´Collector´s View` on an eclectic selection of watches, including the legendary IWC Il Destriero Scafusia Grand Complication, to be sold at the Dorotheum auction, 01 December 2023

´Collector´s View` on an eclectic selection of watches, from dress watches over calendars to icons, to be sold at the Dorotheum auction, 26 May 2023

A view on Watches & Wonders 2022 novelties through the imaginary eye of an eclectic GPHG Academician (Chronograph, Diver´s, Artistic Crafts, “Petite Aiguille”, Challenge)

A view on Watches & Wonders 2022 novelties through the imaginary eye of an eclectic GPHG Academician (Iconic, Tourbillon, Calendar and Astronomy, Mechanical Exception)

A view on Watches & Wonders 2022 novelties through the imaginary eye of an eclectic GPHG Academician (Luxury Sports Watches, Ladies´ Complication, Men´s, Men´s Complication)

Here’s our take on the Academy’s selection of the 2021 GPHG finalists – an event overdue for some fresh thinking…

In a trend to return to ‘reasonable’ sizes, the new IWC’s Big Pilot’s Watch 43 hits a perfect middle ground, but it may also be the real ‘PuristS’ Choice’…

Auction season is approaching, a there are a number of true collector’s delights to marvel (and perhaps bid?) at amongst the offerings – some combining watchmaking excellence in dangerous concentration

The one (and only!?) big watch industry show – Watches & Wonders 2021 – has just concluded. ‘the eclecticum’ considered what we saw, and there’s a few noteworthy developments to share – on a meta level

What looks like just a smaller case and a new dial for IWC’s classic Pilot’s Chronograph is indeed an upgrade that recalls the traditional ‘engineer type watchmaking’ of IWC