Watch Review: A Close-Up Look At The Corum Admiral AC-One 45 Chronograph Bronze

 |  September 28th, 2017

  Designed for sailing enthusiasts, the Corum Admirals Cup collection of watches is easily one of the most iconic timepieces in modern-day watch history. Now, the brand sails into a winning position with the new Admiral AC-One 45 Chronograph Bronze.  The watch has all the earmarks of a nautical timepiece, with bronze case, in-house movement, Corum’s famous colored flags, a wood dial and more.  This is one you won’t want to miss. To begin with: the bronze case. I am…

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Review: Vacheron Constantin Patrimony Moon Phase and Retrograde Date

 |  September 27th, 2017

Introduced at SIHH but in stores now — just in time for the fall and holiday season — is the Vacheron Constantin Patrimony Moon Phase and Retrograde Date watch. The  complicated yet classically elegant self-winding watch is actually user friendly and carries the highest seal in Switzerland: the Hallmark of Geneva. The Patrimony, as the names suggests, is a collection that exemplifies Vacheron Constantin’s rich history in watchmaking prowess. This new model boasts a moon phase complication and retrograde date.…

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Top Six Sports Watches of 2017: Our Picks for GPHG 2017

 |  September 22nd, 2017

It’s not too far off: November 8th is when the 17th meeting of the Grand Prix d’ Horlogerie de Genève, GPHG, will take place. For those unaware, the GPHG is the organization and annual watchmaking award ceremony where different watches are recognized for various feats of horological wizardry. Think Academy Awards but for watches. Six watches across twelve categories have been preselected to compete for top honors.  Here we bring you a look at the six top Sports watches. Before…

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Eterna Super KonTiki Chronograph: An Icon That Weathered A Legendary Expedition

 |  September 21st, 2017

For more than 160 years, Swiss watch brand Eterna has been known for its pioneering spirit — in watchmaking and on the water. This company is known for unveiling a host of firsts, including the famed Eterna Matic rotor, as well as for releasing the first wristwatch with an integrated alarm, and the Eterna Spherodrive ball- bearing-mounted barrel. Eterna watches are  also the only  modern-day instrument that famous ocean expedition Thor Heyerdahl and his crew took with them when they crossed the…

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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…

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