Introducing the A. Lange & Sohne 1815 Rattrapante Perpetual Calendar Handwerkskunst 2017 Watch, And a Complete Look at All Six Historical Handwerkskunsts (slideshow)

 |  September 17th, 2017

This year marks the sixth year in a row that German brand A. Lange & Sohne unveils a limited edition Handwerkskunst watch. The Handwerkskunst watches are all about honoring the arts the brand has mastered, including finishing, engraving, relief work, and more, as well as watchmaking. This year’s Handwerkskunst is a stunning celestial rendition of the 1815 Rattrapante Perpetual Calendar with an incredibly alluring starry sky motif. Marking the first time that A. Lange & Sohne combines enamel and engraving…

Read More →

Zenith Unveils Revolutionary Defy Lab Watch With Two World Premiers, New Zenith-Oscillator

 |  September 14th, 2017

Today in LeLocle, Switzerland, we are with Zenith Watch Manufacture as the brand unveils a revolutionary new timepiece that could well be the world’s most accurate mechanical watch. The Defy Lab watch offers two world premier innovations. One is the new  one-piece 15 Hertz Oscillator that may be the single most important invention since 1675 in the watch industry.  The new single-piece oscillator replaces the sprung balance found in mechanical watches today and based on the spiral balance first developed…

Read More →

Mutiny: Meerson Customized Chronographs Under $5,000

 |  September 13th, 2017

Seeking to create a disruptor in the horological marketplace, Alexandre Meerson is releasing the aptly named Mutiny Chronograph Limited Production Bespoke Watch Collection. The line seeks to combine the well-loved British cool aesthetic with superior watch craftsmanship. The made-to-order moniker has picked up steam as ordering bespoke items online has become increasingly desirable. Naturally, bespoke items charge a premium for their tailored and customized service. The Mutiny Chronograph seeks to offer the higher end experience of personal customization in the horological…

Read More →

Watch Review: Panerai Luminor 1950 PCYC 3 Days Chrono Flyback Automatic Acciaio 44mm, And a Look at the PCYC Regatta Watch

 |  September 12th, 2017

Last week, we brought you a behind-the-scenes look at sailing with Officine Panerai in the Opera House Cut Regatta, part of the Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge. There, we mentioned that in honor of its long-standing involvement with the Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge, Panerai has unveiled a new collection of three PCYC timepieces. Here we bring you a hands-on review of the Panerai Luminor 1950 PCYC 3 Days Chrono Flyback Automatic Acciaio 44mm watch, and a closer look at the Panerai Luminor…

Read More →

RGM Celebrates 25th Anniversary, Ties in with National Watch & Clock Museum

 |  September 11th, 2017

September is going to be a busy month in the watch industry. From the US Open Tennis Championships starting next week (with many watch brands having tennis brand ambassadors) to the celebration of American horology — watch lovers have something to look forward to. It is those in America, though, and particularly East Coasters, who will get the biggest bang — especially if they travel to Mt. Joy, PA, where RGM celebrate the brand’s 25th anniversary.   The American brand, founded by…

Read More →