Breitling’s Superocean dive watch collection has been updated with five sizes for 2019, given a new look that consists of Arabic numerals mixed with indices, and each is powered by the automatic ETA based caliber 17. Uniquely, the 48 mm version, which comes in DLC-coated titanium with a blue ceramic bezel, is the only Superocean…
I’m writing this article with the Bulova Lunar Pilot Chronograph strapped to my left wrist. It was released in late 2015 to signify the start of the American-born brand’s Archive Series
I’ve gotten to handle a few different Oris watches over the years, some dive watches, and some more aviation focused. Every one of those I came away liking what I saw (seriously, among other things, their textile seatbelt-clasp straps are one of the best stock straps I’ve ever experienced). Well, as BaselWorld is upon us, Oris saw fit to unleash a new beastie upon us – the Oris Aquis GMT Date.
Based out of St. Louis, Missouri, Monta Watches is one of the most recognized names in the burgeoning scene of independent American watchmaking
Last week, at Baselworld 2019, Casio introduced a new G-Shock Gravitymaster GWRB1000X-1A Limited Edition designed for aviation professionals and with a unique Carbon Monocoque case construction, which means the outer skin absorbs a major part of the stresses, such as drops, shocks, and impacts. The Gravitymaster case measures 46.4 mm in diameter (which is relatively…
Who says history doesn’t repeat itself? Zenith earned the attention and acclaim of the wristwatch world with the heralded launch of the El Primero, the world’s highest-frequency self-winding chronograph movement, in 1969, and did so again just two years ago with another epic achievement in chronometry, the Zenith Defy Lab and its revolutionary Zenith Oscillator. The Defy Lab, an extremely limited, pre-sold series of timepieces, has now gone into serial production as the Defy Inventor, unveiled at Baselworld 2019 as a headliner of Zenith’s 50th anniversary celebration of the El Primero.
Zodiac, which was purchased by Fossil, Inc.
Two years ago, Rolex updated its venerable and record-setting divers’ watch, the Oyster Perpetual Sea-Dweller, with a new movement and redesigned case. This year, the Swiss watchmaking titan adds a touch of luxury to its most purpose-driven timepiece with the launch of the Sea-Dweller in Rolesor, aka a combination of Rolex “Oystersteel” and 18k yellow gold.
In late 2018, Carl F. Bucherer revealed the Tourbillon Double Peripheral Limited Edition as the launch point for the new Heritage Collection meant to commemorate the company’s 130-year history of involvement in the watch industry as a jeweler and watchmaker.
“No more warpigs have the power…” indeed! Why? Well, because they’re making some tasty brews, of course! With this Afternoon Beer Break, we’re going both more local and more exotic