Growing fascination with the inner workings of mechanical watches has sparked a boom in skeletonized looks. Scroll down to download wallpaper images of skeleton watches from Breguet, Cartier, Omega, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Piaget, and many other skeletonized watches from 12 luxury brands, to decorate your desktop. For more wallpaper images of openworked and skeletonized watches, click […]
In skeleton watches, the watchmaker strips the watch’s dial and/or movement to their bare essentials, revealing as much of the watch’s interior as possible. For watch aficonados who love the technical “openwork” artistry that goes into skeleton watchmaking, these timepieces give them a detailed look at a watch’s inner workings. Below we take a look […]
As we’ve seen in recent years, watch brands are pulling out all the stops to achieve new records not only in thinness, but in the level of complication and complexity that they pack into those super-slim movements and cases. Here are five recent examples of timepieces that (at least for the moment) have set records […]
We at Monochrome Watches do get our share of impressive timepieces to wear, but a watch that is (almost) the thinnest watch in the world still manages to impress. The Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Ultra-Thin 1907, introduced at SIHH 2014 in Geneva, is thin as a razor, superbly legible, and very stylish. We’ve reviewed this 4.05-mm thick […]
WatchTime takes a look at 10 notable minute repeaters - and other, even more sophisticated, chiming watches - such as the A. Lange & Söhne Zeitwerk Striking Time and the Ulysse Nardin Stranger.
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A few years ago, Omega introduced a retro-styled version of its well-known Speedmaster chronograph watch, the Omega Speedmaster '57 Co-Axial Chronograph, named for the year of the … [Read More...]
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It was a Radiomir 1940 roadshow for Panerai at Watches & Wonders last week in Hong Kong, with four new models introduced. The Panerai Radiomir 1940 embodies the purity and simplicity of the original Panerai design, with its no-frills, highly legible sandwich dial and signature cushion-shaped case.
We put Audemars Piguet’s Royal Oak Offshore Diver, a watch built for sport but suited for leisure, through its paces. Don’t be fooled by its chic styling and haute-de-gamme … [Read More...]
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