News: Laurent Ferrier Galet Regulateur

Laurent Ferrier, the company named after its founder who has been a watchmaker for all of his life, has just introduced a new timepiece: the Galet Regulateur. Laurent himself was a watchmaker at Patek Philippe for 37 years before starting his own fine manufacture.  His watches most likely remind you of a very classic and … Continued

News: MB&F introducing HM6 Alien Nation

You think this watch is crazy?  It probably is.  Yet it is amazing, intriguing, impressive, making a watch with a case completely made of sapphire crystal is one of the biggest challenges you can imagine.  Not sure who remembers the Richard Mille made of sapphire crystal made years ago.  Back then, I happened to visit … Continued

After Baselworld: Zenith Elite Classic in Rosegold with brown dial

Among vintage watchcollectors, brown or as they call it tropical dials are currently the absolute hit.  Tropical dials fetch sometimes several times that what a regular black dial would fetch. So it comes to no surprise that brown dials are finding their way into modern watches.  Now combine this with a rosegold case, and you … Continued

News: Famous british chellist Steven Isserlis receives 14th “Glashütte Original Music Festival Award” in Dresden, Germany

Famous british musician Steven Isserlis on his chello during the concert playing Prokofiev. Glashütte Original, the worldfamous German watchmanufacture based in the hub of German watchmaking, Glashütte, sponsors music events for a long time.  This time, there was a wonderful concert in the “Kulturpalast” in Dresden, just weeks after it opened its new doors. Handover … Continued

After Baselworld: Glashütte Original Senator Excellence Perpetual Calendar

Glashütte in Germany is the historic hub of German watchmaking. Adolf Lange, Moritz Grossmann, just to name a few famous watchmakers started out in Glashütte. After Germany’s reunification, we have seen a revival of German watchmaking which mostly lay dormant since World War 2. One of the success stories of Glashütte’s watchrevivals is Glashütte Original, … Continued

After Baselworld: Tudor Black Bay S&G catching up with Rolex?

Baselworld 2017 was much more exciting than all the news may make you want to believe.  Yes, there were less exhibitors, there were a lot of rumours about the industry and a lot of statistics.  Nevertheless, it was not only exciting to have the opportunity to view so many beautiful watches, but interesting to see … Continued