Pre-SIHH 2019: Montblanc Unveils New Star Legacy Automatic Date, Full Calendar and Nicolas Rieussec Chronographs

 |  November 28th, 2018

With SIHH 2019 just around the corner, certain brands are already unveiling sneak peeks at what is to come. Such is the case with Montblanc, which is extending its beloved Star Legacy collection this year to include several Automatic watches with dates, full calendar and a new Star Legacy Nicolas Rieussec Chronograph. Deftly bringing together its rich watchmaking roots that stem from the Minerva Manufacture (that dates back to 1858) with Montblanc’s state-of-the-art updated manufacturing capabilities out of its LeLocle…

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Audemars Piguet Unveils Carolina Bucci Limited Edition Royal Oak Frosted Gold

 |  October 9th, 2018

Earlier this year at SIHH, Audemars Piguet unveiled  the Royal Oak Frosted Double Balance Wheel Openworked watch. A work of art and craftsmanship, the 37mm timepiece features a remarkable Frosted gold finish created by Carolina Bucci, whom the  brand has worked with for two years. Now, the brand releases a new 41mm Carolina Bucci Limited Edition Royal Oak Frosted Gold version with mirrored dial. The case and the entire bracelet of the watch is hand-finished in what Audemars Piguet calls Frosted…

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Watch Review: Hands On With The Eterna-Matic KonTiki Super 1973 Watch (Price)

 |  October 5th, 2018

Eterna is a Swiss watch brand with a great history of firsts in both watchmaking and seafaring. In fact, its KonTiki line is named after the 1947 KonTiki ocean expedition, wherein scientist Thor Heyerdahl and five others crossed the Pacific on a wooden craft to prove that other earlier civilizations could have done so. They brought no modern technology except for a hand radio for weather reports and six Eterna watches. Their balsa wood boat was named KonTiki after the…

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Hands On With The Longines Master Annual Calendar (prices)

 |  August 2nd, 2018

With generations of experience, Swiss watch manufacturer Longines enjoys an expertise steeped in tradition and performance. Since its inception, in Saint-Imier, Switzerland, in 1832, the brand has grown to become a top timekeeper for elegant sports championships around the world. A key collection that underscores its urban chic appeal is the Master series of watches, and this year, Longines unveiled a superb new rendition in the form of the Master Annual Calendar watch. Now, we go hands-on with this affordable…

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Celebrate America with Corum’s Bubble Flag Watches

 |  July 4th, 2018

Fourth of July celebrates America’s Independence, and we cant think go a better way to show off patriotism than with the  Corum Bubble Flag watches. The beloved Bubble watch, with its incredibly high-domed sapphire crystal, is an icon for the brand, and one thoroughly embraced by American watch lovers. As such, it makes sense that the brand would utilize its Bubble 47mm and its Big Bubble 52mm watch cases to show off true American spirit on Independence Day. Each watch is crafted in titanium for ultra-light…

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Patriotism Runs Deep With Ulysse Nardin Executive Skeleton Tourbillon ‘Stars & Stripes’ Watch

 |  July 3rd, 2018

This week we celebrate the Fourth of July — America’s independence day.  To celebrate,  Ulysse Nardin unveils the all-new Executive Skeleton Tourbillon “Stars & Stripes” watch, which officially launches on the 4th of July and is exclusive to the United States market.  The Executive Skeleton Tourbillon “Stars & Stripes” not only pays tribute to America, but also heralds the brand’s long-standing history with the US navy, dating back to 1902 when Ulysse Nardin first served as the Navy’ nautical supplier…

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Up Close With The Speake-Marin Vertical Double Tourbillon Openworked

 |  June 26th, 2018

Properly executed, very few horological pieces capture both the artistry and technological prowess of a haute horology Manufacture quite the way an openworked piece does. Being able to craft a highly technical piece of machinery and being able to conceal the inner workings to make the piece largely transparent is a wonder and a joy to see in person. The newest Speake-Marin Bi-tourbillon watch unveiled at SIHH 2018 in a new interpretation of its Magister Vertical Double Tourbillon) captures the…

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