Corum Bubble Skull X-Ray: Ghoulishly Good

The skull as a watch theme have a long tradition dating back to early pocket watches. Called memento mori, these were decorated with skulls with the aim of reminding the owner to live life to the fullest and make the most of time on earth. With the latest addition to the Bubble collection, Corum continues this tradition, this time choosing a luminescent x-ray image of a skull to decorate the dial.

Champagne de Venoge Louis XV 2008: From Prince To King

For Ken Gargett, Champagne de Venoge seems more like background music than a headline act. It seems to have been around forever, usually within reach, but not chased after. However, now under new management, Ken thinks it might be worth looking out.

A. Lange & Söhne Richard Lange Minute Repeater: A Masterpiece Disguised As A Secret Agent

The A. Lange & Söhne Richard Lange Minute Repeater is a work of near perfection in Joshua Munchow’s opinion. It shows once again how the brand sticks to its core principles in creating awesomazing watches that check as many boxes for the true collector as possible while always staying true to the Lange aesthetic.

Evolution Of Social Media Watch Photographs Part 3: Storytelling, Collaboration, And A Bunch Of Boobs – Reprise

It’s already time for the latest update in GaryG`s series of articles providing a completely subjective, unscientific, and unofficial history of watch photographs online. The big trend he has recently seen is the emergence of storytelling as a dominant theme in how watches are displayed. And while he lauds the rise to prominence of many more women among the population of online watch shooters and commentators, the emergence of boob shots with a watch hardly “empowers women” . . . or does it?

Crash Course In Flieger (Pilot) And B-Uhren (Navigator) Watches Covering Both Historic And Modern Examples: Pilot’s Watch Photofest! – Reprise

The majority of today’s numerous flieger-style watches are inspired by the now-iconic German pilot’s and navigator’s watches of World War II, becoming a genre unto themselves. Bhanu Chopra flies high to take a deep dive into the long history of this popular style.

Collector Commissions: Bespoke Sartory Billard SB05 With Exotic Meteorite, Aventurine, And Lapis Lazuli Dial

The framed aventurine central dial of this bespoke Sartory Billard SB05 has a depth that allows us to easily imagine we are looking through a maze of galaxies toward the far edges of the universe. And framing that is a ring of meteorite, a true space material. What else makes this watch so unique?

The World’s Best Wine? No Contest: Romanée-Conti By Domaine De La Romanée-Conti – Reprise

There is one wine producer that has taken on almost mythical status in recent years: Domaine de la Romanée-Conti. And one of its wines, Romanée-Conti, stands out above all others. Many wine lovers, perhaps most, consider it to be the very best wine in the world. Ken Gargett is one of them.

Michael Phelps’s personal Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean 600M Master Chronometer Chronograph as photographed in Rio de Janeiro during the 2016 Olympic Games

The Omega Watches Of Michael Phelps, The Most Successful Olympian. Ever. – Reprise

American swimmer Michael Phelps is the most decorated Olympian in history, having won 23 gold medals over the course of 5 Olympic Games. In addition, he is an Omega ambassador and has been since 2004, a longstanding partnership. What watches did he wear during the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro? Find out here!

Hermès Goes High-Tech With H08 In Ceramic And Blue PVD-Coated Titanium

The Hermès H08 in blue titanium is a very welcome and pleasing addition to the Hermès watch collection and one that Martin Green would wear with pleasure on vacation – or anywhere for that matter. Here he explains why.

Emmanuel Breguet Talks Fakes In The Time Of Abraham-Louis Breguet And Much More

Jan Lidmaňský interviewed Emmanuel Breguet, vice president and head of patrimony at Breguet. He chatted with this direct descendant of Abraham-Louis Breguet about fakes in the time of Breguet, which watch is still missing from the Breguet Museum’s collection, how many pieces the company has acquired at auction over the last 20 years, and much more.