The horological mechanics put ‘time – at your service!’ with a clever use of planetary gear systems, and finally overcome their dislike of silicon – meet the Urwerk UR-112 Aggregat

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

Hands-on. Snapshots, thoughts, and details about the ´Insight Micro-Rotor Squelette Carbonium – Exception Collection – burgundy` from ROMAIN GAUTHIER, an eclectic approach of to fine contemporary watchmaking

ONLY WATCH: MB&F HM10 Panda. ´SNAPSHOT(s)` with lots of hands-on pictures by ´the eclecticum´, next to a series of illustrations created by Lee Yuen-Rapati (@onehourwatch) and the official press release (text)

GEVENA WATCH DAYS 2021 and more: On the rise of individuality, the consequences of success and moral hazards. Insights, Snaphots & Thoughts

With the new Régulateur Squelette (calibre FB-T.FC-RS) Ferdinand Berthoud introduced a strategy to limit by movement. At Geneva Watch Days 2021, we sat together with them and now want to share insights collected and some snapshots taken, plus our first impressions/thoughts.

Shaped watches are always for those with the most eclectic tastes – the Vacheron Constantin Prestige 1972 sits at the apex of this genre, and this not only because of its asymmetric design…

Hands-on with MING ´17.09 BLUE` – a novelty for 2021 but (also) sold out already. Lots of livfe pictures (on strap and bracelet) and some thoughts about a masterpiece of design that might not be to everyone’s taste

True luxury might not cost a lot of money and might even come form unsuspected places (Indonesia here), but it requires taste, a bit of imagination, but the result is deeply satisfying – if you work with the right people!

After a few more or less limited re-editions, the lovely Zenith A86 resurfaces permanently as Chronomaster Original