Some people have all the luck in the world. One of our readers from the United States, Jacob, is a 23 year old Speedmaster enthusiast and did an amazing barn find. Being in college, a watch like a Speedmaster isn’t his first priority but nevertheless he had been craving for one since a while. It […]
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Looking to wear a sober watch this week, friend of the show Alon Ben-Joseph (CEO of Ace Jewelers in Amsterdam) offered me to try his watch. A special and limited edition of the Nomos Orion 38, the ‘100 Years De Stijl’. Nomos Orion 38 De Stijl Limited Edition Last summer, this special edition was initiated […]
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The year 1957 was a spectacular one for Omega. It was the year when Omega introduced the Speedmaster, Seamaster 300 and Railmaster. The first two are probably best known, the Railmaster is a bit more a ‘collectors only’ piece these days. However, that is the watch we are covering in this review. The 60th anniversary edition that is, […]
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Zelos has been a microbrand whose designs stand out from its peers. The latest Experimental series (ZX) continues this culture by introducing 2 new concepts that have never been done before. The ZX series based its design philosophies on the X-plane project of the 1960s which pushed the boundaries of aviation technology. Famous examples of […]
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Where bespoke timepieces were once an option offered only by luxury brands or independents, Schaffen was founded to push the boundaries on watch customization. Since its inception in 2016, Schaffen has made hundreds of personalized timepieces. Today, we take a look at the next phase of development of the young brand as it releases its […]
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The new year always arrives with a rush for watch lovers, with the SIHH show (Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie, an exhibition principally for the Richemont brands) and Baselworld crammed into the first few weeks of the new year. As with last year, TAG Heuer chose to unveil the first of its new watches in Geneva during SIHH, where… Read More
POSTED 21 Jan 2018
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HYT, like many independent watchmaking brands, signed up for SIHH and abandoned BaselWorld. Bert and I took an early ride to the SIHH exhibition on Thursday and a little over 9am we were already at the HYT booth. The novelties they presented to us were, as always, different, cool and bearing the typical HYT DNA. […]
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Already announced in late 2017, there will be a new PADI Special Edition 200M Automatic Diver’s watch available. Based on their first professional diver from 1965, this new model, with reference SPB071J1 has a cool dial with a color gradation from blue to black and features a wave pattern. Seiko SPB071J1 For €910 (approximately), you […]
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Montblanc has some interesting watches for you in store this year. One of them is the Timewalker Manufacture Chronograph. In this article, we will give you a first look and some of our thoughts. Starting at just below €5000 Euro for an in-house chronograph (up to €5290 depending on the strap / bracelet combination), it […]
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Singer Reimagined. A name that took the watch scene last year like a tornado with their Singer Reimagined Track 1 chronograph. This magnificent timepiece is a child of a collaboration between three worlds, three passionate experts in their respected fields. First Marco Borraccino, an industrial design specialist with many ties to the watch industry. Then […]
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