LIP Mach 2000 chronograph by Roger Tallon – A True Design Icon

Roger TallonThe watch industry has its own superstar designers. The first name that comes to mind for most of us is of course Gérald Genta. You also have a...

Traveling With the New Oris Big Crown ProPilot Worldtimer

Roughly a month ago, Oris reached out to us and asked if we’d be interested in testing a new watch prior to the lifting of a press embargo (yes,...

The Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra Celebrates Its 15th Anniversary

For some reason the Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra collection struck me as younger, but Omega put out a press release about the 15th anniversary this year of this watch....

Speedy Tuesday – Sharing A Reader’s Speedmaster Story

Owners and their watches, providing an insight in what moved them to buy a certain watch or in this case, a Speedmaster. Once every while we like to feature...

Breitling Chronospace A56012.01 – 52Mondayz, week #33

Guess what!? This is the 26th episode in the 52Mondayz column. That means that we’re half way. Half way the year that every week I wear a different watch...

Formex Swiss Watches: new App lets you try on their watches virtually

Formex Swiss Watches, an independent Swiss watchmaker and direct online distributor of action-sport-influenced watches, just released a free App that lets you try on their watches with your smartphone. Being...

MING 17.01 Watch – Excite Seasoned Collectors And Accessible To New Ones

A few years ago, we had a contributor that was particularly strong in photography and knew his watches. I am talking about Ming Thein. Ming decided to focus more...

Watches with Historic Significance

Whether they were the first to produce something new or provided a contribution to society or their own brands, a number of watches were historically significant. There are so...

Watches and Golf

I turned 40 this year and decided to finally pursue my long time wish to play golf. I have played field hockey as a kid and teenager so have...

Armin Strom Resonance and Configurator in Mallorca – Event Report

If you know a thing or two about sailing (unlike me) I’m sure you have heard about the GC32 Racing Tour. It’s a competition where only GC32-class sailing catamarans...

Eza Watches Announces A New Model – The Eza AirFighter

I just ordered a watch. No really, just now. The Eza AirFighter. After seeing the press release, I made sure to secure one for myself. That doesn’t happen very...

Speedy Tuesday – A True Oddity: The Omega Speedmaster Hackett

You might be familiar with Hackett London, the menswear retailer from the UK. But did you know there is a Speedmaster Hackett? Hackett was founded in 1979 by Jeremy...

Fred Dingemans d.m.h. unique pieces – 52Mondayz, week #32

This week I was pleasantly surprised by a visit from one of The Netherlands’ most headstrong watchmakers, Fred Dingemans. Entirely by hand, Fred produces mechanical watches under his brand...

Kampai! – Two Seiko Cocktail Time Watches SRPB43J and SSA343J1

Since 2010, Seiko is offering these “cocktail time” watches that were clearly inspired by living the good life. First only for the Japanese market (also referred to as JDM...

With Military Precision: Collectible Military Watches

Although less common today, defense departments would collaborate with watchmakers to provide their military with the right tools for the job as early as the 1880s. These extremely accurate...