Breguet Classique Tourbillon Extra-Plat Automatique 5367 Grand Feu Enamel

Breguet Classique Tourbillon Extra-Plat Automatique 5367 Grand Feu Enamel: What A Difference A Dial Makes

When the Breguet announcement that the Classique Tourbillon Extra-Plat Automatique 5367 is now also available with a high-fire enamel dial (previously, it was available with a guilloche dial) popped into my email box, I had to smile: as an avid enthusiast of ultra-thin watches, Breguet’s classic ultra-thin tourbillon ranks among my favorites. But what makes this one so special?

Slim d’Hermès GMT

Slim d’Hermès GMT: ‘Let’s Play’ With This Useful, Attractive Travel Companion

The latest addition to La Montre Hermès’ watch line, the Slim d’Hermès GMT, is a model I can only describe as having a cool and playful personality – the perfect watch for someone looking for something wearable, yet completely different and incredibly useful for traveling.

Breguet Classique Tourbillon Extra-Plat Automatique

15 New Pre-Baselworld 2018 Watches

In this age of digital information, watch companies try to get ahead of the competition by releasing news on new timepieces ahead of the big watch fairs. This year is no different, and in honor of the upcoming 101st edition of Baselworld, which opens its doors to the public on March 22, 2018, we present you with an overview of 15 new models.

Panerai L'Astronomo Luminor 1950 Tourbillon Moon Phases Equation Of Time GMT

Panerai L’Astronomo Luminor 1950 Tourbillon Moon Phases Equation Of Time GMT: Lessons From The Pope

The L’Astronomo Luminor 1950 Tourbillon Moon Phases Equation of Time GMT (or PAM 920 for short) is both very similar and remarkably different to its predecessor. And Joshua Munchow explains why.

Fabergé Visionnaire Chronograph ceramic/titanium on the wrist

Fabergé Visionnaire Chronograph: A Coaxial Vision Of Time (Archive)

The holy grail of quick readability for a chronograph is centered, concentrically mounted hands. But making the displays concentric increasingly complicates the center stack of indicators and their staffs or requires the gear train to run alongside the center and display the time elsewhere. The Fabergé Visionnaire Chronograph solves this issue and many more to become one of most interesting chronographs on the market today.

A display of new watches as seen during a visit at the De Bethune manufacture, January 2018

Up Close And Personal With The Indies: Visiting With Akrivia, Beat Haldimann, De Bethune, And Philippe Dufour

This year, our small Northern Californian group had a bumper crop of meetings with independent watchmakers; we started during our time in Geneva with Akrivia, and then ventured out to the Bernese Oberland for a visit with Beat Haldimann before circling back to the De Bethune manufacture and finally a visit to that shrine of watchmaking: the atelier of Philippe Dufour.

Jaquet Droz Tropical Bird Repeater

Jaquet Droz’s Astonishing Automata (Video)

This visually stunning video is a treat whether you like watches or not. And there’s also a bonus video of the recently released Tropical Bird Repeater.

Struthers Kullberg Edition

5 Watches By Independent Watchmakers Paul Gerber, Habring2, Struthers, Vincent Calabrese And Christiaan Van Der Klaauw

If you’re looking for a watch that goes out of the way to be unusual or even a watch made with the love and attention of a single gifted watchmaker, you’d be hard pressed to find a better place to look than among the independent watchmakers. Here are five recently released timepieces by independent watchmakers that might just tickle your fancy.

Ace X NOMOS Orion 100 Years of De Stijl

Come On, Nomos, The Ace x Nomos Orion 100 Years Of De Stijl Is Really Just Taking The Mickey

I read my colleague Martin Green’s article on the Nomos Orion de Stijl in Ace Jewelers x Nomos: Celebrating 100 Years Of ‘De Stijl,’ first with interest then with incredulity. And while I’ve used the term “taking the Mickey” in the title here, I really meant something else. Find out what about this limited edition should have been noticed by everyone!

Engraved caps of the Grayson Tighe Blancpain Series 1

Grayson Tighe Series 1 Pen Collaboration With Blancpain: It’s Carved In Steel!

Blancpain regularly peers outside the box of tradition, seeking challenge, inventiveness and even provocativeness in the design of its watches. So it isn’t surprising that the watch brand decided to team up with another provocateur, pen maker Grayson Tighe, to produce a collection of limited edition pens. This is the origin of the Tighe Blancpain pens, starting with Series 1.