Topic: Chronometer Watches

There will be 44 one-off pieces up for auction at Only Watch this September, one of which is the simply stunning Thomas Mercer Brittanica Chronometer Clock. For wristwatch die-hards, Thomas Mercer is a company that might have flown under the radar, because they only produce…
Thomas Mercer Brittanica Chronometer Clock Donated To Only Watch 2015 Auction

Today, Omega has announced some very exciting news, as it is taking steps into uncharted territories of watch certification. Concerning both testing the accuracy of its Master Co-Axial movements, their anti-magnetic properties, and a number of other factors (which we shall discuss shortly), Omega is…
Omega Watches Will Be “Officially Certified” By New Swiss METAS Certification, COSC Abandoned

One thing that has always turned me off about haute horology pieces is the sheer uselessness of the complications watchmakers devise for their flagship timepieces. Any number of these complications are really just exercises in devising the most complex and obscure ways of measuring…
FP Journe Chronometre Optimum Watch: Timekeeping At Its Most Optimal

One watch that I certainly didn't want to miss discussing in 2012 is the new range of Ulysse Nardin Marine Chronometer Manufacture watches. Upped in size and details, the Marnie Chronometer Manufacture watches also contain the long awaited in-house made Ulysse Nardin calibre UN-118 automatic…
Ulysse Nardin Marine Chronometer Manufacture Watch Hands-On

The excessively long name of this reference number 703.20.92 LC05 Fortis watch pretty much says it akk. This is among the most complex and expensive Fortis watches I have ever seen. Limited to just 100 pieces the F-43 is a read more...
Fortis F-43 Flieger Limited Edition Chronograph Alarm GMT Chronometer C.O.S.C. Dual Power Reserve Watch

I recently learned an interesting fact regarding the history of the Omega Seamaster collection. The Seamaster and Seamaster Planet Oceans that we know today are hardy tool watches suitable for diving, James Bond, and overall feeling like high-function instruments that is made really well...…
Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean Co-Axial Chronometer Watch Review