Earlier this year, IWC came out with their new DaVinci line of timepieces. And I was a bit bummed. Continue reading “Quick Review: The IWC DaVinci Chrono – Is it Ugly? I don’t think so… I bought it twice.”
What is it about square (or tonneau) shaped watches? I love them. Maybe it’s because we don’t see a lot of them. Infrequent or not, the advent of the Apple Watch is making tonneau (especially square-shaped ones) faces more en vogue.
Wow. That’s a big name. For a big watch. And one of only two gold watches in my collection. (Well, not including a two-tone Rolex Datejust I received for graduation decades ago…)
The El Primero movement is legendary – driving the first generation Rolex Daytonas for many years. A striking 10th complication – where that seconds hand FLIES around the dial once every 10 seconds is awesome (and I am sure my watchmaker will agree as no telling what it’s longevity might be. Continue reading “Review: Zenith El Primero Striking 10th”
Seiko threw everything but the kitchen sink at the SBGC001 and thankfully, most of it stuck. Continue reading “Review: Grand Seiko Chronograph”
This is a duplicate of a post I made on Watchuseek forums on April 5, 2015.
Sad day as my new Limited Edition Homage to Nicolas Rieussec Montblanc has gone to the big mainspring in the sky…
I take a more in-depth look at the Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean Chrono in this video.
When I worked at Coca-Cola, there was a colleague of mine who had an IWC watch. He was based in Hong Kong and obviously knew his watches. At the time, I was plugging away with my very nice Rolex GMT IIc but was blissfully unaware of the WIS condition lurking in my body, preparing to spring just a few years later. Continue reading “Review: IWC Portuguese Chrono”
When Breitling announced they were going to make a slightly bigger version of the legendary pilot’s watch, I was interested. Continue reading “Breitling Navitimer 01”
Don’t get me wrong – I love the new Omega Planet Oceans. Ceramic bezels, display backs, more technically advanced movements – these are all very good things about the new POs. Continue reading “Omega Planet Ocean Chrono”