Hard to confirm whether smartwatches are actually dominating the watch landscape, but what is impossible to deny, at least for this writer (who is based in New York City), is that the Apple Watch is the single most predominant time telling device I see on people’s wrists in the city nowadays. And the progress and momentum of smartwatches only seem to be growing. Then there are rumors that the next Apple Watch will have LTE, although considering that one of the sources is KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, I would say it is inevitable that we will be seeing LTE…
Two automatic watches with high-frequency movements, the Seiko Grand Seiko Hi-Beat 36000 and Zenith Espada , square off in a battle of the fast-beat balances in a piece by Martina Richter.
The Jaquet Droz Grande Seconde Ceramic Clous De Paris is a brand new revitalization of the iconic brand’s classic line. These three new watches combine high-end materials including ceramic cases with refined and elegant lines and reserved styling into an eminently luxurious and wearable classic watch. Swiss watchmaker Jaquet Dros has been around making luxury watches since the late 18th century.
I like the Phoibos GREAT WHITE PY007A. Especially on leather
It is the curse of the modern-day frequent traveler: how to keep track of not only one’s local time, but also the times back home and at the next destination. This week’s Watch to Watch, the Ball Engineer Hydrocarbon AeroGMT II, not only displays three time zones simultaneously but does so even in the darkest cockpits and cabins. Here’s what you need to know about it.
Jaeger-LeCoultre ’s Geophysic True Second watch has a seconds hand that jumps forward just once a second. How did this unorthodox automatic stand up under our close scrutiny? Find out in this review from our archives, with original photos by OK-Photography
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It’s a question watch collectors — especially new ones — always want answered, and one we at Fratellowatches have heard often: What brands offer watches that tend to increase in value over time? I’ll attempt to provide guidance on this, not so much from facts and figures but based on experience, and on opinions that I have heard through the years. There are two answers here, of course, the short version and the long version.
I am fairly confident that many of you – like me – have not given much thought to the homely blobfish. Well, you know who has? Doug Kim over at Manchester Watch Works, that’s who.
Since it was initiated in 2015, Baume & Mercier’s partnership with the Carroll Shelby Company has produced several notable timepieces, the most recent being a limited-edition chronograph from the brand’s Clifton collection, co-designed by automobile design guru Peter Brock. Now, aficionados of classic motorcycles can also rev their motors in anticipation of some special watches from the Swiss brand, which just this week announced a new exclusive partnership with Indian Motorcycle, known as “America’s First Motorcycle Company.” Baume & Mercier CEO Alain Zimmermann (left) and Indian Motorcycle EMEA Vice President Grant Bester Baume & Mercier announced the partnership at a venue well known to motorcycle history buffs — Utah’s Bonneville Salt Flats, where 50 years ago motorcycle trailblazer Burt Munro set the world land-speed record on his Indian Scout Streamliner, a feat dramatized in the 2005 film The World’s Fastest Indian