Reading Time: < 1 minute A Tiffany travel clock from the 1940s serves as an inspiration for this interesting wristwatch. A classic design, but with a touch of difference. It’s a watch that always catches our attention when we (Mrs. and me) visit the Tiffany’s boutique. It’s simple, lovely and has that “je ne saisContinue Reading

Omega Orbis

Reading Time: 2 minutes “A cuddly companion given to children undergoing eye surgery is the inspiration behind OMEGA’s new collection of watches, made in support of Orbis International and its Flying Eye Hospital. The teddy, which is given to every young Orbis patient, makes it easier for doctors to explain what’s about to takeContinue Reading

Sevenfriday V1

Reading Time: 2 minutes An industry revolution? You can say that… Sevenfriday, when launched in 2012, started something, maybe not a revolution, but a big wave for sure. I’ve met Sevenfriday watches between non-collectors, low budget collectors and haute horlogerie collectors. It’s a watch you just love, it doesn’t matter if it’s your onlyContinue Reading

Harry Winston Opus Eleven

Reading Time: < 1 minute A few years ago Denis Giguet created for Harry Winston one of the most interesting watches I’ve ever seen: the Opus Eleven. The watch has no hands for showing the time: using 566 components, 155 jewels and 24 conical pinions – the hours are displayed by means of an original system madeContinue Reading

Montblanc Heritage Spirit Orbis Terrarum

Reading Time: < 1 minute This is one of my favourite watches from Montblanc – the Montblanc Heritage Spirit Orbis Terrarum from the Meisterstück Heritage Collection. The Heritage Orbis Terrarum is available in 3 versions: a stainless steel case with steel bracelet, a stainless steel case with alligator skin strap and an 18k red gold case withContinue Reading

Zenith El Primero Tourbillon

Reading Time: 2 minutes El Primero (“The First” in Esperanto) is one of those watches that inspires generations of watch lovers. As the first automatic Chronograph, it has established in 1969 a new milestone: the first one-piece caliber as chronograph automatic and not as a module on a base caliber. More than that, atContinue Reading


Reading Time: < 1 minute Perrelet is a nice to have collectable item, especially when it’s nice and affordable. Unfortunately, I didn’t manage to make this particular watch mine so I put it on the wish list. This beauty has an 18k yellow gold case, a very nice decorated ETA2892-A2 and the original box. TheContinue Reading


Reading Time: 2 minutes When it comes to ladies watches, the market is not so full of choices. But the main issue is that a lot of the ladies models are just quartz. My wife told me she is always frustrated that for her, the usual (to read the only) choice must be, inContinue Reading

Daniel Roth L’Ammiraglio del Tempo

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Admiral of Time is a 50mm marvel. There are 20 pieces in a gold case and 10 pieces in titanium so it’s not an easy to spot watch. It’s a full Carillon Westminster Minute Repeater with a sophisticated hidden activation system: one of the lugs slides to activate theContinue Reading

Seiko SBGJ019

Reading Time: 2 minutes SEIKO is an important player in the market for the people who want tradition, robustness and affordable. But it’s not just that, some people have a special thing for Seiko, maybe emotional or maybe practical. For instance, my father wears a Seiko on his job every day and seems toContinue Reading


Reading Time: 2 minutes I don’t think I need to tell you how cool this watch is! When I first saw it, it was instant love… Perfect in every aspect! Forget about words like passion for the underwater world, first modern diver’s watch, technical achievements or new technical solutions (words used in the presentation from Blancpain Website for theContinue Reading