REVIEW: Nivada Grenchen Chronomaster Aviator Sea Diver

28/11/2020 9:09 pm REVIEW: Nivada Grenchen Chronomaster Aviator Sea Diver One of my first forays into vintage chronographs was a purchase early in my watch collection. Little did I know at the time, the watch was a seldom-seen Nivada Grenchen Chronomaster Aviator Sea Diver (CASD) “Special Logo” reference 0/4076. This model is particularly rare and collectible for a number of reasons. First, it has a… Professional Watches

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Maurice Lacroix x Label Noir Aikon Automatic Limited Edition

27/11/2020 2:42 pm Maurice Lacroix x Label Noir Aikon Automatic Limited Edition Swiss watchmaker Maurice Lacroix and customizer Label Noir collaborated together to create a special matte gray and black 50-piece limited edition Aikon timepiece, available online beginning on Black Friday. The Maurice Lacroix Aikon Automatic Limited Edition Label Noir is presented in sand-blasted anthracite gray DLC stainless steel version of the company’s best-selling full-size 42 mm… Professional Watches

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ETA vs. Sellita

25/11/2020 2:06 am ETA vs. Sellita This isn’t the first article to be written on the topic and it certainly won’t be the last but with the release of the Tudor Royal featuring the caliber T601 based on a Sellita movement, I thought it was a good time to provide a watchmaker’s perspective on these two watch movements. First, let’s acknowledge… Professional Watches

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Grand Opening of the First Armin Strom Pop-Up Store in Zurich

24/11/2020 4:59 pm Grand Opening of the First Armin Strom Pop-Up Store in Zurich Armin Strom is opening its first pop-up store in the middle of Zurich’s Old Town. An appealing space has been set up for watch collectors to come and experience the brand, function, and beauty of mechanical watches. The brand’s philosophy is simple: It shows what it does. Armin Strom is driven by the fascination for… Professional Watches

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Nine Timepieces from Watches of Switzerland’s New York City Locations

23/11/2020 11:45 am Nine Timepieces from Watches of Switzerland’s New York City Locations Late last month, I visited the Watches of Switzerland NYC flagships in SoHo, Hudson Yards, and the Grand Seiko pop-up in SoHo to check out some of the latest watch releases. Interestingly, while SoHo and Hudson Yards are not physically very far apart, the clientele and selection vary between the two high profile addresses. According… Professional Watches

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The Merci LMM-H01 x Hodinkee Limited Edition

22/11/2020 12:53 am The Merci LMM-H01 x Hodinkee Limited Edition The Hodinkee Shop collaborated with Parisian conceptual lifestyle retailer Merci to design a contemporary field watch with a retro vibe. Introduced on Friday, the Merci LMM-H01 Limited Edition for Hodinkee comes in a 37.5 mm x 11 mm brushed stainless steel case with a stepped fixed steel bezel, muted colors, and is powered by a… Professional Watches

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Watches of Switzerland Announces Expansion Plans In North America

21/11/2020 4:19 am Watches of Switzerland Announces Expansion Plans In North America The Watches of Switzerland Group announces dynamic expansion plans in North America for the remainder of 2020 and into 2021. The development includes the opening of 8 mono-brand boutiques with TAG Heuer, Breitling, and OMEGA by end-of-year, across 5 key markets. New York, NY [November 19, 2020] – As part of its continued development of… Professional Watches

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G-Shock x Wildlife Promising “Rock Python” Limited Edition

20/11/2020 8:42 am G-Shock x Wildlife Promising “Rock Python” Limited Edition G-Shock has just unveiled a limited-edition MT-G model inspired by the African Rock Python. The Limited Edition MTGB1000WLP1 comes with a stainless steel MT-G case (51.7 mm x 14.4 mm), bezel, and bracelet. Uniquely, the top surface is laser etched with a brown, black, and gold python pattern. Created in collaboration with Wildlife Promising (a nonprofit… Professional Watches

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Superocean Heritage ’57 Outerknown

19/11/2020 5:51 pm Superocean Heritage ’57 Outerknown Following the launch of the retro Superocean ’57 dive watch earlier this year, Breitling announced two new “Outerknown” versions today. Introducing the Breitling Superocean Heritage ’57 Outerknown, available in the same 42 mm x 9.99 mm stainless steel case as the original — with a new bronze-colored sunburst dial and either a standard steel bezel… Professional Watches

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2020 TAG Heuer Carrera Jack Heuer Gold Limited Edition

19/11/2020 1:55 pm 2020 TAG Heuer Carrera Jack Heuer Gold Limited Edition Today, TAG Heuer released a Carrera Chronograph to celebrate Jack Heuer on his 88th birthday. The Carrera Jack Heuer Gold Limited Edition features a 42 mm solid 18K rose gold case with a silver opaline dial and dual black sunray brushed counters like the Ref. 1158CHN which TAG Heuer loosely based this modern Carrera on.… Professional Watches

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