An OG Lange 1 Ref. 101.032 In Pink Gold
An OG Lange 1 Ref. 101.032 In Pink Gold

The first incarnation of the Lange 1 was an exercise in both design innovation and technical ingenuity – and was the brainchild of three ...

The F. P. Journe Historical Anniversary Tourbillon T30
The F. P. Journe Historical Anniversary Tourbillon T30

A wristwatch version of the first watch ever made by F. P. Journe. A genuinely interesting story has the benefit of being more, not less,...

An F. P. Journe Linesport Chronographe Monopoussoir Rattrapante, In Platinum
An F. P. Journe Linesport Chronographe Monopoussoir Rattrapante, In Pl...

One of the most underrated rattrapante chronographs in the world is also one of the most beautiful. There are three complications which a...

This Piaget Protocole Shows Why Vintage Piaget Is Having A Moment
This Piaget Protocole Shows Why Vintage Piaget Is Having A Moment

A miniature masterpiece of goldsmithing and watchmaking. One of my fondest memories of Piaget is from close to thirty years ago, when I h...

Striking Time: The Ulysse Nardin Triple Jack Minute Repeater
Striking Time: The Ulysse Nardin Triple Jack Minute Repeater

A chiming watch with Jacks of one trade. One of the most interesting aspects of the world of complicated watchmaking – this year, or real...

Blast From The Past: The F. P. Journe Chronomètre Holland & Holland
Blast From The Past: The F. P. Journe Chronomètre Holland & Holla...

Lock, stock, and Damascus steel barrel. It is perhaps difficult to realize today just how long a road it was to reach the point where wat...

The Breathtaking Beauty Of The Chopard L.U.C. Perpetual Calendar Chronograph
The Breathtaking Beauty Of The Chopard L.U.C. Perpetual Calendar Chron...

A horological heavyweight from the House Of Happy Diamonds. In 2002, I happened to read a story on Timezone.com by Walt Odets (who has lo...

Diamond Age: The Harry Winston X F. P. Journe Opus 1 Resonance
Diamond Age: The Harry Winston X F. P. Journe Opus 1 Resonance

“Talk to me, Harry Winston!” Marilyn Monroe, Diamonds Are A Girl’s Best Friend The Harry Winston Opus series came to an...

End The Year With A Bang With A Massive Royal Oak Tourbillon Chronographe In Gold
End The Year With A Bang With A Massive Royal Oak Tourbillon Chronogra...

Big, bold and gold – but there’s real watchmaking beauty in this beast. The predominant sentiment nowadays when it comes to watch s...

Smooth Operator: The Ice Queen Romance Of The Platinum Spring Drive 8 Day
Smooth Operator: The Ice Queen Romance Of The Platinum Spring Drive 8 ...

The Platinum Spring Drive 8 Day might be the most quintessential Grand Seiko of them all. Seiko’s Spring Drive movements have been ...

The Homage To Walter Lange 1815 Commemorates A Giant Of Modern Watchmaking
The Homage To Walter Lange 1815 Commemorates A Giant Of Modern Watchma...

And has an archaic and fascinating complication dear to his heart. When Walter Lange passed away in 2017 at the age of 92, it was both th...

Getting Creative With The Vacheron Constantin Historiques 1921
Getting Creative With The Vacheron Constantin Historiques 1921

The Les Historiques 1921 shows just how much you can do with the basic elements of a wristwatch. One of the most difficult things to do i...

The Audemars Piguet Double Balance Wheel Openworked
The Audemars Piguet Double Balance Wheel Openworked

A technically exotic, artistic take on a classic design. The Royal Oak, thanks to the recent win by the Code 11.59 Universelle at the GPH...

The Shutter-Dial Vacheron Constantin Les Historiques “Jalousie”
The Shutter-Dial Vacheron Constantin Les Historiques “Jalousie&#...

A Vacheron for the voyeur in all of us. The whole idea of a watch is to tell the time, but there is a whole genre of watches whose raison...

A Breguet “Souscription” Pocket Watch, From The Master Himself
A Breguet “Souscription” Pocket Watch, From The Master Him...

“To carry a fine Breguet watch is to feel that you have the brains of a genius in your pocket.” Sir David Salomons, the singl...

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