Ho Ho Ho and a Bottle of Rum .. Or a Watch: Meet the Peter Speake-Marin Rum Watch with Rare 1780 Harewood Rum

 |  May 6th, 2016

On our Perfect Timing column on Forbes.com today, we introduced the world to the new Peter Speake-Marin Rum watch, made with Wealth Solutions, procurers of rare spirits. The watch is the second in a new line of Spirit Watches that Wealth Solutions began earlier this year with the unveiling of the Armin Strom Cognac watch. While that watch housed rare and expensive cognac, this new Rum watch features a capsule filled with the world’s oldest rums:   1780 Harewood Rum. The rum was carefully curated by Wealth Solutions — an expert in rare works of art and in rare alcohol. The 1780 Harewood has roots dating back  to the 1600’s when Europeans were colonizing new worlds.  The Lascelles family set out to make a fortune…

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Hands On with German Watch Brand, Tutima Saxon One Lady, Just in Time for Mother’s Day

 |  May 5th, 2016

German-made watches offers something truly unique when it comes to craftsmanship and history. This Mother’s Day, consider the gift of time for mom and do it a bit differently — with one of the most elegant ladies’ watches on the market today: the Tutima Saxon One Lady. The women’s automatic watch in cushion-shaped case is created in a host of rich colors and makes a sexy but sophisticated statement. The Saxon One Lady — named for the Saxony region of Germany where Tutima’s all-new state-of-the-art Manufacture is located — is powered by the 25-jewel Automatic Caliber Tutima 340 — with 42 hours of power reserve.  The watch offers hours, minutes, sweep seconds and date display, and is water resistant to…

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HYT Watches Unveils H1 Ghost, Black Liquid, New Indications and Medical Devices

 |  May 4th, 2016

Black is the new green as HYT announces its latest release, the H1 Ghost. The new model, which is largely based on the original H1 released four years ago, uses a black liquid  as opposed to the green liquid used in the prior release. As the Ghost moniker indicates, the latest version is meant to be a sleek and more stealth version of the original H1 release. The H1 Ghost also depicts new indications. For those unfamiliar with the brand, HYT uses a system of bellows and fluid to tell time. The liquid is moved through thin glass capillaries by bellows and air pressure. For the H1 Ghost, there is a traditional minute indicator at the 12 o’clock position, while hours…

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Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Diver Chronographs Bring Color to Your Dive (video, original pics, prices)

 |  April 29th, 2016

This year at SIHH 2016, we heard a lot of oohs and ahhs when Audemars Piguet unveiled its newest boldly colored Royal Oak Offshore Diver Chronographs watches. That’s because these dive watches –in stores now_- are all about bright colors and brilliant performance.  The new Diver Chronographs are offered with either bright blue, tangerine, lemon yellow and lime green  matching rubber straps and  Mega Tapisserie dial. The 42mm stainless steel watches — retailing at a cool $27,900 — are water resistant to 300 meters and house the automatic caliber 3124/3841.  They offer an internal rotating dive bezel and feature a 30-minute chronograph register as well as sub seconds. I mean, there is no other way to say this: these watches pack a great…

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Hands On with the Affordable Tutima M2 Seven Seas Dive Watch (Baselworld 2016)

 |  April 27th, 2016

Dive watches were an impressive category at this year’s BaselWorld, and Tutima did it’s part to demonstrate the importance of rugged, durable timepieces that also have a lot to offer in the looks department. With the brand’s new M2Seven Seas  high-performance watch, professionals and amateurs have new options at affordable prices. The three-hand self-winding watch offers date and day of week function and is extremely shock- and water-resistant.  Part of the brand’s Military collection, the M2 Seven Seas is crafted in titanium and houses the T330 mechanic movement  with Tutima rotor in antique gray with 750 gold seal. The watch offers 38 hours of power reserve. Between the rugged 44mm titanium case, 3mm-thick sapphire crystal,  screwed crown and screwed back, the Seven Seas…

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