Why Watch Lovers Should Pay Closer Attention to Arnold & Son (and a look at the Double Tourbillon Escapement Dual Time)

Arnold & Son is brand that just doesn’t get its due. This haute horlogerie, British-born watch company is superbly rich in innovation and invention, and yet, for some reason, especially in the United States where it sells to just a handful of knowledgeable jewelers, it just isn’t top on anyone’s mind when thinking of haute…

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Horror and Horology: Introducing Devon’s Ghost and Bloody Mary

We’ve written about them a few times before here, and even previewed one of their first watches in an off-the-cuff Video piece (see that video here). In fact, Devon Works LLC is a company especially close to our hearts – as it is made in America. Scott Devon, founder of the brand, created a lab…

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Loving the Platinum Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Tourbillon Chronograph (original pics, price)

Made of the rarest metal on Earth, the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Tourbillon Chronograph, unveiled to the world at SIHH 2014 – steals my heart. Bold and beautiful – this complicated piece is all about robust luxury with its ceramic bezel and brushed finishing. You’ll get noticed wearing this. Additionally, like so many watch…

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MB&F Brings Aliens to Life: Introducing the Legacy Machine No. 1 Xia Hang Watch – A World’s First (original pics, prices)

It’s an odd mix of futuristic science fiction and pure, unadulterated watchmaking – and it’s a world’s first. Yes, Max Busser, founder of MB&F and lover of all things space age and science fiction, takes his horological machines to an all new level as he breathes life into the new LM1 Xia Hang watch. The…

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Introducing the Artful Saga of the Unique Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Grande Tradition a QP 8 Jours SQ

Blending the arts of watchmaking, engraving, enameling and more – all in a timepiece that not only reflects history but houses the visionary forethought of today and tomorrow- is no easy feat. But somehow, Jaeger-LeCoultre makes it seem like it is. This is especially the case with the brand’s Master Grande Tradition a Quantieme Perpetual…

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Babe Ruth 1923 World Series Pocket Watch by Gruen Sells for $717,000

He was a troubled child who ended up in a reform school. Born in 1895, George Herman “Babe” Ruth Jr.  began playing Major League Baseball when he was a teenager (first or the Baltimore Orioles in the minor league and then for the Boston Red Sox in the MLB). He wowed the world with his…

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