Hands-on and in-depth reviews of timepieces.

Watch Review: Patek Philippe’s Newest Twenty~4  For Women

Patek Philippe Twenty-4 Automatic

By Nancy Olson I’ve been a fan of the Patek Philippe Twenty~4 since it was first introduced in 1999. So it’s been satisfying for me to watch this inimitable ladies collection mature so elegantly over the decades, while still maintaining its status as the go-to watch for modern, active women. Now, the timeless Twenty-4 is…

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Presidents’ Watches From Biden To LBJ And JFK

Donald J. Trump at the Unveiling of his Trump Signature Watch Collection at Macy's in 2006

Updated 2/15/21 With President’s  Day here — it seems like a good time to take a look at which presidents wore which watches over the years. Current President, Joe Biden has been spotted wearing an Omega and also Seiko, as well as a few others – he seems to like watches. In fact, Chrono24 recently…

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Hands On Watch Review: Corum Romulus 44 Tourbillon

Corum Romulus 44 Tourbillon

It isn’t every day that a journalist on a limited budget gets to spend a couple of weeks wearing a $170,000 watch – let alone an amazing looking watch. However, I got to do exactly that with the Corum Romulus 44mm Tourbillon recently and I have to say I really enjoyed that watch. Not because…

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Watch Review: William Wood Watch With Recycled Fire Hose Straps

William Wood Valiant Blue Watch

It’s not surprising these days to hear that certain watch brands are turning to recycled materials such as plastic and PET bottles for watch straps. However, when a watch brand says it is using upcycled fire hoses — you pay attention — especially if you have a first-responder in your family. In fact, British watch…

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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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