Wristwatches that feature GMT functions, dual and multiple-time zones and world timers.

Introducing The Patek Philippe Calatrava Pilot Travel Time Watch

Patek Philippe Calatrava Pilot Travel Time Watch

It was five years ago that Patek Philippe released a surprise watch at Baselworld:  a pilot’s watch. While some industry bloggers were quick to bash the design, those familiar with the brand’s history, knew the aviation timepiece was perfectly aligned with the brand’s past.  Patek Philippe made pilots watches as early as the 1930’s.  Since…

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Montblanc Unveils New Star Legacy Orbis Terrarum Watches

Montblanc is a master at interpreting and displaying watch information on its dials in a beautiful and informative manner. The newest Star Legacy Orbis Terrarum watches are no exception. The two new Montblanc Orbis Terrarum watches (originally launched in 2014) continue to boast a sophisticated world time complication – but feature totally re-designed dials. The…

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Introducing the $383,500 Bovet Recital 26 Brainstorm Chapter Two Watch

Bovet Recital 26 Brainstorm(R) Chapter Two

We have been writing about the majestic and complex watches from independent brand Bovet for years. It is a brand we love for many reasons, including the visionary designs and the superb mechanical prowess and three-dimensional architecture.  Today, we are happy to introduce the Bovet Recital 26 Brainstorm(R) Chapter Two timepiece.  In a nutshell, the…

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Introducing the A. Lange & Sohne Lange 1 Time Zone Watch

A. Lange & Sohne Lange 1 Time Zone

I have had a great affinity for German brand, A. Lange  & Sohne, ever since the brand re-emerged on the market in the early 1990’s.  I remember sitting with the brand executives at the Basel Fair in 1994 and looking at the very first watches that were the result of Ferdinand Adolph Lange’s great-grandson Walter…

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Meet The Ball Engineer II U.S. Marine Corps Watch

Ball Engineer II U.S. Marine Corps

Celebrating the tough and tenacious U.S. Marine Corps, Ball Watch Company unveils the new Engineer II U.S. Marine Corps  combat watch in honor of the 245th Anniversary of the Marines. This elite corps of the American military is known for its stamina and selflessness on and off the battlefields. Ball, with its American heritage, wanted to…

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Hands On With The New Montblanc 1858 Geosphere

Montblanc 1858 Geosphere blue

A couple of years ago, I had the good fortune of joining Montblanc in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, where the brand introduced a host of new products. Among them: the Geosphere world time watch.  It was one of the most beautiful affordable watches I had seen in a while, and with a highly practical function. Since…

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