Watches and Art
|

News: Arnold & Son announces new steel Instrument DSTB Jumping Seconds watch

News: Arnold & Son announces new steel Instrument DSTB Jumping Seconds watch 1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars 5.00 von 5 Punkten, basierend auf 1 abgegebenen Stimmen.
Loading...Loading...

This is possibly my favorite Arnold & Son watch.  To date, it only came in previous gold, and now it comes in steel only.  A great move to make this watch accessible to some people who were not willing or able to come up with the funds for the gold version. Arnold & Son announces … Continued

|

Pre-Baselworld: Hublot unveils its Classic Fusion Italia Independent collection

Pre-Baselworld: Hublot unveils its Classic Fusion Italia Independent collection 1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars 5.00 von 5 Punkten, basierend auf 1 abgegebenen Stimmen.
Loading...Loading...

Since 2014, two collections have been born from the partnership between Hublot, Italia Independent and Lapo Elkann. Although both of the previous collections were based on the legendary Big Bang Unico model, this time the magic of this wildly creative team was unleashed on the Classic Fusion model. Its name seems to have predestined it … Continued

|

SIHH 2017: Vacheron Constantin UNIQUE Les Cabinotiers Celestia Astronomical Grand Complication 3600

SIHH 2017: Vacheron Constantin UNIQUE Les Cabinotiers Celestia Astronomical Grand Complication 3600 1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars 5.00 von 5 Punkten, basierend auf 2 abgegebenen Stimmen.
Loading...Loading...

This is probably one of the most complicated wristwatches ever made.  Inside of this watch you find 23 complications including: 1 – Hours, 2 – minutes, 3 – perpetual calendar, 4 – day/night indication, 5 – precision moon phase, 6 – age of the moon, 7 – running equation of time, 8 – sunrise and … Continued

|

News: Union Glashütte Belisar Chronograph Sport

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...Loading...

The inner workings provide 60 hours powerreserve to keep you going for over 2 days.  The ten o’clock pushbutton serves to correct the date. What I like most about this watch is that it comes with 3 straps, one of them is a robust vintage style strap made of brown calfskin, the other is a … Continued

|

Pre-Baselworld: launch of the MB&F LM2 in Titanium

Pre-Baselworld: launch of the MB&F LM2 in Titanium 1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars 5.00 von 5 Punkten, basierend auf 1 abgegebenen Stimmen.
Loading...Loading...

MB&F is just showing their latest timepiece, the LM2 in Titanium with a bluish greenish colored dial looking quite amazing. First launched in 2013 in red gold, white gold and platinum, the Legacy Machine No.2 series is completed today with an LM2 Titanium limited edition.   For the 18 pieces of this very limited edition, … Continued

|

News: Moritz Grossmann presenting the Atum Enamel Dial Limited Edition timepiece

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...Loading...

The Atum is most likely the most successful timepiece of the Moritz Grossmann collection. The manufacture of Moritz Grossmann is based in Glashütte, Germany.  Glashütte is located in what used to be Eastern Germany until 1989.  Glashütte is home to “German watchmaking” having been the center of watchmaking in Germany for centuries.  Lange & Söhne, … Continued

|

News: Vault Swiss watches in the making

News: Vault Swiss watches in the making 1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars 4.50 von 5 Punkten, basierend auf 2 abgegebenen Stimmen.
Loading...Loading...

Some weeks ago, Mark Schwarz, cofounder of the “Vault“, a new watchbrand, contacted me and we ended up talking for hours over the phone about his upcoming new watchbrand, his ideas, his passion and love for mechanical watches. It was a lot of fun chatting. At the end of the conversation we parted and I … Continued

|

Preview Baselworld 2017 – Jaquet Droz Grande Seconde Tourbillon Nacre

Preview Baselworld 2017 – Jaquet Droz Grande Seconde Tourbillon Nacre 1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars 5.00 von 5 Punkten, basierend auf 1 abgegebenen Stimmen.
Loading...Loading...

JAQUET DROZ INTRODUCES THE GRANDE SECONDE TOURBILLON MOTHER-OF PEARL, A NEW MARVEL OF FEMININE BEAUTY AND WATCHMAKING VIRTUOSITY   Jaquet Droz‘s signature feature is the “Grande Seconde”.  When I first saw Jaquet Droz in Baselworld years ago, this is what I saw in their display windows. In addition, they were painting their dials with art … Continued

|

Baselworld preview: Zenith Pilot Extra special chronograph

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...Loading...

The first Baselworld previews are coming in.  Baselworld is starting soon on March 23rd, with pressday being on the 22nd.   Heritage Collection: the Pilot Extra Special Chronograph An imposing bronze case, a wide ratcheted easily adjustable crown, oversized luminescent numerals and a high-beat El Primero mechanism: the new “Pilot” by Zenith proudly flaunts the … Continued

|

News: Reloading the Angelus U10 Tourbillon Calavera

News: Reloading the Angelus U10 Tourbillon Calavera 1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars 5.00 von 5 Punkten, basierend auf 1 abgegebenen Stimmen.
Loading...Loading...

U10 Tourbillon Calavera Let me say this very slowly:  This is a unique piece only.  Yes, only one piece will be made. From the earliest days of its conception, the master model U10 Tourbillon Lumière was imagined as a piece of mechanical art, paying tribute to some of the most influential and forward-thinking designers from … Continued

|

Nose Art by Manolo Chrétien

Nose Art by Manolo Chrétien 1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars 5.00 von 5 Punkten, basierend auf 1 abgegebenen Stimmen.
Loading...Loading...

Nose Art by Manolo Chrétien The MB&F M.A.D.Gallery takes flight with French photographer Manolo Chrétien and his powerful aeronautical artwork. The photographs Acclaimed artist and photographer Manolo Chrétien unearths his deeply rooted passion for aviation in the Nose Art exhibition at the MB&F M.A.D.Gallery, debuting in February 2017. In a powerful yet playful approach, Chrétien … Continued

|

Fortis Dornier GMT Chronograph hands-on review

Fortis Dornier GMT Chronograph hands-on review 1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars 5.00 von 5 Punkten, basierend auf 3 abgegebenen Stimmen.
Loading...Loading...

  The watch Fortis recently shipped me their latest timepiece to try it out and write about it.  The Dornier GMT Chronograph is special in many ways as I will outline below.   In fashion and haute horlogerie many say blue is the new black.  I have seen a lot of watches coming onto market … Continued