John Thoelke

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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…

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Zenith Chronomaster Original Triple Calendar: Full Calendar in Three Colours

Zenith is adding an annual calendar to the Chronomaster Original collection. The collection revives the design of the brand’s iconic A386 and now features a model with a triple calendar display. Originally, the A386 was to include a full calendar…

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Zenith Chronomaster Sport Green: Core Collection Gets Coloured Bezel And Rubber Strap

With the new Zenith Chronomaster Sport Green, the manufacture is presenting a new, striking model in lush green. Not only is this the first time a green ceramic bezel appears in the core collection, but the manufacture is also presenting…

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TAG Heuer Carrera Chronograph Dato & Tourbillon: Heritage Meets Modernity

During this year’s LVMH Watch Week, TAG Heuer is presenting fans with two special new chronographs. The TAG Heuer Carrera Chronograph pays homage to a historic model of the brand with its Dato layout and a date at 9 o’clock.…

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Zenith Pilot Automatic & Pilot Big Date Flyback: Blue Like The Skies

In the summer of 2023, Zenith presented an updated Pilot collection. Although Zenith has a rich history of pilot’s watches (brought back to life in their “ICONS: PILOT” capsule collection that just launched), the manufacture decided to start from scratch.…

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Wempe Iron Walker Chronograph 46: Carbon For Extra Toughness

With the Wempe Iron Walker Chronograph 46 in its three variations, the watch manufacturer of the eponymous jeweller demonstrates its prowess with carbon. The watches have a 46 mm case made of the composite material and a clear dial design.…

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Roger Dubuis Excalibur Knights Of The Round Table Titanium Damascus: Battle on a Sea of Ice

The Roger Dubuis Excalibur Knights Of The Round Table Titanium Damascus is the latest addition to the collection launched in 2013, which uniquely combines the medieval myth of King Arthur with Roger Dubuis’ progressive approach to horology. This new version…

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Breitling Superocean Bucherer Exclusive: Three Limited Editions Celebrate The New Partnership

Breitling is presenting three new models together with Bucherer. The three Breitling Superocean Bucherer Exclusive models in 36, 42 and 44 mm come in novel colours and celebrate the new partnership between the two Swiss companies. Following the takeover by…