Vintage Omega Speedmaster 145.012 Ultraman with orange hand

While the Omega Speedmaster was originally designed as a sports and racing chronograph, starting in 1965 the Speedmaster became flight qualified for all NASA manned space missions. In 1969, exactly on July 21st, Buzz Aldrin wore his Speedmaster when setting foot on the moon. While Buzz was not the first person to set foot on … Continued

Only Watch 2017: Jaquet Droz Grande Seconde Off-Centered

A TIME FOR COMMITMENT In honor of the 7th edition of the Only Watch, Jaquet Droz presents an exceptional Grande Seconde Off-Centered model that raises money for the fight against Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Time is generosity. It’s a credo that Jaquet Droz has always stood behind, joining forces with Only Watch, a biennial charity featuring … Continued

Only Watch 2017: Blancpain Tribute to Fifty Fathoms MIL-SPEC „Only Watch“

The watch features a date and seconds with a unidirectional sapphire bezel. The black dial with water-resistance indicator gives an initial impression reminding collectors maybe of the vintage No-Radiation models. Tribute to Fifty Fathoms MIL-SPEC “Only Watch unique piece”   Blancpain was the first watch brand to support the Monaco Association against Muscular Dystrophy (AMM) … Continued

Only Watch 2017: Bovet Secret Beauty

BOVET 1822’s charity work has always supported childhood and education. It was only natural, therefore, for Pascal Raffy and the House’s artisans to choose to support research into Duchenne muscular dystrophy again this year by participating in the 7th edition of Only Watch. The timepiece manufactured specifically for the occasion is unique in more ways … Continued

My amazing visit at Bovet 1822 in Switzerland

A leaf growing on the wall of Chateau de Motiers.   Having visited many different watchmanufactures over the course of the past 7-8 years, each visit has always been a learning experience and left lasting impressions.  Few left a lasting impression as Bovet did which I just visited for two days. Bovet has several locations … Continued

News: Girard Perregaux is launching the Laureato watchcollection in Portugal and Milan, Italy

Having introduced the new Laureato watchcollection in Barcelona, Madrid, Zürich and New York, Antonio Calce, CEO of Girard-Perregaux, just presented officially the new models of the Laureato watchcollection in Portugal and Milan, Italy. Girard-Perregaux presented together with portuguese luxury jeweler Torres Joalheiros the new Laureato watchcollection at two famous history locations: first, the worldfamous street … Continued

News: Glashütte Original introduces two new services with their Pavonina ladies collection

Glashütte Original: Uniquely feminine and infinitely personal   Exclusive online services transform Pavonina models into truly unique timepieces   The Glashütte Original Pavonina line speaks to the confident, style-conscious woman. Infinitely feminine and multifaceted, since 2013 Pavonina watches have been an essential component of the Ladies Collection from Glashütte Original. Now, new models featuring timelessly … Continued

Impressions from Andreas Strehler’s summer party

This was more than a fun party in Sirnach, the German speaking part of Switzerland.  The drive takes you past Zurich to a rather remote and rural area where the manufacture of Andreas Strehler is located. Andreas Strehler is known in the industry as the “engineer for the Brands and watchmaker for the few”.  Taking … Continued