Entries by Joshua Munchow

Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Grande Tradition Gyrotourbillon Westminster Perpétuel: The Fifth Coming Of The Gyrotourbillon

The Jaeger-LeCoultreMaster Grande Tradition Gyrotourbillon Westminster Perpétuel, aka Gyrotourbillon 5, is a smaller version of the original biaxial Gyrotourbillon. And it has been updated with a perpetual calendar, minute repeater with Westminster chime, one-minute remontoir d’égalité, a jumping minute hand, and a jumping date display. Whew!

A Watch Nerd’s 7 Favorite Mechanical ‘Digital’ Watches – Reprise

It will come as no surprise to anyone who has read his articles, that Joshua Munchow likes a good jump hour mechanism. Actually, he loves a good jump hour mechanism. There is just something about that instantaneous change driven entirely by mechanical means that fascinates him. And yet not all “digital” watches require the use of jump hours and minutes; some don’t even use a jump at all yet still read digitally. So today he breaks down a list of his seven (plus change) favorite “digital” watches.

The Musical Winner Of The 2018 Walter Lange Watchmaking Excellence Award: Otto Peltola Wins With Charming Chiming Watch Ostinato (Plus Video)

The 2018 Walter Lange Watchmaking Excellence Award has come to a conclusion: the dust has settled, the tools have been put down, and the participants are on to other tasks. The winner of the 2018 Walter Lange Watchmaking Excellence award, Otto Peltola, was announced at SIHH 2019 at the annual Lange Friends Dinner. Here Joshua Munchow explains what made this creation stand out among the other seven entries.