Why The Bulgari 50th Anniversary Gerald Genta Watch Matters

GERALD GENTA 50TH ANNIVERSARY - ARENA BI-RETRO

Recently, Bulgari unveiled the 50th anniversary Gerald Genta watch, a timepiece it will be showing this week at Baselworld. I held off on writing about this watch for a host of  reasons, but now I am ready to dive into the Gerald Genta 50th Anniversary watch and why it really matters. To begin with, I should preface the…

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Watch Review: Reservoir Watches Offer Jump Hours, Retrograde Minutes and More

Reservoire Tiefenmesser Bronze

Not too long ago, a young watch brand emerged on the scene: Reservoir. This Swiss-made brand has a very distinctive look thanks to the fact that all of the watches feature jumping hours and retrograde minutes rather than offering the typical two hands on the dial. Having joined forces with a top Swiss watchmaker, Reservoir…

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Pre-SIHH 2018, First Look: IWC Unveils Tribute to Pallweber Edition “150 Years” Jump Hour Watch

The all-new movement for the IWC Tribute to Pallweber Edition 150 Years watch has a patent pending for the ingenious mechanism.

Next year, IWC Schaffhausen celebrates its 150th anniversary. The Swiss brand – founded by Bostonian Florentine Ariosto Jones in 1868 – now pays homage to its past and to the rich history of watchmaking with stunning new Jubilee watches in honor of its anniversary. While there are 17 limited-edition pieces, we are most thrilled with…

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Christopher Ward C1 Grand Malvern Jumping Hour Watch Review

Christopher Ward C1 Malvern Jumping Hour watch on Milanese mesh bracelet.

British-based watch brand  with workshops in Switzerland, Christopher Ward unveils its newest affordable yet complex timepiece: C1 Grand Malvern Jumping Hour. We have written about Christopher Ward before here, especially when the brand launched the Malvern watches.  Because we have borrowed and worn the Malvern, we know the remarkable value/quality standards this brand offers. The…

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Are Men Ready for a Nearly $35,000 Chanel Monsieur Watch?

Earlier this year, in Baselworld 2016, i was whisked away into a back room of the Chanel exhibition space to see a  video about a top secret project: the Monsieur de Chanel men’s watch — that would appear on the market later in the year. The watch is here and it has a lot to…

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Arnold & Son Unveils World’s First: Instrument Golden Wheel

There is just no getting around the fact that Arnold & Son superbly embraces traditional watchmaking and visionary thinking. We have written about this brand with a rich British history so many times here before — as they regulary release ground-breaking timepieces.  Well, 2015 is no exception. The new patented, world-fist watch combines the wandering…

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