MB&F Leaps Ahead 10 Years With HM3 FrogX

MB&F HM3 FrogX

Five years into the ground-breaking horological machine building that MB&F started in 2005, the brand steered from outer space right down to Earth. in 2010, it unveiled the HM3 Frog – which became its first beloved mascot. I remember that first Frog so well, with globe-like eyes (that showcased the hours and minutes) and a big…

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Watch Review: Yema Superman GMT Bronze

Yema Superman GMT Bronze watch

By Eric Gregoire First founded in France in 1948 by Henry Louis Belmont, Yema created some important watch for divers, yachtsmen and even racers in the 1960’s. The brand even went into space flight in the early 1980’s and to the North Pole in the late 1980’s. The brand then came under the ownership of…

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Jaeger-LeCoultre Teams With  Artist Zimoun For Sound Art, Recalls History

zimoun, Jaeger-LeCoultre The sound maker

Swiss watch brand Jaeger-LeCoultre has teamed with renowned Swiss  artist Zimoun, commissioning him to create a special installation of sound art that reflects Jaeger-LeCoultre’s centuries-old history in sound making within the realm of watchmaking. The exhibition, Zimoun: 1944, which includes prepared dc-motors, MDF panels and Jaeger-LeCoultre watch parts, opens in China and will make a…

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Montblanc Goes Exploring With Mountain Climber Reinhold Messner

montblanc reinhold messner

  It was two years ago in 2018 that Swiss watch brand Montblanc introduced its first 1858 Geosphere watch, with northern and southern hemispheres on the dial. In fact, the brand unveiled a host of watches that year geared toward those who love the great outdoors, and has continued in that domain. Now, Montblanc partners…

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Introducing: Zenith Defy Classic Carbon With Integrated Carbon Bracelet

Zenith Defy Carbon

Zenith just went a big step further with its Defy watches by introducing a carbon version of the Defy Classic that is the first to feature an integrated carbon bracelet in the history of the brand.  Zenith’s carbon bracelet is made of more than 50 different components — in crafted all carbon. The ultra-light weight…

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Ulysse Nardin Unveils Diver Net Concept Watch Made From Fishing Nets

Ulysse Nardin Diver Net Concept Watch

As one of the world’s greatest sailing events, Vendee Globe, gets set to begin, Swiss watch brand Ulysse Nardin – Official Timekeeper of the single-crew highly dangerous race—celebrates by releasing a concept watch created using plastic pollution from the oceans. Ulysse Nardin has, in fact, regularly turned its attention to the oceans, and now is…

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