Instagram #wristgame

It’s amazing what the world of social media can allow you to discover. Today we wanted to share with you some pics that brought a smile to our face. First up is a picture posted by a fellow watch afficionado @dialo_2. Thankfully it is not his tattoo   Troubles with [...]
By |December 17th, 2013|News|0 Comments

SIHH 2014 Preview: AP Royal Oak Concept GMT Tourbillon

In about a month’s time, manufactures, journalists and watch aficionados will decend upon Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie. Before they do, some manufactures like Audemars Piguet are giving us a sneak peak of some of the 2014 novelties. The Royal Oak Concept GMT Tourbillon being one of them. SIHH will [...]
By |December 5th, 2013|News|0 Comments

Out of this world: The Romain Jerome Moon Orbiter

Limited to 25 pieces, this creation by Romain Jerome will certainly turn heads. For those obsessed with space travel and moon expeditions, this one might be for you. It may be the next best thing to travelling to the moon. If the $USD115,000 price tag does not phase you, this [...]
By |November 28th, 2013|News|0 Comments

Winners of the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Geneve 2013

The Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Geneve is like the Oscars of watchmaking. This year we saw a favourite of ours (amongst others), the Girard-Perregaux Constant Force Escapement take the top prize. The GPHG’s judging panel includes the famous designer Philippe Starck, musician John Mayer, Christie’s international head of watches Aurel Bacs, and [...]
By |November 17th, 2013|News|0 Comments

GP’s revolutionary Constant Force Escapement

Girard-Perregaux is not a name that many recognise, however their revolutionary watch, the Constant Force Escapement will definitely strike a chord with many watch aficionados. To put it simply, they have overcome one of the long standing issues with mechanical watches in a very unique way. I really should have [...]
By |November 8th, 2013|News|0 Comments

Hermès: Time to get serious

Hermès created their first wristwatch in 1912, which was actually a pocket watch with a leather attachment. Now they have taken their watch lineup and stepped it up a notch through the acquisition of the movement maker Vaucher Manufacture Fleurierr. In 2006, Hermès secured a 25% stake in Vaucher and [...]
By |November 2nd, 2013|News|1 Comment

Buy now while you can: Discontinued Patek Philippe’s

Speculation perhaps? From a reliable source it has been advised that Patek Philippe will look to stop manufacturing some of its iconic models, in particular the 5960 chronograph that has been around since 2006. Even the much loved 5170 and 5270 are on the chopping block. As with all good things, [...]
By |October 19th, 2013|News|0 Comments

We were so wrong: the Patek 5004T

A couple months ago we posted about the one-of-a-kind Patek 5004T and mentioned that it would be a great investment piece. We said that it would easily reach over $1 million at the Only Watch charity auction.Well, what did the hammer fall on? A little over $4 million. The anonymous buyer [...]
By |October 13th, 2013|News|0 Comments

An AP ROO fit for a king

Audemars Piguet and LeBron James have shared a special partnership over the years. Last week they released a new special collaboration to the world in Miami (home of the Miami Heat) for the man they call “King James”. The two-time NBA Most Valuable Player and Olympic gold medallist is widely [...]
By |October 4th, 2013|News|0 Comments
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    Vacheron Constantin Patrimony Contemporaine Ultra-Thin Calibre 1731

Vacheron Constantin Patrimony Contemporaine Ultra-Thin Calibre 1731

Vacheron Constantin is longest running manufacture having been founded in 1755 and has clients such as Napoleon and the Duke of Windsor. It’s uninterrupted history has produced some magnificent watches, one of which is the Patrimony Contemporaine Ultra-Thin Calibre 1731. A bit of a mouthful, but in a nutshell, it [...]
By |September 27th, 2013|Manufactures|0 Comments