Introducing – The New Zenith Chronomaster Sport (Live Pics & Video Review)

22/01/2021 12:05 am Introducing – The New Zenith Chronomaster Sport (Live Pics & Video Review) The Zenith Chronomaster has spawned numerous versions and generations since it was originally presented at the 1994 Basel fair.  More than 20 years later, this sports chronograph has become one of the brand’s key collections. Today, it is the most emblematic expression of the iconic El Primero movement. As 2021 kicks off, Zenith unveils a […] Monochrome Watches | An Online Magazine Dedicated To Fine Watches Stories from the world of fine watchmaking, told by…

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Hands-on – The Comeback of the Nivada Grenchen Chronomaster Aviator Sea Diver

21/01/2021 7:10 pm Hands-on – The Comeback of the Nivada Grenchen Chronomaster Aviator Sea Diver About a week ago, we introduced you to a rather cool watch, the Nivada Grenchen Depthmaster, which marked the return of a highly original and important model in dive watch history. What’s even more noticeable is the fact that the name Nivada Grenchen, a niche but cult brand specialized in instrumental pieces, is coming back. […] Monochrome Watches | An Online Magazine Dedicated To Fine Watches Stories from the world of fine watchmaking, told by…

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Introducing – The New MB&F HM9 Sapphire Vision (Live Pics & Price)

21/01/2021 2:35 pm Introducing – The New MB&F HM9 Sapphire Vision (Live Pics & Price) MB&F’s retro-futuristic HM9 sails into 2021 with a sapphire crystal case revealing every component of its anatomy. Like the HM3 FrogX tenth-anniversary editions in sapphire crystal presented at the end of 2020, four limited editions of the HM9 with sapphire crystal cases join the HM9 fleet. First launched in 2018, the HM9 Flow takes its […] Monochrome Watches | An Online Magazine Dedicated To Fine Watches Stories from the world of fine watchmaking, told by…

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Interview – Taking Watches, Blogging, Speedy Tuesday and Selling Watches with Fratello’s Founder Robert-Jan Broer

21/01/2021 9:10 am Interview – Taking Watches, Blogging, Speedy Tuesday and Selling Watches with Fratello’s Founder Robert-Jan Broer I guess you know Robert-Jan Broer, founder of the Fratellowatches online magazine, initiator of #SpeedyTuesday, and the Speedy Tuesday limited editions that OMEGA introduced in the past years. Robert-Jan and I met some fifteen years ago in The Hague, Netherlands, where both of us lived. We were both watch enthusiasts, and we craved more opportunities […] Monochrome Watches | An Online Magazine Dedicated To Fine Watches Stories from the world of fine…

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Found – An Ultra-Crisp, Ultra-Rare Patek Philippe Nautilus 3700-1J Gübelin-Signed… For EUR 198,000

20/01/2021 7:25 pm Found – An Ultra-Crisp, Ultra-Rare Patek Philippe Nautilus 3700-1J Gübelin-Signed… For EUR 198,000 If you have the slightest interest in watches, you’re certainly aware of the collectability and (insanely high) market value of the Patek Philippe Nautilus. Nothing new here. Produced from 1976 to 1990, the first generation Nautilus – the reference 3700 – is a relatively rare model, as even the steel versions were only made in […] Monochrome Watches | An Online Magazine Dedicated To Fine Watches Stories from the world of fine watchmaking, told…

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Introducing – De Bethune DB Kind of Two Tourbillon (Live Pics & Price)

20/01/2021 2:05 pm Introducing – De Bethune DB Kind of Two Tourbillon (Live Pics & Price) De Bethune launches the DB Kind of Two Tourbillon, a double-sided or pivoting watch with two distinct faces and two distinct moods. A beautiful fusion of past and present, one side of the watch reveals a contemporary design with a tourbillon; the other reveals a more traditional face. Let’s take a closer look at yet […] Monochrome Watches | An Online Magazine Dedicated To Fine Watches Stories from the world of fine watchmaking, told…

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Industry News – Richemont Group’s Sales Show Slight Improvement for Q3 Ended December 2020

20/01/2021 10:05 am Industry News – Richemont Group’s Sales Show Slight Improvement for Q3 Ended December 2020 Richemont Group, the luxury powerhouse behind Cartier, IWC, Jaeger-LeCoultre, and more, like most conglomerates operating in the luxury industry, has been dramatically impacted by the current sanitary situation and the COVID-19 pandemic with sales down 16% over the first 9 months of its current financial year (April-December 2020). Still, the group has released this morning […] Monochrome Watches | An Online Magazine Dedicated To Fine Watches Stories from the world of fine watchmaking,…

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Women’s Watch Wednesday – Breguet Reine de Naples Coeur Eternal Love Limited Edition

20/01/2021 8:50 am Women’s Watch Wednesday – Breguet Reine de Naples Coeur Eternal Love Limited Edition Breguet is recognised on a global scale for its commitment to creating refined feminine wristwatches, particularly those from the Reine de Naples collection, which is now considered the brand’s best-selling line for women. Its timepieces are inspired by a bracelet watch from yesteryear, crafted from hair and gold thread. It was one of the world’s […] Monochrome Watches | An Online Magazine Dedicated To Fine Watches Stories from the world of fine watchmaking, told…

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Introducing – Cuervo y Sobrinos Historiador Luna Negra

19/01/2021 7:05 pm Introducing – Cuervo y Sobrinos Historiador Luna Negra Cuervo y Sobrinos is a Swiss brand based in Le Noirmont, but it has deep Latin roots with design influences from its earlier years in Havana, Cuba. We reviewed the Historiador Pequeños Segundos last year and the piece really exemplifies the Historiador style with long, angular lugs and distinctive dial elements. The new watches build […] Monochrome Watches | An Online Magazine Dedicated To Fine Watches Stories from the world of fine watchmaking, told by passionate experts. Monochrome Watches…

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Introducing – Oris Carl Brashear Calibre 401 Limited Edition

19/01/2021 2:05 pm Introducing – Oris Carl Brashear Calibre 401 Limited Edition Today Oris launches a new model in its Carl Brashear commemorative collection, the third bronze watch honouring U.S. Navy Diver Carl Brashear’s indomitable spirit – a watch that is once again based on the Divers Sixty Five design, with multiple evolutions to make it unique. Not only is it the most compact bronze Carl Brashear […] Monochrome Watches | An Online Magazine Dedicated To Fine Watches Stories from the world of fine watchmaking, told by passionate experts. Monochrome…

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