The tourbillon turned from an ingenious device to fight gravitational errors into a place holder for fine watchmaking of inflationary abundance. We’ll attempt to highlight its highs and lows, and discuss its future

Hands-on with A. Lange & Söhne ´1815 Rattrapante Honeygold` with real live life pictures – and a competitor on par

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

A watch at the apex of an eminent manufacturer, the Patek Philippe 5004A Split-Seconds Perpetual Calendar Chronograph is as eclectic as it is miraculous

Crazy watches for crazy times are the winner of the day …

How to define the very best in watchmaking? the eclecticum looks beyond in-house and finishing…