The unique architecture of the Academy’s striking dome (“lemon squeezer”) was inspiration for the artisanal guillochage on the movement of the Glashütte Original PanoInverse Limited Edition
Tag Archive for: novelty 2021
The gems in the 2021 vintage of Longines (pun intended): the Spirit 40mm Titanium, Avigation BigEye Titanium and Heritage Classic Sector Dial Black are all inspired by the brand’s past
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
GEVENA WATCH DAYS 2021 and more: On the rise of individuality, the consequences of success and moral hazards. Insights, Snaphots & Thoughts
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
After a few more or less limited re-editions, the lovely Zenith A86 resurfaces permanently as Chronomaster Original
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’…
‘Sustainability’ is a troubled keyword. In the watch industry, brands are adding ‘vegan’ straps. We had our hands on a charming option from Austria, the Hirsch WINE making use of real wine leaves. Is it a valid alternative yet?
Unisex yet sexy! The ´Little Lange 1 Moon phase – white gold blue dial` from A. Lange & Söhne. Some snapshots, facts, and brief impressions.
Noted collector, industry insider and now also watch producer William Massena embarked on a mission to revive the forgotten art of ‘true’ gilt dials – a high rejection rate allowed for only two hand full of Archetype 0.0 watches to be made