Armin Strom Taps Kari Voutilainen For Mirrored Force Resonance Guilloche’ Dial Watches

 |  January 11th, 2018

Never content to rest on its laurels, independent watch brand Armin Strom continues to build on the success of the rose gold and stainless steel Mirrored Force Resonance watches that it has garnered amongst the watch collecting world. Now the brand teams with independent master watchmaker, Kari Voutilainen, adding an option of a hand-executed guilloche dial — created by the master himself. For those who may be unaware, Armin Strom offers a significant level of bespoke beauty for buyers looking…

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Pre-SIHH 2018: Jaeger-LeCoultre Geophysic True Second Limited Edition Blue

 |  January 9th, 2018

With SIHH around the corner, Jaeger-LeCoultre releases a very special watch:  the Geophysic True Second Limited Edition Blue. Created in a series of just 100 pieces, the latest rendition is endowed with a stunning blue dial and to say it ‘pops’ would be an understatement. The inspiration for todays piece dates to the chronometer created in 1958 for the International Geophysical Year. The watch created then was gifted to the first man that led an expedition under the North Pole,…

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Watch Review: Casio Edifice EQB800 Smart Watch On The Wrist

 |  December 8th, 2017

  The newly released Casio Edifice EQB800 is the latest addition to Casio America’s line of smart watches. As smart watches continue to enter the market, the latest addition from Casio is an analog interpretation of the smart watch category. I happen to prefer the analog look and am happy Casio selected it for the latest release. A companion app is also available for the iPhone to fully take advantage of the Casio Edifice EQB800’s  features. The design elements of…

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Top Six Complicated Watches of 2017; Our Picks for GPHG Mechanical Exception Watches

 |  November 6th, 2017

With GPHG Awards taking place on Wednesday, we are wrapping up our coverage with the Mechanical Exception category. The pieces found in this category check all the boxes for horological geekdom. The category requirements looks for a special mechanism such as an unique display, striking component, a belt driven movement, or other innovations in the market place. This year is no exception and each piece commands numerous man hours and showcases how far each of the manufactures have been able…

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Top Six Multi-Time-Zone (Travel Time) Watches of 2017, And Our Picks for GPHG 2017

 |  October 26th, 2017

Feeling jet lagged from a recent business trip to Arizona, for me the timing for this week’s deep dive into the top six Travel Time watches of 2017, according to the GPHG pre-selection,  couldn’t be more appropriate. The watches that fall into this category are defined as mechanical watches that display time in several  zones, with additional complications are permissible. Here we bring you a look at the top six travel watches of 2017 as entered into the GPHG —…

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