Month: February 2018

February 26, 2018 timesticking No comments exist

The Draken Tugela started out as a Kickstarter campaign and is now a success with their very first watch out for grabs. The Draken Tugela is a simple three hander with date at the 6 o’clock position, set into a matte black dial. This Tugela also comes in burgundy and blue dials. Covering these dials…

February 21, 2018 timesticking No comments exist

There are several factors that go into a watch’s durability. Some of them are: what the case and band is made of, what type of crystal it has, how the watch-back connects to the case, and whether or not it has gaskets and how many there are. A watch’s case and band can be made…

February 19, 2018 timesticking No comments exist

The first of the Flying Grand Regulators were released in 2016, and following the success of these pieces Chronoswiss released new, skeletonized versions of the watch earlier this year. At 44 mm in a steel case, with long, straight lugs, an onion crown, and knurled edges on the bezel, the watch sits prominently on the…

February 12, 2018 timesticking No comments exist

Vacheron Constantin, known for conservative design, traditional finishing, and high prices, recently expanded their Patrimony line with the Excellence Platine watch. The Vacheron Constantin Patrimony Collection Excellence Platine has all of those things as an all-platinum, three-hand watch with classic looks but contemporary proportions. This could be viewed as one of Vacheron’s answers to watches…

February 5, 2018 timesticking No comments exist

Made as a special edition for the 35th America’s Cup and Emirates Team New Zealand, the Omega X-33 Regatta is an evolved variant of Omega’s mold-breaking Speedmaster X-33. This new model forgoes the previous generation’s circular display for a more straightforward horizontal display with three segments, typically showing additional data (top), mode/function (at nine on…