The Long View with Jean-Claude Biver

The Long View with Jean-Claude BiverIf you are looking for insight into TAG Heuer and where the company is going in the future, then there is no better source that the man steering the ship- Jean-Claude Biver. We’ve been lucky enough to speak with JC Biver several times now, but his recent visit to Australia was a chance to sit down for an extended interview,… Read More
POSTED 27 Mar 2016

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Vulcain 50s Presidents Classic: Two New Unique Colors

Last week, Vulcain introduced two new colors for the 50s Presidents Classic series. It’s the most basic variant with three hands and a date at 6 o’clock. Let’s do a quick review to discuss the highlights of this watch. More Originality Vulcain introduced the Presidents’ series to create a classical and formal watch, but with these new colors they try to transform the watch in a more unique and less conservative looking watch. Classic Case The steel case (316L) is very elegant and stays true to the typical Presidents case. It keeps the water out up to 5 atmospheres. On the front […]

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BaselWorld 2016 Omega Speedmaster Novelties Preview – CK2998 Tribute And GSotM Meteorite

In January, we already showed you the new Speedmaster Moonphase Chronograph Master Chronometer  (click here for our preview of that watch with some notes on its history) that will be unveiled tomorrow in the flesh in Basel. However, Omega has (at least) two more tricks up their sleeve for us this year: here is the Omega Speedmaster Novelties preview for 2016. Perhaps you remember this interview we did with “friend of the show” RJ Kama (@rjkama on Instagram) about his collection of Omega watches. We asked him about his grail Speedmaster and this is what he answered: “My Grail would […]

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Jaeger-LeCoultre Reboots the Reverso Collection for Its 85th Anniversary

Jaeger-LeCoultre Reboots the Reverso Collection for Its 85th Anniversary

Since its introduction in 1931, the Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso has stood as an icon of modern watchmaking. Over time, however, the range of watches in the line grew a tad unruly.

“Two years ago, we saw that the collection was composed of 53 different cases and five styles of dial,” says Daniel Riedo, Jaeger-LeCoultre’s chief executive. “It was time to refocus on the codes of the Reverso.”

The Geneva-based brand decided to use the occasion of the model’s 85th anniversary this year to introduce a new, st…

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