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A Grand Debut: Patek Philippe Nautilus Perpetual Calendar Ref. 5740/1G-001

Since its storied debut in 1976, at the vanguard of the luxury sports-watch revolution, the original three-handed Patek Philippe Nautilus has grown and evolved into an entire collection, now counting among its portfolio models with chronographs, second-time-zone displays, and a patented annual calendar. But perhaps not even the Nautilus’s legendary designer, Gérald Genta, could have...


Vintage Eye for the Modern Guy: Tissot Heritage Antimagnetique 2018

Tissot released the Heritage 1948 Chronograph to critical acclaim at last year's Baselworld, thus it was natural to expect a bold follow-up to be added to the brand's lineup this year. That follow-up turned out to be the Tissot Antimagnetique Heritage 2018, a new hand-wound piece based on the antimagnetic watches that Tissot produced in the 1930s and '40s.


Chronoswiss Marks Dual Anniversaries with Sirius Flying Regulator Open Gear Limited Edition

Lucerne-based Chronoswiss has long been credited with bringing the regulator dial into modern vogue. Thus it is appropriate that the brand's headliners from Baselworld 2018, a pair of limited editions celebrating both the brand's founding and the release of its first Régulateur timepiece, offer an intriguing new twist on the historical regulator design. Here's what you need to know about the Chronoswiss Sirius Flying Regulator Open Gear.

Baselworld 2018:

Double Time: Sinn Introduces Two Vintage-Inspired Chronographs

One of the major reasons Sinn has become such a popular brand in the United States over the past two decades is due to its ability to consistently strike the hard-to-reach zone between producing reliable tool watches and aesthetically cool timepieces that can be worn every day. The accessible price point that Sinn is able to...


Jaquet Droz Introduces New Grande Seconde Moon in Black Enamel (Updated with Price)

Jaquet Droz added a moon-phase complication to its growing collection of Grande Seconde timepieces at last year's Baselworld. As we await the revelation of the brand's full array of new products at Baselworld 2018 in March, Jaquet Droz has offered us a glimpse of the latest version of the Grand Seconde Moon, now fronted by a handsome black enamel dial.


Out of the Pocket: New Rado HyperChrome Ultra Light Draws Inspiration from the Past

Avant garde design-oriented Swiss brand Rado, which last year captured the attention of Baselworld with its vintage-inspired Hyperchrome Captain Cook dive watch, is this year leaning again toward the historical in an expansion of its Hyperchrome Ultra Light series. This series, which was noted for having an incredibly light weight, first came to the market...


Introducing the New Seiko Presage and Prospex Models

At a press conference at Baselworld this morning, Seiko unveiled the latest from the Japanese brand. The big highlight from the Presage collection is the introduction of a new automatic caliber that had been rumored about for some time. For fans of vintage Seiko divers, the brand has come out with six new Prospex watches...


Setting Another Thinness Record: Bulgari Octo Finissimo Tourbillon Automatic

Bulgari has already broken several horological thinness records at Baselworld, and now we know that the Italian brand didn’t plan to make an exception this year: After the launch of the world’s thinnest tourbillon movement at Baselworld in 2014 (thanks to a 1.95-mm-thin, hand-wound movement in a 5-mm case), the thinnest minute repeater in 2016...


Patek Philippe Adds World Time Minute Repeater & New Ladies’ Chronograph to the Collection

One of the most talked-about Patek Philippe watches of 2017 was the World Time Minute Repeater Ref. 5531R, limited to just two series of five pieces each, with special New York-themed, cloisonné enamel dials. Today, to kick off Baselworld 2018, Patek Philippe unveiled a new version that will become part of its regular collection, alongside a new, manual-winding chronograph for ladies that will replace the discontinued Ref. 7071.


The Bronze Age: Oris Releases Multiple Vintage-Influenced Models

Hot on the heels of the fan-favorite Carl Brashear Chronograph, Oris has released three previously unseen models at Baselworld 2018. We have new updates to the Divers Sixty-Five, the ProPilot collection, and two updates to the Big Crown. Oris has gone all in on the bronze trend, with two new Sixty-Five models, one in 40...


The 70s: Another Golden Era for the Heuer Carrera

Heuer Carrera automatic chronograph in 18 karat yellow gold (front and back). Jack Heuer gave this watch in 1972 to the legendary Formula One driver Ronnie Peterson, hence the engraving on the back of the case. The timepiece encases Caliber 12, which succeeded the trailblazing Caliber 11. The dial too had a new design. Peterson’s...


Vintage Eye for the Modern Guy: Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris Memovox

This year at SIHH, Jaeger-LeCoultre introduced the Polaris collection, basing a series of new models on the iconic 1968 Polaris Memovox (picture below via Analog/Shift). This vintage model is arguably the most famous of the brand’s alarm watches, but it came standing on the shoulders of at least four other significant vintage models. The first...


Parmigiani Fleurier Introduces the Tonda Annual Calendar

The annual calendar timepiece has been having a moment lately, as brands aim for that sweet spot between simple day-date and highly complex perpetual calendar complications. The latest to join the party is Parmigiani Fleurier, and its new offering, the Tonda Annual Calendar, is as distinctive in the category as the watchmaker's fans would expect.


A New Spin on a Wandering Hour Display from H. Moser & Cie.

Fresh off trolling the entire Swiss watch industry, H. Moser & Cie. also had one of the more technically interesting introductions of the entire SIHH fair back in January. H. Moser has made its name on watches that are either supremely traditional, featuring sunburst fumé dials and time-only displays, or watches that are based out of...

SIHH 2018:

The Grönefeld Parallax Tourbillon Gets Updated with a New Dial

The past few years have been especially fruitful for Grönefeld, a young independent brand run by two Dutch brothers. In 2016, the twosome took home the GPHG award for Best Men’s Watch with the 1941 Remontoire. Two years before that, the duo won the prize for the top Tourbillon Watch with the Parallax Tourbillon. At...


Vacheron Constantin Métiers d’Art Les Aérostiers: Celebrating the History of Ballooning

The French called them aérostiers — those early aviation pioneers who piloted the first hot air balloons into the sky during the late 18th century, paving the way for the advent of powered flight. This year, Vacheron Constantin pays tribute to these balloonists with five new timepieces in its Métiers d'Art collection, called Les Aérostiers, which showcase on their breathtakingly detailed and colorful dials a combination of artistic techniques.

Vintage Eye for the Modern Guy: Hamilton Khaki Field Mechanical 38 mm

Like many United States-based watch enthusiasts, Hamilton has long held a soft spot in my heart. Founded in Pennsylvania in 1892, Hamilton has symbolized American excellence from its start as a railroad companion through its prominent appearance in every war up to the 1980s. It’s a brand that has become so synonymous with American watchmaking...