Greubel Forsey’s Art Piece 2

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The Double Tourbillon 30 degrees is very special in the history of Greubel Forsey, since it was Robert and Stephen’s first invention together. Many would follow, but the first one stays special and that is why the brand has decided to dedicate it’s Art Piece 2, to this landmark innovation. This means that the watch of course features a double …

Introducing De Bethune DB28 Kind of Blue

De Bethune

  As the blue sky or the sea that opens horizons, the blue and its nuances is closely related to the color of dream, wisdom and serenity. In the sacred language of Egypt the blue symbolizes immortality … But did you know that in Greece the priests of the God Chronos (Master of Time) were dressed in blue. To create …

TimetatioN – The Art of Collecting Watches – Rule Six

TimetatioN

  The Art of Collecting Watches. How to collect watches, an ultimate guide. By Max Noble In this TimetatioN series of articles, Max Noble sets out the rules for serious watch collecting. These rules help collectors create an authoritative, coherent and sophisticated collection—the ultimate collection. Rule VI : Thieves Are Out There. Burglars cannot wait to get their hands on …

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TimetatioN – The Art of Collecting Watches – Rule Five

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  The Art of Collecting Watches. How to collect watches, an ultimate guide. By Max Noble In this TimetatioN series of articles, Max Noble sets out the rules for serious watch collecting. These rules help collectors create an authoritative, coherent and sophisticated collection—the ultimate collection. Rule V : Cultivate Your Collecting Skills. If you don’t know what a tourbillon does, it’s …

Leap year with MB&F Legacy Machine Perpetual

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  Perfect watch for tonight’s “jump”. Indeed, 2016 is leap year and at midnight the MB&F Legacy Machine Perpetual Calendar date hand will retro-jump from the 29th of February to the 1st of March! When creating this timepiece, MB&F and independent Irish watchmaker Stephen McDonnell have completely reinvented one of the most traditional horological complications: The Perpetual Calendar. For the …

TimetatioN – The Art of Collecting Watches – Rule Four

TimetatioN

  The Art of Collecting Watches. How to collect watches, an ultimate guide. By Max Noble In this TimetatioN series of articles, Max Noble sets out the rules for serious watch collecting. These rules help collectors create an authoritative, coherent and sophisticated collection—the ultimate collection. Rule IV : Let Your Collection Be Unique. No one cares about yet another Daytona. …

Introducing the Angelus U20 Ultra-Skeleton tourbillon

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Just some weeks before Baselworld, Angelus introduces their new U20 Ultra-Skeleton Tourbillon. The entire U20 Ultra-Skeleton Tourbillon watch has been conceived as a beautiful mechanical haute horlogerie sculpture based on structural optimization. Made of sapphire, carbon and titanium, the U20 tries to push the boundaries of lightweight and transparency. With this new timepiece Angelus continues on the same path as …

The Fantastic Grönefeld 1941 Remontoire

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  As a watch journalist you see so many amazing watches, but in return you become more and more critical about what you want on your own wrist. Your taste develops at warp speed because you handle so many different watches, many who also sit on your wrist, at least for a couple of minutes. Sometimes you see an incredible …

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TimetatioN – The Art of Collecting Watches – Rule Three

Max Noble

  The Art of Collecting Watches. How to collect watches, an ultimate guide. By Max Noble In this TimetatioN series of articles, Max Noble sets out the rules for serious watch collecting. These rules help collectors create an authoritative, coherent and sophisticated collection—the ultimate collection. Rule III : Have Passion. Collecting without passion is a waste of time. There are …

TimetatioN – The Art of Collecting Watches – Rule Two

TimetatioN

  The Art of Collecting Watches. How to collect watches, an ultimate guide. By Max Noble In this TimetatioN series of articles, Max Noble sets out the rules for serious watch collecting. These rules help collectors create an authoritative, coherent and sophisticated collection—the ultimate collection. Rule II : Have a Theme. Collections without a theme are, well—not collections. Too many …