For 2014, the Royal Oak Concept watch by Audemars Piguet makes a return. Originally released in 2002, the Royal Oak Concept was penned as an ultra-modern version of the Royal Oak on the 30th Anniversary of the famed Gerald Genta-designed luxury sport watch…
Topic | GMT Watches
Nixon isn’t a brand that I’ve had too much exposure with in the past. However, once I saw that they had a model featuring a Horween leather strap, I knew this was definitely a model that I needed to check out. Of course, it didn’t hurt that the piece also featured a GMT function, which is one of my favorite complications. I have to say, though, that the first thing that grabbed me about this watch wasn’t so much the specs, or the strap material – it was the name.
For 2013 Girard-Perregaux overhauls the ww.tc collection with a facelift that increases the size of the watch and brings the entire concept more into the brand’s modern era. Compared to the existing ww.tc (world wide time control) collection, this modern incarnation of the classic is welcome, but we wouldn’t strictly call it an upgrade so much as an evolution.
The humbly, yet implicatively titled Aviation collection possibly is the most widely recognized range of watches from Bell & Ross…The BR03 line of watches are part of the Aviation collection and today we are looking at a new and very limited piece called the BR03-51 GMT-TWG…
What you see here are two newer watches in the Luminox Recon collection, as part of their “land” family of timepieces. The Recon series watches are designed around the idea of offering special features for members of a tactical reconnaissance team.
Today, another watch brand breaks out from Iceland. Focusing on outdoor-oriented sport watches, ARC-TIC (sister brand to JS Watch Co) has released their first model, the Iceland Mean Time (IMT).
Schofield Watches, based out of Sussex, England, is a young watch brand that exhibits a very distinct and emotional sense of style. Their old world nautical aesthetic stems from the vision of owner/creator Giles Ellis and is interpreted by the landscape and heritage of England in a very charming, passionate and singular manner.
Forty years ago, the Concentrique was ground-breaking as it was the first wristwatch with five centrally mounted hands, offering the time, chrono seconds, pointer date and a GMT hand all spanning from the center of the dial. Roberts was only 20 years old when he developed the mechanism that allowed for the Concentrique, and the watch was never commercially available or put into production, until now…
If ever I were a sucker for one specific type of watch, it’s more than likely the GMT diver. The practicality and go-anywhere charm of a dive watch bolstered by the addition of the ultra-handy GMT complication makes for a very appealing package.
Bremont announced its latest limited edition piece, the Codebreaker. Much like the EP-120, the P-51, and last year’s Victory, this new model follows Bremont’s pattern of creating limited edition watches that are connected to famous military icons and often incorporate materials sourced from specific historic examples. The Codebreaker commemorates Bletchley Park’s involvement in World War II military intelligence.
The Omega Speedmaster Spacemaster Z-33 watch is the thematic follow-up to the famed Omega X-33 pilot watch, that we recently discussed again as it was worn (and loved) by Astronaut Chris Hadfield (now apparently retired). The X-33 was originally released in 1998, mostly intended toward the professional and active enthusiast market as a sort of Omega answer…
Chronoswiss is likely a brand that doesn’t need much introduction, even though we don’t hear much about them. I’ve reviewed some of their collection in the past, and they are well thought out pieces with impeccable construction and high-quality materials.
For 2013 Omega fully rounds-out the Seamaster Aqua Terra family with the new Aqua Terra Chronograph GMT. With a new movements and solid looks, this is the semi-formal sport watch in the Aqua Terra collection to lust after. I had no idea that the Aqua Terra collection was so beloved until aBlogtoWatch viewers started to ask…
It is no surprise that the Baume & Mercier Clifton collection has garnered universal praise. The essential ingredients of this line of watches are restrained classical looks, combined with an understated elegance. While the trend of making funky watches with unusual time telling displays continues unabated, sometimes, all we want is a stylish and timeless design that just feels right.
The Royal KonTiki Two Time Zones by Eterna is a handsome watch, but watch industry pundits will no doubt consider the bigger story being the first appearance of the new Calibre 39 in a production watch. It couldn’t have happened soon enough. When the Calibre 39 was announced this year, its appearance seemed to embody […]
In the fourth edition of our bi-weekly roundup, we check out a rare George Daniels chronograph watch, interview Hublot’s Jean-Claude Biver, check out some new Panerais and visit Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
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