Swatch Tresor Magique

Swatch Tresor Magique: The Watch Harry Potter Would Have Worn – Reprise

The Swatch Tresor Magique might have a platinum case, but it looks like something Harry Potter would have appreciated wearing while attending classes at Hogwarts. However, there is more that is even notable about this watch, which Martin Green divulges here.

New MIH Gaïa Series I Watch: Surprising In Its Use Of Brutalist Design

The Musée International d’Horlogerie announces a new MIH watch, called into existence to help finance ongoing museum projects as well as raise public awareness for safeguarding horological heritage and to promote the expertise of regional watchmakers. This surprising timepiece takes its direct inspiration from the museum building itself, a product of Brutalist architecture.

Dial view, Timex Marlin re-edition, 2017

Why I Bought It: Timex Marlin Re-edition – Reprise

GaryG has said it many times: there are great watches to be had at every price point! Enter the Timex Marlin Re-edition of 2017, a watch that he owns, wears, and loves. Find out why right here.

Kiss Drummer Eric Singer Co-Designs Second Set Of Zodiac Sea Wolf Topper Editions

“These are fun for watch fanatics,” says watch fanatic and Kiss drummer Eric Singer, who co-designed a new limited edition set of three Zodiac watches with Toppers Jewelers. “They don’t reinvent the wheel, but their entertaining colors, cool looks, and retro style mix it up in a fun way.”

Porsche Design 1919 Globetimer UTC: When The World Is Your Oyster

There is design, and then there is Porsche Design. The former is general, the latter is a distinct design language all by itself. As the name suggests, the 1919 Globetimer UTC is a world time watch – a type of watch with which Porsche Design has had significant experience, starting with the world time watch with alarm function it created in the 1990s with IWC. Martin Green thinks this latest model is the best to date.

Patria: Historical Name, Vintage Look, New Technology, And Column Wheel Chronograph

The modern story of the reborn Patria watch brand begins with Jolyon Lambert, a 31-year-old British industrial designer. Having spoken to Lambert at length and handled the reborn brand’s first new watch, Elizabeth Doerr reports on the Brigadier column-wheel flyback chronograph.

Reservoir Watch Supercharged Classic: (Relatively) Affordable Swiss Quality

Absent any history or gambit to appropriate a dead brand name, Reservoir has been able to channel its energies into inventive design, high value for money, and a well-rounded model line, which is evident in this Supercharged Classic model.

On the wrist: Ming Model 19.02

Musing On The Ming Model 19.02: Micro Brand To Mega Brand?

It was with great interest (as a watch enthusiast) and some trepidation (as a humble photography student of polymath Ming Thein) that GaryG took on the task of photographing a pre-production example of Ming’s latest, Model 19.02 GMT.

Tudor Black Bay P01

The Tudor Black Bay P01 And The Story Of The 1967 Prototype That Inspired It

At Baselworld 2019, when the curtains were finally opened at the Tudor booth, a watch that had widely been considered a myth by many was revealed to be 100 percent real! The Tudor Black Bay P01 has now arrived.

IWC Pilot’s Watch Spitfire Automatic bronze

Top 5 Value-For-Money Watches At SIHH 2019 From Jaeger-LeCoultre, Cartier, Baume & Mercier, Montblanc, And IWC

Łukasz Doskocz’s story “Top 5 Value-For-Money Watches At SIHH 2018” landed in the top ten most read posts of 2018, so he thought it a good idea to pick these watches out at SIHH again – and happily the 2019 edition of the fair did not disappoint with some great new relatively affordable timepieces.