Hanhart x The Rake x Revolution Bronze 417 + Belstaff Trialmaster

In conjunction with publisher/e-shop, Revolution, and its sister publication The Rake, Hanhart has produced a limited edition homage model 417 in bronze. As part of the collaboration, there’s a Belstaff Trialmaster leather jacket offered separately, or as part of the package. This is effectively a four-way co-branding effort, and the watches available are restricted to 150, however, unlike many limited editions, the prices seem reasonable, and you’re not forced to buy the jacket if you just want the watch or vice versa. Introducing the Hanhart x The Rake x Revolution…

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Hanhart x The Rake & Revolution Bronze 417 Chronograph

In conjunction with publisher/e-shop, Revolution, and its sister publication The Rake, Hanhart has produced a limited edition homage model 417 Chronograph in bronze. Introducing the Hanhart x The Rake x Revolution Bronze 417 Chronograph Limited Edition, presented in a 42 mm x 13.3 mm bronze alloy case with Hanhart’s signature fluted (coin-edge) bezel, which is continuously rotatable and has a red mark for timing things. The case measures 49.5 mm in length and has a 21 mm interlug width. A bronze alloy with the chemical mixture (CuSn8) was specifically used…

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The Ming 18.01 H41 Dive Watch

Using design elements and test data from the Abyss Concept prototype that Ming released last year, this month the young Singaporean-based watchmaker released its first production dive watch. The Ming 18.01 H41 comes with a larger grade 5 titanium case, a matching titanium bracelet, with ceramic luminous material embedded in the sapphire dial ring. Surrounding the dial is a DLC-coated 60 click monoblock stainless steel unidirectional bezel that’s delineated by a 15-minute graduation as well as being able to count up to 60. The bezel features lume for all markings,…

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Introducing the Fifty Fathoms “Nageurs de combat”

This year, Blancpain quietly introduced the Fifty Fathoms “Nageurs de combat” dive watch in a limited edition of 300 pieces. In tribute to its original collaboration with the founders of the French Combat Swimmers unit, Blancpain unveiled a special edition of its iconic Fifty Fathoms diver’s watch. The Fifty Fathoms’ recognizable case is crafted from stainless steel and has a significant wrist presence at 45 mm x 15.7 mm. Encircling the black dial is a stainless steel unidirectional rotating dive bezel with the signature Fifty Fathoms sapphire crystal bezel insert.…

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G-Shock x Dragon Ball Z

This week Casio announced the release of the limited edition G-Shock x Dragon Ball Z GA110JDB-1A4 timepiece. Based on the Japanese anime series Dragon Ball Z, the watch design features a bright reddish-orange colorway for the case and strap, with Dragon Ball illustrations and graphics, including scenes of training and growth for the main character, Son Goku. Additionally, the “G-SHOCK” logo, and the dial — including the hour markers, analog hands, and inner chapter ring — are accented with gold coloring. Further, on the dial, a four-star ball motif is…

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Armin Strom Gravity Equal Force System 78 Rose Gold

Swiss watchmaker Armin Strom debuted its latest version of the Gravity Equal Force today — in a new rose gold and black variation. The new case measures the same 41 mm x 12. 65 mm as the original Gravity Equal Force System 78, but is constructed of a solid 18K rose gold instead of stainless steel. With the Gravity Equal Force — and virtually all of Armin Strom timepieces — the movement components are openworked and visible on both sides of the watch and protected by sapphire crystals front and…

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2020 Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe in Sedna Gold

Blancpain’s Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe is now available with a blue dial combined with a Sedna® gold case. The 43 mm x 13.40 mm Bathyscaphe case is made from Sedna® gold — the Swatch Group’s proprietary 18K red gold alloy made of gold, copper, and palladium — engineered to prevent the reddish hue from fading as it does in typical red or rose gold. Similar to Rolex’s Everose gold, Sedna® gold is also used by the Swatch Group’s Omega brand. A dark blue sunburst brushed dial is framed by the solid gold…

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Interview with Watches of Switzerland’s David Hurley

David Hurley is the Executive Vice President of Watches of Switzerland USA in charge of Watches of Switzerland and Mayors Jewelers in the United States. How has the Watches of Switzerland business changed in the United States from last year, and in particular, now that the WOS SoHo, Hudson Yards, Wynn Vegas and Encore Boston stores have all reopened? We have seen strong growth in the US since opening our first SoHo store in 2018. With stores now in Hudson Yards, Las Vegas, and Boston, we are able to bring…

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