What Has 771 Parts, Retails for Just about $450,000 and Is Coming to Stores Very Soon? Up Close with the A. Lange & Sohne Zeitwerk Minute Repeater

By Gordon Henderson When A. Lange & Sohne launched the Zeitwerk line in 2009 and unveiled its digital display, the brand created an aesthetic that was something truly different from not only it’s other lines, but also from the high end watch community as a whole. The bold numbers that display the time via rings…

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Affordable Watches: Nixon Unveils Star Wars™ Watches- Available for Sale for just 5 Days

While the game-changing minds that first invented Star Wars may not have envisioned a $375 affordable watch as a grand accessory for galaxy troopers, the playing field has changed. Now, Nixon introduces the Star Wars™ Nixon Collection timepieces. Among the watches: the Star Wars/Nixon Ranger Stormtrooper White and Ranger Imperial Pilot black – will be…

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Hands On with the Arnold & Son Constant Force Tourbillon

By Gordon Henderson Horology, at its core, is all about the pursuit of accuracy through mechanical timepieces. In that pursuit, the development of systems that eliminate any stimuli that detract from precision is paramount. In one of its newest feats, Arnold & Son has combined two complications that play as a horological version of Batman…

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Celebrate the 4th of July with 4 Made-in-America Red, White and Blue Watches

This weekend we celebrate the 4th of July – Independence Day – to honor America’s hard-won independence from Great Britain and our adoption of the Declaration of Independence. While fireworks and picnics are the usual fare, this is also a great time to take a look at some really cool red, white and blue watches that…

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Hands-On Review of the Apple Watch: This Guy Walks into a Genius Bar ….

By Norman M. Miller Like many watch lovers who are also tech geeks, I knew I was ordering the Apple Watch as soon as it was announced. I anxiously waited at my Mac Book for ordering to begin on April 10, and incessantly checked my order status on both my iPhone and iPad until a…

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