Speedy Tuesday – A Fan Talks About His Speedmaster Transitional From 1968

There aren’t many watches around that will make people talk so passionate about as the Speedmaster. That’s a bit of a bold statement, but if you see someone wearing...

Rolex Explorer II 16570 – 52Mondayz, week #30

During the summer period I find myself wearing watches with white or light dials more often than in other seasons. Some time ago I bought a 1998 Rolex Explorer...

Introducing You To The Oris Aquis Small Second Date

Today, Oris introduces a new variation on the Aquis collection. The Oris Aquis Small Second with date feature. Let us stress that the ‘small’ in the model name has to...

48 Years Ago The Speedmaster Became The Moonwatch

On July 21st, at 2:56 UTC, Armstrong set foot on the Moon and spoke his famous words. Not much later, Buzz Aldrin followed him. On his wrist, the Omega...

The Biatec Corsair – A Dressy Pilot’s Watch from Slovakia

As an American, and one who consider himself reasonably worldly, I have to admit that I get lost when it comes to identifying countries on a map east of...

Hands-On Longines HydroConquest L3.642.4.56.6 Review

When you have around 1000 Euro to spend on a watch, you can go Japanese with Seiko or Citizen, you can find your way in the numerous Kickstarter projects...

Speedy Tuesday – Digital Revolution: Speedmaster X-33 Skywalker and earlier generations

The current Speedmaster Professional X-33 Skywalker distinguishes itself from its predecessors by two useful functions for space exploration: mission elapsed time (MET) and phase elapsed time (PET). It also...

IWC Mark XVIII Little Prince edition – 52Mondayz, week #29

Most people who know me know that I’m not a huge ‘modern day’ IWC fan. This week two incidents made me have the IWC Mark XVIII Le Petit Prince...

Watches & Pencils #29 – The Seiko Turtle: Legendary Dive Watch

In early 2016 Seiko re-launched their Seiko Turtle with a big wave. In a short time 4 variants splashed in: a black (SRP777), a gilt (SRP775), a blue (SRP773)...

Christopher Ward Launches Two New Limited Editions

It is no secret we love affordable watches. Some times we look for them in the vintage market, like we showed you in this article, but we also keep...

Breaking News: Georges Kern Resigns From Richemont

This was just announced on the corporate website of the Richemont Group:Richemont regrets to announce the resignation with immediate effect of Mr GeorgesKern. Mr Kern was Head of Watchmaking,...

#TBT The Vintage Seiko Sport Divers

If you backed me into a corner and asked me about the subset of watches I own that I enjoy most, you’d receive a surprising answer. You’d likely guess...

Hands-On With The IWC Da Vinci Chronograph Edition “Laureus Sport For Good Foundation”

In front of us is the 11th Laureus IWC special edition in the famous blue color: the IWC Da Vinci Chronograph Edition ‘Laureus Sport for Good Foundation’. Let’s have a look.Laureus...

Introducing You To The Speedy Tuesday Magazine

This year marks the 5th anniversary of Speedy Tuesday. Not only here on Fratello, but we are happy that Speedy Tuesday has become a community on its own, where...

Mondaine stop2go – 52Mondayz, week #28

Holiday time has officially started, many people left to find out if the grass is greener indeed at the other side of the fence. Expecting many of you readers...