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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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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One Watch Collector’s View of the New Tudor Heritage Black Bay Watch — With a Hint of the “Only Watch” Version

The emotions felt by watch enthusiasts typical run from extreme highs to the extreme lows. Typically the cause for the range of emotions felt by horologists stems from the availability or unavailability of a desired piece. When Tudor unveiled its contribution to Only Watch  an even more vintage interpretation of its beloved Black Bay series, the…

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Meet TAG Heuer’s New Ambassador, New England Patriots’ Tom Brady, and the new Carrera Heuer 01

According to Jean-Claude Biver, President of the LVMH Group Watch Division and CEO of TAG Heuer, the new Carrera Calibre Heuer 01 watch – finally out and in stores now — is the future of the brand. At least he alluded to that at last night’s event in New York City, where the brand also…

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Hublot Opens New Hublot2 Factory in Switzerland, Celebrates 10 Years of Big Bang

Recently I was privileged to be just one of three American journalists to travel to Nyon, Switzerland, for the opening of Hublot 2 – the second Hublot Manufacture to open its doors Ground was broken on this project just about a year and a half ago, and already the building is up and running. On…

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