SIHH 2019: Armin Strom Unveils $280,000 Masterpiece 1 Dual Time Resonance Sapphire Watch

 |  January 17th, 2019

It was in late 2018 that Armin Strom announced the unveiling of its Dual Time Resonance watch –an oval beauty that is as precise as it is aesthetically and technically appealing. Now, just in time for SIHH, the brand releases a stunning sapphire-cased version — the Masterpiece 1 Dual Time Resonance Sapphire watch — complete with sapphire crystal case and casebook, and patented resonance clutch spring spring mechanism in the in-house-made ARF17 caliber. The Armin Strom  Dual Time Resonance Sapphire…

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SIHH 2019: Introducing The Revolutionary Vacheron Constantin Twin Beat Perpetual Calendar (prices)

 |  January 14th, 2019

Today at SIHH 2019, Vacheron Constantin wowed the world with its technically advanced, highly revolutionary Traditionnelle Twin Beat(R) Perpetual Calendar watch that takes innovation and function in mechanical watchmaking to all new heights. While we plan to go totally in-depth about the technological and watchmaking feats of this watch, we first present to you a nutshell view of just how unusual and different the watch is, including four reasons why you just may want to plunk down your dollars on this…

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Three Reasons Why You Need the $2.7 Million Urwerk AMC Atomic Clock

 |  January 8th, 2019

Late last year,  independent watch brand Urwerk unveiled its pretty incredible new timepiece: the AMC Atomic Master Clock.  Here, we take a close up look and give you three reasons why you just might want one of these babies in your collection. Rarity. Just three editions of this newest Urwerk AMC will be made — making them extremely rare. Add to that the fact that the master watchmakers and co-founders  at Urwerk, Felix Baumgartner and Martin Frei,  have been working on…

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

 |  January 3rd, 2019

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 not vertically stacked but arranged side by side. While the first launch of this Dual Time Resonance model was  in titanium, the Masterpiece collection has now…

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

 |  December 26th, 2018

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 very select group of journalists here in America were invited with Panerai to  Aspen to view the moon through the lens of renowned National Geographic…

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Three Great Baume & Mercier Baumatic Watches For Under $3,500 — Perfect For The Holidays

 |  December 20th, 2018

With the holidays here, last-minute shopping doesn’t have to be a terrible thing. Baume & Mercier has the answer for the man in your life who loves watches: Baumatic. Earlier this year, at the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH), Baume & Mercier announced some pretty incredible news: the brand was unveiling a high-tech in-house movement called Baumatic(TM). Now, the watches housing the incredible new caliber are in stores — and any watch lover and seeker of precision is…

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Chopard Unveils L. U. C XP Urushi “Year Of The Pig” Chinese New Year Watch

 |  December 12th, 2018

This article by Roberta Naas first appeared on her Perfect Timing column on Forbes.com. Every year around this time, a handful of watch brands  begin unvieling watches that celebrate the Chinese New Year. Each year, these brands created scintillating watch designs and dials based on the Chinese astrological calendar that pay tribute to the animal of the year. As of February 5, 2019, it will be the Year of the Pig, and Chopard is the first watch brand to unveil…

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