Skull Duggery: Introducing the Edelberg To Be or Not To Be Writing Instrument

By Samantha Walsh With a mission to create unique writing instruments for the world, Edelberg, the Swiss luxury pen and accessory manufacturer, unveils its sleek new creation. The pen, aptly named ‘To be or not to be’ draws inspiration from Shakespeare’s Hamlet, featuring an individually, hand-painted melting human skull. This symbolic design is meant to…

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Longines Unveils Conquest Jumping Watch that Tracks Equestrian Jumping Points and More

By Samantha Walsh Since the year 1878 when they first produced a chronograph engraved with a jockey and his mount, Swiss watch manufacture Longines has been heavily dedicated to equestrian sport. It was a little over a century ago when Logines first started timing show-jumping competitions. Since then, the brand has been associated with some…

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First Look: Introducing the Montblanc 1858 Collection, Inspired by Minerva, Unveiled at SIAR 2015 (Prices, Tech Specs)

For those who know the history of Montblanc’s watches, the name of the new collection will strike you immediately. If you aren’t familiar with the brand, that’s ok, too, because we are here to give you a complete rundown of the all-new Montblanc 1858 collection – the very first in-depth look at the line that…

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Hysek Celebrates 10th Anniversary of Abyss Chronograph with All New Models

While the name doesn’t come tripping off the tongue as would a more prolifically known brand, Hysek is a name known in the watch community as a niche haute horology designer specializing in avant-garde designs and technically advanced mechanics.  In fact, the brand is particularly strong at the high-end, complication side. First launched in 1997,…

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Don’t Miss the WatchTime Exhibition in New York this Week — and other NYC Watch Happenings

This fall is chocked full of great events for watch lovers — especially those in or traveling to New York City. Of particular note is the WatchTime exhibition, held by one of America’s leading watch-specialty publications, WatchTime Magazine. Beginning on Friday evening the 23rd of October with a cocktail event and some presentations, the event…

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H. Moser & Cie: Pioneer Central Seconds Watch, and How Launching into Space (Conditions) Helped with Watch Research

Not too long ago, H. Moser & Cie and Precision Engineering AG participated in a simulated spaceship environment via a parabolic flight. While being weightless inside a spacecraft in Switzerland, H. Moser & Cie CEO, Edouard Meylan and his colleagues in watchmaking R&D tested watch movements and escapements. According to H. Moser & Cie, the experiments…

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