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The Petrolhead Corner – The AGTZ Twin Tail Is Zagato&#

The first test flight of the Concorde, the moon landing, the Woodstock festival, and Monty Python’s Flying Circus first aired on BBC One… ...

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First Look – The new Certina DS Action GMT is an Acces

The accessible automatic GMT Sports watch is becoming one of the most competitive categories of the industry, with heavy players like Seiko (even in t ...

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Hands-on – The Accessible, Compelling, Go-Anywhere Tra

There?s certainly no shortage of simple, versatile watches that can hang at the beach and complement a suit within a 12-hour period. The legendary Rol ...

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Hands-on – The Powerful Yet Surprisingly Lightweight I

Last year, IWC unveiled a pair of Big Pilot watches inspired by the iconic Mercedes G-Class, particularly the powerful AMG G 63 version, a completely ...

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Industry News – Rolex Breaks the CHF 10 billion Barrie

While the growth for the luxury industry as a whole is expected to slow following months/years of sustained development, with macroeconomic and geopol ...

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First Look – The Handsome Blancpain Villeret Perpetual

Today, 29 February 2024, is a pretty special day for calendar watches… and specifically perpetual calendar timepieces. To mark the leap year, Bl ...

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Just Because – It’s February 29th… What Ex

If you’re one of the lucky few to own a perpetual calendar watch (or even rarer, a secular calendar watch), this is the day you have to wear th ...

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First Look – Nonstop Red and Endless Blue, The New Col

Nomos? watches are often lauded for their unmistakable Bauhaus influences, and with good reason. “Less is more” is a famous slogan, but al ...

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Introducing – Ralph Lauren Introduces a New 42mm Case

American designer Ralph Lauren has forged an emporium on his vision of laid-back sophistication carefully choreographed in settings designed to evoke ...

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Interview – Laurent Dordet, CEO of Hermès Horloger, T

Hermès, a French powerhouse of everything luxury that is still mostly owned by the direct descendants of the founder (the Hermès dynasty and the Dum ...

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First Look – The Girard-Perregaux Free Bridge Meteorit

With the addition of the Free Bridge models to the Bridges family in 2020, Girard-Perregaux articulated its vision, stating that “with these mod ...

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Spotted – Rolex, Omega, G-Shock… The Watches of

It’s been a while since we last saw Clarkson, Hammond and May, whether on screen or here, at MONOCHROME. A few days ago, Amazon Studios unveile ...

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Introducing – The Redesigned Arnold & Son Ultrath

Pulling out all the stops before Watches & Wonders 2024, watchmaker Arnold & Son presents two skeletonised models powered by one of the world?s thinne ...

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Portrait – Backed By 25 Years Of Experience, Watchmake

The world of independent watchmaking has always been a place of passion, inspiration and excitement for us. It has been at the heart of MONOCHROME fro ...

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First Look – The New Louis Erard Excellence Petite Sec

Louis Erard continues its path onwards and upwards with yet another artistic iteration of its Excellence Petite Seconde. A flagship model at Louis Era ...

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Hands-on – The Edouard Koehn World Heritage II, a Rare

Operating out of La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland, for several years now, the brand Edouard Koehn carries four distinct collections. Of particular inter ...

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Introducing – The New and Dressy Union Glashütte Nora

German watchmaker Union Glashütte aptly labels its Noramis collection as “charming classics”, a description that is hard to dispute. The ...

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News – Omega Raises Over CHF 500k for Charity Orbis wi

Partnering with auctioneer Sotheby’s, Omega has recently offered for sale 11 unprecedented MoonSwatch Moonshine Gold suitcases. Surfing on thes ...

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Hands-on – The Jack Mason Strat-o-Timer GMT Espresso i

Jack Mason is an up-and-coming microbrand with a growing portfolio of divers, chronographs and day/dates, and the latest Strat-o-Timer GMT is the most ...

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Buying Guide – Seven Appealing Watches, Each With a Di

When it comes to mechanical watchmaking, it’s common practice to split it down to the middle and group together manual winding watches on one e ...

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The Petrolhead Corner – The Fascinating 1904 Napier L4

Did you ever get stopped in your tracks by a single moment or a picture" Did you ever have an irresistible urge to drop everything and frantically try ...

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Just Because – A Rare Encounter with the Superb Derek

Some names carry more historical weight than others. Names like Daniel Roth, George Daniels or even Gerald Genta and Philippe Dufour represent a time ...

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Introducing – Hanhart Resuscitates its White Pilot Chr

Hanhart, the German brand that started life in Switzerland as a manufacturer of stopwatches before relocating to Germany in 1902, gained renown as a p ...

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Introducing – The Bell & Ross BR 03-92 Diver Gets

Talking about Bell & Ross means talking about square watches. The two go hand in hand, like a fine wine and a good piece of cheese. The brand became k ...

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Just Because – Hamilton Reveals The Prop Watch of R

With its watches featured in more than 500 major films since the 1930s, Hamilton has played a stellar role in Hollywood. The Frogman, Indiana Jones, I ...

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Introducing – Ace Jewelers and Elka Team Up For An Ult

Last year, we introduced the Ace Jewelers x Elka Watch Co Diversity Series, which artfully blended the cultural influences of the Middle East and Asia ...

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First Look – The New Tissot PR516 Chronograph Mechanic

Drawing from over 170 years of watchmaking heritage, Tissot frequently delves into its archives for inspiration. The company has a penchant for revivi ...

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Portrait – Just 17 and his First Watch Already Sold Ou

Do you remember what you were doing at the age of 17" I bet it wasn’t something in the line of making watches, was it" I know I wasn’t a ...

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Interview – “India Will Surely Be Among The Fast

The watch industry and its market are in constant evolution. Some new brands appear almost daily. The distribution has to face intense volatility due ...

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Introducing – The Kurono 34mm Calligra Special Project

The brainchild of Japanese independent watchmaker Hajime Asaoka, known for his high-end tourbillons or chronographs, Kurono Tokyo is the man’s ...

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Hands-on – The Ollech & Wajs OW 8001 is an Ultra-

Amidst the rapid expansion of the steel sports watch with an integrated bracelet category, selecting the right (meaning available and accessible) time ...

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Introducing – The Latest Zenith Defy Skyline Comes wit

Zenith’s Defy family is represented by seven sub-collections, including the recent Defy Skyline range. The name of the collection dates to Zeni ...

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Introducing – A More Compact 38mm Case for the Classic

Single-hand watches are the mainstay of German brand MeisterSinger. Proving that single-handed watches can perform multiple functions, MeisterSinger h ...

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Introducing – Extreme Minimalism… The New H. Mos

H. Moser & Cie. has developed its own interpretation of terms bandied around in the watch industry. Concept watches, in the terminology of most brands ...

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First Look – The Cyrus Klepcys GMT Palm Editions for 1

A phygital retailer with headquarters in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 10TenLabs operates a hybrid online business – with physical activities in ...

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Introducing – The Dark Beauty of the Minase Horizon GE

Minase, a Japanese microbrand specialising in complex watch cases with superlative handmade finishings, is gaining traction in Western markets. Based ...

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Hands-on – The Lorca Model No.1 GMT, a Compact GMT Wat

Lorca is a new microbrand with an inaugural piece offering GMT functionality, which is always nice to welcome to the market. Its Canadian founder (wit ...

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First Look – The New MB&F LM Perpetual EVO Titani

Max Büsser might have a fervent imagination, capable of dreaming up spaceships to relay time in the most unusual way to his fellow earthlings, but he ...