2014 Watchmaking Oscars: GPHG is back!

It’s that time of year again, the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève is upon is and there are 72 shortlisted watches in the running for various watches, most notably, the “Aiguille d’Or” Grand Prix. This year we see offerings from many houses with numerous entries from Omega, Tudor, Blancpain and Montblanc. Each [...]
By |September 8th, 2014|News|0 Comments

The Watchonado returns!

I do apologise to all my readers out there, you must be wondering why there has been such a silence lately. Unfortunately my little one has been keeping me to busy, but it’s great to announce that the Watchonado is now back. Stay tuned, some interesting blog posts to follow. [...]
By |September 7th, 2014|News|0 Comments

Baselworld 2014: Patek Philippe’s surprises for the year

In 2013,rumours circulated that Patek Philippe would put an end to the production for their hugely popular 5960 watch that was the manufactures first in-house automatic chronograph. That was largely true until they officially announced that all precious metal versions of the 5960 annual calendar automatic chronograph, however they would introduce a [...]
By |April 2nd, 2014|News|0 Comments

Baselworld 2014: Rolex’s revered releases

Rolex was certainly a crowd pleaser this year at Basel. They hit the ball out of the park with the much anticipated “Pepsi” GMT-Master II. We are sure you have been reading a lot about this particular piece, however let’s look at their other releases, the Sea-Dweller 4000 and the [...]
By |April 2nd, 2014|News|0 Comments

Baselworld 2014: Celebrating the Moon Landing (again)

Developing further their moon watch heritage, Omega has announced at Basel 2014 a limited edition 45th Anniversary Speedmaster Professional Apollo 11. Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin were the first to set foot on the moon on the Apollo 11 spacecraft in 2969, and as a result, Omega have released this 42mm [...]
By |March 31st, 2014|News|0 Comments

Baselworld 2014: Finally a new Pepsi

Fresh from Baselworld 2014, Rolex has unveiled what many were waiting years for. A remake of the classic “Pepsi” GMT Master II. We like it! Although it is a shame it only comes in a white gold case. This will make it out of reach for many unfortunately. More Baselworld [...]
By |March 26th, 2014|News|0 Comments

SIHH2014: A. Lange & Sohne

It’s been 20 years since A. Lange & Sohne re-invented itself to become one of the most revered manufactures today. At SIHH 2014, they celebrated this with some very interesting pieces. The star, the Richard Lange Perpetual Calendar “Terraluna” The highlight would have to be the Richard Lange Perpetual Calendar [...]
By |February 14th, 2014|News|0 Comments

SIHH2014: JLC’s new releases for 2014

Jaeger-LeCoultre certainly started 2014 with a bang. From Reverso’s to Tourbillons, pink gold to ceramic. They sure have satisfied their fans with some awesome timepieces. For those blacked-out watch fans, first up we have the JLC Master Compressor Chronograph Ceramic. A 46mm chronograph and a GMT that is rated to [...]
By |January 26th, 2014|News|0 Comments

SIHH 2014: Thumbs up for Audemars Piguet

What didn’t we like about the previous Royal Oak Offshores? the rubber accents on the watch and also the lack of caseback to admire the beautiful movement. AP certainly listened to our prayers and resolved those two issues with their new 2014 Royal Oak Offshores. Six new models have been [...]
By |January 21st, 2014|News|0 Comments

SIHH 2014: A preview of this year’s novelties

Sixteen brands will showcase their 2014 novelties at SIHH 2014 in Geneva in the coming weeks. Happy new year it certainly is. Going by some of the pre-releases, we’re definitely excited to see what will take the limelight on January the 20th. Manufactures such as A. Lange & Sohne, Audemars [...]
By |January 9th, 2014|News|1 Comment