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Panerai Luminor Due: A “Two” That’s Also a First

Panerai’s latest addition to the Luminor family, the Panerai Luminor Due (“two” in Italian), is also the brand’s thinnest model so far. The result is a much more elegant appearance on the wrist while keeping the distinctive cushion-shaped case and crown protector of the 1950 model.


Video: How Blancpain’s Carrousel Was Born

Blancpain is unique in the world of watchmaking, as it is the only house that has mastered the art of placing a carrousel in a wristwatch. How did the idea for this component come about and how does it differ from a similar invention, the tourbillon? Find out in this exclusive video.

Vintage Eye for the Modern Guy: Rolex Explorer I

Today’s Rolex Explorer, Ref. 214270 (above), is one of the more subtle pieces in today's Rolex line. With a 39-mm steel Oyster case with a smooth bezel, a screw-down crown, and a water resistance to 100 meters, it is a solid sports watch in a luxurious, distinctly Rolex fashion.

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Hands-On Review: Longines Legend Diver

After you read our dive watch review of the Longines Legend Diver Date, and consider its updated features, including an attractive price tag, you may conclude that this might be the dive watch for you.

Vintage Eye for the Modern Guy: IWC Aquatimer Automatic

The IWC Aquatimer, founded originally as a line of Super Compressor-style watches in 1967, was a series of dive watches developed by IWC to cater to the growing hobby of recreational diving. The modern version continues to pay subtle homage towards its almost half-century history, along with its more contemporary features.

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Hands-On with a Richard Mille RM055 Bubba Watson White Asia Edition

We review a rare Richard Mille RM055 Bubba Watson White Asia Edition — “rare” in this case meaning that there were only 30 pieces sold worldwide. And the fact that the watch is one of this model’s “White Asia Editions” makes it probably an even rarer sight here in the U.S.


Video: What is the Difference Between a Tourbillon and a Carrousel?

Blancpain is unique in the world of watchmaking, as it is the only house that has mastered the art of placing a carrousel in a wristwatch. Carrousels were originally conceived to defy gravity and the associated rate errors incurred when the watch is in a vertical position. In this way, carrousels are like tourbillons. But...

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Up Close with the Seiko Credor Tourbillon

In its 135-year history, which includes a long tradition of creating mechanical movements, Seiko has never made a tourbillon watch, until this year. Seiko announced at Baselworld 2016 that it aims to build worldwide recognition for its mechanical movements, hoping to create the same profile it enjoys for its electronic watchmaking capabilities. The new Credor...

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6 Patek Philippe Minute Repeaters in Action (Video)

We recently had the rare opportunity to watch six Patek Philippe minute repeaters in action. All of them chime three distinctly different sounds: the hours are signaled by a low tone, the quarter-hours by a sequence of two tones, and the minutes by a high tone. Check them out in these exclusive videos.

Vintage Eye for the Modern Guy: Cartier Tortue

The Cartier Tortue watch, designed personally by Louis Cartier, was characterized by its tortoise-inspired shape, which stood in stark contrast to the predominantly round watches of the time. We compare modern and vintage examples of this iconic Cartier watch.


Ball Trainmaster Manufacture Features New In-House Movement

Ball Watch Co. celebrates its 125th anniversary in 2016, the same year in which the brand has introduced its first in-house movement, Caliber RRM1101. The movement makes its debut in the new Ball Trainmaster Manufacture, on display this week at the JCK Watch and Jewelry fair in Las Vegas.


Tuscan Treasure: Panerai Radiomir Firenze 3 Days Acciaio

Panerai unveiled a host of new timepieces at its "Dive Into Time" event in Florence last week. We turn our gaze to one of them, the Panerai Radiomir Firenze 3 Days Accaiaio - 47MM, a ticking, breathtakingly decorated tribute to the city of Florence, where the Panerai brand was born.

MB&F Teams With Alain Silberstein for New Legacy Machine

MB&F collaborated with renowned French watch designer Alain Silberstein in 2009 on the HM2.2 "Black Box," the first MB&F "Performance Art" timepiece. Today, the brand announces the latest in the series — and one imbued even more deeply with Silberstein's distinctive design DNA — the MB&F LM1 Silberstein.