John Thoelke

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TAG Heuer Carrera Chronograph Panda

On the occasion of Watches & Wonders 2024, TAG Heuer is presenting the Carrera Chronograph Panda. The Carrera has been around since 1963 and celebrated its 60th birthday last year. We are now seeing a new variant with a Panda…

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TAG Heuer Monaco Split-Seconds Chronograph: Sapphire And Titanium

With its cushion-shaped case, the Monaco from TAG Heuer is an icon among racing-inspired watches. On the occasion of Watches & Wonders 2024, the LVMH brand is presenting two new models with a unique design and split-seconds chronograph. The TAG…

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Roger Dubuis Orbis in Machina: Central Tourbillon

The new Roger Dubuis Orbis in Machina departs from the conventional architecture with hands from the centre. Instead, the watchmakers have placed a tourbillon in the centre, from which the time displays wind hierarchically around the dial in stages. “Orbis”…

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140 Years of Breitling: New Navitimer Cosmonaute, GMT And Automatic

Breitling is celebrating its 140th anniversary and is kicking off the anniversary year with new additions to the Navitimer collection. This month, 10 new models will join the collection, which embodies the Breitling spirit like no other. Firstly, Breitling is…

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Bulgari Octo Finissimo Automatic Sketch & Chronograph GMT

To mark Bulgari’s 140th anniversary, the Manufacture is presenting new Octo Finissimo with a “Sketch” dial. In March 2022, Bulgari presented a “Sketch” dial for the first time as a limited edition. The three-hand watch and chronograph celebrated the 10th…

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Omega Speedmaster Moonwatch White Dial

A new Omega Speedmaster Moonwatch! The latest version of the first watch worn on the moon features a white lacquered dial and black hands for the first time. A red Speedmaster lettering provides a striking contrast and is inspired by…

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Tissot PR516: A Historic Chronograph Makes a Comeback

In an exciting move for fans of the brand, Tissot is bringing back a historic model. The new Tissot PR516 adopts the design of the original from the 1970s, but is now equipped with a state-of-the-art movement. True to its…

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Frederique Constant x seconde/seconde/ Slimline Moonphase Date: What Are Conventions Anyways?

Frederique Constant is presenting the Slimline Moonphase Date Manufacture seconde/seconde/ Limited Edition, the result of a collaboration with the French artist seconde/seconde/. Originally, the manufacture wanted to emphasise the craftsmanship that goes into its watches. With this task in hand,…

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Hublot Spirit of Big Bang Depeche Mode: The Passage of Time

The Hublot Spirit of Big Bang Depeche Mode is the latest result of the collaboration with the English rock band Depeche Mode. The partnership began 14 years ago to raise awareness for charitable projects. Since then, more than 2.3 million…

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Zenith ICONS: Pilot – Act 1: Historic Pilot References in New Capsule Collection

Zenith is expanding the ICONS programme with a new capsule collection composed of three historic pilot’s watches. As part of Zenith’s HORIZ-ON CSR initiative, dedicated to building a circular economy for the manufacture’s historic watches, the ICONS programme offers original…

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Longines Conquest Heritage Central Power Reserve: Unique Complication

To mark the 70th anniversary of the Conquest collection, Longines is presenting the Conquest Heritage Central Power Reserve. The watch is based on a historic model from 1959, the ref. 9028, which integrated a power reserve indicator in the centre…

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Zenith Chronomaster Sport: Precious Metal For The Collection And Gems on Top

The Zenith Chronomaster Sport Ref. 22.3100.3600/69.M3100 is the first addition to the young collection with a precious metal case set with gemstones. The diamonds, spinels and sapphires on the bezel echo the iconic three-colour chronograph counters. A meteorite dial is…