Author archives: Monochrome

Buying Guide – 10 Cool Chronographs of Baselworld 2018

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After our Top Ten countdown of the best Dive watches, the best GMT watches and the best Tourbillon watches of Baselworld 2018, it’s time to focus on one of the most important and popular categories: chronographs. This edition of the Basel Watch Fair proved, yet again, that the chronograph can be morphed into any style: elegant, sporty, modern[...]

Hands-on – Corum Heritage Hobo Coin Watch – Updating a Classic

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Corum introduced its first coin watch in 1964. The model is, without a doubt, one of its most iconic watches. If coin pocket watches had been produced for decades (usually ultra-thin watches concealed under a hinged cover), the brand’s coin wristwatch was innovative because of its novel construction with a coin sliced in two to encase the movement. Mor[...]

Introducing – Arnold & Son Time Pyramid Black Edition

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One of the main points of interest of Arnold & Son timepieces has always been their uniquely skeletonised movements, based on an almost perfectly symmetrical design. Whether you take ultra-complex pieces such as the Constant-Force Tourbillon or the Tourbillon Chronometer N° 36, or more simple pieces like the Nebula, most of the brand’s creation[...]

Hands-on – Porsche Design 1919 Chronotimer Flyback Brown and Leather – New Colour and New Mechanics

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As you’ve certainly come to expect, when seeing a Porsche Design watch on MONOCHROME, stuff like ergonomics, comfort, quality of build, value-for-money or understated design will be mentioned. And this article will be no exception, as Porsche Design introduces its newest sibling in the 1919 collection in a rich, brown, chocolatey hue. Equipped with a f[...]