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Review of Omega Speedmaster Apollo 13 Silver Snoopy Award from Baselworld 2015

April 8, 2015 |

The Omega Speedmaster is probably one of the most important and ubiquitous watches in the world of horology. The history of the Speedmaster dates back to 1957, and many more variants were made since then. The “Snoopy” Speedmaster is perhaps one … Read More

Review of Girard Perregaux Minute Repeater Tourbillon with Gold Bridges

April 7, 2015 |

Girard Perregaux have always made beautiful watches. Even watches which, going by just reading the design brief will sound like its going to look awkward, comes out to look great. And right. Not all great brands are able to make … Read More

Review of the Urwerk UR-1001 Titan from Baselworld 2015

April 6, 2015 |

Usually when a watch is quite chunky or sits highly on the wrist, it will be commented on as having wrist presence.  The latest iteration of the Urwerk UR-1001, has the biggest wrist presence we have seen from … Read More

Review of A. Lange and Sohne 1815 “200th Anniversary F.A. Lange”

April 5, 2015 |

200 years back, a German named Ferdinand Adolph Lange was born. This was the same man behind A. Lange and Sohne, the legendary German watchmaker that created some of the most astonishing timepieces in the world of horology. To pay tribute … Read More

Review of the Patek Philippe Calatrava Pilot Travel Time

April 4, 2015 | 3

The Patek Philippe Pilot is arguably the most controversial timepiece we have seen at Basel. From pictures, many have gasped at how audacious the design is. Comments like ‘this is not a Patek Philippe’ came ringing through the waves. Indeed, … Read More

Ulysse Nardin Anchor Tourbillon: Hands on Review live from Baselworld 2015

April 3, 2015 | 1

In 2014, Ulysse Nardin showed a new escapement concept to the world during Baselworld 2014. The Deployant team who attended the Press Conference then was impressed with the totally new concept of the escapement which was shown as a working … Read More

Baselworld 2015: Top 5 Watches: Charles Sutanto’s picks on The Collector’s View

April 2, 2015 |

For the third year in a row I have been attending Baselworld but for the very first time, I am actually participate as a member of the press corp. And for the first time, I get to see works … Read More

Baselworld 2015: Robin’s Top 5 Picks

April 1, 2015 |

Well folks, we are back to this again. After every major watch event, the people at Deployant will pick their favorite few timepieces from the exhibition and talk about it. Just like every event, there are bound to be hits and misses. Here, … Read More

Baselworld 2015: Chester’s Top 5 Picks

March 31, 2015 |

My criteria to choosing these 5 picks is fairly simple. They have to be of good value, not necessarily cheap, but reasonably priced nonetheless. They should have substantial longevity, which entails having a design that will stay relevant for a good future. … Read More

Baselworld 2015: Nick’s Top 5 Picks

March 30, 2015 |

Our editor in chief has covered his top 5 watches from Baselworld 2015.  So presenting today, Baselworld 2015: Nick’s Top 5 Picks. These are in no particular order, just the pieces that caught my eye for various reasons.

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Editor’s Pick: Top 5 watches from BaselWorld 2015

March 29, 2015 | 2

BaselWorld has come and gone. For me, this Basel was less exciting than when I first came to the shows some 18 years ago. Perhaps I have changed and become jaded. Perhaps the industry has changed. Nevertheless, these are my … Read More

IWC Ingenieur Automatic Edition AMG GT

March 28, 2015 | 1

 IWC to celebrate the ten-year partnership with Mercedes-AMG, releases a watch with a material never used before in the watch industry.  Introducing the IWC Ingenieur Automatic Edition AMG GT.

It is the first watch worldwide to … Read More

Vacheron Constantin Métiers D’Art Savoirs Enluminés

March 28, 2015 | 1

Vacheron Constantin releases a trio of watches based on a ancient manuscript.  Introducing the Vacheron Constantin Métiers D’Art Savoirs Enluminés.

The new Métiers d’Art Savoirs Enluminés collection draws aesthetic inspiration from the Aberdeen Bestiary, an ancient … Read More

Hands-on review of Romain Jerome Subcraft with live pictures

March 27, 2015 |

“Its designed like a pebble”, a deep voice boomed behind me as I was being presented the Romain Jerome Subcraft by CEO Manuel Emch. I turned around and saw the familiar face of Alain Silberstein. “Hello Peter”, he greeted…”Salut Alain”, … Read More

Baselworld2015: Harry Winston Histoire de Tourbillon 6

March 27, 2015 |

For Baselworld 2015,  Harry Winston unveils the sixth iteration of the the Histoire de Tourbillon collection.  This new watch features two standout complications.  Introducing the Harry Winston Histoire de Tourbillon 6

The watch is 55mm in … Read More

Baselworld 2015: Breguet Marine Chronographe “200 Ans De Marine” 5823

March 26, 2015 |

In two earlier Breguet reviews, we were all rave over the Tradition Répétition Minutes Tourbillon 7087 and the Tradition Chronographe Indépendant 7077. Just when we thought Breguet has done everything right, we meet this Breguet Marine Chronographe “200 Ans De Marine” 5823. 

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BaselWorld2015: hands on review of the Zenith Elite 6150 with live pics and prices

March 26, 2015 | 1

Zenith is one of the most decorated watchmakers in the business. For 150 years, it has been quietly chipping away, winning awards with magnificent products, sometimes without the beating of chest and the shouting that accompanies achievements of the large … Read More

Baselworld2015: Bremont Boeing Titanium GMT models

March 25, 2015 |

Last year Bremont announced a partnership with Boeing, the famed aircraft manufacturer.  For 2015, Bremont continues this partnership with the introduction of 2 models.  Introducing the Bremont Boeing Titanium GMT models.

Through the partnership with Boeing, … Read More