Full-frame view of the A. Lange & Söhne Datograph Perpetual movement using extension tubes

 ‘Made In Glashütte’ Vs. ‘Made In Germany’: What Puts Them Together, What Sets Them Apart

What qualifies a watch to be “made in Glashütte” or “made in Germany”? Sabine Zwettler explains exactly that right here.

5 Vibrant New Timepieces From Patek Philippe, Tutima, Glashütte Original, Nomos Glashütte, And Grand Seiko

Each year usually has its own distinctive color trend. While an armada of new watches with green dials sailed into view last year, following in the wake of an even more powerful fleet of blue dials in previous years, 2019 seems to be all about a wide variety of colors with many refined pieces in eye-catching hues. Color has never looked so spectacular, so let’s dive right into five of 2019’s brightest newcomers.

The Über Charming Tutima Patria Admiral Blue Celebrates Homecoming – And Casual Elegance

The new Tutima Patria Admiral Blue features the brand’s characteristic three-quarter plate and lavish finishing that includes Glashütte ribbing and screw-mounted gold chatons visible through a sapphire crystal case back. And of course there’s that gorgeous blue enamel dial made to fall in love with. This is what we call casual elegance!

Tutima M2 on the author's wrist in Bora Bora (photo courtesy Sadry Ghacir)

Tool Watch Revolution: Utilitarian Goes Upmarket – Reprise

Tool watches continue their evolution among the watch industry’s most luxurious and coveted brands. Here, Chris Malburg explores where their evolution has gone and might still go.

Tutima hot air balloon

Hot Air Magic: How Wristwatches And Hot Air Balloons Soar Upward

Strong stories and captivating histories constantly seduce watchmakers to create various special editions, and ballooning is one of those adventurous feats that has captured some horological imaginations. Here Jan Lidmaňský highlights a few watch brands that have floated through the sky, both literally and figuratively.

Greubel Forsey Grande Sonnerie on the wrist of Stephen Forsey

Five Top Chiming Watch Stories From 5 Years Of Quill & Pad

Here are five of the most interesting stories about repeating timepieces posted on Quill & Pad in the last five years. We hope you enjoy reading them, looking at the photos, and even hearing their chimes for yourself in many cases.

Tutima Patria Power Reserve

Tutima Patria Power Reserve: Pure Glashütte Elegance Powered By A Manufacture Movement

With the Patria collection first introduced in 2013, Tutima continued its noble tradition of offering the high-end Glashütte hallmarks of virtuoso craftsmanship combined with a sense of taste. In 2018, the royal Patria family received a worthy companion: the Patria Power Reserve. Sabine Zwettler reviews it here.

Breitling Navitimer 1 Automatic 38

Naughty Or Nice? A Down-To-Earth (Under $5,000) Wish List Including Breitling, Baume & Mercier, Tutima, Nomos Glashütte, and Seiko Presage

Makin’ a list, checking it twice . . . The holiday season is almost upon us, and while “’tis the season to be jolly,” it is often also a time to hustle to find the perfect gifts for loved ones. In case you needed another reason for watch shopping (and Sabine doesn’t) – a watch certainly would help navigate through stores to find everything on time. Here are five wallet-friendly suggestions that might just be the ultimate “tra la la la.”

Tutima M2 on the author's wrist in Bora Bora (photo courtesy Sadry Ghacir)

Tutima M2 Pioneer In Bora Bora, Tahiti: An Aqua-Terrestrial Review (Somebody Had To Do It!)

“The M2 Pioneer is a pilot’s watch,” Gustavo Calzadilla, Tutima’s U.S. president, stressed to Chris Malburg, explaining that it was not meant to be a diver’s watch. “True,” he countered. “But how often do watch fans ever get into the cockpit or strap on a scuba tank and jump into an 30-degree, gin-clear lagoon?” And that is just what Chris did. Dive in with him right here!

Tutima Hommage Minute Repeater on the wrist

Tutima, Leading Horology, Leading Sociology: #MeTutima Was Pushing #MeToo A Decade Ago, But It Was All At Sea

While Ian Skellern had visited German watch brands in Glashütte before, a recent visit to Tutima was his first. And he was surprised, in more ways than one. Starting with that glass floor and finishing in an all-female regatta.