Peter Speake-Marin Does It Again: Introducing the Spirit Wing Commander

We love watchmakers. The guys who work for hours toiling over a single issue, a challenge, a problem and finally develop a solution to make the intricacies of the watch come together. Peter Speake-Marin is one of those master watchmakers. With dozens of ideas and a humble nature, he charms us, warms our soul and…

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Would You Wear a Half-Dollar on Your Wrist? SIHH 2014: Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Ultra Thin

This year’s SIHH was a little like war. The fight was on for the thinnest timepiece on record and many achieved a great new slim. We’ve mentioned a few of them already since SIHH started, but today- we bring you the Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Ultra Thin. This not-so-simple hours and minutes watch is created in two…

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Centuries-Old Regulator Watches Trend Again

From the resurgence of Art Deco shapes to the increased use of rose gold, the adage “What’s old is new again” is particularly true in watchmaking today, as artisans continue to build precision timepieces with reinterpreted motifs. Such is the case with regulator-dial watches. A regulator is a timepiece whose hour and minute hands are…

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Bang. The Sochi 2014 Olympics Start this Week –with Omega’s Timing Help

This year, Omega celebrates 78 years of timekeeping with the opening o f the Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, this week. In addition to nine Omega Countdown clocks that have been spread across the Russian Federation, Omega brings in mega technology and personnel to continue its Official Timekeeping role for the 26th time since…

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More Happy Chinese New Year Horse Wristwatches

Panerai Luminor Sealand, 100 pieces to be made.

Last week, on the exact Chinese New Year, we presented a slideshow here of great horse watches created in honor of the Chinese zodiac – Year of the Horse. Before we move fully into the year, we wanted to present a few others that we were unable to get into that slide show — brands ranging…

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Seven Super Rolex Watches for Super Bowl Sunday (slide show)

Rolex Oyster 40mm Everose gold Cosmograph Daytona

Going out to watch the big game at a pub? Visiting friends’ houses? Having friends over? Or – best yet – going in person to the NJ stadium to watch the big game on one of the warmest winter days the state has seen thus far? In any case – a good sports day deserves…

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