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All In on Ultra-Thin: The Piaget Altiplano Ultimate Concept Comes to Market

In 2018 at SIHH (now Watches & Wonders), Piaget made watchmaking history with the unveiling of the Altiplano Ultimate Concept— then and now the thinnest mechanical watch in the world ever produced. At the time, the watch remained as its name implies: a concept with an experimental design. Today, the Swiss watch-and-jewelry maison brings the...

Vacheron Constantin Grows the FiftySix Collection with New Sepia-Tone Dials

Introduced in 2018, the Vacheron Constantin FiftySix collection resurrected a classic, vintage model from 1956, Reference 6073, in a modern interpretation that encompassed both steel- and precious metal-cased models. This year, the 265-year-old Swiss watchmaking manufacture expands the mid-20th-century-influenced series, adding new models with rose-gold cases, sepia-toned brown dials, and calfskin straps. The new FiftySix...

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Set and Ready: A Hands-On Review of the Breitling Superocean Héritage II

Breitling and Tudor made the decision to bundle their expertise in the design and production of mechanical watches even before changes came to the Breitling company. This became clear, not only in interviews with CEO Georges Kern, but as it is expressed by the timepieces themselves. A modified Breitling movement B01 powers Tudor chronographs as...

Back to the Table: Roger Dubuis Unveils Excalibur Knights of the Round Table IV

Swiss haute horologerie brand Roger Dubuis is well known for its uncommon and innovative designs, as well as its interesting use of materials, three-dimensional dials, and gemstones. This month, the luxury watchmaker unveiled its newest Excalibur Knights of the Round Table watch— the fourth addition to this super-limited series (ref. RDDBEX0785). The latest watch features...

A Mass Exodus and a New Beginning: Rolex, Patek Philippe, LVMH Leave Baselworld, Unite for Geneva Show; MCH Responds

The most chaotic and disruptive year in the watch industry in recent memory just got a little more so this morning, with the announcement that power players Rolex, Patek Philippe, Tudor, Chanel, and Chopard are exiting the Baselworld trade fair, re-scheduled to January 2021 after the 2020 exhibition was cancelled due to the worldwide pandemic....

History Surfacing: Breitling Unveils New Superocean Heritage ’57 Capsule Collection

As part of its Spring 2020 launches announced today, Breitling unveiled its latest vintage-inspired family: the new Superocean Heritage ’57 Capsule Collection, a sub-series within the Superocean Heritage line that includes three new additions to the permanent collection and one new limited-edition timepiece. The new collection takes its inspiration from the first SuperOcean (on vintage...

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All For One: Reviewing Monopusher Bicompax Chronographs from Hanhart, Longines, & Montblanc

Monopusher chronographs honor the origins of the stopwatch function with looks that often cite their own history – a good fit for the current vintage-look trend. The bicompax displays on our test pieces — from Hanhart, Longines, and Montblanc — underscore the linear nature of the stopwatch function. See how they stack up against each other in this feature from our archives.

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Vintage Eye for the Modern Guy: Christopher Ward C65 Dartmouth Series 1

This week on “Vintage Eye,” we’ll be taking a look at UK-based Christopher Ward and the brand’s C65 Dartmouth Series 1 watch, first released in 2019. The relatively new model is the latest addition to Christopher Ward’s growing Military collection, a series that take its inspiration from famous designs in British military history. WatchTime had...

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Darkest Hours (and Minutes): H. Moser & Cie. Introduces Vantablack “Black Hands” Models

In 2018, H.Moser & Cie. launched the Endeavour Perpetual Moon Concept, its first timepiece outfitted with a dial made from Vantablack, a material touted as being “the blackest black ever produced by artificial means.” This year, the inventive Schaffhausen manufacture takes the all-black aesthetic to the next level, unveiling three new models with a darkly...

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An Interview with Rolf Studer, Co-CEO of Oris

We recently had the opportunity to talk with Oris co-CEO Rolf Studer about his passion for the brand and the industry, what significance collectors have for the Hölstein-based watchmaker, and how Oris sees sustainability.

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Reviving a Rarity: Audemars Piguet [Re]Master 01 Chronograph

The most dominant trend in the watch industry continues to be vintage revivals. And invariably, it’s the brands with a rich tapestry of work in their historical archives that tend to thrive in the category. Audemars Piguet now looks back at a mid-20th century model to create the [Re]master01 self-winding chronograph.

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Breguet Unveils Marine Tourbillon Équation Marchante 5887

Breguet, best known for its exquisite haute horologerie and storied history, has added to its list of 2020 releases a new colorway for its Marine Tourbillon Équation Marchante 5887 watch. This is the first update to the 5887 design since the design’s initial release in 2017, which included a rose-gold case/silver-dial model as well as...

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Reviewing the Girard-Perregaux Laureato 42-mm Automatic

Watch collectors had been awaiting its return. After a lengthy hiatus, which saw almost 30 different references, Girard-Perregaux finally brought the Laureato back into its collection in 2017. It had already made its comeback one year earlier with various limited editions commemorating Girard-Perregaux’s 225th anniversary. One of the latest models to join the family is...

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Vintage Eye for the Modern Guy: Hamilton PSR

Hamilton this week unveiled the latest vintage-inspired PSR, a throwback model recalling the Pulsar digital watch of the 1970s. Longtime fans of Hamilton may fondly remember the Pulsar as a short-lived but significant part of the brand’s history, requiring at least two years of focused development to create, and then dominating the watch market during...

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Bremont Goes Bronze with New Project Possible Limited Edition

Last year, Britain’s Bremont Watch Co. sponsored Nirmal “Nims” Purja, a Gurkha mountaineer and British military veteran, in his historic quest to summit the world’s 14 tallest mountains in less than seven months. Commemorating the successful completion of this record-setting mission, dubbed Project Possible, is the new Bremont Project Possible Limited Edition — which also...