March Mania Begins! Preliminary One: Jorg’s Top Twelve

01/03/2021 11:00 am March Mania Begins! Preliminary One: Jorg’s Top Twelve Welcome, one and all, to the preliminary round of March Mania 2021, here on Fratello. Are you a watch maniac like we are? If so, you’re sure to love our month-long feature. 96 watches reviewed last year line up for a battle royale like nothing that’s gone before. We need your votes. We want your […] Visit March Mania Begins! Preliminary One: Jorg’s Top Twelve to read the full article. Fratello Watches Opinions on watches, watch reviews, watch stories…

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Breguet, The Inventor Of The Tourbillon

01/03/2021 7:00 am Breguet, The Inventor Of The Tourbillon 2021 marks the 220th anniversary of the tourbillon. On June 26th, 1801, Abraham-Louis Breguet obtained the patent for his invention called “tourbillon”. The tourbillon itself is a little bit older, as it took Breguet about six years to develop it. But who was Abraham-Louis Breguet exactly, and why is the tourbillon such an interesting mechanism? […] Visit Breguet, The Inventor Of The Tourbillon to read the full article. Fratello Watches Opinions on watches, watch reviews, watch stories & industry news

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Genteel Handmade — New Spring Colors POP!

01/03/2021 6:00 am Genteel Handmade — New Spring Colors POP! Just like the seasons change, so too do our desires. Who wants to look at the same old watch strap day in, day out? A new strap can completely transform a watch’s character and, with it, your mood while wearing it. While darker colors make sense throughout the winter months, a fresh injection of energy […] Visit Genteel Handmade — New Spring Colors POP! to read the full article. Fratello Watches Opinions on watches, watch reviews, watch stories & industry…

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A Selection Of LIC Straps From Belgium For Your Attention

01/03/2021 12:01 am A Selection Of LIC Straps From Belgium For Your Attention It took me a long time to really buy-in to the value of a good strap maker. For years, every watch in my collection sat proudly on its original strap or bracelet. I was convinced that there could be no better pairing than that which was originally intended by the watch head’s designer. But I […] Visit A Selection Of LIC Straps From Belgium For Your Attention to read the full article. Fratello Watches Opinions on watches,…

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Edox Delfin Mecano Automatic Watch — Sound Familiar?

01/03/2021 12:01 am Edox Delfin Mecano Automatic Watch — Sound Familiar? The Edox Delfin name goes all the way back to the 1960s. A watch that could withstand a pressure of 30 BAR (300 meters) and using innovations like a double O-ring system and a reinforced case back. Today, the Edox Delfin Mecano looks slightly different but is made with the same spirit as sixty years […] Visit Edox Delfin Mecano Automatic Watch — Sound Familiar? to read the full article. Fratello Watches Opinions on watches, watch reviews, watch stories…

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Fratello On Air: Episode 39 — Watching Sports And Sporting Watches

28/02/2021 1:00 pm Fratello On Air: Episode 39 — Watching Sports And Sporting Watches Welcome one and all to our new Sunday afternoon Pod-Column, Watching Sports (Or WASP, for short). To celebrate this new Fratello feature, host Rob Nudds welcomes fellow sports fanatic Balazs to the virtual booth. This week, the despicable duo look back on Super Bowl LV and the remarkable achievements of 43-year old Tom Brady, as […] Visit Fratello On Air: Episode 39 — Watching Sports And Sporting Watches to read the full article. Fratello Watches Opinions…

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March Mania: Win The Hamilton Intra-Matic Automatic Chronograph!

28/02/2021 11:00 am March Mania: Win The Hamilton Intra-Matic Automatic Chronograph! Today is, of course, the last day of February, a day before all madness will begin! As Rob highlighted we love a good competition! Thus last week we spent wondering how cool and joyful would be to celebrate our championship with a bang! And here we are! Do you fancy the brand new Hamilton Intra-Matic […] Visit March Mania: Win The Hamilton Intra-Matic Automatic Chronograph! to read the full article. Fratello Watches Opinions on watches, watch reviews, watch stories…

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Sunday Morning Showdown: Jet-Black Jaw-Droppers — Omega Vs. IWC

28/02/2021 7:00 am Sunday Morning Showdown: Jet-Black Jaw-Droppers — Omega Vs. IWC In our Sunday Morning Showdown, two of our writers go head-to-head in an epic showdown for the ages. Strong opinions and hysterical hyperbole are welcome (so feel free to join in with the fun in the comments section below). And don’t forget to let us know which watches you’d like to see torn to shreds/effusively […] Visit Sunday Morning Showdown: Jet-Black Jaw-Droppers — Omega Vs. IWC to read the full article. Fratello Watches Opinions on watches, watch reviews,…

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Fratello On Air: Episode 38 — Maurice Lacroix Launches The Aikon Venturer GMT

27/02/2021 3:30 pm Fratello On Air: Episode 38 — Maurice Lacroix Launches The Aikon Venturer GMT Rob dials in Maurice Lacroix HQ to speak with Thiébaut Bentz, International Product and Marketing Director of the brand to discuss Friday’s release of the Aikon Venturer GMT. A short and snappy episode, tune in to stay on top of this week’s watch news.   Rob’s keen to know a few things about the new […] Visit Fratello On Air: Episode 38 — Maurice Lacroix Launches The Aikon Venturer GMT to read the full…

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The Seiko Prospex 1959 Alpinist Modern Re-interpretation Collection

27/02/2021 11:00 am The Seiko Prospex 1959 Alpinist Modern Re-interpretation Collection Just yesterday, we reviewed the new limited edition Alpinist 1959 Re-creation. That watch was an expensive throwback to the original Laurel Alpinist. Today, we look at a series of new pieces dubbed the Alpinist 1959 Modern Re-interpretation series. It’s clear that the release of the limited edition 1959 Alpinist Re-creation was a proper surprise. Granted, […] Visit The Seiko Prospex 1959 Alpinist Modern Re-interpretation Collection to read the full article. Fratello Watches Opinions on watches, watch reviews, watch stories…

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