A Watch A Week

The De Bethune DB28YT Yellow Tones
The De Bethune DB28YT Yellow Tones

Gold, for much of the history of watchmaking, has been an essential element in watch cases (and even, occasionally, in movements — in the...

The Vacheron Constantin Traditionnelle Complete Calendar With Moonphase
The Vacheron Constantin Traditionnelle Complete Calendar With Moonphas...

The complete calendar is a complication that offers a lot of visual razzle-dazzle for not (usually) a whole heck of a lot more money than...

The F. P. Journe Vagabondage III
The F. P. Journe Vagabondage III

Even in the seemingly simple world of time-only watches, there is an enormous amount of variety in design, materials, mechanisms, and jus...

The Cartier Tortue Monopoussoir, Collection Privée Cartier Paris
The Cartier Tortue Monopoussoir, Collection Privée Cartier Paris

Although the Collection Privée Cartier Paris (CPCP) watches were produced for a relatively short period of time, from 1998 to 2008, the w...

The Rolex Turn-O-Graph, Ref. 116264
The Rolex Turn-O-Graph, Ref. 116264

The Rolex Turn-O-Graph is one of those Rolex models which exists slightly in the shadow of the more mainstream and widely known sports mo...

The De Bethune DBS DBSWS1
The De Bethune DBS DBSWS1

The De Bethune DBS came along fairly early in the history of the company — it was introduced in 2005, just three years after Denis Flageo...

The IWC Grande Complication, Chronograph, Minute Repeater, And Perpetual Calendar, Ref. IW9270-45
The IWC Grande Complication, Chronograph, Minute Repeater, And Perpetu...

The IWC Grande Complication was one of the first of a new generation of grande complication and highly complicated watches to emerge from...

The F. P. Journe Chronomètre à Résonance, “Pre-Souscription”
The F. P. Journe Chronomètre à Résonance, “Pre-Souscription̶...

One of the earliest known versions of one of horology’s most important watches. F. P. Journe founded the company that bears his nam...

H. Moser x MB&F Endeavour Cylindrical Tourbillon
H. Moser x MB&F Endeavour Cylindrical Tourbillon

The H. Moser & Cie. Endeavour Cylindrical Tourbillon is an unusual watch on several counts. First, of course, it is a tourbillon and ...

The Lange Cabaret And The Lost Art Of The Rectangular Watch
The Lange Cabaret And The Lost Art Of The Rectangular Watch

Are shaped watches on the comeback trail? Right now, every single watch A. Lange & Söhne makes, is round. The same is true at Vachero...

The Patek Philippe Ten Day Tourbillon Is An Inside Baseball Home Run
The Patek Philippe Ten Day Tourbillon Is An Inside Baseball Home Run

A possibly perfect pure expression of the art of the tourbillon, from Patek Philippe. The origin story of the tourbillon isn’t qu...

The Greubel Forsey <br> Double Tourbillon 30º
The Greubel Forsey
Double Tourbillon 30º

The first Invention from Greubel Forsey is still one of the most exciting tourbillons of all time. Let me say at the outset that for a ...

The Audemars Piguet Star Wheel
The Audemars Piguet Star Wheel

Welcome to the first installment of A Watch A Week, in which we take a close look at one piece from our collection that deserves more tha...

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