Louis Moinet Space Revolution: An Epic Space Battle On The Wrist (With Video)

26/11/2020 10:48 pm Louis Moinet Space Revolution: An Epic Space Battle On The Wrist (With Video) Looking at the Louis Moinet Space Revolution, the latest in the brand’s Cosmic Art collection, fills you with incredulity: is it a watch? Is it a piece of kinetic art? Is it a bird? Is it a plane? Or did it spring from the mind of George Lucas? Make up your own mind by checking it out right here. The post Louis Moinet Space Revolution: An Epic Space Battle On The Wrist (With Video)…

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Seiko Presage: 2020 Overview With 8 New Watches

26/11/2020 1:05 pm Seiko Presage: 2020 Overview With 8 New Watches Seiko has always made it a point to deliver bang for your buck. Even at the Japanese brand’s entry-point level, its watches do not disappoint and often whet the appetite of budding watch enthusiasts, encouraging them to take the next step. Within the Seiko collection, the Prospex is for those who favor something sporty, while […] The post Seiko Presage: 2020 Overview With 8 New Watches appeared first on Quill & Pad. Quill & Pad Keeping Watch on Time

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Professional Diver Nigel Band And The Unusual Rolex Sea-Dweller And Oyster Perpetual Models That Plumbed The Depths And Scaled The Heights

25/11/2020 10:41 pm Professional Diver Nigel Band And The Unusual Rolex Sea-Dweller And Oyster Perpetual Models That Plumbed The Depths And Scaled The Heights Nigel Band is a professional diver with over 30 years’ worth of commercial and teaching experience. He also owns two rather unusual Rolex watches: a 1986 “triple-six” Rolex Sea-Dweller Reference 16660 and a Himalayan mountain climbing 1952 Rolex Oyster Perpetual. Put on your breathing apparatus as the fascinating stories of these two watches are told by Colin Alexander Smith here. The post Professional Diver Nigel Band…

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Champagne Labruyère And JM Sélèque: The Majesty Of Grower Champagnes

24/11/2020 10:47 pm Champagne Labruyère And JM Sélèque: The Majesty Of Grower Champagnes Champagne is not a wine that most people enjoy at home or by themselves as they might a good red or a top spirit. Champagne is for occasions and for sharing and enjoying with friends. If times have been tough for the large Champagne-based houses, they have been even worse for many of the small growers and their champagnes. Here Ken Gargett take a look at two up-and-coming growers for your consideration. The post Champagne Labruyère And…

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Christiaan Van Der Klaauw Planetarium Eise Eisinga: Taking The Solar System From The Ceiling And Putting It On Your Wrist

23/11/2020 10:49 pm Christiaan Van Der Klaauw Planetarium Eise Eisinga: Taking The Solar System From The Ceiling And Putting It On Your Wrist In 2009 Christiaan van der Klaauw presented the world’s smallest mechanical planetarium to the world. With the eye-catching Eise Eisinga edition, the boutique brand merges the stories of the world’s oldest planetarium with the world’s smallest planetarium. The post Christiaan Van Der Klaauw Planetarium Eise Eisinga: Taking The Solar System From The Ceiling And Putting It On Your Wrist appeared first on Quill & Pad. Quill &…

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Greubel Forsey Balancier S: The New (Atypical) Shape Of Ultra-High-End Sport Watches

22/11/2020 10:53 pm Greubel Forsey Balancier S: The New (Atypical) Shape Of Ultra-High-End Sport Watches There are thousands of things to love about Greubel Forsey watches, but the thing that has always been the hook in the root of Joshua Munchow’s brain is the variety of distinct shapes that atypically assemble to create very unique timepieces. With the release of 2020’s Balancier S, yet another inspiring set of shapes entered his universe, which he share with us here. The post Greubel Forsey Balancier S: The New (Atypical) Shape Of Ultra-High-End…

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Why I Bought It: Hajime Asaoka Tsunami – Reprise

22/11/2020 11:45 am Why I Bought It: Hajime Asaoka Tsunami – Reprise This is the story of a daily-wear watch: the Tsunami by Japanese independent watchmaker Hajime Asaoka. It’s not a “beater” as it’s too beautifully made for that description, and some folks justifiably take offense at characterizing a five-figure expenditure in those terms. But it is a watch that GaryG suspects that he will be wearing a lot and in a variety of settings. The post Why I Bought It: Hajime Asaoka Tsunami – Reprise appeared first on Quill…

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Here’s Why The Crown Is The Unsung Hero Of Watchmaking (And Why Rolex Wears The Crown) – Reprise

22/11/2020 4:16 am Here’s Why The Crown Is The Unsung Hero Of Watchmaking (And Why Rolex Wears The Crown) – Reprise This is one of the most important yet underappreciated parts of a watch: the crown. The humble crown has played an extensive role in helping Rolex – and the rest of the watch industry – get to where it is today. Here’s why. The post Here’s Why The Crown Is The Unsung Hero Of Watchmaking (And Why Rolex Wears The Crown) – Reprise appeared first on Quill & Pad.…

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Creator Conversation: An In-Depth Discussion With Ming Thein Of Ming Watches

21/11/2020 10:49 pm Creator Conversation: An In-Depth Discussion With Ming Thein Of Ming Watches Ming Thein kindly discussed a far-ranging set of questions on his past, present, and future with GaryG. What follows are what Gary considers the best of many highlights of that revealing chat. The post Creator Conversation: An In-Depth Discussion With Ming Thein Of Ming Watches appeared first on Quill & Pad. Quill & Pad Keeping Watch on Time

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Why I’ve Never Owned A Rolex – And Why I Might Yet (Update: I Do Now!) – Reprise

21/11/2020 11:45 am Why I’ve Never Owned A Rolex – And Why I Might Yet (Update: I Do Now!) – Reprise Once in a while on the collector forums, a question is posed: is there anyone in the collector community who has never, ever, owned a Rolex? As a general rule, respondents to these queries tend to express disbelief that such a creature could possibly exist given the quality and ubiquity of the brand’s watches. Well, folks, GaryG is here to tell you that such people do exist, and that…

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