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Wednesday, Jan 20 2016

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HANDS-ON: The IWC Big Pilot Annual Calendar Edition “Le Petit Prince”

Time and Tide Watches | 20. Jan 2016 19:33 |

IWC have taken to the skies at SIHH 2016 – the place they’re most at home – with an entirely revamped Pilot’s line. Among the many models, the limited edition Big Pilot’s Annual Calendar Edition “Le Petit Prince” is the one that captured our attention. It’s an homage to one …

IWC Mark XVIII Top Gun Miramar launched at SIHH

PROFESSIONAL WATCHES | 20. Jan 2016 17:53 |

First introduced in 2012, the Top Gun Miramar line has become a staple within the IWC Pilot’s collection. This year, in addition to updated versions of the existing models being introduced, there is an all new Mark XVIII Top Gun Miramar timepiece at the entry-level. All new …

Cartier Drive De Cartier Watch Hands-On

aBlogtoWatch | 20. Jan 2016 16:08 |

For fans of Cartier who happen to be guys, this watch has been a long time coming. Don't get me wrong, Cartier makes a host of men's watches, but the Cartier Drive de Cartier watch is a piece that I could read more... The article Cartier Drive De Cartier Watch Hands-On …

Vacheron Constantin Overseas ‘Simple Date’ Watch Hands-On

aBlogtoWatch | 20. Jan 2016 14:28 |

SIHH 2016 sees the welcome release of a totally fresh and updated Vacheron Constantin Overseas watch collection - something I have been awaiting with baited anticipation for quite some time. Originally devised by watch designer Jorg Hysek, the Overseas "luxury sport watch …

Introducing the Limes Endurance II

WristWatchReview.com | 20. Jan 2016 14:18 |

For many of us (myself included), there is no denying the appeal of a cleanly designed diver. Now, you might argue that the Limes Endurance II is not truly a dive watch, as it only carries a 100m WR rating, and I would concede that point. It most certainly fits into the …

Vacheron Constantin Overseas Ultra-Thin Caliber 1120

Fratello Watches | 20. Jan 2016 13:43 |

I have a soft spot for the Royal Oak, Nautilus, Ingenieur and Overseas. Only the first three were designed by the late Gerald Genta, the Overseas’ predecessor was designed by Hysek. The ‘222’, as it was called, was introduced 40 years ago already but the Overseas as we know …

A. Lange & Söhne Datograph Perpetual Tourbillon Watch Hands-On

aBlogtoWatch | 20. Jan 2016 13:18 |

I understand that some of our more genteel audience members and colleagues in the watch industry may find our ongoing use of the term "watch porn" to be vulgar, but we have yet to discover a more apt term to refer to timepieces (and the images thereof) that inspire our …

Bovet Récital 18 Shooting Star Watch

aBlogtoWatch | 20. Jan 2016 12:43 |

Not to be overshadowed by the watches being released by brands presenting at SIHH 2016, Bovet has released a visually impressive piece of their own. The Bovet Récital 18 Shooting Star watch is a magnificent piece of horology that is limited to only 50 pieces. Bovet releases …

A. Lange & Söhne Lange 1 Watch In White Gold

aBlogtoWatch | 20. Jan 2016 12:08 |

At SIHH 2016, A. Lange & Söhne decided to extend its Lange 1 watch range after introducing the new line last year in 2015. The A. Lange & Söhne Lange 1 is now available in white gold, in addition to the yellow gold, pink gold, and platinum versions that are already …

Omega Speedmaster Moonphase Chronograph Master Chronometer Watch For 2016

aBlogtoWatch | 20. Jan 2016 10:23 |

Baselworld 2016 sees the introduction of a new member of the Speedmaster family with the return of a moonphase Speedmaster. This is the Omega Speedmaster Moonphase Chronograph Master Chronometer watch and it is a real beauty. If there is any sports watch collection that …

Vacheron Constantin Overseas Chronograph Calibre 5200 Hands-On

aBlogtoWatch | 20. Jan 2016 09:13 |

With the Overseas line, and perhaps most so with the Overseas Chronograph, Vacheron Constantin has attempted to walk the fine line which often bisects watches: that between dressy and sporty. With a sport watch history that can be traced back to the '30s, Vacheron …

THE SIHH SURVIVAL GUIDE

Time and Tide Watches | 20. Jan 2016 01:13 |

Looking for the quick run-down on the biggest and best releases from SIHH 2016? Well, look no further because we’ve prepared the SIHH survival guide just for you. The A. Lange & Söhne Saxonia Moonphase Widely regarded as having one of the best collections at SIHH this year, …

Panerai Luminor 1950 3-Days PAM 663

Fratello Watches | 20. Jan 2016 00:38 |

To be brutally honest, this newly introduced Panerai Luminor 1950 3-Days, or PAM 663, is already one of my all-time favorites concerning modern Panerai watches. It probably was a question of time when they would come up with a Panerai Luminor 1950 with a stunning vintage …