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Vintage Diving: Meet the Vulcain Skindiver Nautique 38mm

Symbolizing robustness, discovery, and adventure, diver’s watches make a striking impression on the wrist – whether on dry land or in the water. Combining high functionality with cool style, it is not a surprise that this genre ranks among the most sought-after timepieces, proven by the plethora of diver’s watches available on the market. In light...

0/+2 seconds a day: Omega Unveils New Speedmaster Super Racing, Ultra Precise Spirate System

Omega today announced another technical milestone in its impressive horological legacy in the new Spirate System, which includes a new patent-pending spiral that allows for ultra-fine rate adjustments. Thanks to this one-of-a-kind mechanism, Omega calibers can now achieve a certified precision of only 0/+2 seconds a day, which is a new record for the brand....

Parmigiani Fleurier Wows With the Tonda PF Xiali Calendar

Taming the flow of time, calendars, defined as systems that determine the beginning, length, and divisions of a civil year, have long played an instrumental role in higher developed cultures and societies. There are many examples from ancient times, such as the Egyptian Calendar or Mayan Calendar, which testify to how advanced and sophisticated the...

Laurent Ferrier Launches Limited Grand Sport Tourbillon Pursuit

Among enthusiasts of independent watchmaking, Laurent Ferrier has quite a reputation. Its minimalist design language and sector-style dial with bold subsidiary seconds at 6 o’clock is highly sought after. These characteristics work perfectly well with the boutique brand’s idea of a sports watch whose sleek dynamic lines are inspired by vintage motor racing cars. The lates example is...

Beginning the Year of the Rabbit with Seven Symbolic Timepieces

January 22nd marks the beginning of the Chinese New Year and thus will kick off the Year of the Rabbit. The twelve animals of the Chinese zodiac are representative symbols of Chinese history, mythology, and customs. More than any other of the animals in the zodiac, the rabbit is closely associated with luck and bringing...

The Sophistication of Simplicity: Meet the new Hublot Classic Fusion

At this year’s LVMH Watch Week, Hublot has revealed the Classic Fusion Original, a three-hand watch that resembles the early models from the 1980s even more than the standard contemporary Classic Fusion. The main difference is that it omits hour indexes. As a result, the black lacquered dial has decidedly pure charisma with only the...

Introducing the Blancpain Villeret Calendrier Chinois Traditionnel

To celebrate the beginning of the Chinese New Year, Blancpain once again launches a limited edition Traditional Chinese Calendar model that is dedicated to one of the zodiac signs. In 2023, the water rabbit takes center stage. Crafted from platinum in a 50-piece limited edition, this exceptional haute horlogerie timepiece is based on the principles...

Green Rambles: Planting A Seed

About 25 years ago, I joined my mother in visiting a Christmas fair in Cologne, Germany. It was a dreadful day weather wise, with overcast, cold winds, and a nasty drizzle instead of more winter-appropriate snow. This weather soon persuaded us to go inside a large bookstore. Not a place I would usually venture into...

Laco Takes to the Skies With Limited Bronze Pilot Edition 97

The countdown or — in watch terms, the count-up — is on: In 2025, Laco will celebrate its 100th anniversary. With the “Mission 2025,” a set consisting of five exclusive annual editions, the German brand has already initiated the celebration. Each limited edition represents a milestone in the tradition-steeped history of the company and its...

Frederique Constant Dresses Up its Classics Worldtimer Manufacture

On the occasion of Black Friday, Frederique Constant announced a special edition of its Worldtimer Manufacture watch for the U.S. market, the eye-catching full black Classics Worldtimer Manufacture Globetrotter Edition. First introduced in 2012, the latest take on this complication features a 42mm PDV titanium coated case, a black dial, and–for the first time–the markers...

Green Rambles: Experiencing Discomfort in the Business of Collecting

Recently I was at a press presentation for the Rolls-Royce Spectre, the brand’s first fully electric car. We discussed the mustard color chosen for the Spectre and how the brand chose the unique hue. The Director of Future Developments of Rolls-Royce stated that due to the lengthy process of developing a new car, the color...

The Worlds Smallest Planetarium Pays Tribute To The Red Planet

Dutch Brand Christiaan Van Der Klaauw (CVDK) has made quite a name for itself with its astronomy-inspired watches over the years. Just last year, it won the prize for best Calendar and Astronomy Watch at the GPHG with the Planetarium Eise Eisinga. While that watch featured a dial that resembled the blue-painted ceiling of the...

Moritz Grossmann Introduces Limited Hamatic Vintage With Cream Dial

On the occasion of the manufactory’s 14th anniversary, Moritz Grossmann launches a limited version of its innovative Hamatic timepiece which uses a traditional automatic hammer mechanism from the 19th century. In 2008, the Glashütte based boutique brand was re-registered by trained watchmaker Christine Hutter who was fascinated by Moritz Grossmann and the history of the...

Inspired by Stereo: Hands-On with the Reservoir Sonomaster Chronograph

French watchmaker Reservoir is known for taking inspiration from various functional and aesthetic measuring instruments. Ranging from the Kanister Collection, which drew inspiration from the marriage of automobile aesthetic and timekeeping, to one of the brand’s more recent dive watch releases, the ​​Hydrosphere Bronze “Greg Lecoeur” Edition, which draws influence from underwater pressure gauges. Following...