April 2012

A Special Patek Philippe Reference 2499: A Game Changer   Written By: Meehna Goldsmith   Introduced in 1950 the Patek Philippe reference 2499 has a well-deserved reputation as one of the greatest watches ever created.  It replaced the celebrated reference 1518, the world’s first perpetual calendar chronograph made in series. Just this year Patek Philippe […]

Raymond Weil – Introducing The Maestro Petite Seconde Or Rose   Written By: D Constant for The Watch Review Site   We are looking at another of Raymond Weil’s musical notes in its’ acclaimed 2012 musical score collection. The new Maestro Petite Seconde Or Rose or to give it a more apt UK translation The […]

Girard-Perregaux – Young watchmaker No.5 – Laetitia Pino & No.6 – Fabienne Conti Day 3 or is it day 4 of our series of Young Watchmakers from Girard-Perregaux’s The New Face of Tradition on The Watch Review Site and after seeing the differing tastes and backgrounds of the last Four, we come back today with two […]

Girard-Perregaux – Young watchmaker No.3 – JeanLuc Borel & No.4 – Gilles Catella   Continuing in the series regarding the launch of Girard-Perregaux’s The New Face of Tradition on The Watch review Site and after high-lighting Ines Patoz and Mathieu Bergeon yesterday, we come back today with two more of these Young Watchmakers from Girard-Perregaux. […]

PREVIEW: Live Pictures of F.P. Journe’s Steel Watches and a Special Treat   Written by Meehna Goldsmith We told you about Francois-Paul Journe’s collection of steel watches that is on display in New York City. It is the largest assembly of these historically important timepieces in the world.  More than just a fascinating exhibit–which it […]

The Breitling seal of confidence Press Release by Breitling Breitling provides powerful confirmation of the exceptional reliability of its “Manufacture” movements by offering an exceptional five-year warranty on all models equipped with these calibers. In 2009, Breitling took its place within the exclusive circle of watch companies with their own mechanical chronograph movement. Not only […]

Girard-Perregaux – Young watchmaker No.2 – Mathieu Bergeon   Further to our article regarding the launch of Girard-Perregaux’s The New Face of Tradition on The Watch review Site and highlighting Ines Patoz the first of Girard Perregaux Young watchmakers. We swiftly move on to introduce you to No. 2 in Girard-Perregaux’s selection of these young watchmakers. So […]

Girard Perregaux – Young watchmaker No.1 – Ines Patoz Further to our article regarding the launch of Girard Perregaux’s The New Face of Tradition on The Watch review Site , which you can find here. We have decided to introduce you to some of these young watchmakers one at a time. So here goes No.1 […]

Girard Perregaux Rock ‘N Rolls with “The New Face of Tradition” – An Overview   Written by Meehna Goldsmith   Girard-Perregaux has been a bit of a sleepy little company for too long now. They sit among the haute horlogerie brands but often get lost in the banner waving and hoopla of stronger and larger […]

Diamond, Silicon and Coffee: Ochs und Junior Teams Up with Ulysse Nardin   Written by Meehna Goldsmith By now you’ve probably heard the news of Ochs und Junior aligning with Ulysse Nardin as a strategic partner. They get use of their in-house caliber UN-118. The alliance makes sense since Ludwig Oechslin, the eccentric genius behind […]

Corum Admiral’s Cup Legend 38 Mystery Moon – Review

20 April 2012

Corum Admiral’s Cup Legend 38 Mystery Moon – Another one for the Ladies  Written by Meehna Goldsmith At Basel 2012 this year Corum introduced the Admiral’s Cup Legend 38 Mystery Moon, a complication created just for women. Brands are starting to recognize that women appreciate mechanics too and are willing to pay for something special […]

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Jorg Hysek Colosso Watch Review

20 April 2012

Jorg Hysek Colosso – Big Boys, Big Toys By Martin Green Jorg Hysek Colosso Watch Review – Big is Beautiful?????? “Space…the final frontier. These are the voyages of the starship Colosso. With it’s continuing mission to explore strange, new life and civilizations, to boldly go where no watch has gone before! These are of course […]

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A.Lange & Sohne – DATOGRAPH UP/DOWN

11 April 2012

THE NEW BENCHMARK IN CHRONOGRAPH DESIGN DATOGRAPH UP/DOWN For more than a decade, A. Lange & Söhne’s DATOGRAPH was considered by many to be the quintessential chronograph. On the one hand, it was because of its technical features, on the other because of the unparalleled harmony of its dial. With a number of enhancements, Lange’s […]

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Roger Dubuis – 2012 Collections

11 April 2012

Roger Dubuis – 2012 Collections Four worlds for an extraordinary universe — Pulsion —— Velvet —— Excalibur —— La Monegasque — ROGER DUBUIS has been at the forefront of the contemporary Fine Watchmaking scene since 1995. Its audacious creations, firmly anchored in the 21st century, bear the mark of all the savoirfaire and expertise of […]

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One for the Charity buff – JeanRichard Highlands Big Life

10 April 2012

One for the Charity buff – JeanRichard Highlands Big Life Written By: D Constant for The Watch Review Site The JeanRichard Highlands Big Life Limited Edition Watch inconjunction with Nick Brandt JeanRichard have today highlighted the release of the Highlands Big Life by means of a Press Release, so we have taken this opportunity to […]

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A Look Back in Time Longines 13ZN: A Holy Grail

10 April 2012

Longines 13ZN: A Holy Grail Written by Meehna Goldsmith In the world of watches, there are holy grails. These are considered the best and most desirable in their class. Just like medieval knights in Arthurian legends pursued a quest, so do watch collectors go in search of particular examples to put in their collections. One […]

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Bell & Ross Vintage WW1 & PW1 Timepieces

10 April 2012

Bell & Ross Vintage PW1 & WW1 Written By: D Constant for The Watch Review Site Bell & Ross has come up with two lovely examples of timepieces from an era gone by the Vintage Pocket Watch 1 (Vintage PW1) and Vintage Wrist Watch 1 (Vintage WW1). The Vintage WW1 also comes in the form […]

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Lets See The JeanRichard Aquascope Collection

10 April 2012

The New 2012 JeanRichard Aquascope Collection – Time Keeping in the Ocean Depths for All Written By: D Constant for The Watch Review Site The Aquascope has a tradition of being a Divers Watch, this was first introduced to us in the 1960’s by JeanRicahard (then known as Daniel JeanRichard) and according to the watchmaker […]

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Masters 2012 Winner – Richard Mille RM 038

9 April 2012

Masters 2012 Winner – Richard Mille RM 038 Written By: D Constant Yes, Yes, Yes, We all know that the 2012 Masters was won by Bubba Watson, but what was on his wrist. It was of course a Richard Mille, but was it the Richard Mille ‘Bubba Watson’ RM 038 or the all new Richard […]

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Richard Mille ‘Bubba Watson’ RM 038

9 April 2012

A Look at Richard Mille RM 038 Tourbillon ‘Bubba Watson’ Written By: D Constant for The Watch Review Site Richard Mille RM 038 Tourbillon ‘Bubba Watson’ Watch As Bubba Watson is a rare professional golfer who likes to wear a watch or a bracelet when he plays so is the Richard Mille RM 038 Tourbillon Bubba […]

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