Preview of Geneva November 2017 Auctions – Antiquorum

I continue to see progress at Antiquorum Geneva. The level of watches has seen a step up in this catalog and they already had some great results in their...

Omega Seamaster 600 PloProf – 52Mondayz, week #45

This episode of 52Mondayz is kind of a goodbye to a watch. Soon, I will say goodbye to this beautiful Omega Seamaster 600 PloProf from the first generation. But...

URBAN JÜRGENSEN ‘THE ALFRED’ – IN TUNE WITH THE TIMES

Urban Jürgensen watches reflect classic design, restrained elegance, and quiet confidence. Their beauty is the result of a long-lasting passion for uncompromising artisanship. Each piece is crafted with the...

Preview of Geneva November 2017 Auctions – Christie’s

Our auction reporter Sacha Davidoff is on top of the watch auctions to be held in Geneva. Just like his past reports for Fratello, you can read about the...

The Original Seiko 62MAS (6217-8001) Side-By-Side With The New Seiko SLA017 (or SBDX019)

Earlier this year, and we reported a few times about it, Seiko introduced the new SLA017 (SBDX019 for some markets). When I was in Japan about a month ago,...

Oris Big Crown ProPilot Calibre 111 With Blue Dial

Oris introduces you to their Big Crown ProPilot Calibre 111 with blue dial. Most interesting about this watch is the in-house caliber 111 movement that is being used. This...

Bedat & Co No 8 – 52Mondayz, week #44

This week I’ll wear my Bedat & Co No 8. A beautifully designed and constructed watch, which is hardly known and not often seen. Bedat & Co No 8,...

Watches & Pencils #32 – Skeleton Watches

Skeleton watches are a category on their own. Since it is almost Halloween I thought this was a good moment to talk about those watches. But before we talk...

Neo Plus: Grand entrance for the bigger sister of a MeisterSinger’s classic

MeisterSinger stands for single-hand watches. A single needle-thin hour hand shows time to the nearest five minutes and contributes to a rather relaxed way of keeping track of time....

Melbourne-Based Bleau Watches

Dress watches inspired by the traditions of watchmaking Bleau Watches are the new kids on the block, influenced by the highest end of watchmaking, taking inspiration from some of...

Tissot T-Touch Expert Solar II – Not a smartwatch

As per the title says this article is not about the latest iPhone extension screen, as well known as ‘smart watch’. It however, details a tool watch. A purposely-built...

#TBT A Matte Dial Rolex GMT-Master 16750

New Coke, the Porsche 996, and Star Wars: The Phantom Menace – all things that, upon introduction, were meant to be better than their predecessors. On paper, they probably...

Two Speedmaster CK2915-1 Watches Being Auctioned At Bukowskis

Quite spectacular for Speedmaster enthusiasts is the auction at Bukowskis tomorrow on October 25th in Stockholm. Two first generation Speedmaster watches, reference CK2915-1. This means not only the first...

Speedy Tuesday – the Omega GTG in Vienna

Here at Fratello Watches, we enjoy getting out to see our longstanding readers while taking the opportunity to meet new faces. Last week, I had the chance to do...

Monta Oceanking – 52Mondayz, week #43

A design hommage with many details done right, the Monta Oceanking. Its looks clearly remember us of dive watches as seen half way the last century. Modern techniques make...