Hands-on and in-depth reviews of timepieces.

Introducing the A. Lange & Sohne Little Lange 1 Moon Phase 25th Anniversary Watch

A. Lange & Sohne Little Lange 1 Moon Phase 25th Anniversary Watch.

Earlier this year at the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) show in Geneva,  A. Lange & Sohne unveiled its first watch in a series of new timepieces to be revealed this year. The new watches have certain commonalities in design and all were born to celebrate the 25th Anniversary  of the rebirth of…

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Meet The $39,800 Steel Vacheron Constantin Historiques Cornes de Vache 1955

Vacheron Constantin Historiques Cornes de Vache 1955

Are looking for a great Vacheron Constantin watch that won’t break the bank? Well, if you are a serious watch collector, today might be your day.  For the first time (since a special limited edition done with Hodinkee), Vacheron Constantin unveils the Historiques Cornes de Vache 1955, Ref. 6087, in stainless steel. The enticing watch…

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Sea Time Book Making Waves With Watch Collectors

Sea Time

  Sea Time: Watches Inspired by Sailing, Yachting, and Diving  was written by two of my favorite colleagues: Aaron Sigmond and Mark Bernardo, andis published by Rizzoli New York.  it is a comprehensive look at the world of water-inspried watches. The book launched in May, but book signings and unveilings continue as the watch industry…

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Hands On With The Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Barakuda As Seen At The Swatch Group Time To Move Summit

Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Automatique

At the recent Swatch Group ‘Time To Move’ Summit  in Switzerland, we got to go hands on with some of the amazing new timepieces making their way to stores now. Today, we take a closer look at  the Fifty Fathoms Barakuda, inspired by a vintage watch. Back in the 1950’s and 1960’s, Blancpain was already involved…

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Detroit-Based Shinola Unveils Whimsical And Witty Detrola

Shinola Detrola

Earlier this year,  I had the great opportunity to go hands on with an all-new watch line being launched by Detroit-based Shinola. Called Detrola, the new line is  highly affordable and decidedly trendy.   Years ago, when Tom Kartsotis (who founded Fossil and later Shinola) was searching trademarks for Shinola (Shinola officially launched in 2013),…

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