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Mechanical Masterpieces: A Closer Look at the Grand Seiko Kodo Constant-Force Tourbillon

The tourbillon, invented over 200 years ago by the brilliant watchmaker Abraham-Louis Breguet in order to improve the precision of pocket watches, is still considered the pinnacle of precision watchmaking. The filigree mechanism, with its balance and escapement permanently rotating in a cage to defy the influence of gravity, literally makes the hearts of aficionados...

Disco Time: Glashütte Original Releases Annual Edition of Seventies Chronograph Panorama Date in Two New Colorways

“Vibing Orange” and “Disco Blue”: Glashütte Original presents two limited editions of its Seventies Chronograph Panorama Date with bold dial colors that recall this groovy decade. Both watch faces feature a matte lacquer surface, which lends the bold hues a contemporary finish.  The Seventies Chronograph Panorama Date has been a favored member of the Glashütte...

Purplicious: TAG Heuer Revs Up with a Beautiful Colored Monaco

There has been a bevy of intriguing dial variation for the iconic TAG Heuer Monaco, with green, red, black, and – of course – blue shades since its introduction 53 years ago, proofing that a good design works well with different colorways. This rings especially true for the latest execution, the Monaco Purple Dial Limited...

A Prototype in Series: Reviewing the Tudor Black Bay P01

Based on a prototype from the late 1960s, the Tudor Black Bay P01 reveals a little-known aspect of the brand’s history. In this feature from the WatchTime archives, we tested the current serial model. History tells us that Tudor supplied the U.S. Navy with divers’ watches as early as the late 1950s. But Reference 7922...

Mechanical Masterpieces: A Closer Look at A. Lange & Söhne’s Richard Lange Minute Repeater

A grande complication rarely reveals its secrets and sophistication at first glance, because even to the expert eye, the complexity of the inner mechanisms is not immediately apparent. This rings particularly true for the minute repetition, whose appearance emphasizes pure understatement. The new Richard Lange Minute Repeater from A. Lange & Söhne which debuted at...

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Borrowed Time: The GPHG-Winning Seiko Prospex 1968 Diver’s Re-Creation SLA025J1

In 1968, three years after the brand’s first dive watch was released (the 62MAS or Reference 6217-800x with 150-meter water resistance), Seiko’s engineers managed to raise the bar with a Hi-Beat divers’ watch with 300-meter water resistance (Reference 6159-700x). This model was not only the first Japanese dive watch to be equipped with a 10-beat...

Sponsored: Unlike Any Other, Artem Introduces NATO Style Straps

Since the brand’s launch in mid-2021, Australian-based Artem has been consistently impressing the market with its appealing line of strap offerings. At first, this was in its signature, next-generation of sailcloth straps, but not long after the brand— upon excited and positive feedback from its growing list of fans— expanded its offerings in both appealing...

Sponsored: Strength Meets Serenity in G-SHOCK’s MRGB5000BA “Ao-Zumi”

Earlier this year, G-SHOCK caught the attention of market-at-large when it launched its most luxurious execution yet of its iconic and historic DW-5000C design in the MRGB5000. Expanding the impressive collection, G-SHOCK is further elevating the 1983-dervied style with its latest in the MRGB5000BA “Ao-Zumi.” The new watch— like the previous MRGB5000 options before it—...

Twice as Nice: Meet the Cuervo y Sobrinos Historiador Double Luna

The Earth’s only natural satellite, the moon, has inspired watchmakers and brands for centuries. One recent example is Cuervo y Sobrino’s Historiador Double Luna, a notably classic timepiece with an elegant, vintage-style charisma. Set within a beautiful anthracite-gray background comprising of Clous de Paris guilloche, pink gold colored hands and indexes as well as markers,...

Glashütte Original Introduces a New Complication and New Movement in the PanoMaticCalendar

Glashütte Original is welcoming a new complication to its high-end luxury collection, the PanoMaticCalendar with an annual calendar mechanism. This premiere is offered in red gold and a limited platinum execution, with 150 pieces manufactured. Both have an unmistakable style and are bond to make the hearts of aficionados beat faster. By definition, the annual...

CEO Sascha Moeri Leaves Carl F. Bucherer

After 12 successful years as the CEO of Carl F. Bucherer and two years as the general manager of Bucherer Fine Jewellery, Sascha Moeri has decided to leave the company on June 30, 2022, to pursue new professional challenges. “We deeply regret Sascha Moeri’s decision. He has decisively shaped the positive development of the Carl F....

Frederique Constant Celebrates the 70th Anniversary of Austin-Healey with Two Limited Chronographs

Gentleman, start your engines: Frederique Constant launches two limited edition chronographs to honor the 70th anniversary of Austin-Healey. The Swiss watch brand and the British car maker have been partners since 2004. Since then it has been a nice tradition at Frederique Constant to honor their friendship with limited editions within the Vintage Rally collection....

On The Wrist: The Parmigiani Tonda PF Micro Rotor

There is just something about the Tonda PF Micro Rotor from Parmigiani. I had that feeling when I first saw it when it was introduced in 2021, but I couldn’t quite put my finger on it. Now, after being on my wrist for a couple of weeks, I feel I can. I would describe it...

An Evergreen in Green: Introducing the New Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris Date

Launched in 2018, the Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris Date drew inspiration from the 1968 Memovox Polaris, with its alarm function not only one of the most popular Polaris models of all time but also one of the most sought-after diver’s watches in history. While this edition was launched with a black dial, the latest offspring of the watch...

A Rhapsody in Gold: The Panerai Luminor Goldtech Calendario Perpetuo

In recent years, there has been quite a change in the perception of watches equipped with a perpetual calendar. As an esteemed and classic complication, it was usually displayed in the traditional way, with subdials and windows for the moon phase under which a disc runs. This was the standard recipe for decades until the...

Colorful Sophistication: Breguet Releases a New Variant of Tradition Quantième Rétrograde

The esteemed Swiss manufacture Breguet this month now presents a twist on their Tradition Quantième Rétrogade, offering a picture-perfect example from the brand. Marked by its resolutely modern style, the look is created by the bold contrast between the blue off-center subdial for the time indication and the likewise blue retrograde date display with the...