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Talking the New Piaget Polo with CEO Benjamin Comar

With its 38mm case and ultra-slim automatic caliber 1200P1, is the new Polo the Piaget many have been waiting for. An homage to the original watch, introduced in the 1970s by Yves Piaget, which quickly became the timepiece to define the spirit of the time, it also marks the 150th anniversary of the company. We...

Colors of Germany: The Nomos Glashütte Tetra Neomatik

This article was originally published in the November/December 2022 Issue of the WatchTime print magazine. The angular Tetra sets a striking tone with four new limited-edition models. Each bright facade houses sound, traditional craftsmanship from the Glashütte manufacture. Our test shows how it all fits together. Colorful versions of the unusual, square Nomos Tetra watch have...

Hands-On Debut: Zenith Chronomaster Original Triple Calendar

It has been just about a decade since Zenith released their previous El Primero Triple Calendar Chronograph Caliber 410, but the watchmaker may have outdone itself with this new iteration debuted at LVMH Watch Week. The new Chronomaster Original Triple Calendar comes in an excellently proportioned 38mm wide case (with 50m of water resistance) that...

Hands-On Debut: TAG Heuer Aquaracer Professional Solargraph in 34mm Case

TAG Heuer gave the people what they want (more thoughtful small watches) this LVMH Watch Week with the release of a new Aquaracer Professional Solargraph watch in 34mm steel cases. Adding to the existing collection of 40mm pieces, these smaller solar powered Aquaracers have the same traits as their larger siblings with water resistance of...

Glashütte Original Introduces Limited Edition of Lady Serenade for Valentine’s Day

Glashütte Original presents a new, limited edition of the Lady Serenade for Valentine’s Day 2024. This exquisite timepiece combines a shimmering rose tone with the brilliance of radiant diamonds. The polished stainless steel case, measuring 36mm in diameter, is adorned with 52 brilliant-cut diamonds on the bezel, complemented by a single diamond on the crown....

Hands-On with the CIGA Design Blue Planet – Gilding Version

A while back I flew over Greenland, and as I watched the snow-covered mountains below me, the sun hit them at just the right angle making everything look golden. It was a stunning sight, and this was also the first thought that came to me when I opened the box of the CIGA Design Blue...

The Beauty of Nature: Testing the Grand Seiko Heritage Collection Series 9 SLGH005

The Grand Seiko Heritage Collection Series 9 SLGH005, powered by the high-beat Caliber 9SA5, is inspired by the white Shirakaba birch trees that grow near the studio in Shizukuishi. This test from the WatchTime Archives examines how nature and watchmaking are reflected in this the nature-influenced creation. The word “birch” dates back to an Indo-European...

Creativity Meets Artistry in Jaeger-LeCoultre’s Reverso Tribute Enamel Dragon

The Reverso by Jaeger-LeCoultre needs no introduction in the world of high horology. Initially created in 1931 to withstand the tough challenges of the polo sport, this art-deco inspired rectangular timepiece has charmed enthusiasts ever since, with various functions displayed on the rear side thanks to the ingenuity of its swiveling case. Since 2022, the...

In The Spotlight: Baume & Mercier Riviera 10720

The term icon is probably one of the most overrated words in watchmaking that is used the most. These days, it is even used in press releases of entirely new models by relatively new brands, making icons an honor you can bestow on yourself at a whim instead of being earned by merit and concurred...

Going Pro: Testing the Oris AquisPro Date Calibre 400

This article is from the WatchTime Archives and was originally published in July 2022. Pro as in professional — when it comes to utility, not many modern mechanical dive watches on the market can compete with the new Oris AquisPro Date with the brand’s in-house Caliber 400. We got our hands on the watch for...

Easy Rider: Reviewing the Tudor Black Bay Chrono

This article is from the WatchTime Archives and was originally published in 2022. In 2021, in honor of its 50-year chronograph history, Tudor issued the Black Bay Chrono — a subtle combination of traditional aesthetics and modern watchmaking. With a slim case, dials with contrasting subdial counters, and a contemporary movement, it is more than...

Catching the Wind: Vacheron Constantin Introduces Overseas Tourbillon High Jewelry

The Overseas Collection represents Vacheron Constantin’s ideals of a modern-day luxury sports watch. Subtly reworked in 2016, it not only boasts a robust design— including various tool-free interchangeable straps— but also features a distinctive silhouette. The collection also, of course, features sophisticated in-house calibers, whose exceptional quality and finishing details are confirmed by the famed...

Green Rambles: New Years Resolutions

Many people make them, but not all succeed in following through, as New Year’s Resolutions remain a tricky thing. They usually focus on taking up good habits and doing away with bad. Some might also affect your watch collection, as going more frequently to the gym (or to start going at all) can help you...

Bird’s Eye View: Reviewing the Chopard Alpine Eagle XL Chrono

This article is from the WatchTime Archives and was originally published in 2022. The dial of the Chopard Alpine Eagle XL Chrono was inspired by the iris of an eagle’s eye. Even though we cannot view this fascinating steel chronograph with the extraordinarily sharp eyesight of that bird of prey, we nonetheless scrutinized it with...

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Aqua Stop: Reviewing the Patek Philippe Aquanaut Chronograph

Patek Philippe now offers the Aquanaut with a chronograph movement. This sporty complication fits perfectly in the company’s increasingly youthful, dynamic collection. But how does it perform in real-life conditions? We find out in this in-depth review from our June 2019 issue.

Sponsored: Hands-on with the Glashütte Original Senator Chronometer Tourbillon Limited Edition

Tourbillons epitomize mechanical finesse and the pinnacle of timekeeping precision. Taking this revered complication to new heights is the flying tourbillon, which itself as a lightweight and intricate mechanism allows the mechanical function to be showcased in all its splendor. Originating in the 1920s, this masterpiece was the brainchild of Alfred Helwig, an instructor at...