Photo Caption Competition No. 17: A Piratical Eye For A Sword

This week, for Photo Caption Competition No. 17, we have what looks like a still life of a piratical skull with a sense of humor. What fun, funny, or sarcastic caption would you give this photo? Let us know in the comments!

Maserati Levante at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show

Maserati Levante: A New Italian SUV Roars In The Urban Jungle

Maserati, bearer of the mighty trident from Modena, recently introduced the very first SUV in the brand’s history with the Levante. Why? Because evolution is essential to survival. Read on to discover what makes this 4×4 so special, apart from the Maserati badge, that is.

Riddle Me This: What Is The Horological Link Between A Lizard, A Depiction Of A Girl, And A Watch Movement?

These three apparently diverse photos have (at least) one horological link in common. What do you think is the strongest common thread that links these three images is and how?

Chopard L.U.C. Perpetual Chrono

Chopard L.U.C. Perpetual Chrono: Who Do You See?

To mark the 20th anniversary of the L.U.C. collection, Chopard has developed its first entirely in-house perpetual calendar chronograph movement. And this is where a very interesting design choice comes into focus: offset overlapping dials that created a very interesting effect for me.

saddle, books and polo stick

Photo Caption Competition No. 16: Has Anybody Seen My Polo Pony?

This week, for Photo Caption Competition No. 16, we have what looks like everything needed for a game of polo except the horse. What fun, funny, or sarcastic caption would you give this photo? Let us know in the comments!

Dan Spitz in a former life as a heavy metal lead guitarist

Video: Dan Spitz Of Anthrax, Watchmaker

Thrash metal rocker Dan Spitz has had an interesting life that has seen him go from being the co-founder of Grammy-nominated band Anthrax to becoming a noteworthy watchmaker. This three-minute video by Great Big Story really tells his story in a cool, compact way.

The gnomon projects from the back of the lizard in this sundial at Agenhor in Geneva

Photo Caption Competition No. 15: Lizard On Sundial

For this week’s Caption Competition we have what looks like a lizard speared on a sundial. What do you think he might be doing?

Do put your fun, funny, or sarcastic caption ideas in the comments!

Jaquet Droz Charming Bird

Jaquet Droz’s Magnificent Charming Bird Returns In An Exquisite Métiers d’Art Version

In contrast to the pared-down visuals of the original Charming Bird, Jaquet Droz’s 2016 edition puts equal focus on the lovely songbird chirping away underneath the domed sapphire crystal and the beautifully artistic dial crafted in engraved and painted mother-of-pearl.

Lot 74: The salmon-dialed Rolex Reference 3330 from the Phillips Start-Stop-Reset auction of May 2016

Phillips Stages Thematic Auction Of Stainless Steel Chronographs: A Reaction To Market Conditions?

Phillips’ next thematic sale of wristwatches, which is scheduled to take place on May 14, 2016 in Geneva, is called Start-Stop-Reset. It is an unusual sale in that it only includes chronographs, and even more unusually, the auction exclusively comprises stainless steel chronographs

I bought this new boomerang, but have had trouble throwing the old one away

Photo Caption Competition No. 14: I Brought This New Boomerang, But . . .

This week’s photo was taken at the MB&F M.A.D.Gallery in Geneva during the launch of LM Perpetual in 2015. And yes, I was struck by the incongruity of the image and location. What fun, funny, or sarcastic caption can you suggest for this image?