The Only Watch 2013 charity watch auction which occurs every other year in Monaco is coming up in September of 2013. aBlogtoWatch has created a full list (that we will update as more watches for the auction are released) of all the piece unique (one-of-a-kind) timepieces that will be offered at the event.
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The Ulysse Nardin Sonata is not a new watch, but these two models are the newest iteration thereof and referred to by Ulysse Nardin as the Sonata Streamline watches. Among high-end timepieces in the brand’s even most avant garde collections the Sonata is perhaps the least understood.
At Baselworld 2013, Christophe Claret shared with me images of a new version of the X-Trem-1 called the Pinball. The first of which will be a piece unique to be sold at the Only Watch 2013 charity watch auction event. After the auction, there will be some other color variations of the X-Trem-1 Pinball that will be offered to select Christophe Claret clients…
Can someone explain to us why most smart watches are so terribly ugly? “Connected” electronic watch makers can sure learn something from the Swiss watch industry. We also discuss the aBlogtoWatch trip to Frederique Constant to build timepieces, and what it means to have emotion for mechanical watches.
Hands-on with the ArtyA Son of Sound was an experience with one of the more interesting watches from one of the more interesting brands at Baselw0rld 2013. We first debuted the Son of Sound guitar-style watch here. Certainly polarizing the Son of Sound is a further effort by ArtyAs Yvan Arpa to connect with the rock and rollers his brand does so well with.
A little late this month in our announcement, but we wanted to congratulate Hanbit C. from Fair Oaks, California who is the winner of the Ritmo Mundo Persepolis Triple Time watch that was the aBlogtoWatch giveaway piece from April 2013. This month you can still enter for a chance to win a Wryst Airbone watch on aBlogtoWatch here.
Rolex has just launched a smart new new video promotional campaign called “Rolex And Icons.” People often ask us “what watch brands are using social media well?” This requires a lot of thought as only a few come to mind who are even using social media properly.
It makes us happy to see Casio continually improving its G-Shock collection of watches, and in this review we take a look at the Aviation GW-A1000 (GWA1000-1A).
A bold look at the new Watch Radar watch brand recognition iPhone app.
When I hear the name “Calatrava” I think of Patek Philippe, and when I think about Patek Philippe I think about tradition. Tradition in the sense of a watch means a lot of things. It usually implies timeless design, and often a retention of values that your father or grandfather would have probably recognized.
If there was such a thing as a ‘pedestrian watch’ at A. Lange & Sohne then it would surely be one of their “more basic” watches priced under $50,000 like this 1815 Up/Down. Anything over that simply could not be considered “ordinary.” There of course is jest in my words as A. Lange & Sonhe is among the most exclusive high-end brands in the world that given their volume…
He loves his Omega watch as much as he loves space! A few days ago Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield returned to earth after what seemed like an extremely long stay aboard the International Space Station (ISS). He was up there for six months!
I was very pleased to hear that I had won the MTM Special Ops Silencer from aBlogtoWatch and am grateful for the opportunity to share my impressions of this timepiece…
For the Only Watch 2013 charity auction, Patek Philippe has produced a one-of-a-kind version of the discontinued ref. 5004 in titanium called the 5004T. While Patek Philippe has produced titanium watches in the past, they are exceedingly rare and none that I can find have been produced as part of an series.
Post Baselworld 2013, John and I take a closer look at the new offerings from Rolex and Tudor, as well as some interesting items from TAG Heuer such as the MikopendulumS watch that once again brings magnets (successfully) to a timepiece.
For 2013 the newest member of the Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean collection is the long-awaited GMT. Just before the annual Baselworld watch trade show event we debuted to the world the new Planet Ocean GMT GoodPlanet watch here. That blue and orange version of the new GMT watch bears the GoodPlanet foundation name…
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