Horology News & Commentary From Across the Web

Latest Stories

Zach Blass / Time+Tide FRIDAY WIND DOWN: Omega raises pricing for Seamaster 300M divers
This week, many members of the watch community noted that, once again, Omega has incrementally raised the pricing on one of their bestselling models, the Omega Seamaster 300M. While some wondered if this was a move to capitalise on the lack of avai…
Ben Hodges / Fratello Watches Big Pilot, Little Prince — Introducing The IWC Big Pilot’s Watch Monopusher “Le Petit Prince”
The first IWC Big Pilot's Watch with a chronographRecently, I went along to the London stop of the IWC roadshow in Covent Garden. It was an excellent opportunity to view watches that seldom see time in a boutique. Take, for instance, the Big Pilot…
Jack Forster / HODINKEE To Be Precise: The Improbable Rise Of The Co-Axial Escapement
The lever escapement works great. So why did one stubborn man decide to fix what wasn't broken? Headline image, Omega Speedmaster Master Chronometer, with co-axial caliber 3861. Image by Tiffany Wade. Note on diagrams: for clarity, most omit the ou…
Zach Kazan / Worn & Wound Junghans Introduces a Max Bill Designed Kitchen Clock
One of my favorite types of articles to write for Worn & Wound is a piece about something that’s completely unexpected. The MB&F HM9 “Sapphire Vision” comes to mind, as does a watch I reviewed earlier this year with a caseback engraving that I simp…
Watchonista Inside Dubai Watch Week 2021
The desert dust has settled on the fifth edition of Dubai Watch Week, where, over the course of a single week, watch lovers and professionals from around the globe were able to come together around their favorite subject. So without further ado, le…
Brice Goulard / Monochrome Watches Introducing – Meet La Rose Carrée, The Grand Finale To The 25th Anniversary of Parmigiani Fleurier
If the highlight of the year 2021 for Parmigiani Fleurier has been the introduction of its collection of luxury sports watches, the Tonda PF, there was actually something far more confidential but no less fascinating going on under the curtains. In…
Zach Kazan / Worn & Wound Omega Adds Three New Annual Calendars to the Globemaster Collection
We discuss Omega frequently in the pages of Worn & Wound, usually in the service of the Speedmaster or Seamaster. This, I think, is completely understandable, as the enthusiast culture around both of these product lines runs deep, and there are fr…
A Collected Man What Is Independent Watchmaking?
November 2021 19 Min Read What is Independent Watchmaking? Giving a straightforward definition of independent watchmaking is a near impossible task. In recent years, the question has become even harder to answer – ask any collector what they would…
Tomas Rosputinsky / Fratello Watches #TBT Zodiac Sea Wolf 1781W — A Highly Addictive Sunshine Watch
The next big-budget vintage Zodiac?Rich, action-spiced brand history and an innovative and kick-ass design you would hardly place being 60 years old. I always wanted to try this Zodiac Sea Wolf, and now, here it is. In its full glory on an original…
Peter Chong / Deployant Review: new Breitling Super AVI B04 Chronograph GMT 46 Mosquito
Breitling released a new Super AVI Chronograph series in tribute to 4 recently. Here is our hands-on comprehensive review of the model inspired by the de Havilland Mosquito, a British twin-engined, shoulder-winged, multirole combat aircraft, introd…
Martina Richter / WatchTime Retro Stopwatch: Reviewing the Oris Divers Sixty-Five Chronograph
After the limited edition in bronze, the Oris Divers Sixty-Five is now available as a regular production chronograph model. Unmistakably influenced by history, this watch follows the current retro trend, but offers modern solutions in every detail.…
Bhanu Chopra / Revolution The Centenarian
December 2, 2021 In World War I, Winston Churchill put his faith in the power of the tank to overcome the challenges of fighting in the trenches. The success of the armored vehicles became readily apparent, and the tank soon became the shining exam…
Suan Futt Yeo / Revolution Introducing the Big Pilot’s Watch 43 Spitfire
December 2, 2021 The Low-DownIWC’s iconic and storied Big Pilot collection continues to grow; this time, from its Big Pilot’s Watch 43 line, a duo of Spitfire editions, ref. IW329701 and ref. IW329702. The former is cased in grade 5 titanium, with…
Roberta Naas / ATimelyPerspective These IWC Big Pilot’s Watches Will Be Flying Off The Shelves
The new IWC Spitfire Big Pilot’s watches 43mm are crafted in bronze or titanium.Don’t wait. Once word gets out about the newest IWC Spitfire editions of the  Big Pilot’s watches 43mm in titanium and bronze, there will be a rush to the purchase. Why…
Felix Scholz / Revolution Introducing The Seiko Prospex SRPH43K1 and Seiko Presage SPB273J1
December 2, 2021 The Low downSeiko has dropped a double debut in the form of a limited edition Presage and a limited edition Prspex made for the (somewhat sprawling) Asia, Oceania and Middle East regions. On the Presage side of the fence, we’re tre…
Zach Blass / Time+Tide Zach’s four favourite Dubai Watch Week 2021 releases
Dubai Watch Week was a hub of horological discussion and creativity, but, of course, one of the main attractions for visiting the fair was to get hands-on with a ton of watches. The fair was a great opportunity to check out past releases from the y…
Y-Jean Mun-Delsalle / Quill & Pad Moët & Chandon: Champagne Sustainability
“A bottle of wine contains more philosophy than all the books in the world,” said Louis Pasteur, the pioneering French chemist and microbiologist known for his research on vaccination, microbial fermentation, and pasteurization.Moët & Chandon pyram…
Zach Kazan / Worn & Wound Hamilton Enters the Matrix with the PSR MTX
If you’re a movie lover of the generation that was able to catch the original Matrix film in theaters and get caught up in the hysteria that followed, and frankly wouldn’t begin to die down until the second and third installments began to cool exp…
JX Su (SJX) / SJX Watches Baltic Introduces the Titanium Collection for Perpétuel
Dubai-based retailer Perpétuel opened last year with its first limited edition, a pair of watches by Baltic. Now the French brand is once again creating a limited-edition series of watches for Perpétuel, the UAE 50th Anniversary Titanium Collection…