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Is Your QP Jumping or Dragging? An Insider’s Look at F.P. Journe, Part 7

The new Quantième Perpétuel launched by F.P. Journe clearly demonstrates how Mr. Journe works, and what his ambitions are. Originally announced in 2014, only a trickle (on Journe’s scale, that is less than 10) of the watches ordered have been delivered. Is a QP that difficult to make? Well, it all depends on what you...

Vintage Eye for the Modern Guy, Part 15: IWC Mark XVII

Within the complete modern series of the IWC Pilot’s Watch there exists a multitude of variations, from chronographs to GMTs to perpetual calendars, but the most historically relevant of them all still exist today: the IWC Mark XVII and IWC Big Pilot. We will compare the vintage and modern Mark XVII.

Heart of (White) Gold: NOMOS Lambda Weissgold Receives Yet Another Accolade

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 selected to receive the prestigious German Design Award: NOMOS Lambda Weissgold—the elegant, haute horlogerie timepiece that is the watchmaker’s tribute to traditional, luxury Glashütte watchmaking with a NOMOS twist. The...

Borrowed Time: Reviewing the Bremont ALT1-WT World Timer

Let me state right up front that I’ve always had a thing for world-time watches; to me it’s a style of timepiece that lends itself to both practical utility as well as, almost across the board, really attractive designs. Also, at the risk of being perceived as a trend-follower, let me admit that I have...

Sound and Vision: An Insider’s Look at F.P. Journe, Part 5

Grande Sonnerie [Def]: a watch that strikes the hours and quarters automatically. The Professional Dictionary of Horology is clear about the function of a Grande Sonnerie. But let’s understand what it means by “automatically.” Here it does not refer to an automatic movement, but rather that, without outside help, the watch will strike, on its own, in...

Vintage Eye for the Modern Guy, Part 13: TAG Heuer Carrera

When Jack Heuer (distinguished former CEO) took control of Heuer (now TAG Heuer) in 1962, he set out to build a legacy. Luckily for the brand, he followed through on that goal soon into his tenure, with the 1963 launch of the now-famous Heuer Carrera. Since its release, the watch has often been near the...

Jukebox Hero: Harry Winston Opus 14 Launches in Rock ‘n’ Roll Style

The most secretive new watch in recent history finally launched last night, as the long-awaited Harry Winston Opus 14 made its debut at a lavish 1950s-themed party at Kurhaus Casino in Baden-Baden, Germany — along with the surprise announcement of “Blurred Lines” crooner Robin Thicke as the watch-and-jewelry giant’s new brand ambassador. Guests traveled to...

Innovative from the Inside Out: neomatik 1st Edition From NOMOS Glashütte

Announcing the arrival of the neomatik 1st edition from NOMOS Glashütte, with ten beautiful new watch models powered by the innovative DUW 3001 caliber within. This new collection will appeal to those who appreciate the slender aesthetic of hand-wound watches for which NOMOS Glashütte is renowned, but also desire the convenience of automatic winding.

Close-Up: Louis Moinet Memoris

Back in 2013, we reported on the discovery of a 19th-century timekeeping device, created by French watchmaker Louis Moinet, that may well have been the world’s very first chronograph. This year, the brand that bears that watchmaker’s name pays tribute to that milestone with the Louis Moinet Memoris, a wristwatch that positions the chronograph as...