Heat-oxidized yellow titanium case

High performance escapement with “triple pare-chute” protection

Patented spherical moonphase

Floating lugs maximize comfort on wrist

The Bovet 19thirty UAE Anniversary Edition With Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons

To mark the fiftieth anniversary of the United Arab Emirates, Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons worked with Bovet to create an exceptional version of the 19thirty that stands out in its use of color. Martin Green thinks the green-and-orange color combination works so well he wonders why it isn’t seen more (and why he didn’t think of it himself).

Octuple split: four A. Lange & Söhne Lange Double Splits on collectors’ wrists

Wristshots: The Story So Far, What Works And What To Avoid – Reprise

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If you like watches at all, you have certainly seen wristshots and perhaps you have even posted a few of your own. Like the selfie, wristshots seem to be ubiquitous these days. But where did wristshots come from, why do they exist, and what are the pitfalls to look out for? GaryG shares a few tips on what he has learned works and what doesn't.
A. Lange & Söhne Zeitwerk

A. Lange & Söhne Zeitwerk: Digital Delight With A Mechanical Heart – Reprise

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The Zeitwerk was the watch that encouraged George Cramer to start following A. Lange & Söhne more closely, but it still took years before he finally got to handle one in the metal. And he became instantly addicted.

GoS Norrsken Blue Guilloche: A Glow That Beckons You North

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The GoS Blue Norrsken (whose name is Swedish for “northern lights”) is a masterful three-way collaboration honoring the fantastic displays of the aurora borealis as seen in the boutique brand’s home country Sweden.

Cartier Panthère UAE Limited Edition: How Do You Say Meow In Arabic?

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For the Panthère UAE Limited Edition, Cartier set the bezel with 44 brilliant-cut rubies. These stones surround the distinctive bezel screws that are one of the hallmarks of the Panthère model and add a generous dash of color, making this limited edition a true eye-catcher for Martin Green.
50 interesting things you should know about Earth

50 Unbelievable And Timely Facts About Earth – Reprise

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How much time one could survive in space without a suit? Are there truly 24 hours in a day? Why could dinosaurs not live in the present day (shock: 'Jurassic Park' is complete fiction)? Where arenmost of the volcanos on earth? Is there a river beneath the Amazon? How long has it been since it has rained on the driest place on earth? And what percentage of the world’s species we have discovered? Here are 50 things you should know about the planet we live on.

De Bethune UAE Hawk For Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons: Commemorating 50 Years Of The United Arab Emirates

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As might be expected from a collaboration between De Bethune and Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons, the UAE Hawk is absolutely stunning. In essence, it’s a DB27 Titan Hawk in a seven-piece limited edition but It is a touch more classical. What are the other differences? Martin Green takes a closer look.

Bell & Ross BR 05 Skeleton Gold: There’s Visual Value In Precious Metal

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It’s easy to compare the Bell & Ross BR 05 collection to other steel sports watches, a market segment that is definitely a crowded one. But not all watches get better when they are crafted in gold. Joshua Munchow thinks the BR 05 Skeleton Gold really pops in the precious metal, though. See for yourself!

The Sensational (Grange) G5 Wine, Peter Gago, And The History Of Penfolds

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Peter Gago has what many people in the wine world think is the best job on the planet: he is chief winemaker for Penfolds, one of Australia’s oldest wine producers. Here Ken Gargett shares the history of Penfolds and Peter Gago and reports on tasting Penfolds' latest flagship wine, the G5.

Bell & Ross BR 03-92 Diver Full Lum: The Little Details Are Lit! – Reprise

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Diver’s watches are meant to be rough, tough tool watches, and limited editions are made to cash in on a model’s popularity. The Bell & Ross BR 03-92 Diver Full Lum is both, yet disproves these paradox presumptions as Martin Green discovered after wearing this watch for a while. What did he think? It's lit!
Coherent finishing: the Greubel Forsey Invention Piece 1

Does Hand Finishing Matter? A Collector’s View Of Movement Decoration – Reprise

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Many of you are likely to have come across at least a few heated discussions of “finishing,” a topic that seems to fascinate, and divide, watch enthusiasts. Like many people, GaryG's starting point for serious watches was with a well-priced brand long known for its expertise in developing movements, justly viewed as offering good value for money – but not necessarily for the refinement of its movement finishing, at least on its less expensive pieces. Read on to discover what he has learned since then.

Grail Watches: The Holy Trinity (Patek Philippe, Audemars Piguet, And Vacheron Constantin) – And What Is A ‘Grail’ Anyway?

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“The Holy Trinity,” as any watch nerd knows, refers to the triumvirate of Patek Philippe, Audemars Piguet, and Vacheron Constantin. Colin Smith takes a look at what we mean – or think we mean - when we describe PP, AP, and VC as the “Holy Trinity” of watchmaking and when we describe a timepiece as our “grail watch.”
The author’s first November auction purchase: A. Lange & Söhne Pour le Mérite Tourbillon

Why I Bought It: A. Lange & Söhne Pour Le Mérite Tourbillon – Reprise

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When the hammer came down at the Phillips auction and GaryG had become the new owner of an A. Lange & Söhne Pour Le Mérite Tourbillon, the feeling was one of complete joy, representing the culmination of a multiyear chase. What makes this particular watch so special in so many ways to him?
Bovet OttantaSei by Pininfarina

Pininfarina, The Mecca Of Supercar Design, And The Bovet Ottantasei

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The Bovet Ottantasei Tourbillon is the brand's sixth timepiece designed by Pininfarina, and the years of experience that the two brands now have working together shows. It truly is a sensational watch, but here Ian Skellern focuses on Pininfarina, a name evoking mystical status among anyone interested in world-class design and sensational cars.

Surviving (And Enjoying) The Great Geneva Watch Auction Week Of November 2021: Harbinger Of Boom Or (Imminent) Doom?

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If you were there, you won’t forget it soon. And if you weren’t, you are still going to be hearing about it for a very long time indeed. GaryG posits that the November 2021 Geneva auction week will be remembered as the point in time at which either the value of collectible watches reached a new plateau from which they only continued to climb or the bubble in prices for pieces from certain makers reached its most outrageous dimensions before deflating or imploding. Here's what happened.

Rolex Cosmograph Daytona Vs. Zenith Chronomaster Sport: Head To Head

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Day one for the Zenith Chronomaster Sport was January 21, 2021. And it seemed like everyone had the same reaction: “That is one aggressive Rolex tribute.” Tim Mosso thinks that the Chronomaster Sport is a distinctive product with its own identity and sou, and takes a look here at how it stacks up against the ever popular Rolex Cosmograph Daytona.

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