Time4APint – The Story Behind the London Gatherings and Podcast

Roughly a year ago, we reviewed the watch-themed podcast, The Grey NATO. It continues to serve as a bi-weekly listen for me, but it does have one limitation –...

Hands-On With the Seiko SLA017 Diver – A Tribute To The 62MAS

One of the watches I was looking forward to at this year’s BaselWorld, was the Seiko SLA017 diver from their Prospex series. A limited edition and tribute to the...

QlockTwo: The most natural way to read the time

The creators Marco Biegert and Andreas Funk explain their conceptAll people learn to read the time using the hour and minute hands. Biegert & Funk throws this idea overboard and...

Speedy Tuesday – A French Collector Tells Us About His Speedmaster Reference 105.003-65 and...

Once in a while we ask a reader about his Speedmaster or Speedmaster collection. For today’s Speedy Tuesday, we asked Clément from France about his Speedmaster reference 105.003 and...

Casio G-Shock GPW-1000RAF – 52Mondayz, week #16

The Casio G-Shock GPW-1000RAF is the watch I’ll wear this week. On Wednesday I’ve a post-Baselworld meeting with Bas Boersma a.k.a. Mr. B-Shock. Bas works for Casio, and he’s...

klokers BaselWorld Novelties 2017: KLOK-02 And New Accessories

This year at BaselWorld it was hard to discover true novelties. A lot of brands just expanded their collection by presenting “new” models with different colors and materials, a lot...

The Longines Master Collection is inviting colour onto its dials

As  a  traditional  watchmaking  company,  Longines  has  been  producing  exceptional timepieces  since  the  very  beginning.  The  Longines  Master  Collection  is  the  perfect contemporary  illustration  of  this  concept,  as  demonstrated...

Review of Geneva May 2017 Auctions

Our special contributor Sacha Davidoff is reporting from Geneva on the upcoming auctions in May. He will highlight the watches from several auctions that caught his attention. Without further...

#TBT The Sandoz Depth Master – AKA The Baby Panerai

This week’s #TBT takes a look at a watch that just might seem familiar to you. Familiar how? Well, first off, aside from dial variations, this diver was marketed...

Watch Spotting At BaselWorld 2017 – Which Watches Were The Visitors Wearing?

Like every year, we visit BaselWorld to report to you about watches. It is our job. However, we are watch collectors and enthusiasts above everything else. So we always...

Speedy Tuesday – Wear Your Speedmaster On Velcro

A few years ago, Omega started to upgrade the box and accessories you’d get with your Speedmaster Professional. Inside the huge watch box, you’d find a NATO strap, loupe, changing...

FAVRE-LEUBA: TECHNICAL INNOVATIONS IN THE WORLD OF FUNCTIONAL WATCHES

In 2017, Favre-Leuba will celebrate its 280th anniversary. This is a remarkable milestone in the illustrious history of Switzerland’s second-oldest watch brand, and something the company is going to...

Pinion Pure Bronze LE – 52Mondayz, week # 15

After a complicated week (click here for 52Mondayz week # 14) this week I needed something simple. Two bold clear hands, a thick crown suitable for manual winding and...

Launch of the Longines Conquest V.H.P.

Just before Baselworld we were invited to join Longines for the launch of their new quartz line, the Longines Conquest V.H.P. This is short for Very High Presision as...

Sinn at Baselworld 2017 – the Frankfurt Brand Continues with a Strong Offering

One of our most anticipated visits at Baselworld is with the plucky brand from Frankfurt, Sinn Spezialuhren. We feature the brand prominently here on Fratellowatches (and took a look...