Poll Results: Which is your favorite Basic Luxury Worldtimer Watch?

As world travel increases, worldtimer complications are becoming more essential and practical.  Besides practicality, worldtimers look very sophisticated even if the travel is just the commute to the office.  Wearing a worldtimer looks classy with a suit or accompanied by a pair of jeans and a T-Shirt. A worldtimer looks different than a diver such Read More

Girard-Perregaux Minute Repeater Tri-Axial Tourbillon

To celebrate the 2018 edition of the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie de Genève (SIHH), Girard-Perregaux unveils a true technological and aesthetic revolution, the Minute Repeater Tri-Axial Tourbillon REF: 99830-21-000-BA6A which epitomizes the contemporary approach to horological complications adopted by the Manufacture Girard-Perregaux.  Crafted in titanium so as to chime with greater intensity, this 48 Read More

Greubel Forsey QP à équation with Rhodium-Coloured Gold Dial

Winner of the 2017 Calendar Watch Prize is the Greubel Forsey QP à équation watch which displays the seasons, equinoxes, solstices, equation of time, date, day, month and four-digit year – perpetually.  Released initially in 2015, new in 2017 the QP à équation sports a Rhodium-Coloured Gold Dial with a list price of approximately $685,000.  It Read More

Chopard L.U.C Full Strike Watch winner of the “Aiguille d’Or” Grand Prix (GPHG)

The Chopard L.U.C Full Strike Watch won the “Aiguille d’Or” Grand Prix in the 2017 annual Fondation du Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de 5Genève (GPHG) watchmaking event (full list of winning watches here).  It took Chopard approximately 17,000 hours to develop the COSC-certified, double barrel movement with a 60-hour power reserve and slipping springs Calibre 08.01-L. As the Read More

Zenith Defy LAB – New Monolithic Silicon Oscillator Movement

Presented by Zenith as “The most precise mechanical watch ever” the Defy collection introduces an evolution in the watch movement world with Caliber ZO 342.  Zenith invented a new single-piece oscillator that replaces the traditional hairspring/balance wheel assembly. It oscillates at a frequency five-times greater than the standard mechanical timepiece which allows for the higher precision. Read More

Paul Newman Rolex Sells at Auction for Record $17.8 Million

On October 26th, 2017 Paul Newman’s personal Paul Newman Daytona Rolex reference 6239 sold for a record-breaking $17.75 million including the buyer’s premium ($15.5 million at the hammer), making it the newest most expensive wristwatch ever sold.  The auction was held by the Phillips Auction House in New York City and the winning bid went to an Read More