The worlds of watchmaking and automobile racing have shared a strong connection for decades, with racing and high-performance cars often serving as a direct inspiration for watches, including classic models like the Rolex Daytona and TAG Heuer Carrera, which both turned 50 in 2013. Below we take a look at 13 currently available watches with […]
At the Swiss watch fairs, the attention-grabbing releases are often the most astronomically priced timepieces with the most complex movements. But what about those who are seeking a more “entry-level” timepiece without compromising on the mechanical movement? We’ve compiled a list of affordable watches with automatic movements that might have flown under your radar. While […]
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 […]
Tissot is no stranger to sports sponsorships, having just celebrated 10 years of its partnership NASCAR's Danica Patrick and continuing as timing partner of the MotoGP racing series, but this week the Swiss sports watch brand landed its biggest coup to date, becoming the first-ever official timekeeper of the National Basketball Association.
Some watch brands get all the credit, while others deserve more than they get. This six-pack – Breguet, Cartier, Chopard, Glashütte Original, Nomos and Tissot – does a great job. All six are extremely innovative and have a huge range of in-house-manufactured calibers. But the greater public of watch collectors and aficionados may not realize all that these […]
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How can François-Paul Journe justify making a quartz watch when he is considered to be one of the greatest watchmakers alive? Simple: Perspective! Or, more to the point: How could … [Read More...]
Amidst the excitement surrounding the release of the NOMOS neomatik collection, and the 3.2-mm in-house automatic movement DUW 3001, another watch from NOMOS Glashütte was … [Read More...]
Inspired by extreme sports, the Wryst Ultimate watch collection is designed to endure the toughest conditions. The Swiss brand thrives to break the monotony of classicism with … [Read More...]
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Swiss watch brand Tudor began its partnership with Italian motorcycle maker Ducati in 2011, and introduced its first Fastrider Black Shield watch — directly inspired by the … [Read More...]
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We at DiveIntoWatches.com recently had the chance to see the Oris Sixty-Five Diver, with blue-and-gray “Deauville” dial (named after a French town) in person. Here’s a look at this popular Oris dive watch, inspired by a vintage model, which was introduced at Baselworld 2015.
One sporty chronograph, the TAG Heuer Carrera Calibre 1887 Jack Heuer Edition, meets another, the Tudor Heritage Chrono Blue, in this comparative watch test. All original photos … [Read More...]
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