Hands-on and in-depth reviews of timepieces.

Hands On With The Half-Million-Dollar Greubel Forsey GMT Sport

Greubel Forsey GMT Sport watch

  When I got my first hands-on look at the new Greubel Forsey GMT Sport watch during the recent Dubai Watch Week in November, my jaw dropped. It was everything I would expect from this king of independent watch brands — and more. Created in a limited edition of just 11 pieces, this bold sport…

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Hands On: Hublot Classic Fusion Eden Rock St. Barths Special-Edition Watches

Hublot, Eden Rock

A lot of watch brands look at their best-selling timepieces when planning extensions to lines. This makes sense because if it sold great before, a new version should also sell like hotcakes. Sometimes, though, it isn’t just about focusing on new editions, but also on lifestyles. This is an area that Swiss watch brand Hublot…

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What Goes Into The Making Of A One-Off New-Brand Watch: The Birth Of Paolo Mathai Kaleidoscopic Watch

Paolo Mathai Horology Kaeleidscopic watch

By Steve Huyton I can’t pinpoint the exact moment when I first became interested in horology, but it was definitely at an early age. Later in life after several creative endeavors, I started collecting timepieces — mostly Swiss mechanical. In comparison to some enthusiasts, my collection was fairly modest in size and price level. However,…

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Introducing The Armin Strom Gravity Equal Force Watch, System 78

Armin Strom Gravity Equal Force

Independent Swiss watch brand Armin Strom has been regularly bending the rules of traditional watchmaking — thinking outside of the proverbial box and introducing ever more precise and exciting timepieces. From its Dual Time Resonance watches to the Skeleton Carbon  and the most recent Minute Repeater Resonance, this brand is on fire. Now Armin Strom…

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Zenith Unveils El Primero A386 Chronographs Designed by Phillips In Association With Bacs & Russo

Zenith X Phillipe El Primero A386

Yesterday we brought you the news of the $250,000 Zenith El Primero watch sold at auction during the past weekend’s Geneva Auction X by Phillips.  That one of a kind watch that was designed with Phillips In Association with Bacs & Russo, was not the only timepiece collaboration. Two other Zenith El Primero A386 chronograph…

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Close Up: TAG Heuer’s Fifth Anniversary Monaco Watch, Monaco 2009-2019

TAG Heuer Monaco 2009-2010 Limited Edition watch.

This year marks the  epic 50th anniversary of the TAG Heuer Monaco watch. The beloved square-shaped timepiece was born in 1969– the brainchild of Jack Heuer.  It was the first automatic-winding chronograph movement and captured the attention of Steve McQueen, who wore it in the movie LeMans.  It  fast became an iconic legend in time.…

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