WatchTime’s October issue is available now. In it, we test Omega’s new Planet Ocean chronograph and Breitling’s new Navitimer 01, both with new in-house chronograph movements. How do they measure up? Swiss and German retro-inspired chronographs go head to head: Zenith’s El Primero New Vintage 1969 versus Glashütte Original’s Senator Sixties. Which one comes out on top?
We find out if Sinn’s EZM 7, designed for professional firefighters, can take the heat.
Norma Buchanan profiles the King of Vintage, Aurel Bacs of Christie’s, the world’s biggest watch auction house. The iPad edition includes an 8:30 audio clip of Bacs describing what it is like to be an auctioneer at the highest level, plus video from the auction room as a $2 million-plus Patek Philippe goes under the hammer.
In Classical Revival, we explore more than 20 classically simple watches.
We take an in-depth look at Montblanc’s Tourbillon Bi-Cylindrique with two concentric, cylindrical hairsprings.
In Tutima Goes Home, we look at the brand’s triumphant return to Glashütte and the launch of the Hommage Caliber 800, a minute repeater with more than 550 components.
History buffs will enjoy Voltaire, Watch Baron, a look at how the most famous writer of his age became a watchmaking mogul.
As always, you can test your wits with our Watch Quiz, and our lifestyle writers look at the Cadillac CTS Coupe, the Delta Gallery Piston Fill fountain pen, Tennessee whiskey, and personal blends from the cigar world’s unsung heros.
And there’s much more!
The iPad edition is packed with bonus content: 69 image galleries, 54 web links, and 5 videos, plus the Aurel Bacs audio clip.
Look for the print edition at Barnes & Nobel, Hudson News, and other leading magazine and book retailers.
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