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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

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