Entries by Martin Green

Breguet and the 2022 Classique Calendrier Reference 7337: It Brings Back Many Memories – Reprise

For the two new 2022 models in the Classique Calendrier Reference 7337 collection, one in pink gold and the other one in white gold, Breguet opted for a blue background on the day and date disks. What seems to be a mere detail has quite an impact on the watch’s overall look as this color contrast makes these functions more pronounced.

Monterey I & II: The (Almost) Forgotten First Watches of Louis Vuitton – Reprise

Many think that Louis Vuitton’s first watch was the Tambour, which was launched in 2002. However the brand actually began with a watch collection called Monterey in the 1980s. The Monterey I, an unusual worldtime watch designed by Gae Aulenti with alarm function, date, and moon phase, was soon followed by the ceramic-encased Monterey II.

Lang 1943 Field Watch Edition One: Competitively Priced and Approaching Perfection

Lang 1943 is not a homage, it stands its own ground and can best be summarized as a beautiful tool. The first thing that the team at Lang 1943 got right was the proportions. A diameter of 39mm is spot on, particularly when the thickness is just 8.40 mm. This results in a timepiece that is comfortable to wear, large enough to be easy to read, but not overly bulky that it hinders movements.