Alpina

Alpina Watches is a Swiss watch brand. Alpina was founded in 1883 and since 2002 is owned by the watch company Frederique Constant. Alpina started its "4" sports watches collection in 1938, with (at that time) innovative features such as anti-magnetism, anti-shock, water resistance. Notable Alpina watches are the Alpina Alpiner GMT 4, Alpina Alpiner Chronograph 4, Alpina Alpiner Automatic, Alpina Alpiner Chronograph, Alpina Alpiner Chronograph Automatic, Alpina Startimer Pilot Automatic, Alpina Startimer Pilot, Alpina Startimer Pilot Manufacture, Alpina Startimer Pilot Classic, Alpina Startimer Pilot Heritage, Alpina Seastrong Yacht Timer, Alpina Seastrong Diver 300. Our content section has the latest Alpina watches reviews and will help you answer the question: are alpina watches good? Our database helps you to find the latest Alpina watches price and our features reveal more about the Alpina watches history. Please beware of fake Alpina watches or Alpina watches replica models, sometimes found when looking for Alpina watches Amazon deals. It is alwasy recommended to look for the Alpina watches authorized dealers list and read our Alpina watch review section before committing to a purchase. Equipped with the accurate Alpina watch price you will be able to identify Alpina watch stockists and Alpina watch dealers. Some collectors customize their watches with new Alpina watch bands or discuss the modesl and technology on an Alpina watch forum, often employees or representatives of the Alpina watch company will be there to answer questions or talk about the Alpina watches and Alpina watch movements. Aplina watches are available in many stores globally.

Fratello Classics: 5 Vintage Watches For the Budget-Minded Aficionado

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Let's say you are on a budget of $1,000 - $1,500 for a nice timepiece. If you care about things like warranty, water resistance, no maintenance for the next five years and so on, you may want to skip … [Read more...]


Watch Insider’s Top 10 Chronograph Watches: Are These The Best Chronographs?

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Top chronograph watches remain incredibly popular, even if most of us don't even use their signature chronograph watch functions. I am no exception; along with GMT/UTC functions, chronographs are one … [Read more...]


Watch Insider: 10 Watches With That “Certain Something”

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Some watches simply "have it" and some do not. These 10 timepieces, to me, have that certain something that sets them apart. Scroll down to see my choices. … [Read more...]


Watch Insider’s Top 10 Best-Value Chronographs

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As watch brands introduced their new models at SIHH and Baselworld, let's look at my annual Top 10 Best-Value Watches list, which I assembled for my blog, Watch-Insider.com. We've covered my favorite … [Read more...]


Escapement Watch Review: The Alpina Extreme Diver 300 Chronograph Automatic

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I recently reviewed the Alpina Extreme Diver 300 Chronograph Automatic, for my online watch magazine, Escapement. As you'll see in my review, re-presented here, this divers' watch offers robust … [Read more...]


Vintage Style: Watch Insider’s Top 10 Modern Re-Edition Watches

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The vintage look is having a moment in the watch world right now, with many brands releasing modern takes on old classics. Here, in this article from my blog, Watch-Insider.com, are my personal … [Read more...]


Alpina’s Alpiner 4 Collection: Six Affordable Swiss Sports Watches

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In 1938, Alpina launched the original "Alpina 4," which the brand claimed was the "first modern Swiss sports watch." That vintage timepiece was the inspiration for the sporty Alpiner 4 collection, … [Read more...]


Watch Insider’s Top 10 Affordable Watches for Men

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From my blog, Watch-Insider.com, here is my list of the top 10 men's watches that represent the most excellent value for price. There is a lot of discussion about what constitutes "affordable watches" … [Read more...]


Five Affordable Swiss Watches with In-House Movements

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When shopping for a fine timepiece, people often seek particular attributes, and two of the most popular are “Swiss made” and “In-house movement.” Here are five watches that meet these … [Read more...]


Audio: Watch Insider Interviews 10 Watch Brand VIPs at Baselworld 2015

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"Watch Insider" Alexander Linz spent Baselworld 2015 dashing back and forth to photograph new products and interview the big hitters of the watch world. Here are links to audio files of the … [Read more...]


If You’ve Got a Boat, Regatta Watch: 5 Yachting Watches

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Spring is around the corner, and regatta season will be in full swing before you know it. several purveyors of luxury watches have developed timepieces specifically suited for competitive sailing and … [Read more...]


Frédérique Constant, Alpina and Mondaine Are First Brands with New MMT Horological Smartwatch Tech

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As reported last night on WatchTime's social media channels, the smartwatch revolution continues to have an impact on traditional Swiss watch brands. The latest evidence came last night at a launch … [Read more...]


Watch Wallpaper: 10 Divers’ Watches

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Because divers' watches continue to be very popular, we've continued to cover a lot of them here on WatchTime.com. Here we collect photos of some of these timepieces, all of which have been introduced … [Read more...]


Watch Insider’s Wish List: 28 Watch Gift Ideas for Watch Lovers

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Many of you are probably considering buying a watch anytime soon, either as a gift for a loved one or as reward for yourselves. In response to the many readers of my blog, Watch-Insider.com, asking me … [Read more...]


Basel Bargain Hunting: 7 New Watches Under $5,000

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At the Baselworld watch fair, held in Spring each year, many of the biggest watch brands unveil their new watches and in some cases you will find great products for watch fans who look for … [Read more...]


24 Watches for the Budget-Minded

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Affordable watches and budget-friendly timepieces are among the most popular products when it comes to starting or expanding a watch collection. With this experts' list of practical buying guides … [Read more...]


Watch Insider’s Top 10 Chronographs And Best Chronograph Watches

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This is my Top 10 Chronograph Watches list and my personal selection of Best Chronograph Watches that I have compiled for my blog, Watch-Insider.com.  … [Read more...]


Regulation Time: Testing the Alpina Avalanche Manufacture Regulator

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The Alpina Avalanche Manufacture Regulator has an offbeat regulator dial. Does the watch’s in-house movement stay on tempo? Photographer Nik Schölzel and I find out in this watch test feature from … [Read more...]


Alpina Extreme Diver 300 Orange

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The color orange has long been recognized by many professional divers as the most visible deep underwater, hence its use on many professional-grade diving watches. So it only made sense that Swiss … [Read more...]


Hear What 16 Prominent Watch Execs Said About Baselworld 2013

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WatchTime contributor Alexander Linz was hard at work at Baselworld, conducting interviews with several CEOs and representatives of major watch brands, discussing their latest watches and other … [Read more...]