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W&W 2022: TUDOR Highlights

TUDOR is introducing an array of novelties at this year’s Watches & Wonders. One very important piece is an outgoing watch christened the Black Bay Pro. Other new models come in the form of a bicolour Black Bay GMT and…

W&W 2022: The ridiculously chic Vacheron Constantin Historiques 222

When luxury steel sports watches with integrated bracelets suddenly appeared in the 1970s, it was not only Audemars Piguet and Patek Philippe that caused a stir with their Royal Oak and Nautilus creations. Vacheron Constantin was also quick to recognize the trend – despite…

Porsche Design and the Chronograph 1 – Back to the Future

To understand the legend that is Porsche, it is worth looking at the world through a child’s eyes. For example, the three-year-old son of a couple who are friends of mine, who cheers “Porsche!” every single time he sees a…

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A Journey Through The Zenith Manufacture in Le Locle

Anyone who leaves school at the age of 9 is either clearly not suited to academia, or has already realised what their calling is. George Favre-Bulle must have been a visionary even as a child, because he had bigger plans…

The Zenith Chronomaster Original E-Commerce: Only Available in the Online Shop

Earlier this summer, Zenith unveiled this reinterpretation of the iconic A386 from 1969. Now follows a variant that is exclusively available in the brand’s online shop. Appropriately, it is called the Chronomaster Original E-Commerce and has a slightly different dial.…

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Breitling celebrates three legendary sports cars with the Top Time Classic Cars Capsule Collection

Breitling celebrates American automotive culture with the Top Time Classic Cars Capsule collection. For this purpose, the Swiss company is presenting three chronographs, each inspired by a classic racing car from the 1960s. They appear with eye-catching dials that are…

Vacheron Constantin Historiques American 1921

To mark the centenary of the American 1921, Vacheron Constantin presents three new models of the watch that captures the spirit of the Roaring Twenties with its diagonal dial. Two of the three new variants are housed in a white…

Montblanc Heritage Pythagore Small Second Limited Edition 148

With the Heritage Pythagore Small Second Limited Edition 148, Montblanc presents two new timepieces that draw on the rich past of the Minerva watch manufacture. With them, the new Montblanc manufacture calibre MB M14.08, inspired by a historic Minerva calibre,…

Breitling Premier Heritage Chronos – Watches & Wonders 2021

During our last conversation a couple of months ago, CEO Georges Kern could hardly keep his cool as, bursting with pride, he gushed over Breitling’s 2021 novelties – without revealing anything, of course. As we are now finding out, his…

Montblanc 1858 Split Second Chronograph Limited Edition 18

Montblanc is unveiling the Montblanc 1858 Split Second Chronograph Limited Edition 18. The watch uses a new gold alloy called Lime Gold. The Montblanc 1858 line takes its inspiration from the professional Minerva watches from the 1920s and 1930s. These…

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Blancpain Tribute to Fifty Fathoms No Rad Limited Edition

Blancpain is reissuing a timepiece from the 1960s. The Blancpain Tribute to Fifty Fathoms No Rad Limited Edition pays tribute to the original, which was delivered primarily to the combat swimmers of the German Navy. A special feature is the…

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Rolex Submariner: Date or No Date – The Ultimate Question

This is not a story about every tiny technical detail of every Submariner reference. This is a story that tells the tale of one of most famous watches on the planet. Whether the wearer is a diver or data analyst,…