After the debut of Breitling’s new Premier Chronograph – based on the vintage Premier from the company’s archives – late last year, the Grenchen-based watchmaker subsequently launched a Bentley version. This year Breitling followed up with another special version, the Premier B01 Chronograph 42 “Norton” Edition, which highlights their partnership with the British motorcycle manufacturer,…
When the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant accident happened in 1986 – one of the worst manmade disasters ever – I was seven years old. I have little to no recollection of the event. Not to mention, as you will see if you watch the new HBO historical drama on the incident, the Russians did everything…
Belgian watch start-up, David Rutten, has produced an 88-piece limited edition watch with a case made of meteorite.
The Dot Watch, is the first of its kind, offering a Braille display for people who cannot see, combined with smartwatch functionality. Made from aluminum the case is relatively large to accommodate the Braille dial but it only weighs 60 grams.
This year marks the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing (July 20, 1969). During this significant event in United States space exploration history, Neil Armstrong – who took his famous first step out of the lunar module onto the surface of the moon – left his NASA-certified Omega Speedmaster (Pre-Moon) Ref.
Swiss made, manually wound, 21,600 vph/3Hz, 27 mm x 6.87 mm, 26 jewels, 50-hours power reserve. Functions include small seconds, hours, minutes, chronograph
While the new ceramic Defy collection by Zenith comes in white, blue, or black, the black in the most pragmatic. After having some hands-on time with the Defy Classic Black Ceramic it gave me a better sense of the angular case watches on the market as a whole
For 2019, HYT has created two new color variations within their H0 line.
Last month, Bruce Lee’s Universal Genève Polerouter sold at an auction by Phillips in Hong Kong. The estimate was $10-$20K but the final sales price for Lot 860 of the Phillips & Blackbird: Sports Hong Kong Auction on May 27, 2019, was north of that at $28K. Seems like not that much in an era…
Yesterday, The Frederique Constant Group officially inaugurated their newly expanded factory and headquarters in Plan-les-Ouates, Switzerland (adjacent to Geneva). In 2004, Frederique Constant debuted its first manufacture caliber, followed a total of 28 in-house movements since then.