Bloggers Corner

MB&F Legacy Machine Perpetual Ti (and Ti means Titanium…)

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The MB&F Legacy Machine Perpetual (or LM Perpetual) is one of those watches that can’t fail to impress. The most complicated watch in the MB&F collection to date, it relies on a surprisingly classical complication – the perpetual calendar.  Somewhat unexpected in the line-up of MB&F’s habitual watches, it still managed[...]

A Closer Look At the Ultra-Detailed Romain Gauthier Logical One

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Visiting the Romain Gauthier manufacture is an eye-opening experience. One of the best representatives of the Vallée-de-Joux expertise, this independent watchmaker crafts just over 50 pieces a year with an exceptional level of finishing and an uncompromising watchmaking ethos. To demonstrate this, we take a look at the ultra-detailed and complex Romai[...]

Heuer Autavia Jo Siffert Collector’s Edition by Calibre 11

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Jo Siffert shot to fame by winning the 1968 Formula 1 British Grand Prix, a victory that attracted the attention of Jack Heuer, who decided to sponsor the Swiss F1 and Porsche Le Mans ace. As part of the deal, Siffert wore the Heuer logo on his racing overalls and a Heuer Autavia 1163T Chronograph on his wrist. Jack Heuer and Jo Siffert – Jo Siffert w[...]

IWC Portugieser Perpetual Calendar Edition “150 Years”

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With IWC introducing so many limited-edition references for its 150th anniversary this year (there are 27 in total), it’s been hard work picking a favourite. The blue dial Portugieser Chronograph is certainly high on the list, as of course is the Tribute to Pallweber. If I had to choose just one, however, I think it would have to be the Portugieser Per[...]

The New Piaget Possession Collection – A Playful Take on Time

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Not every woman’s watch has to be a mechanical wonder. Sometimes an intriguing design can elevate a quartz watch to new heights. Such is the case with the new Piaget Possession watches that were unveiled at the recent SIHH 2018 in Geneva. Ultra-feminine, sleek and super chic, the new Piaget Possession watches have a lot to offer in terms of color and d[...]

Pre-Baselworld 2018 – Blancpain Villeret Quantième Complet GMT

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The combination of a complete calendar (or Quantième Complet in French) with a moonphase indication and a GMT function is a classic at Blancpain. Indeed, this interesting and practical combination of complications established itself as a mainstay with its original debut in 2002. Even more, the complete calendar is a signature display of the brand[...]