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Split Seconds: This or That - The TAG Heuer Monza vs. The Longines Avigation BigEye

In this Split Seconds, Tim and Josh are tackling chronographs at the lower-end of the price spectrum. They pit the TAG Heuer Monza vs the Longines Avigation BigEye. For the full episode: In the full episode, Tim Mosso and Josh Thanos discuss the week's news from the world of luxury watches. Watch collectors will be treated to a This-or-That comparison of vintage-inspired chronographs from TAG Heuer and Longines. Tim and Josh consider the relative merits of the TAG Heuer Monza re-edition of 2016 and the Longines Avigation BigEye chronograph of 2017. Even better is the fact that both of these accessibly priced steel chronographs won the "Chronograph" category at its respective model year's Grand Prix d'Horlogerie de Geneve, the Oscars of watchmaking. New watches from Jaeger LeCoultre, A. Lange & Sohne, and Seiko are discussed. Jaeger LeCoultre has jumped into the online-exclusive game with the Geophysic True Second limited edition featuring a blue sunburst dial; it is available solely through the Jaeger LeCoultre online boutique sales portal. A. Lange & Sohne has launched the 1815 Homage To Walter Lange limited edition of 262 in white gold (145 pieces), yellow gold (27 pieces), and rose gold (90 pieces). A solitary collector will have the opportunity to win a piece unique Lange 1815 Tribute to Walter Lange with steel case and black enamel dial when the watch goes to auction for a charitable cause in the near future. The new luxury watch limited edition features a solid silver dial and a pair of seconds hands; the one at center is a deadbeat second, and the one in the sub-dial is a sweep seconds hand. Even better, the deadbeat seconds hand of this new Lange watch can be started and stopped at will. Finally Seiko of Japan has joined the ranks of watchmakers offering special-edition blue watches thanks to a Seiko Presage limited edition SPB069 with blue enamel dial by Mitsuru Yokozawa. The new Seiko Presage SPB069 will be available for a price of $1,100 US in 1,500 pieces starting in early 2018. Finally, we discuss industry news including the best articles written this week on the topic of luxury watches; Europa Star magazine gets our nod this week. In Geneva, IWC watches makes news by opening "Les Aviators," a themed reception lounge and bar that acts as an extension to its Rue Du Rhone flagship watch boutique. Naturally, we're here to take your questions about popular watch brands including Rolex watches, Omega watches, Hublot watches as well as haute-de-gamme regulars Patek Philippe, Audemars Piguet, and FP Journe. Please Subscribe: View hundreds of hands-on luxury watch reviews at our WatchBox Reviews channel: Instagram: BUY WATCHES HERE: