A look at watches with a variety of horological complications and functions above and beyond telling time.

Carl F. Bucherer Manero Tourbillon LE In Stores Soon

We’ve written about this   Swiss watch brand many times already, including with some hands-on watch reviews. Carl F. Bucherer, owned by the Bucherer Group, celebrates its 125th anniversary this year and as such has unveiled several commemorative timepieces that demonstrate its technical prowess and watchmaking savvy.  This Lucerne-based brand has been investing time and efforts…

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5 Top Watchmaking Complications

Watch brands often refer to timepieces as having simple or complex complications. Generally every function of a watch that is in addition to its timekeeping role is an added complexity.  Essentially a complex watch offers added information and data. The more extra functions, information and data packed into a timepiece, the more complicated it is. …

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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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Baume & Mercier’s Amazing Women’s Watches: Linea “Day and Night”

Since its inception Baume & Mercier has understood and catered to women as well as men. The brand has repeatedly unveiled feminine, elegant timepieces that are perfect for women. Today, especially, as women multi-task, Baume & Mercier understands their needs, and offers the Linea line with interchangeable straps. Now, the company brings the Linea to…

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3 Top Women’s Moon Phase Watches

The moon has been a symbol of romance and eternity for countless generations, which may be why so many watch brands are putting effort into the development of specialty watches that depict the phases of the moon in ever more creative renderings. Moon-phase timepieces operate via a small disk within the mechanics of the watch.…

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Wristwatch Review: Carl F. Bucherer Patravi TravelTec GMT (original pics/prices)

For five weeks I wore the Carl F. Bucherer Patravi TravelTec watch. I was sad to have to return it. This timepiece is a bold statement in sophistication and Swiss watchmaking.  The watch has several great functions – including a chronograph and the ability to tell time in three different zones simultaneously. This latter function…

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