Hands-on and in-depth reviews of timepieces.

Omega Unveils Speedmaster Professional Apollo 11 LE watch to honor the 45th Anniversary of Man’s First Step on the Moon – Which I recall Perfectly …

I may be giving away too much information here, but, why not? I remember watching the televised landing of the Apollo 11 lunar module in 1969, and the next day’s adventurous steps as two astronauts descended the ladder of the module and stepped foot on the moon’s surface. I was a kid, on vacation with…

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Close Up With the Girard-Perregaux Tri-Axial Triple Tourbillon (video)

By Gordon Henderson Girard-Perregaux is a brand with the wind at its sails. The brand’s Constant Force Escapement was unveiled a year ago and took home top honors in the 2013 Grand Prixe d’Horologerie Genève. Since then, the watch world has been asking how Girard-Perregaux will follow up on that year’s success. The answer: the…

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Louis Moinet Watches – The Truth Behind the New York Mecanograph

By Gordon Henderson New York is awesome. Its history and diversity allow it to stand out amongst metropolises all over the world. The city boasts a population of 8 million residents and 50 million visitors a year – not to mention some of the greatest restaurants known to man.  The city is at the epicenter…

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4 Watch Brands Inspired by FIFA World Cup in Brazil (Part 3 in Who’s Who: Watches and the FIFA World Cup)

Throughout the past month, with the World Cup in full swing, we have brought you one of the most comprehensive looks at watch brands involved in international football. Just check back to see the 20 plus posts under the FIFA 2014 search on our sight. Now, with FIFA 2014 coming to a  close in just…

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How Greubel Forsey got to be 10 Years Old, and 5 Top Greubel Forsey Watches Hands On (Part 2)

By Gordon Henderson Yesterday, we brought you a look at how Greubel Forsey has become a true force to be reckoned with in the watch industry; you can read that here. Celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, this brand is well worth a close-up look – so here we go. Recently, I had the distinct…

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Greubel Forsey Celebrates 10th Anniversary … However Did They Do It? (Part 1)

By Gordon Henderson The skill of a master craftsman is displayed in a number of ways. For the viewer, the skill is in what can be experienced through the senses. Touch, feel, the visual aesthetics. The sum total of the encounter then leads the viewer to some type of judgment: “Yes, I like this, the…

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