Top 6 Chronographs of 2017, And Our GPGH 2017 Chronograph Picks

 |  October 12th, 2017

This year has been a bang-up year for the watch category of chronographs. From chronographs that time to tinier fractions of a second to those with new indication formats and totally different movement configurations, this category of timepiece rocked 2017. Now, with just about a month left until the GPHG Awards in November, we bring you a look at the top six chronographs of 2017 (as pre-selected by GPHG) and some insight into who we think should win. The Chronograph…

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Blue Magic: Meet the Oris Artelier Caliber 111 with Deep Blue Dial

 |  October 11th, 2017

Two years ago, Oris watches unveiled its first in-house, series-produced caliber: 111. That watch – the Arteliier Caliber 111 —  marked the beginning of a new movement development plan for the brand. It was also a very impressive caliber. As such, it is the perfect conduit to bring a bold blue dial to the forefront. The engine of this watch, the Calibre 111, is a hand-wound mechanical movement with date indication and a10-day power reserve in a patented format. The…

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RGM and Hollywood 1923 Bring Hollywood to the Wrist

 |  October 11th, 2017

It isn’t every day that you can say you are wearing an actual piece of Hollywood on your wrist. However, thanks to American watch brand RGM, and a group of cinema buffs known as Hollywood  1923, you now have a one in 12 chance of doing exactly that.  Roland Murphy, founder of RGM, was approached by Hollywood 1923, who had purchased the very last metal from the original 1923 Hollywood sign after the restoration of the sign earlier this year. They…

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Wildest Watch Ever? Richard Mille RM 70-01 Tourbillon Alain Prost Watch

 |  October 10th, 2017

We all know that Richard Mille goes to extremes to create timepieces that can go the distance — on the tennis court, the golf course and the black top. Now, however, the brand tackles the cycling world with one of the wildest watches ever: Richard Mille RM 70-01 Tourbillon Alain Prost. The former racing driver and four-time Formula One  World Champion joined forces with his friend Richard Mille to create a cycling watch that could track the entire season’s distance.…

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First Look: Introducing The MB&F Launches Legacy Machine Split Escapement (LM SE) Watch (prices)

 |  October 10th, 2017

Today, MB&F unveiled the newest Legacy Machine, the  Split Escapement (LM SE) watch.  We will be taking a much closer look at this watch this weekend, when we will have it on our wrists and we will bring you a video about it at that point in time. For now, we bring you a first look at the newest MB&F   LM SE. As with all of the MB&F Legacy Machine watches, the key technical element is the suspended balance…

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