Why I Bought It: Ressence Type 2 e-Crown

George Cramer exclusively collected watches from classic brands with long histories and traditional styles of watchmaking. But that all changed when he bought himself a Ressence Type 2 e-Crown.

Did Gérald Genta Design History’s First Luxury Steel Sports Watch for IWC (and Not Audemars Piguet)?

Has history been rewritten? An early Gérald Genta design made for IWC – regrettably never put into production – suggests so. On June 22, 2022 the not-yet-seen sketch was auctioned by Sotheby’s.

Lang 1943 Field Watch Edition One: Gerd-Rüdiger Lang’s Fascination of Mechanics Continues

Elizabeth Doerr reports on the long history of the new brand LANG 1943 and its premier timepiece, Field Watch Edition One. This launch timepiece fulfilled every expectation and ticked every box that she hoped it would, thanks in big part to the influence of grandmaster Gerd-Rüdiger Lang.

H. Moser & Cie Streamliner Tourbillon in Wyoming Jade and Gold

One of the things Martin Green admires about Moser is that they seem to design each and every individual watch. The new Streamliner Tourbillon Wyoming Jade is a case in point.

Seiko Credor Kumakawa Worldtimer: a Genuine Rolex beater for Under $2,000

Quentin R. Bufogle has always been a Swiss watch snob. He knows Grand Seiko turns out some truly excellent timepieces. But for all of impeccable engineering, and craftsmanship, for this watch enthusiast, the brand has always lacked something in spirit. Until he discovered the Kumakawa Worldtimer GMT Limited Edition.

Ball Watch Engineer II Moon Phase Chronometer: Lume on the Moon and Strong Enough to Survive a Train Wreck!

The Ball Watch Engineer II collection scores big when it comes to combining utilitarian features (like its tritium gas-filled tubes) with elevated, wholly luxurious finishes, and the Moon Phase Chronometer watch is a perfect example of this.

Both useful and mighty: A. Lange & Söhne’s Double Split in platinum

Why I Bought It: A. Lange & Söhne Double Split Chronograph

GaryG provides us with a look at why he bought the A. Lange & Söhne Double Split even though he already owned the brand’s Datograph. The Double Split is the world’s only double rattrapante capable of both split-second and split-minute interval timing, which may shed some light.

Vacheron Constantin Harmony Chronograph Reviewed by Tim Mosso

Hey Marvel movie fans, Tim Mosso hast a watch for you. No, not those AP Royal Oaks dubiously decorated with spandex suits. He’s talking about the Vacheron Constantin Harmony Chronograph.

MB&F HM8 Mark 2: Horological Hypercars!

With the MB&F HM8 Mark 2, Max Büsser returns to his roots to deliver a watch that deftly captures the automotive spirit. It’s a hypercar for the wrist.

Flipping Watches: How to Eliminate Both Flipping and the Gray Market

Ian Skellern has a solution that would both eliminate flipping and decimate the gray market. Or at least it would significantly minimize them. Might it work?