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MICROBRAND MONDAY:

A Hands-On Review of the Updated Monta Oceanking

When you think about microbrands, there are a few things to consider. You should look at what type of materials are being used, how original the design is, and how the price compares to similar offerings. One of the most important aspects, and the one that is most often forgotten, is a look at the...

BASELWORLD 2018 REVISITED:

A New Level of Crystal Clarity: Hublot Big Bang Sapphire Tourbillon

At Baselworld 2018, Hublot, the Swiss brand known for its bold forays into unconventional materials and envelope-pushing technology took the growing but still-exclusive category of sapphire-cased watches to a new level with the introduction of the Big Bang Sapphire Tourbillon, which boasts not only a crystal-clear case but a see-through skeletonized movement as well.

BASELWORLD 2018 REVISITED:

Raymond Weil Launches Skeletonized Version of its In-House Caliber RW1212

In 2017, Raymond Weil introduced Caliber RW1212, the family-owned Swiss brand's first in-house-developed movement, inside a classical two-handed watch in its flagship Freelancer collection. Just one year later comes the next evolution of that movement in the Raymond Weil Freelancer Calibre RW1212 Skeleton, a new, openworked timepiece unveiled at Baselworld 2018.

INTRODUCING:

The Third Act: Bovet Releases the Récital 22 Grand Récital

Bovet is a unique brand in the landscape of contemporary horology. On one end, it is unconstrained by anything other than its owner’s (former pharmaceutical executive Pascal Raffy) fantastical imagination; on the other, everything produced by Bovet is almost unmistakably influenced by the brand’s almost two-century-old history of pocketwatch production. This blend of perspectives, plus...

WATCH REVIEW

Nomos Glashütte Tangente Neomatik Reviewed

We examine the new Neomatik version of Nomos Glashütte’s familiar Tangente watch, now with an automatic in-house movement. Our review of the Nomos Glashutte Tangente Neomatik includes detailed specs and prices.

FEATURE:

Vintage Eye for the Modern Guy: The Omega Seamaster Railmaster

Last year marked the 60th anniversary of Omega’s legendary 1957 Trilogy and to celebrate the special milestone, it released re-issues of the now-iconic Seamaster 300, the Speedmaster, and the Railmaster. Each of these watches was received warmly by the press and enthusiasts, with many selling out from boutiques before even hitting the shelves. Alongside the Trilogy, Omega...

THE WATCHTIME Q&A

An Interview with Glashütte Original CEO Thomas Meier

Thomas Meier, CEO of Glashütte Original, explains the functions he prizes in his watches — and what Glashütte Original finds less important — in this interview conducted by Chronos Editor-in-Chief and Ebner Publishing International Editorial Director Rüdiger Bucher.

BASELWORLD 2018 REVISITED

Solar-Powered Samurai: Casio G-Shock MR-G Special Edition

Of the three major Japanese watch manufacturers, Casio has been the slowest to stray from its high-tech, digital-age approach approach to watchmaking embrace more traditional luxury watchmaking techniques. That changes this year, with the release of the new G-Shock MR-G Special Edition.

MICROBRAND MONDAY

All Aboard: Introducing the Vortic Railroad Edition

Ever since the brand was founded by two Penn State students in 2013, Vortic Watch Company has been one of our favorite developing companies to watch. At a hotel located right outside the Baselworld fair last month, I had the opportunity to once again meet with founder RT Custer where he showed me his current focus:...

FEATURE

Vintage Eye for the Modern Guy: Oris ChronOris Date

In 2017, Oris introduced the ChronOris Date, a fascinating piece based on a 1970 stop-seconds chronograph with a similar name. The vintage piece was the very first chronograph produced by the brand all those years ago, with a design that could not have been born in any time but the 1970s. Here we compare the modern watch with its predecessor.

NEWS

A. Lange & Söhne Launches Saxonia Annual Calendar in U.S. Exclusive Gray-Dial Edition

A. Lange & Söhne released the first annual calendar in its elegant Saxonia collection back in 2010. This year, the Glashütte, Germany-based manufacture is offering a new, highly limited version of the Saxonia Annual Calendar to its devotees in the United States, clad in a white-gold case, a new gray dial, and a handful of subtle but significant details seen for the first time on a Saxonia watch.

BASELWORLD 2018 REVISITED:

Omega Speedmaster Dark Side of the Moon Apollo 8

Omega's main focus at this year's Baselworld was on its Seamaster and Seamaster Diver collections, both of which marked major anniversaries. Not to be overlooked, however, is the latest addition to the brand's popular Dark Side of the Moon series commemorating NASA's historic Apollo 8 mission: the new Speedmaster Dark Side of the Moon Apollo 8.

WATCH TO WATCH

Flipping Art: Jaeger-LeCoultre’s New Enamelled Reverso Pays Tribute to Swiss Master Ferdinand Hodler

In addition to the many watch-world anniversaries being commemorated this year, 2018 also marks 100 years since the death of 19th-century Swiss painter Ferdinand Hodler (1853 - 1918). And leave it to Swiss watchmaking maison Jaeger-LeCoultre, which has previously paid tribute to the work of Vincent Van Gogh, to commemorate the occasion with a limited-edition Reverso watch from its heralded "Métiers Rares" workshops.

BASELWORLD 2018 REVISITED:

The Rolex Deepsea Sea-Dweller Gets an Upgrade

As per tradition, Rolex generated much of the watch-media buzz at Baselworld 2018, primarily for the release of its new GMT-Master II in a steel case. But that was not the only big news coming out of Rolex this year; fans of the brand's extreme-depth divers' watch, the Oyster Perpetual Deepsea Sea-Dweller, were treated to a revamped model with new lugs and bracelet and a new "Superlative Chronometer" movement.

MICROBRAND MONDAY

A Hands-On Review of the Brellum Duobox Pandial

Editor’s Note: Today, we’re introducing a new bi-weekly series focused on highlighting the profusion of independent small-scale brands in today’s watch marketplace. Over the past decade, this arena has soared in interest thanks to social media, value-focused watch blogs, and the proliferation of watch forums. This column will give WatchTime readers and subscribers a chance to...

FEATURE

Vintage Eye for the Modern Guy: Mido Multifort Datometer Limited Edition

In 2018, Mido is celebrating the 100th anniversary of its founding. To commemorate the centennial, it has been revisiting some of its most important models from the brand’s entire history. Chief among them is the Multifort Datometer Limited Edition, which is modeled after a 1939 watch by the same name, released five years after the...

PROMOTION

Introducing the 2018 Favre-Leuba Raider Collection

In 2018, Favre-Leuba celebrates its 281st anniversary, a remarkable milestone in the illustrious history of Switzerland’s second-oldest watch brand.  With a successful history marked by uncompromising courage, a pioneering spirit, the enduring refusal to accept boundaries, and the drive to grasp opportunities and achieve the extraordinary – the brand has set new standards in the...

FEATURE:

The Definitive Baselworld 2018 Round-Up

Baselworld 2018 may have been significantly smaller than in previous years, but the show certainly made up for it with an exceptional range of new watches, quite a lot of them with much more budget-friendly prices than in previous years (which still cannot be said for the bratwurst stand outside the fair). WatchTime’s editorial team...

BASELWORLD 2018:

A Hands-On Look at the Expansion of the Breguet Marine Collection

This year, Breguet decided to focus almost entirely on building out its Marine collection. There was, of course, the customary Reine de Naples addition, and two new ultra-thin Classique Extra-Plat models, one with a tourbillon and one without, but there’s no doubt that Breguet intends on making the Marine Collection its headliner for 2018. Joining...