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 […]
Panerai is the master in celebrating black and military-type dials. The brand consequently stays in its segment. These four watches, with a blue dial, therefore are the exception rather than the rule. Have a look and tell me if you like them.
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.
Panerai consequently bets on Panerai. Nothing really new, but many nice little details to discover … The 68 pictures and my explanations will give you the answers, so click on “Read more” to see and read them …
During the last weekend I had a closer look at “The Watch Book” that was published recently. Gisbert L. Brunner and Christian Pfeiffer-Belli, the two authors, have a natural authority, they can express themselves clearly and provide their knowledge to their readers.
Munichtime and sister-exhibition Viennatime are two successful watch exhibitions taking place once a year in Munich and Vienna. Munichtime opened its doors yesterday and is still open until tomorrow. Have a look at the pictures!
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This one for those who love numbers and figures! I have put together for you the figures of Contrôle Officiel Suisse des Chronomètres / Swiss Official Chronometer Testing Institute of the last twenty years. The numbers shown here are movements sent to COSC by brand.
I invite you to check out the 1972 Rolex Daytona Ref. 6263 result since it is simply stunning. And, do also check out the 1955 Panerai Luminor Ref. 6152/1 result; a new world auction record for a Panerai.
Have you also pimped up your new and old wristwatches with colourful NATO straps in the last years? I did and I will continue doing it even though the NATO strap now becomes original equipment of a watch.
These statistics show you the numbers of movements per company sent to the Contrôle Officiel Suisse des Chronomètres. Have a look and please read why I believe only an Officially Certified Super-Chronometer could save the COSC.
I see more and more individual designed Rolex. To black existing watch models out and to individualize them seems to be a growing business. Do the manufacturers miss a lucrative business? What do you think?