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Panerai Luminor Submersible 1950 Bronzo PAM00382 – Pure Vintage

A few weeks back we mentioned the Panerai Luminor Submersible 1950 Bronzo while introducing bronze watches at swisswatches. We now managed to get our hands on to a piece with very unique patina, which we found so thrilling that we dedicated…

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How to wear the Richard Mille RM 035 Ultimate Edition

We very well remember the first time spotting tennis genius Raphael Nadal wearing an obvious big watch during matches. And not only for a soft warm up but during speedy rallies in his familiar aggressive style. How can this be…

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AkriviA AK06 – A strong bond beetween the Artisan and Watch

We don’t know which fancy name drew more attention to us first: “Rexhep Rexhepi” or “AkriviA”. The former is the name of a young and very ambitious watchmaker. The latter is the unmistakable name of his 2012 founded watch brand…

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The Panerai Manufacture Headquarter – A hot spot in the unspoiled landscape

A few weeks back we were kindly invited to discover the new Panerai manufacture headquarter which is idyllically located in the mountains just above a lake near Neuchâtel, the heart of the world of fine watchmaking. It’s equipped with incredible…

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Montblanc 1858 Bronze Collection: extra patina for true vintage fans

Clocks, canons and propellers – we usually know bronze from these engineering heavyweights. And finally, the watch industry celebrates a comeback of this industrial material. What makes Bronze so special is not only it’s toughness, but also that it develops…

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IWC Special Edition to Celebrate Mercedes-AMG 50th Anniversary

A childhood dream has come true. Thanks to Mercedes-AMG and IWC Schaffhausen who teamed up at the Nürburgring 24-hours race to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the performance sports car brand of Mercedes-Benz, which took it’s name from the initials…

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Carl. F. Bucherer Patravi ScubaTec Manta Trust Limited Edition – Manta Rays are the new stars

The new stars at Swiss watch-brand Carl F. Bucherer are not again Hollywood actors or sport enthusiasts as brands usually commit as ambassadors to represent their products, but 188 manta rays! The reason is mainly the brands support in The Manta…

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CORUM Golden Bridge – Avant-Garde Watchmaking

The story of CORUMs Golden Bridge is exceptional. A young watchmaker from the idyllic town of La Caux-de-Fonds called Vincent Calabrese knocked on CORUMs door one day to introduce his newest invention: an unfamiliar looking baguette movement. He probably didn’t…