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Bhanu Chopra / Quill & Pad Audemars Piguet’s AP House: A New York City Eyewitness Account
What, exactly, is the AP House? That’s a question I’m unlikely be able to fully describe here, but I’ll give it my best shot: it’s a fairly novel concept that Audemars Piguet has revealed around the globe over the past few years.AP House Hong KongT…
Łukasz Doskocz / CH24 Review IWC Portugieser Chronograph [live photos, availability, price]
Amongst the classically designed chronographs best there is a watch designed in Schaffhausen on the Ren. Almost unchanged from day one, it’s now being offered in an in-house version. The best one yet?Lately at CH24.PL (admittedly in Polish, so you…
The Horologist's Loupe HSNY Welcomes H. Moser & Cie. as a Sponsor
NEW YORK — July 5, 2022The Horological Society of New York (HSNY) announces Swiss luxury watchmaker H. Moser & Cie. has joined as a sponsor.The brand, which today employs more than 60 people and develops its own in-house calibers, will support HSNY…
Time+Tide What watches do The Avengers wear in real life?
Editor’s Note: In honour of Thor: Love and Thunder hitting theaters July 8th, we decided to revisit our favorite watches worn by The Avengers cast. Like their roles in the films, the spectrum of watches are diverse, ranging from top-tier brands lik…
The Horologist's Loupe Meeting Recap: The Genesis of the Royal Oak: From Iconoclast to Icon
Sébastian Vivas, Heritage & Museum Director at Audemars Piguet (Le Brassus, Switzerland)June 6, 2022For the June 2022 lecture at the Horological Society of New York (HSNY), Sébastian Vivas, Heritage & Museum Director at Audemars Piguet, lectured on…
Jens Koch / WatchTime Competition in the Sea: Rolex vs. Omega Dive Watches
Rolex and Omega are renowned and admired for their dive watches. In direct comparison, which one of the two leading brands dives deeper, offers more value for the money and performs better?The Submariner divers’ watch has been one of Rolex’s most p…
Watchonista The 2022 Rolex GMT-Master II from a Lefty’s Perspective
By disrupting the balance between intended use and, yes, free will, Rolex’s new GMT-Master II does more than break with tradition. That is because if you’re a lefty (like I am), then it can, literally and figuratively, open up a new world of how to…
Thomas Calara / Worn & Wound Review: Aquastar Deepstar 39mm Chronograph
There are three things that I look for in a properly reissued vintage dive watch; brand credibility, design accuracy and modern functionality. Considering those three traits, the Aquastar Deepstar Chronograph has them in spades. Let’s start with br…
Watch Collecting Lifestyle Introducing: Greubel Forsey Tourbillon 24 Secondes Architecture
Greubel Forsey continues their legacy of innovation with a timepiece that is groundbreaking in both mechanics and design. Explore their ‘city on the wrist’: the Tourbillon 24 Secondes Architecture. A movement unlike any other that is suspended in a…
Martin Green / WatchTime Green Rambles: My Undecided Opinion About Watch Boxes
Watches and boxes are as common a combination as ham and eggs or fish and chips. No matter how (in)expensive the watch is you buy, you get a box. I still remember getting my first serious watch on the brink of the new millennium. It was a Seamaster…
WatchTime Sponsored: Boasting Technical Advancements, YEMA Introduces the Superman 500 (with Hands-on Photos)
First introduced in 1963 as a professional-focused dive watch, the famed YEMA Superman has since become one the established French watchmaker’s most emblematic signatures. In recent years, the brand has worked to expand the collection— introducing…
Peter Chong / Deployant New: Greubel Forsey Tourbillon 24 Secondes Architecture
Greubel Forsey continues to reinvent itself with a new interpretation of their Invention no.3 – the Tourbillon 24 Secondes with a new movement in a totally new case. Here is the information on the new Tourbillon 24 Secondes Architecture.Press relea…
Philologus Eio / Scottish Watches This Week (in Watches) Today, 5 July 2022: 7 things you should know
It’s a relatively slow week as far as watch news go, but the watch releases keep rolling in. First up, is a massive tease from Tudor. Then we have the slate of Breitling watches that Ralf isn’t a big fan of, a luxury priced G Shock that Mark seems…
Robin Nooy / Monochrome Watches Hands-on – The Robust And Adventurous Audric Strider
When it comes to crowdfunded watch projects, there’s far more we don’t cover compared to the ones that do make it to MONOCHROME Watches. And to be honest, we remain critical of the watches we share with you, our readers. But from time to time, a wa…
Blake Buettner / Worn & Wound Christopher Ward Hits The Deep End With New C60 Atoll
Christopher Ward gets their summer watch game into full swing with a new C60 diver called the Atoll. While it’s not short on colorful personality, this watch is all business in the stat department, boasting a 600m depth rating packed into a remarka…
Thomas Calara / Worn & Wound CronotempVs Collectors Debuts Collaboration With Ball Watch & Co.
Since 2009, CronotempVs Collectors has provided a space for members of their club to connect with one another and share their enthusiasm for all things horology. The private collector’s club has come a long way since then, with an ever growing comm…
Martin Green / WatchTime Four Watches Perfect For Summer
With summer starting in the Northern hemisphere, temperatures are usually on the rise. While there might not be such a thing as a ‘summer watch,’ many of us like to change to more sportive watches featuring metal bracelets or rubber straps during t…
Zach Kazan / Worn & Wound IWC Goes Green with a New 43mm Big Pilot
Last year I reviewed IWC’s Big Pilot 43, and if I’m being honest, the experience of wearing it is still rattling around in my head. I really, really liked it at the time, and having the chance to see and wear it in the months since at meetups and t…
Frank Chuo / Deployant Review: The New Patek Philippe Calatrava Ref. 5226G-001
The Calatrava is widely considered to be synonymous with the Patek Philippe brand. Ultra-elegant and timeless, it is seen as the very essence of the round dress watch. This philosophy of the Calatrava has been strictly held as gospel since the debu…
Ricardo Sime / Time+Tide Six months in, is the Doxa SUB 600T Pacific still right for me?
Ask enough watch collectors and you’re bound to find someone who has celebrated a milestone by buying a watch. Give us any excuse to purchase a watch and we will happily take advantage. The neighbour’s dog had a baby? New watch. Your son had his fi…