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Tuesday, Dec 22 2015

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HOLIDAY BUYING GUIDE: The Bell & Ross BR 126 Carbon Orange

Time and Tide Watches | 22. Dec 2015 23:48 |

The BR 126 Carbon Orange is a well-judged watch from Bell & Ross, offering a balance of classy and quirky, subtle and colourful, old and new. Well before Bell & Ross became synonymous with bold squares, they were all about clean, simple, highly readable watches of a much …

Watch Review | Lum-Tec RR5

WatchReport.com | Real. Honest. … | 22. Dec 2015 23:38 |

I have been looking forward to once again sharing my thoughts about Lum-Tec watches. I have seen just about everything Lum-Tec has to offer in person and I am truly never disappointed overall. Lum-Tec provides more than just one style of watch while everything regardless of …

IWC Opens Flagship Boutique on Rodeo Drive

PROFESSIONAL WATCHES | 22. Dec 2015 19:18 |

Mono-brand boutiques are continually being built by the world’s top watchmakers – which is a strategy that does not seem to be curtailing anytime soon. One of the most interesting new boutiques is IWC’s recently inaugurated flagship boutique on Rodeo Drive, in Beverly …

SIHH Preview: Jaeger-LeCoultre 85th Anniversary Reverso Collection

PROFESSIONAL WATCHES | 22. Dec 2015 19:18 |

In 2016, to celebrate 85 years since the original Reverso line was launched (1931), Jaeger-LeCoultre will debut three special collections at SIHH in January: the Reverso Classic, Reverso Tribute, and Reverso One. At this time, Jaeger-LeCoultre has only released info on the …

Arnold & Son HM Perpetual Moon in steel case with blue guilloché dial

PROFESSIONAL WATCHES | 22. Dec 2015 19:18 |

Arnold & Son recently debuted their HM Perpetual Moon wristwatch in a steel case with a lacquered blue guilloché dial. According to the company it is one of the most accurate moon phases on the market, “with only one day’s deviation every 122 years – at which point a single …

Richard Mille RM 07-02 Pink Lady Sapphire Automatic Watch

aBlogtoWatch | 22. Dec 2015 18:23 |

Richard Mille, the flamboyant, château-dwelling Frenchman, is never short of a trick or two. With the embellishing release of the Richard Mille RM 07-02 Pink Lady Sapphire Automatic watch, the brand looks to narrow the gender divide that exists in the industry's clientèle. …

Introducing the Haldor Abissi 1000M

WristWatchReview.com | 22. Dec 2015 16:03 |

When it comes to dive watches, especially those that we see showing up on the crowdfunding sites, they are decidedly more of an entry-level proposition. I am not saying that there is a problem with that (quite the contrary), just stating a fact. That makes it all the more …

The Million-Dollar, Watchmaking-Inspired Imperiali Genève Emperador Cigar Chest

aBlogtoWatch | 22. Dec 2015 16:03 |

In some ways, the union of cigars and timekeeping is unlikely — cigars, ideally accompanied by a whisky, Cognac, or at least espresso, have been an archetypal leisure activity for the past five centuries, one that should be enjoyed with companions and a spirited …

Fratello Watches x Chronoswiss Christmas Give-Away

Fratello Watches | 22. Dec 2015 13:13 |

It is that time of the year, where we reflect, pause and celebrate. Mainly with our loved ones of course, but we also want to make sure that you know we cherish you, our dear readers. That’s why we, together with Chronoswiss, are able to do a very nice Christmas give-away …

HALDOR Abissi

OceanicTime | 22. Dec 2015 11:28 |

By TLex Introducing HALDOR Watches and their debut divers model, the Abissi. While the Abissi was designed in Germany and manufactured in Switzerland, HALDOR Watches are based in South West Slovenia near Italy.Despite the Italian sounding name, the Abissi’s German design …

Bamford Watch Department Commando Hands-On: Is It Still A Rolex?

aBlogtoWatch | 22. Dec 2015 09:43 |

recently visited the headquarters of London-based "Bamford Watch Department" in order to get a more intimate view of this fascinating company which continues to be so very controversial. A warm and highly congenial man, George Bamford is perhaps one of the world's most …

Speedy Tuesday – One of the greatest days in manned space flight history

Fratello Watches | 22. Dec 2015 09:43 |

Most of you Speedmaster enthusiasts and collectors love a bit of NASA history as well. Now, you probably remember that when Omega introduced the Speedmaster “Dark Side of the Moon” (we reviewed it here) in 2013, it was referring to the Apollo 8 mission in 1968. The second …

INTRODUCING: The Hublot Big Bang Broderie

Time and Tide Watches | 22. Dec 2015 05:53 |

When Hublot announced international model slash actress Bar Rafaeli as their first female ambassador we expected a change of pace from the typically masculine brand, and they didn’t disappoint. The Big Bang Broderie collection has had a flying start, taking out the Ladies …

HOLIDAY BUYING GUIDE: The A. Lange & Söhne Lange 1

Time and Tide Watches | 22. Dec 2015 00:38 |

With its distinct and geometrically harmonious dial it was unlike anything else available at the time. In the subsequent years the Lange 1 came to define the German brand’s pure aesthetic and impeccable technical pedigree. Given the resolutely contemporary look of the …