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…
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Be it space or spaceship, the watches below are some of the coolest modern watches which honor or make actual use of elements far from the Earth. Imaginative watchmakers use meteorite dials or design their cases and movements to look like spaceships. We love this stuff and as traditional as watchmaking is, these timepieces are directly inspired by science and science fiction…
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.
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!
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…
Each year at Baselworld we like to sit with Omega watches CEO Stephen Urquhart to discuss the business, the brand, and overall what is new for 2013. This year Mr. Urquhart speaks with aBlogtoWatch about some interesting details regarding Omega’s use of ceramic in their watches now and into the future, how features from the Aqua Terra 15,000 Gauss anti-magnetic
With the 2013 movie adaptation of The Great Gatsby book being released shortly, we wanted to take a look at some of the best wrist watches from the roaring 20s. The 1920s, in a sense, was the first real decade of the wrist watch. It was when both men and women started to adapt wrist watches over pocket watches. Some of the best brands that make watches today were around back then…
The good news is that new watches in 2013 are better than ever, and take it from people who’ve seen the watches. Top 10 lists are great, but a few we’ve seen are written by people who haven’t even seen the products…
A simple evolution, the Omega Speedmaster Co-Axial Chronograph Dark Side Of the Moon (debuted here) proves remarkably lovable on the wrist. In a glossy black ceramic case with matching black ceramic dial, the “Moonwatch” naturally borrowed the name “Dark Side Of The Moon” from such things as the actual dark side of earth’s moon, and Pink Floyd’s famous album.
Today we had the opportunity to view the entirety of Omega’s new 2013 line up, including the new Speedmaster ’57 Automatic Co-axial chronograph and it’s a complete stunner.
In the second edition of our bi-weekly news roundup, we check out the new MB&F HM3 Megawind, explore the science being black watches, learn about an indestructible Omega watch and check out previews of two watches that will debut at Basel World 2013.
Baselworld 2013: Welcome yet another Omega Speedmaster for you Omega fans out there. It seems several items to be unveiled at Baselworld were posted on Omega’s site yesterday a bit prematurely and quickly taken down…
Seems that enough information has gotten out, that I think Omega knows they have something really special to tease Omega fans everywhere. The new Omega Speedmaster Moonwatch is coming, and from the way things look, it’s one pretty watch…
We check out Bell & Ross’ new aviation-themed watches, Ressence’s new Type 3 watch, find out how the HYT H1 movement works and more.
The long anticipated new Omega Planet Ocean GMT is here for 2013. Before settling into being a major part of the Seamaster Planet Ocean collection, Omega has debuted the Planet Ocean GoodPlanet GMT, as part of their collaborated efforts with the Good Planet Foundation environmentalist initiative.
To read the reports from SIHH (Salon International de la Haute Horologerie) or the latest auction headlines, you would think that watch collecting is the preserve of the super-rich. Prices with four, five or even six zeros seem to be the norm and those non-millionaires amongst us can feel reduced to observer status only.
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