Watch Review: Monta’s Affordable Triumph Watch Triumphs (prices)

Monta Triumph

Every once in a while, a watch brand comes along that surprises us. Especially with today’s spate of affordable new micro-brands emerging onto the market. Monta Watches is one such company.  Inspired by vintage traditional watches that are highly functional tool timepiece, the founders of Monta wanted to release a timepiece that offered value, quality…

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Up Close With The Armin Strom GMT Resonance In Gold (price)

Armin Strom GMT Resonance in Gold

Recently, we brought you the news of the newest Armin Strom GMT Resonance watch — a stunning oval timepiece chocked with highly technical watchmaking. You can read all the technical details here. Now, Armin Strom unveils the GMT Resonance watch in 18-karat white gold, and it deserves a closer look, as well. In this watch, the two watch movements are…

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MB&F Legacy Machine No. 2 In Purple …. What’s Next?

MB&F LM2 White Gold Purple

   MB&F LegacyMachine 2 in white gold with purple dial.MB&F With SIHH 2018 around the corner, we are wondering what we are going to see from our favorite independent brands. I mean, just a few weeks ago MB&F unveiled its $159,000 Legacy Machine No. 2 with a regal purple dial. Crafted in 18-karat white gold,…

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Fly The Incredible Skies With Vacheron Constantin Metiers d’ Arts Les Aerostiers Watches

Vacheron Constantin Metiers d'Arts ballooning watches

With January here and SIHH around the corner, I wanted to revisit some of the most wonderful artistic watches unveils in 2018: Vacheron Constantin Metiers d’Art Les Aerostiers. Retailing for about  $135,000 each, these unique watches were inspired by ballooning of yesteryear, and have all the majesty and beauty these vintage dirigibles had in their…

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Frederique Constant’s 30th Anniversary, Release of Grand Complications, Reconfirms Future Of Brand

Frederique Constant Perpetual Calendar Tourbillon

With the year 2018 coming to a close, we reflect on some of the brands that celebrated in style this year. One such brand is Frederique Constant, a Swiss brand built on the relationship of value and quality. Just 30 years young, Frederique Constant has, nonetheless, put an indelible mark on time.  A few months ago,…

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Hands On With Panerai L’Astronomo Luminor 1950 Tourbillon Moonphases Equation of Time GMT Watch

Panerai L'Astronomo

Earlier this year at the SIHH 2018 in Geneva, Panerai unveiled its newest masterpiece: L’Astronomo. Also referred to as L’Astronomo Luminor 1950 Tourbillon Moon Phase Equation of Time GMT, the 50 mm watch is the brand’s very first creation to have a moonphase indication  as well as a highly creative date indication system.  Recently, a…

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