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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...

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Hands-On with the Seiko Prospex PADI Special Edition SRPA83

Despite appearing prominently on the wrist, the Seiko Prospex PADI Special Edition is very comfortable to wear. It fits perfectly, regardless of its ample size and weight. One reason for this good fit is due to the concave curvature of the middle part of the case, which devours the back like the crater of a...

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Formula 1 of the Future: Bell & Ross Releases New R.S.20 Collection

Last week, Bell & Ross unveiled its latest collection produced in partnership with Renault’s Formula 1 team. The new collection, titled R.S.20 (R.S. stands for Renault Sport, the carmaker’s motorsport, performance and special vehicles division), features four new chronographs featuring the team’s black-and-yellow colorway and geared toward fostering the “Formula 1 of the future.” To...

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Design King: Updating the Rolex Datejust

The new Datejust that Rolex unveiled at Baselworld 2016 scarcely differs from the Rolex Datejust II. The similar design characteristics set Rolex watches apart from other brands. Learn more details in this feature article from WatchTime's Special Design Issue 2017.

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A Hands-On Review of the Rolex Oyster Perpetual Datejust 41

When it premiered in 1945, the Rolex Datejust was the first automatic, watertight wristwatch with chronometer-worthy rate quality. It embodied all of the innovations Rolex had developed for wristwatches up to that time, including a date display in a window at 3 o’clock, where the date switched automatically at midnight. To achieve this feat, intermediate...

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Light Through the Clouds: Bell & Ross BR 03-92 Grey Lum

Bell & Ross has expanded its series-within-a-series of BR 03-92 Lum models, whose intensely luminous dials take inspiration from the nighttime lights on airport runways (Lum is short for the French “lumière,” or “light”), with the new BR 03-92 Grey Lum. The watch’s 42-mm case, in the French-Swiss watch manufacturer’s emblematic cockpit-clock “circle in a...

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Vacheron Constantin Leads Its 2020 Releases with New Égérie Ladies’ Collection

Vacheron Constantin surprised many this past week by releasing the revitalized Égérie line, the historical Swiss manufacture’s first new women’s collection in decades. The initial release of the Égérie family was in 2003; that tonneau-shaped iteration was designed, Vacheron says, to bring together the worlds of  haute couture and haute horlogerie  (high fashion and watchmaking)....

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A Harmonious Quartet: Four New Nomos Tetra Models Pay Tribute to Beethoven

Ludwig Van Beethoven (1770-1827), the legendary German composer, turns 250 this year, and Nomos Glashütte, a proudly German watchmaker is suitably marking the milestone with a collection of new timepieces named in tribute to Beethoven’s classical compositions. The four new models in the brand’s square-cased Tetra series — Gotterfünken, Ode an die Freude, Unsterbliche Geliebte,...

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Old-School Design: Laurent Ferrier Galet Annual Calendar School Piece “Vintage”

The newest version of Laurent Ferrier’s GPHG Award-Winning Galet Annual Calendar School Piece, previously offered with gold cases and black or white opaline dials, pays tribute to the champagne-dialed vintage models of the 1950s. Limited to just five pieces, the Galet Annual Calendar School Piece “Vintage” combines a 40-mm steel case with a new opaline...

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Revisiting the Fifties: Breitling Launches the AVI Ref. 765 1953 Re-Edition

On the heels of its popular Navitimer Ref. 809 1959 Re-Edition, Breitling continues to grow its stable of pilots’ watches inspired by vintage models. The latest, which debuted last week, is the AVI Ref. 765 1953 Re-Edition, channeling the design of the original 1950s Co-Pilot watch (vintage watch pictured below) and representing, in fact, only...

Bulova Unveils Three New Heritage Models as Part of Military Collection

Last week, Bulova, the distinctly American watch brand founded in 1875, released three new models inspired by the historical watches it produced for the U.S. military in the early-to mid-20th Century. With the new Hack and A-15 Pilot watches, Bulova kickstarts its Military Collection, thus expanding its range of heritage offerings.

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Vintage Eye for the Modern Guy: The Timex M79 Automatic

It was about this time last year that budget-friendly Timex first unveiled its now-cult-classic Q Timex. That watch was an instant hit, with its “spirit of ‘79” style, vintage-inspired heritage, and — most importantly for many consumers— ultra-affordable price tag of only $179. Last week, Timex unveiled the latest addition to the Q Timex series,...

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Oris Releases Latest Model to Benefit Coral Reef Restoration Efforts

Hölstein-based Oris has in recent times become best known for both its interesting neo-vintage pieces and its design-pushing dive watches. Not far behind, the brand has been drawn increasing attention for the constant stream of charitable efforts it backs, and at the end of last month, the Swiss manufacturer continued these efforts with its latest...

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Reimagining the Lost City of Atlantis: The STAGE Depth One Collection

Established in 2017, STAGE developed its first watch, aptly named PHASE ONE, and had the whole batch of them sold within an extremely short period. The brand then spent over two years in developing its new dive watch series, and is now ready to introduce it at the beginning of 2020. For this new collection,...

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Frederique Constant Gives its Flyback Chronograph Manufacture a Two-Tone Facelift

Three years ago, Frederique Constant built upon its legacy of affordable in-house complications with the launch of the Flyback Chronograph Manufacture in two distinct dial and case versions. This year, the Geneva-based manufacturer adds to the series with two new models whose faces feature two-tone styling, with contrasting silvered subdials against colorful main dials.