Omega provided me the documentary “Every Split Second Counts” by John Dower. It is packed with thrilling film sequences from the past, interviews with former and in Rio performing athletes and with a look behind the scenes of timekeeping today.
Every Split Second Counts – The History of Olympic Timekeeping. 4 educative & thrilling videos one has to see …
Swatch Sistem51 Irony. Sistem51 goes metal. Discover the new Swatch Sistem51 Irony Collection (very important update in the comment section!)
That´s a real upgrade for the Swatch Sistem 51. Now the affordable, mechanical revolution of Swatch is available in a 316L-steel case. Swatch Sistem51 goes metal! Be among the very first to discover the new collection!
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.
There are people who seriously believe that there are only black watches on the market. But precisely the opposite is true. These are 10 colorful wristwatches reflecting my – and hopefully also your – actual summer feelings …
A visit in the TAG Heuer workshop in Chevenez. Eduard Heuer was the inventor of the oscillating pinion. This is a key component in the construction of a chronograph movements and, in particular, is the component that lies at the center of the system […]
Since 2003 Breguet has had four major expansions of its Vallee de Joux workshops. In its newest wing, Breguet has organized its watchmakers into specialty groups, inlcuding one dedicated to tourbillons.
Certina DS-1 Powermatic 80 & Certina DS-1 Powermatic 80 – Himalaya Special Edition – top Swiss Made quality and excellent value for money
The Certina DS-1 history goes back in the late 1950s. At that time the mountaineers that first climbed on the Dhaulagiri in the Himalaya had a Certina DS-1 on their wrists. Today you may discover a replica and two new DS-1 watches.
Chronographs normally do have two push-pieces to activate the functions start, stop and reset to zero. This Hanhart gets along with only one push-piece. Discover a chronograph I personally find very attractive …
The entire luxury sector has seen much better times than these. Worldwide unfavorable developments have led to an overall decline in business. But not at Montblanc! The brand is still growing.
Bronze. Bronze? Bronze! Let us do a bronze case competition. Show us the beautiful patina of your bronze watch. (Update: even more watches!)
Bronze upholstery ages and acquires a beautiful patina over time. Some times it might be a little extreme as this picture of that Panerai shows us. Send me your pictures of your bronze watch and share the patina with us.
This Panerai bears the name MARINA MILITARE. This Panerai is limited to 1000 pieces. This Panerai is powered by the in-house calibre P.3000.
Hublot’s watch cases are not only famous for the special material used in them, they are also renowned for their unique strap attachment system.
Do you remember when I last year in June presented you the Oris Big Crown ProPilot Calibre 111? It is a 44 mm pilots watch I personally find very attractive and that is fair-priced. I today invite you to discover the Oris again.
Zenith developed a special complicated watch, the Academy Georges Favre-Jacot, to celebrate its 150th Anniversary in 2014. Zenith traces the roots of this watch, which is equipped with a fusée-and-chain constant force sytem, to its development of marine clocks.
I am presenting you 6 pairs of watches that are absolutely comparable. You will discover 12 brands and 6 type of watches. Let me know which 6 watches are your personal favorites and tell us why …
German certificate DIN official showcased. Well done – congratulation! On Friday, June 24th STOWA was awarded at the FH Aachen for its excellent Flieger Professional DIN watch with German DIN standard 8330 for Flieger watches. All rigorous tests passed – the STOWA […]
For the 27th time Omega will be the official timekeeper at Olympic Games. The Rio 2016 Games will start the 5th of August and last until the 21st. The six Omega watches are already available today…
Online watch giant Watchismo acquires Watches.com Watchismo, the giant curator and online seller of different watches, is now found under the name Watches.com.
Blancpain is unique in the world of watchmaking as it is the only manufacture which has mastered the art of placing a carrousel in a wristwatch.
RM 68-01 Tourbillon Cyril Kongo. Graffiti artist Cyril Phan – aka Cyril Kongo – designs a fancy avant-garde tourbillon for Richard Mille.
“I come from graffiti. All my work originates there. It was my school for painting, I learned in the street”, says Cyril Kongo. Is this enough to design a tourbillon? Have a look and tell me what you think!
Tissot is the official timekeeper of the Tour de France 2016 which will start July, 2nd in Mont-Saint-Michel. The participants will have to cycle 3519 kilometers …
Chronographs, cars, classic cars and motorsports are in a symbiotic relationship. In competition the seconds, tenth of a second and hundreds of a second make the difference. The second place is the first loser …
This is the all black Chopard Superfast Chronograph that has just been launched here in Le Mans alongside the 24 Hours of Le Mans. I invite you to have a closer look since that´s a real cool timepiece …
Art and craftsmanship. When it comes to functionalism in classic modernity, these two terms are inseparable. This is most clearly exemplified by the architecture of the Bauhaus movement, featuring consummate functionality and sober, timeless elegance. Herein lie the roots to the design […]
Announcing an exclusive launch of four new Omega watches that will go online next Tuesday, 14.06.2016 @ 03:30 CEST (= Monday, 21:30 EDT). Don’t miss it!!!
All the ten diving watches – except the Rolex – shown here have been presented in 2016. It´s a choice I have made for you. I hope you like them!
Hublot is the official football games master. Are you ready to feel the passion?
Last week the Vacheron Constantin Overseas World Time was presented as a world premier in New York. The watch is a mechanical timezone computer for the wrist, a one of a kind timepiece. The CEO will tell you more…