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Entering a New Dimension with the Bulgari Octo Finissimo Ultra

This article was originally published in the May/June 2022 Issue of the WatchTime print magazine. In 2022, Bulgari celebrated the 10th anniversary of its award-winning Octo collection with the Italian maison’s eighth world record, the thinnest mechanical watch ever produced. Meet the 1.8-mm thick Octo Finissimo Ultra. 1.80 mm. One point eight millimeters for the watch as a...

Welcome to the Club…

This article was originally published in the March/April 2022 Issue of the WatchTime print magazine. …the club of amply dimensioned steel watches with a fixed connection between the case and the bracelet. Nomos Glashütte relies on a specially created and customized construction to create a fluent connection in its largest and sportiest model. The blue...

Expedition Companion: The Norqain Adventure Neverest GMT

This article was originally published in the March/April 2022 Issue of the WatchTime print magazine. This successfully designed timezone watch belongs to Norqain’s new Neverest collection, which takes its name from a combination of “Never rest” and “Everest.” What does this line of sports watches have to do with Mount Everest? First, these models are built...

Best of the ’80s: The Doxa Sub 600T

This article was originally published in the March/April 2022 Issue of the WatchTime print magazine. In 2021, Doxa added the latest member to its already extensive dive watch catalog, the 1980s-inspired Doxa Sub 600T with a rather unique angular case design. WatchTime went hands-on with a pre-production model. Back in August 2021, Doxa launched a (quickly...

A 5-Star Flight Experience: The Longines Spirit Titanium

This article was originally published in the March/April 2022 Issue of the WatchTime print magazine. With the launch of the Spirit collection in 2020, Longines paid tribute to the many pioneering aviators of the early 20th century that had relied on its watches. Last year, the company with “the oldest trademark still in use in...

Testing the Omega Seamaster 300 Co-Axial Master Chronometer

This article was originally published in the March/April 2022 Issue of the WatchTime print magazine. With the latest version from 2021, Omega continues to offer an attractive reinterpretation of its first true dive watch from 1957, but has also incorporated some unexpected changes, especially when compared to its direct predecessor from 2014. WatchTime takes a...

Leveling Up: The Oris Divers Sixty-Five Calibre 400 Chronos Limited Edition

This article was originally published in the March/April 2022 Issue of the WatchTime print magazine. In early 2022, Oris teamed up with WatchTime’s sister publication Chronos to create a highly limited version of its no-date Divers Sixty-Five model, powered by the brand’s latest in-house movement. Back in 2015, Oris introduced its first vintage-inspired skin diver, the...

Seiko Returns to the Antarctic with the Prospex SLA055

This article was originally published in the March/April 2022 Issue of the WatchTime print magazine. When Seiko launched the first Japanese dive watch in 1965, not only underwater professionals quickly turned to the brand’s robust models, but also explorers and, for years to come, also members of Japanese Antarctic Research teams (JARE). Today, Seiko dedicates its...

All Aboard: Testing the Sinn 717

This article was originally published in the January/February 2022 Issue of the WatchTime print magazine.  If you want to discreetly find out the time, you shouldn’t look at your own watch, but at the one that’s opposite you. That’s no problem at all if the person sitting across from you — whether they’re a pilot or...

Exquisite Sophisticate: Testing the Breitling Premier Heritage B15 Duograph 42

This article was originally published in the January/February 2022 Issue of the WatchTime print magazine.  The new Premier Heritage B15 Duograph 42 is currently Breitling’s most elegant timepiece and an homage to the pioneering spirit of the company’s founders. Like its predecessor from the 1940s of the same name, it can record time intervals and...

Serial Vintage: MeisterSinger Presents the Pangaea Day Date 365

The German brand MeisterSinger is not only known for its single-hand timepieces, but also for limited special editions bearing a period-style font. With the Pangaea Day Date 365, MeisterSinger launches its first serially produced timepiece of this kind. The logo, the name of the model, and the numerals look like they originated from a bygone...

Rich Heritage: The Mido Multifort Patrimony Chronograph

The Multifort Patrimony Chronograph’s styling pays tribute to one of Mido’s oldest and most famous chronograph models: the Multichrono from 1937. The homage is immediately obvious whenever you look at the handsome dark blue dial and rose-gold bezel of this model from 2021. Mido’s new version, our test watch, most closely resembles one of its historical...

Refinement in Every Detail: Meet the Moritz Grossmann Tourbillon Tremblage

The new Moritz Grossmann Tourbillon Tremblage brings the innovations of outstanding watchmaking both historical and modern with the very best decorating techniques executed in Glashütte, the watchmaking town in Saxony. In typical fashion of this high-end luxury brand, all parts of this grand complication timepiece are finished to highest standards, showcasing technical and artistic craftsmanship. The...

Nomos Glashütte Tangente: Update or Upgrade?

This article was originally published in the January/February 2022 Issue of the WatchTime print magazine.  In 2018, Nomos Glashütte equipped its classic Tangente with an intelligent date display called “update.” We tested the new midnight blue model to find out whether the in-house date indicator is just an update or a genuine upgrade. In the...

In The Spotlight: Piaget Polo Emperador Skeleton Tourbillon

Some watches are simply statement pieces that stand out in every way. The Piaget Polo Emperador Skeleton Tourbillon is such a watch. Its diameter of 46.5mm is not something that you would expect from a posh brand like Piaget, mainly known for its exquisite ultra-slim dress watches. This watch has a different mission: to unapologetically...

Sponsored: Tempora – Sporty-Elegant Functionality by STOWA

With this sporty, elegant chronograph available in four different versions, STOWA is not necessarily breaking new ground. Walter Storz always regarded the brand founded in 1927 and named after him as a kind of generalist. Of course, the aforementioned chronographs were also part of the production range. One of them presented itself around 1968 in...

Off to New Heights: Rolex Explorer II

This article was originally published in the January/February 2022 Issue of the WatchTime print magazine. Photos by Marcus Krüger. To mark the model’s 50th anniversary, Rolex has updated the Explorer II with a new movement and subtle design modifications. We look at what the most recent version can offer collectors, explorers and adventurers. Before last year’s Watches...

Running on Ice: How Alpinist Simon Messner And Montblanc’s Laurent Lecamp Test the 1858 Geosphere 0 Oxygen During the Antarctic Ice Marathon

Many watches are created for the most demanding circumstances, yet they hardly find themselves in a situation where their qualities are actually utilized. For Montblanc, this was one reason to take the 1858 Geosphere 0 Oxygen through its paces on the Arctic. There, alpinist Simon Messner, son of Reinhold Messner, who crossed Antarctica on foot...