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DEPLOYANT by Peter Chong & Friends | October 30, 2014

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Modestly priced watches: Glycine Airman Airfighter

September 14, 2014 |

How would you reinvent yourself to recreate something traditional? Ask Glycine. This company has managed to transform a conventional chronograph pusher into something that is extraordinary and fun!

 

When we first received the watch, it did not give us a … Read More

First Look at Apple’s new Apple Watch (fka iWatch) / Apple launches a really nice Ikepod

September 10, 2014 | 6

First Look & Review of the new Apple Watch 

Let it first be known that I thrive on technology. Not just as a consumer – I’m one of those ‘early adopters’ that must consistently have the latest and greatest phone/ … Read More

A Chance Encounter in Mr Baumgartner’s Clockwork Emporium

September 1, 2014 | 4

I do believe things happen for a reason – that a higher order has things aligned and that coincidences as we know are written in the stars. Who would have thought that in my recent trip to Switzerland, I discovered … Read More

Rare Watches: Voutilainen Détente Escapement Tourbillon Wristwatch

August 31, 2014 | 2

Kari Voutilainen is one of the most interesting watchmakers living with us today. And when he delivers a significant wristwatch, first in the hands of a collector and a pièce unique, the event needs to be recorded.

 

One of … Read More

Counting Stars (and Planets): The Graham Tourbillon Orrery

August 27, 2014 |

Whenever we talk about Graham watches, either some aviator theme watches or the Chronofighters with the trademark “fast-action start/ stop trigger” beside the crown would subconsciously come to mind. This time round, Graham did something a little unorthodox, and the result … Read More

In Conversation: Stefano Macaluso, Product Development Director, Girard Perregaux

August 23, 2014 |

I met Stefano Macaluso perhaps some 10 years ago over lunch in La Chaux de Fonds, while on a visit to the Girard Perregaux factory. I caught up with him again for lunch, this time in Singapore a few days … Read More

Chasing Perfection: Grand Seiko Mechanical Hi-Beat 36000 GMT

August 17, 2014 |

One thing that impresses us about the Japanese would be their great attention to intricate details. The integrity of their efforts are telling- products from Lexus and Canon can easily testify that. But of course, when it comes to watchmaking, there are not many … Read More

Modestly priced watches: A quick look at the Jeanrichard trio: Terrascope, Aquascope and Aeroscope

August 12, 2014 | 1

Jeanrichard, formerly Daniel JeanRichard has long been awaiting in the shadows of her more illustrious stable-mate: Girard Perregaux. But the brand deserves more.

Daniel JeanRichard was responsible for the Swiss Jura region’s rise as a force to be reckoned with in … Read More