Now for Pre-Order

Selected Superlatives: The New Watchstars Book, Available Now for Pre-Order Selected Superlatives: The Best Watches of the World, from the team that brings you the Watchstars awards, is a new, high-format hardcover book that you should not miss. Here are five reasons why: […]

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Parmigiani Fleurier for artists Montreux Jazz Festival 2017

Parmigiani Fleurier for artists Montreux Jazz Festival 2017

With the upcoming Montreux Jazz Festival, their watch partner Parmigiani Fleurier announced their special edition of the Tonda Métrographe. Just a limited number of these watches will be presented to performing artists during the event. Only ten of these special editions will be […]

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Reimagine watch design with Singer Track 1

Reimagine watch design with Singer Track 1

We all know Singer from the amazing work they do on bespoke Porsche design. With their motto being ‘restored, reimagined, reborn’, they do some stunning work on Porsches from the late 80’s and early 90’s. Fully customising them with modern techniques yet leaving […]

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Anonimo Nautilo Nato Hands-on

Anonimo Nautilo Nato Hands-on

The new Anonimo Nautilo Nato was recently announced by Anonimo and we had the opportunity to give them a try during an event in the southern part of France. We found our way to the Côte d’Azur for a sailing adventure and […]

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Parmigiani Fleurier Tonda 1950 steel

Parmigiani Fleurier Tonda 1950 steel

Parmigiani is a brand you don’t spot that much in the wild, at least where we live, and we wonder why. Some of their models are simply spot-on when it comes to design and looks. Especially the timeless and classic looking Tonda 1950 models. These […]

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Sign-up For Exclusive Grand Seiko Experience with Fratello Watches

Sign-up For Exclusive Grand Seiko Experience with Fratello Watches

Ever wondered why watch connoisseurs are praising Grand Seiko? Always wanted to know what it feels like to be a watch journalist going behind doors that normally stay closed? Or perhaps you are already a Grand Seiko fan and want to learn […]

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Blancpain manufacture visit photo report

Blancpain manufacture visit photo report

Recently we went on a trip to Switzerland for a Blancpain Manufacture visit at both their production sites. Precision is key at Blancpain Manufacture Beginning at the Les Sentier workshops we start of at the beginning of the watches. Having a strict […]

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Colourful Anonimo Nautilo watch collection unveiled

Colourful Anonimo Nautilo watch collection unveiled

More than 10 years after the first edition was created by the naval engineer Dino Zei, the Anonimo Nautilo now comes in a range of bold colors. The famous diving watch glows either blue, yellow or green. Recognizable with its cushion case […]

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H. Moser & Cie Swiss Alp Watch ZZZZ

H. Moser & Cie Swiss Alp Watch ZZZZ

A watch with a rectangular case, with rounded corners, featuring a glossy black dial. At first glance, it could be mistaken for a smartwatch on standby. But look a little closer, and it reveals itself to be a living watch, with a […]

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Ulysse Nardin Executive Skeleton Tourbillon

Ulysse Nardin Executive Skeleton Tourbillon

Prepare to be seduced by this new edition of Ulysse Nardin Executive Skeleton Tourbillon that expresses its characteristic technical performance and bold design in blue ceramic and ultra-light titanium. Executive Skeleton Tourbillon At the heart of the refined architecture of the Executive […]

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Bell & Ross Black Camo BR 03-92

Bell & Ross Black Camo BR 03-92

Watchmaker Bell & Ross has, over time, become a reference in the instrument watch field. Since its inception, the brand has produced exceptional models in its dedicated pursuit of superior perfor- mance. As part of this quest, it has forged links with […]

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Romain Jerome Tourbillon Pokémon unique piece

Romain Jerome Tourbillon Pokémon unique piece

Being born and raised in the golden age of video games I’ve played a lot of them. Looking back I remember the time we got to play Pong for the first time. Before I turned 10 years old we had a Commodore 64 at home […]

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