Behind The Lens: MB&F Horological Machine No. 9 Sapphire Vision In White Gold – Reprise

GaryG was delighted when his favorite local independent watch retailer brought out a very special piece, one of five HM9 Sapphire Vision watches in white gold with a vivid purple movement. And he was even more pleased when he was allowed to take some photos to share before the watch was delivered to its happy new owner.

Gerald Charles Maestro 9.0 (Flying) Tourbillon: A Page From Gerald Genta’s Own Playbook

The Gerald Charles brand, which was founded by the legendary Gerald Genta, introduces the Maestro 9.0 Tourbillon, a classic yet bold aesthetic fitting right in with the typical Gerald Genta design philosophy.

Masseto Super Tuscan Wine From Italy: If Not Better Than Petrus, It’s Close

At a blind wine tasting many years ago that included a superb Petrus, for many of the tasters, including Ken Gargett, the superstar on the night, was something called Masseto, an Italian Merlot from the 1993 vintage. At the time, none of them had even heard of Masseto, let alone had any idea that an Italian Merlot might top one of the most famous wines on the planet. It was an obscure Italian Merlot back then, but all that would soon change.

Louis Vuitton Tambour Spin Time Air Quantum: “Lit” Non-Traditional High Watchmaking – Reprise

The Louis Vuitton Tambour Spin Time Air Quantum continues the clever Spin Time Air concept while bringing two noticeable things to the table that weren’t there before: a slightly more toned-down Tambour case and micro-electronically lit luminous cubes. It shines in a very clever way as Elizabeth Doerr reports.

Rolex Case Study: How Many Watches and How Much Money Does Rolex Make?

Rolex is one of the largest, most prominent brands in the world. Unlike many other brands of this size, Rolex is a private company and so it is somewhat opaque when it comes to hard facts about what goes on behind closed doors. But some numbers can be found online, and are used to determine roughly how many watches Rolex makes a year and how much revenue is made per model.

H. Moser & Cie Hits the Sweet Spot with Two New Pioneer models in 40mm

Martin Green thought that the Moser Pioneer was the perfect luxury sports watch, but with the new 40 mm models, it just got even better!

Behrens Perigee: A Moon Phase Indication That’s Not Your Typical Moon Phase Indication

As a big fan of moon phase displays, Joshua Munchow is always on the lookout for new approaches. So he was thrilled to see that the growing Chinese brand Behrens launched the Perigee, which featuries a visually arresting moon phase display.

Restricted area: Blancpain erotic watch

Warning, Watchporn Inside: Video Of X-Rated Timepieces By Blancpain – Reprise

Classic on the front, party in the back: that about sums up the traditional erotic timepiece. And one of the modern masters of the erotic watch is Blancpain. In this excellent video by The Watches TV, you’ll discover what “hot horologerie” is all about!

Ressence Type 8: You Don’t Have To Wait For The Future, It’s Arrived! – Reprise

With the Type 8, Ressence goes to the core of its “DNA.” In fact, with it Ressence seems to be exploring an even stronger sense of purity than what we have seen before. That says a lot as Ressence was already a master in toning down design to achieve maximum impact and legibility.

10 Astronomical Complications That Have Not Been Invented As Suggested By ChatGPT: I Thought That A ‘Time Dilation Monitor’ Has Promise, But May Require Quantum Entanglement

Open AI’s ChatGPT is many a lot of news and headlines recently, so Ian Skellern thought to see if this powerful technology could advance horology by asking it to, “Give him 10 astronomical complications for wristwatches that have not been invented yet.” This is what it suggested . . .