Seiko Presage Enamel Collection: 4 New Models Debut (Updated with US-Prices)

Seiko presented its Presage collection at last year’s Baselworld. Consisting entirely of watches with mechanical movements, with dial designs based on that of the Seiko Laurel from 1913 (Seiko’s first wristwatch), the first wave of Presage models included two limited-edition pieces with enamel dials. These four new references are the first non-limited Presage watches with… Read More »

What Makes a Dive Watch a Dive Watch?

One leading source offers a definitive answer to the question of what determines whether a timepiece can legitimately called a “dive watch” or “divers’ watch” in this article. In the watch world, when we ask “What is a … ?”, the search for the answer often begins with one source: Berner’s Illustrated Professional Dictionary of… Read More »

Bauhaus Travelers: Bell & Ross BR 03-92 Horograph and BR 03-92 Horolum

With the aircraft cockpit clock-inspired watch designs, Bell & Ross has turned to the clean lines, right angles, and function-first aesthetics of the Bauhaus school to inspire two new timepieces, both of which made their debut at Baselworld 2017: The BR 03-92 Horograph and BR 03-92 Horolum. The clear and uncluttered dial of the Bell… Read More »

Frédérique Constant Introduces Flyback Chronograph Manufacture

Frédérique Constant gave the watvh world a perpetual calendar calendar which under $10,000. The watch adds another affordable high complication to its stable at Baselworld 2017 with the launch of the Frédérique Constant Flyback Chronograph Manufacture. Frédérique Constant Flyback Chronograph Manufacture, stainless steel, dark gray dial (Ref. FC-760DG4H6) The watch contains an all-new in-house movement, Caliber FC-760,… Read More »

Patek Philippe Aquanaut Travel Time Ref. 5650G: New Innovations on Display

At Baselword, Patek Philippe unveiled its fifth “Advanced Research” limited-edition timepiece which is not just a showcase for two impressive technical innovations but also an anniversary piece for the brand’s sportiest collection. Here’s what you should know about the Patek Philippe Aquanaut Travel Time Ref. 5650G. To celebrate Patek Philippe Aquanaut’s  20th anniversary, the watch… Read More »

ULYSSE NARDIN – CLASSIC SONATA

The Ulysse Nardin has provided a totally mechanical, but melodious way to open your eyes and get ready for a new day from the hysterical tumult or strident cries emanating from electronic alarm clocks to be found on most beside tables, when the cathedral-like tone of the Classic Sonata sounds. This new model made by… Read More »

10 Highlights in the History of the Dive Watch

Dive watches are first made as pure tools, which are essential swimming buddies that helped keep divers on time and hence, well, alive. Today they’re something else: fashion statements, conversation pieces, rugged companions for a trip to the beach or pool. This is an excerpt from Timeline: “Dive Watches Through the Decades,” which traces the… Read More »

4 Skull Watches We Can’t Get Out of Our Heads

Some watch brands have introduced skull watches — timepieces with skulls on their dials, some with a horological headbone actually incorporated into the movement itself. Here’s a heads-up on four recently released skull watches. 1. Richard Mille Tourbillon RM 052 Skull Above and below: Richard Mille Tourbillon RM 052 Skull Richard Mille‘s RM 052 Skull… Read More »