Vianney Halter gained famed for his unorthodox design and arguable creation of the high-end steampunk watch market. A known science fiction junkie, Halter's mixed reputation in the watch industry ranges from positive concerning his vision, to negative concerning his follow-through in "completing" his work.…
Vianney Halter Deep Space (9) Tourbillon Watch Is Trekkie’s Wet Dream

On May 30th, 2012 Christie's auction house in Hong Kong was host to the latest installment in their "Important Watches" auction series (which included a ton of watches). While this auction featured much of the normal fare from Panerai and read more...
Auction Watch: Christie’s Harry Winston Opus Collection Results

I remember several years ago I was part of a thread on one of the popular watch forums. I commented that it was too bad we weren't alive during the 40s-60s, what I had considered the "Golden Age" of mechanical watches. It seemed like back…
Breaking Down The 2011 Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève Awards

After I (Meehna) posted an article on Roger Smith, I got several requests for an article on "independents." By popular demand, here it is: An independent watchmaker brand is not an easy concept to define because there are so many read more...
The World Of Independent Watch Makers

The machine you see before you represents a new offering from Romain Jerome, which looks amazing with their special treatment, although its creation cannot be credited to them. In fact the Cabestan vertical tourbillon watch was a collaborative effort between read more...
Romain Jerome Builds A Nostalgic Wrist Borne Machine For Alchemists With the Cabestan Titanic DNA Vertical Tourbillon Watch