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Topic | Graham
The Tourbillon Orrery by Swiss Graham was among the more unique watches we were lucky to see at Baselworld 2013. Graham vacillates between producing bold sport watches and classic timepieces often with an astronomical component. The Swiss brand’s namesake is George Graham, an well-regarded British horologist who was instrumental in many innovations and achievements, especially when it came to astronomical timekeeping and measuring.
Burly with a masculine spirit, the Graham Chronograph Sahara (ref. 2CCAUB02A) watch is an off-road vehicle stuck inside of a luxury timepiece. I first discussed this watch as it is part of the Chronofighter II collection of watches…
As a limited edition for 2012 Graham releases this new dive watch version of the Chronofighter called the Chronofighter Prodive Professional. Highlights include a bold design, monopusher chronograph, and 600 meters of water resistance.
A sky-style dial in deep blue and 18k pink gold is a very pretty thing in this new Geo.Graham The Moon watch by Graham. Geo standard for “George” who is the Graham guy that the brand is named after.
John’s boring interest in antique clocks get furthered with the return of his restored factory clock and boy is he excited! Will you be interested in the MetaWatch project on Kickstarter? We talk about the future of Smart Watches and the Pebble. We discuss a nice Breitling Chronomat GMT 44 that I am reviewing. John […]
In this week’s gripping horological journey we talk about each wearing Graham watches – Ariel talks about the one he reviewed here – and John brings to the table the Graham he’s been wearing all week. The correct pronunciation of the word, “Quixotic” is debated, along with Ariel’s extra thumb as a topic other than […]
The Graham watch brand as we know it really planted its feet with the Swordfish collection of timepieces…
Few brands have given me as much to discuss as Graham. Over the years I have used Graham watches as a springboard to discuss a range of topics from my love of large watches to my disapproval of the term “Oversize” – as applied to most things that use the term “Oversize.” I’ve found myself […]
Let me share with you a few of the words that Graham uses to describe its newer Chronofighter Oversize GMT Black Steel watch collection. The name itself is long enough as it is. Let’s see here, according to our friends at the British Masters this watch is “chic, gutsy, dogged, classy, undaunted, a milestone, magnetic, […]
Because the name of this watch sort of brought it up, I am going to go ahead and once again rally for people to cease over-use of the term “oversize.” This term has a very limited use, and refers to things that are actually too big to work. If something is large, but still works, […]
Graham watches of London is the official “timing partner” of the Mercedes GP Petronas Formula One race team. That means at least a few people there get cool Graham watches, and Graham gets to make another racing themed timepiece. There are two relatively new watches for the partnership. The Mercedes GP Trackmaster (sounds like an […]
First show discussing the lengthy experiences I had at SIHH and GTE. This will be continued in future shows as there were just too many watches to discuss at once. Having a hands-on look at the watches in addition to personal communication with the brands opens up a whole new world of information. Dueling reviews: […]
People go crazy over Graham watches. Especially the Chronofighter series. The trendy English watch maker has some very appealing designs, and I can personally attest to the fact that the build quality of these watches is very good. The Chronofighter series of watch is typified by a unique chronograph pusher system, and apparently is easier […]
Graham is best know for their Swordfish and Chronofighter line of watches. Each are based on either diving or flying, with significant size and aggressive looks. They are known for high quality, English taste (Graham is of course British), and a catering to nostalgia. The two above mentioned watch lines are not their sole offerings, […]
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