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Jacob & Co. Oil Pump: Kings of Petroleum
24 Aug 2019
Jacob & Co. Oil Pump: Kings of Petroleum
A crazy cool mechanical installation for your wrist is pushing the boundaries of such thing as ‘luxury watch’.
Blancpain Air Command: Let’s Spin!
23 Aug 2019
Blancpain Air Command: Let’s Spin!
The military chronograph from the 1950s is back in a faithful 500-piece limited edition.
Bvlgari Watch Boutique Opens in Vremena Goda, Moscow
22 Aug 2019
Bvlgari Watch Boutique Opens in Vremena Goda, Moscow
Looking for limited editions or some ultra-rare hi-end pieces? The new luxury venue has got you covered.
Jaeger-LeCoultre Dazzling Rendez-Vous Moon: Stardust in Heaven
21 Aug 2019
Jaeger-LeCoultre Dazzling Rendez-Vous Moon: Stardust in Heaven
To coincide with the 76th Venice International Film Festival, the Swiss manufacture presents a new fully gem-set timepiece with an emblematic moon phase function.
Cyrus Klepcys Vertical Skeleton Tourbillon
20 Aug 2019
Cyrus Klepcys Vertical Skeleton Tourbillon
The last-year’s mechanical marvel makes the logical next step and goes in a see-through mode.
Top 10 Modern Pocket Watches And How to Wear Them
19 Aug 2019
Top 10 Modern Pocket Watches And How to Wear Them
Does anyone seriously consider getting a pocket watch in the XXI century? On the first thought, the answer seems obvious. But if you consider the amount of practical reasons in your love for luxury wristwatches – spoiler: there’re none – and count all those times you’ve tried to find a timepiece not looking like the watches of all your buddies, chances are, you won’t be so sure.
A. Lange & Söhne Richard Lange Jumping Seconds: Stop and enjoy!
18 Aug 2019
A. Lange & Söhne Richard Lange Jumping Seconds: Stop and enjoy!
The only Lange’s jumping seconds watch welcomes a black dial version with some stunning red accents.
Panerai Radiomir Green Dials: Four New Pieces Reporting for Duty
17 Aug 2019
Panerai Radiomir Green Dials: Four New Pieces Reporting for Duty
The military past is the essential part of the Italian brand, so it’s no surprise that the new matte-green treatment looks quite natural on the classical Panerai designs.
Moritz Grossmann Tefnut 1001 Nights
15 Aug 2019
Moritz Grossmann Tefnut 1001 Nights
A magnificent ladies’ piece by the German boutique brand featuring some interesting artwork and clever asymmetrical designs.
Audemars Piguet History: Watches, Myths, and Legends
14 Aug 2019
Audemars Piguet History: Watches, Myths, and Legends
With the Royal Oak as one of the most desirable watches of our age and the solid expertise in haute horlogerie complications, there are hardly a few manufactures around to rival Audemars Piguet in terms of prestige and respect. Founded right in the heart of Vallée de Joux in the XIX century, the company is still family owned and still operating in the same village. 
Only Watch 2019: Patek Philippe Grandmaster Chime
13 Aug 2019
Only Watch 2019: Patek Philippe Grandmaster Chime
This unique steel version of the brand’s flagship megawatch is very likely the top lot of the upcoming charity auction in Geneva.
TAG Heuer Carrera Calibre 16: And the Race Goes On
12 Aug 2019
TAG Heuer Carrera Calibre 16: And the Race Goes On
Another subtle upgrade from the chronograph-oriented Swiss brand, this time with some extra modern feel.