Chronograph wristwatches, including flyback, rattrapantes and more.

Finally In Stores Now: Meet the Exceptional Louis Moinet Memoris Chronograph

The year 2016 will mark the 200th year of the chronograph, as invented in 1816 by Louis Moinet. That first precision instrument boasted an amazing 216,000 vibrations per hour and measured 60ths of a second. It also featured a reset function that was unheard of at that time. In short—a pioneering masterpiece. Earlier this year…

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Introducing Three Clifton Chronographs — Baume & Mercier Pre-SIHH 2014

In January 2014, the Salon de Haute Horlogerie International (SIHH) opens its doors once again. At this by-invitation-only watch exhibition, fewer than 20 top brands will showcase their newest creations. Now, we begin to see a small sneak-peek of what’s to come. This introduction is one of many you can expect to find in the…

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Don’t Miss this Blue-Dialed Baume & Mercier Capeland Chrono

Blue dialed watches. They have a certain allure to them that can’t be paralleled. Such is the case with this incredibly bold and distinctive Baume & Mercier Capeland Chronograph with rich blue dial and red accents.  The 44mm steel watch (Ref. 10065) houses a  La Joux Perret 8120 automatic movement and offers tachymeter, telemeter and…

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Wristwatch Pulsometers and Beyond! Introducing the Longines Asthmometer-Pulsometer Chronograph

Pulsometer wristwatches—wristwatches that enable doctors (or laymen) to time the pulse – have been around for more than half a century. They are, however, quite rarely made in today’s watchmaking world. In fact, one can count on fingers and toes the number of luxury Swiss watch brands that produce pulsometer watches. Still, doctors and certain…

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Watch Education: Understanding the Chronograph

Chronograph watches are great summer timepieces – as they can time all of those outdoor activities you indulge in – swimming, jogging, rowing, and more. Here, we try to outline the basics (entire books have been written about chronographs) about what exactly a chronograph watch is and how it functions. Essentially, a chronograph is a…

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Introducing the Louis Moinet Jules Verne Instrument III

Louis Moinet releases its Jules Verne Instrument III monopusher chronograph, inspired by Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea. The new piece features a patent-pending for the chronograph function indicator. According to Jules Verne descendent, Jean-Michel Verne, “The distinctive chronograph indicator signals which function has been selected: start, stop or reset. Its design is inspired by…

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