Hands On With The Revolutionary Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Grande Tradition Minute Repeater Perpetual

 |  May 16th, 2019

Just last month, I had the opportunity to go hands on with the newest Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Grande Tradition Minute Repeater Perpetual calendar watch that the brand unveiled to the world today.  Not only did I get to see and touch the watch, but also I was the first person (outside of the watchmakers) to put it on my wrist and activate the repeater — which is equipped with a revolutionary new gong system. Over the course of half an hour,…

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Christophe Claret Introduces $238,000 Angelico Tourbillon Watch

 |  May 14th, 2019

This year marks the 10th anniversary of independent eponymous brand, Christophe Claret (and the 30th anniversary of the Manufacture). A master at repeaters and chiming watches, and of very particular complications, Claret knew he wanted to create something special for this occasion. The Angelico Tourbillon watch with long detent escapement and cable-fusee transmission system is special. It was seven years in the making, as it took Claret and his team that long to find solutions to enable the detent escapement…

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Hands On With The Bulgari Octo Finissimo Chronograph Record-Setting Watch

 |  May 13th, 2019

Setting another world record this year, Bulgari unveiled the world’s thinnest automatic chronograph during the recent  Baselworld 2019 exhibit. Recent I had a chance to go hands-on with this watch, and I must say it is impressively thin. Bulgari Sets New World Record with Octo Finissimo Chronograph at Baselworld 2019 BULGARI The new Octo Finissimo Chronograph measures a scant 3.3 mm (1/8th of an inch)  in thinness—about the thickness of two basic letter envelopes stacked. The integrated movement is the flattest…

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Six Sensational Watches For Mother’s Day That Won’t Break The Bank

 |  May 10th, 2019

Mother’s Day is all important… and nothing says “Thanks Mom” or wife for all the things you do like giving the gift of time. That watch doesn’t have to break the bank, either. But it does tell mom that you have taken the time to go out and seek something just right for her — whether it’s a sport watch, a fashion-forward watch, or just an active on-the-go watch.  Here we take a look at six pretty sensational — and…

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Meet The Newest A. Lange & Sohne 25th Anniversary Watch: Lange 1 Tourbillon Perpetual Calendar

 |  May 9th, 2019

Earlier this year at the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) show in Geneva, German watch brand A. Lange & Sohne unveiled its first watch in a series of watches this year that is dubbed the 25th Anniversary watches. The newest watch in the series (unveiled today as the third anniversary piece)  is the Lange 1 Tourbillon Perpetual Calendar 25th Anniversary watch and it is a beauty in both aesthetics and technical prowess. A. Lange & Sohne Lange 1 Tourbillon…

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Tissot Unveils Heritage 1973 Watch That Recalls A Racing Legacy

 |  May 8th, 2019

Looking  back in its history, Tissot found an inspiring story that it now brings to light in the Heritage 1973 watch. A modern take on a piece created in partnership with Loris Kessel,  Formula 1 driver in the 1970s, the new watch is the result of a collaboration with Loris’s son, Ronnie Kessel. The son now runs Kessel Racing and is featured in Tissot’s marketing campaign for the watch. The re-issue  chronograph is  43mm piece  with a silvery grey dial and…

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Lisa Jones Named President Of Patek Philippe USA, Henri Stern Watch Agency

 |  May 7th, 2019

It’s a good news and bad news story at Patek Philippe USA, operated under the auspices of The Henri Stern Watch Agency Inc (HSWA). HSWA has been the exclusive American importer and distributor for the brand since 1946. We’ll get the bad news out of the way:  30-year veteran of HSWA and President for the past decade,Larry Pettinelli has left the company to “embark on a new phase of his career.”  He has led the brand with a passion and…

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