Top 6 Chronographs of 2017, And Our GPGH 2017 Chronograph Picks

Top Six chronos of 2017: Parmigiani Fleurier Tonda Chronor Anniversaire

This year has been a bang-up year for the watch category of chronographs. From chronographs that time to tinier fractions of a second to those with new indication formats and totally different movement configurations, this category of timepiece rocked 2017. Now, with just about a month left until the GPHG Awards in November, we bring…

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Introducing the Junghans Meister Driver Automatic Watch

Junghans Meister Driver Automatic watches offer vintage autosports appeal.

As is the trend with the industry, auto racing often plays the muse for many of the horological manufactures, serving as inspiration for the pieces that make their way to market and onto the wrists of aficionados. Now, German watch brand Junghans is releasing the Meister Driver Automatic watch that is meant to embody the…

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Top Six Calendar Watches of 2017, And Our GPHG Picks

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Perpetual Calendar for GPHG 2017

The countdown to the GPHG continues, and with that our in-depth look at the final pre-selected watches … some of which have us wondering if the judges were drinking when voting. Nonetheless, today we look at the Top Six Calendar watches as pre-selected by the GPHG. The GPHG defines the “calendar “ complexity as “mechanical watches…

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Review: Vacheron Constantin Patrimony Moon Phase and Retrograde Date

Vacheron Constantin's Patrimony Moonphase Retrograde Date watch brings astronomy subtly to the wrist.

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…

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

Our picks for the Top Sport Watches of GPHG 2017: Ulysse Nardin Marine Chronometer

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…

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Mutiny: Meerson Customized Chronographs Under $5,000

Alexandre Meerson Mutiny Chronographs offer customized polishes, colors, straps and more.

Seeking to create a disruptor in the horological marketplace, Alexandre Meerson is releasing the aptly named Mutiny Chronograph Limited Production Bespoke Watch Collection. The line seeks to combine the well-loved British cool aesthetic with superior watch craftsmanship. The made-to-order moniker has picked up steam as ordering bespoke items online has become increasingly desirable. Naturally, bespoke…

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