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The Ahoi Collection From NOMOS Glashütte

NOMOS Glashütte is celebrating summer with Ahoi — an extra water-resistant watch that fulfills a lot of wishes. Combining fine Glashütte craftsmanship, prizewinning design from Berlin, and unusually robust casing that is almost indestructible, this mechanical timepiece from NOMOS Glashütte brings all these features together in a most marvelous way. A 40-mm-diameter watch for watersports...

MeisterSinger U.S.A. Benjamin Franklin Limited Edition

MeisterSinger, based in Münster, Germany, has cultivated a following with its focus on minimalist, single-handed timepieces offered at affordable prices. For its newest limited edition, the brand has reached into pre-Revolutionary American history to design a wristwatch based on a horological idea by one of the U.S.A.’s founding fathers, Benjamin Franklin.

Vintage Eye for the Modern Guy, Part 1: Audemars Piguet Royal Oak

As we begin this new series — in which we look at modern-day versions of classic watch models through the eyes of a vintage-watch fan — I think back to all the iconic watches that have achieved their “classic” status through either revolutionary design or historical impact; what I am beginning to theorize is that...

Temptation Thursday by Escapement: The Meerson D15 MK-1 GMT

When I was young, I would be known to squeeze into ill-fitting clothes to “look good.” I was a fashion victim and pain seemed a small price to pay in order to appear stylish. Now that I am middle-aged, comfort is more important to me. It has become an absolute prerequisite when selecting any item...

Monochrome Monday: Hands-on with the Montblanc Heritage Chronométrie Quantième Complet

This year Montblanc introduced the entirely new Heritage Chronométrie collection, which immediately sparked interest from collectors. The collection features classic looks, classic complications, and even classically sized watches. The Montblanc Heritage Chronométrie Quantième Complet is also part of this new collection, featuring a quantième complet – “complete calendar” in English – in a beautiful 40-mm...

The Eyes Have It: Testing the Maurice Lacroix Pontos S

The Maurice Lacroix Pontos S is a looker. Is the beauty more than skin deep? We find out in this in-depth watch test, with original photography by Robert Atkinson. There’s an old saying in watch retailing that you only have to sell the dial. That may apply more often to novices than to readers of...

Christophe Claret: Playing The Odds

Complications specialist Christophe Claret has been designing movements for more than 25 years, but it wasn’t until 2009 that he created a watch collection bearing his own name. The 65 complicated movements he has designed over the years were mostly commissioned by other brands, including Ulysse Nardin, Harry Winston, Maîtres du Temps, and many others....

For Art’s Sake: The Jaeger-LeCoultre Hybris Artistica Collection

Jaeger-LeCoultre fans are familiar with the brand’s Hybris Mechanica series of high-complication watches. Last year, Jaeger introduced that series’ high-craft counterpart, a collection called Hybris Artistica that showcases decorating skills like engraving, enameling, gem-setting and marquetry. “We believe that aesthetics are as important for a watch as technical mastery,” says Stéphane Belmont, international marketing director....

Rolex Modernizes the Day-Date with a New Size and Caliber

Originally introduced in 1956, the Rolex Day-Date was the last flagship model Rolex founder Hans Wilsdorf created, and it is considered to be his ultimate achievement. We give you the details on the modernized version of the "President's watch," the Rolex Day-Date.

Temptation Thursday by Escapement: Patek Philippe Perpetual Calendar Retrograde Date Hand, London

I am a Lancastrian. I was born in Blackburn, a locale once synonymous with cotton weaving. In the late 18th Century, the advent of the industrial revolution saw Britain become the world’s biggest producer of cotton. In particular, by 1860, Lancashire’s “dark satanic mills” were responsible for producing half of the world’s cotton supplies. Despite...

Making the Past Present: Inside the Parmigiani Manufacture

Michel Parmigiani holds up an antique singing-bird snuff box and pushes a slider on its side. The lid of the box lifts and out pops a small, mechanical bird, which stands upright at the center of an oval opening. The bird, covered with iridescent feathers, then turns from side to side, flapping its tail and...

The MB&F HM6 Space Pirate – Six Things to Know

Maximilian Büsser & Friends, better known as MB&F, debuted the Horological Machine 6 (aka “Space Pirate”, or simply HM6) last fall. This new model takes the domed look introduced with the HM3 “Frog” to new heights. MB&F timepieces are always creative on many levels. Here are six things to know about HM6.

Close-Up: The New Bremont America’s Cup Collection

British watch brand Bremont — which already this year began a partnership with Jaguar cars and had prominent placement in the big-budget spy thriller Kingsman — has pulled off perhaps its biggest coup yet, announcing last week that it has been appointed as Official Timing Partner to both the 35th America’s Cup and the defending...