Hands On With HYT H5, With Complete Technical Explanation By Gregory Dourde, CEO

HYT H5

HYT — the brand originally known as Hydromechanical Horologists  — has turned a new corner in time. By going back to the drawing board and re-thinking its movements and technology, the brand has created an all-new movement that enables the watchmaker to set the fluid time precisely, and that combines fluids and mechanics in an…

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Video Clip: $350,000 Armin Strom Resonance Minute Repeater

Armin Strom Minute Repeater Resonance

Earlier this summer, independent watch brand Armin Strom unveiled its second Masterpiece watch: the Resonance Minute Repeater. We covered that watch thoroughly here and here (where we discuss why the watch didn’t make it to the GPHG jury). The watch warrants so much because it is a world’s first and worthy of the coverage.  Recently, though,…

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Video: The New Carl F. Bucherer Heritage Bi-Compax Explained

Carl F. Bucherer Heritage Bi-Compax Annual Calendar Chronograph

Last weekend at WatchTime New York 2019, we got to catch up with Ron Stoll, head of the brand in America, to discuss the newest  Heritage Bi-Compax Annual that we went hands-on with a few months ago. You can read the entire story of the watch and its technical specifications here  — and you can…

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Video: Rolf Studer, CEO of Oris, Explains Big Crown ProPilot X Caliber 115 Watch

Oris Big Crown ProPilot X Calibre 115 watch

Back in June during the Couture Time show, Oris brought me behind a black curtain in its exhibition space and showed me a top-secret virtual reality movie of its soon-to-be-released watch: the Big Crown ProPilot X Caliber 115 watch. It was a blend of a James Bond-like secret mission to go behind the curtains and…

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Armin Strom Unveils Masterpiece 2, World’s First Of Its Kind

world first Armin Strom

Independent Swiss watch brand Armin Strom has been making incredible strides in the 300-year journey to perfect resonance. Now, as it celebrates its 10th anniversary of the Manufacture in Bern, the brand unveils a world-first timepiece chocked with technology and watchmaking mastery: the Minute Repeater Resonance Masterpiece 2  by Armin Strom. The technically complex watch marks…

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The Complete List: 50 Watches Being Auctioned In The ‘Only Watch’ 2019 Event

Only Watch MB&F

Every two years in the watch industry, something truly special happens: 50 top watch brands create a single timepiece to donate to the Only Watch Auction, with 99 percent of the proceeds going to benefit research on Duchenne muscular dystrophy. (Thus far more than 40 million Swiss Francs has been raised in the first seven…

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