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H. Moser & Cie. Builds Out the Streamliner Collection with New Centre Seconds in Matrix Green

H. Moser & Cie. upended expectations last year with its release of the original Streamliner, the watch industry’s first self-winding flyback chronograph with a minimalist central display. This year, the brand expands the Streamliner family, named for the aerodynamically curved high-speed trains of the early 20th century, with a simpler time-only model that also ushers...

Bulgari Sets Another Record with Octo Finissimo Tourbillon Chronograph Skeleton Automatic (Updated with Live Photos)

As followers of the watch industry are well aware by now, “Roman Jeweller of Time” Bulgari has made pushing the boundaries of mechanical-watch thinness its stock-in-trade, with each year bringing at least one new record-setting watch that combines horological complexity with waif-like profiles. This year is no exception: as one of the founding maisons of...

Ulysse Nardin Fires Up its Collection with the Blast, a Skeletonized Self-winding Tourbillon (Updated with Live Photos)

Ulysse Nardin is one of 17 haute horlogerie watch brands participating in this week’s Geneva Watch Days, an exhibition of new timepieces taking place throughout the Swiss city. The Le Locle-based manufacture is taking the opportunity to introduce an entirely new collection, called Blast, whose attributes include a new, self-winding, skeletonized caliber with a flying...

Cosmic Blues: Girard-Perregaux Quasar Azure Limited Edition

Girard-Perregaux’s invention of a tourbillon with three bridges, first unveiled in a timepiece on 1867, has influenced the venerable maison’s tourbillon-equipped wristwatches ever since, most notably in its eye-popping Quasar editions of recent years. The newest one, limited to only eight pieces, fits the Quasar’s sophisticated, skeletonized tourbillon movement into a case made entirely of...

Hands On: Tutima Saxon One Chronograph Racing Red

A crimson tide is sweeping over the watch world of late, with shades of red competing with blues and greens as the next hot color for timepieces. With the latest iteration of its boldly proportioned, masculine chronograph, the Saxon One, Germany’s Tutima dives into the red wave, outfitting the steel-cased timepiece with a combination of...

Romain Gauthier Introduces a New Skeletonized Timepiece: The Insight Micro-Rotor Squelette

Swiss watchmaker Romain Gauthier is marking its 15th anniversary year with a “Manufacture Only” and “Special Order” iteration of its flagship timepiece, the Insight Micro-Rotor. The new Insight Micro-Rotor Squelette uses hand-finishing techniques — including bevelling, softening, smoothing, and polishing along its bridges and mainplate — that it introduced in 2005. The new models are available in either a...

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Hello, Newman! 10 Panda-Dial Chronographs That Aren’t the Rolex Paul Newman Daytona

Actual pandas are a rare and vulnerable species, only recently removed from the endangered list, but "panda dial" watches — loosely described as chronographs with black subdials on a predominantly white main dial — are more ubiquitous than ever, especially in the wake of the record-breaking auction sale of the world's most famous panda-dial watch, Paul Newman's Rolex Daytona. Here we round up 10 currently available panda-dial watches.

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Direction Selection: A Hands-On Review of the New Oris Aquis GMT Date

The Aquis GMT Date doesn’t represent a venture into previously unexplored terrain for Oris because the popular independent brand from Hölstein, Switzerland, has previous experience with time-zone watches. The Oris Big Crown ProPilot Worldtimer is a pilots’ watch with innovative time-zone setting via the bezel. The local time advances in single-hour increments when you turn...

Icy Hot: Inside Czapek’s Limited-Edition (and Sold-Out) Antarctique Collection

Integrated-bracelet steel sports watch designs are becoming increasingly popular, and the latest brand to capitalize upon the trend is Geneva-based independent watchmaker Czapek & Cie. Later this year, the Swiss manufacture launches its latest limited-edition sport-luxury collection, dubbed the Antarctique, so named for the harsh and beautiful continent that inspired it — and, according to...

Jaquet Droz Plunges Into Darkness With Grande Seconde Off-Centred Chronograph Black Onyx

Last year, Jaquet Droz introduced its Grande Seconde Chronograph series; launching four timepieces featuring the brand's renowned figure-eight dial display – a design with a small subdial for the hours and minutes atop a larger subdial for the seconds – which has become one of the brand's most used dial configurations thus far. This month, the brand has unveiled a new novelty with an onyx dial following its long tradition of incorporating minerals into its timepieces.

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The Blue Hour: A Hands-On Review of the IWC Portugieser Chronograph Edition “150 Years”

At the beginning of last year, IWC introduced a 150-year anniversary edition of its Portugieser Chronograph as a limited-edition model alongside the original Portugieser Chronograph, which debuted in 1998. The most significant difference between the two is the movement: the unlimited version has a modified ETA Valjoux 7750, while the anniversary model is animated by...

Introducing the Longines Heritage Classic Tuxedos — Vintage Eye for the Modern Guy

As any longtime reader of the “Vintage Eye” series knows, Longines is a major leader when it comes to vintage-inspired and vintage-reissue watches. With its neo-vintage Heritage collection, which includes attention-grabbing models like the Heritage Classic Chronograph 1946, Heritage Military Watch, and Heritage 1945, among many others, the Swiss brand has been at the forefront...