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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Three Things A. Lange & Sohne Gets Right, And Why It Matters

 |  January 5th, 2018

  Late last year, I was one of a select, small group of journalists invited by A. Lange & Sohne to go stargazing in the Sonoran desert in Arizona. Having been a fan of this German brand since it (re)launched – and I remember the launch, and the unveiling of its first watches, then at Baselworld, with great fondness because it was the start of a love affair with the brand – I was thrilled to be included in this…

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Longines To Be Official Timekeeper of Breeders’ Cup World Championships

 |  November 2nd, 2017

With a long involvement in the equestrian world, ad as the Official Timekeeper of a host of equestrian events around the globe (including the famed Kentucky Derby), Longines will be highly visible this weekend in San Diego as the Official Partner, Timekeeper and Watch of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships, a thoroughbred event. The Breeders’ Cup World Championships take place at the Del Mar racetrack November 3 and 4 and promises to be incredibly exciting. In addition to the Breeders’…

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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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An In-Depth Look at the $195,000 Louis Moinet Space Mystery Watch, It Goes Where No Man Has Gone Before

 |  June 14th, 2017

Always on the cutting edge of design and technology, independent watch brand, Louis Moinet, takes the concept of life and time – and its origins—to new heights with the unveiling of the alluring Louis Moinet Space Mystery watch. Earlier this year, at its exhibition space in Baselworld, Louis Moinet had a metal and wood time-travel machine set up. Always one for some adventure, I stepped into the machine and was treated to a world of dinosaurs, Earth, space, evolution and…

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Tutima Saxon One Royal Blue Offers Regal Sophistication (prices)

 |  May 30th, 2017

One of the hottest trends on the watch market today is the blue dial. Not just any blue dial, though. Today’s blues need to be rich, vibrant shades that command immediate attention. Such is the case with the new Tutima Saxon One Royal Blue.  The color of the dial of this flagship line will be the first attention grabber. However, closer inspection shows a regal timepiece both inside and out. The Saxon One collection represents the essence of Tutima. A blend of…

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Fast Focus: Up Close with the Tutima Saxon One in True Blue

 |  November 23rd, 2016

German brand, Tutima, is pulling out all the stops this season with stunning blue dials in the Saxon One line that will have you feeling like you are soaring the bright blue skies. The brand bills the Saxon One as a watch “For those who don’t need GPS to know where they stand.” It’s an apt tag line as this is a truly individualistic watch. The Saxon One Automatic and the Saxon One Chronograph deserve a closer look. Made in…

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