Category: watch talk

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…

January 29, 2018 timesticking No comments exist

The new additions to the Gorilla Fastback collection are certainly not for the faint-hearted, but if you love fashionable looking watches made of several different (high-tech) materials, the Acid Green, RS White, Phantom Black and the original Gorilla Fastback are worth exploring. All have the 44mm carbon case, an anodised aluminium “pinstripe”, a multi-layered dial,…

January 22, 2018 timesticking No comments exist

Back in 2011, Jaeger-LeCoultre introduced the Tribute to 1931 collection of Reverso models. Watches with the same dimensions as the very first Reverso models. In the meanwhile, Jaeger-LeCoultre has been introducing a number of models in this ‘Tribute’ range. This year, it was time for the Reverso Tribute Moon watch. The Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Tribute Moon…

January 15, 2018 timesticking No comments exist

The Rado Watch Company recently added a limited edition blue dial Rado HyperChrome 1616. As far as vintage inspired timepieces go, the Rado HyperChrome 1616 follows original shape and design elements faithfully even if materials and proportions have been updated to suit modern preferences. The case is machined from hardened titanium, which has a hardness…

January 8, 2018 timesticking No comments exist

The YES Equilibrium will give your hours, minutes, and seconds as well as times for sunrise, sunset and twilight, moonrise, moonset, and moon phase plus alert you to solstices, equinoxes, and cross quarter days for exactly where you are. It also has a range of alarms and an electronic compass along with a host of…

January 1, 2018 timesticking No comments exist

The LIP Mach 2000 models blur the line between serious watches and fun, toy-like gadgets. The black case color is a classic, subtle base. Paired up with the asymmetric shape and the colorful, vivid tones on the hands, pushers and crown reminds us of bubble gums. For cost effectiveness the new LIP Mach 2000 chronographs…

December 25, 2017 timesticking No comments exist

Autodromo has extended its Group B collection by adding a new watch with a silver and yellow dial instead of the black. The 39mm case is made up of two components: a central capsule that contains the dial, hands, and Miyota 9015 automatic movement, and a stainless steel chassis with spring bar-less lugs. The watch…

December 18, 2017 timesticking No comments exist

Seiko has teamed up with design and creative consulting firm Lowercase, to create a new series of limited edition Seiko Prospex Fieldmaster Lowercase watches. There are eight new Fieldmaster watches which are all powered by light because of their solar quartz movements. All eight models will come in 44mm black stainless steel cases with plastic…