Vacheron Constantin Traditionnelle World Time Collection Excellence Platine

The real story behind Bremont's new BWC/01 movement

July 28, 2014 | By Jason Pitsch | Bremont

The real story behind Bremont's new BWC/01 movement

Last week, Bremont launched the Wright Flyer collection, which has original material from the 1903 Wright Flyer airplane (the was built by the Wright brothers) incorporated into the timepiece’s rotor. Furthermore, the timepiece was reported to be the first Bremont watch equipped with an in-house movement. However, immediately after the launch, you could find people online calling out the veracity of the Bremont’s claims. Specifically, La Joux-Perret was being referenced as the source of the caliber, not Bremont, or Britain, as the official Bremont press release stated “…it showcases Bremont’s first ever in-house movement, the BWC/01, designed and developed in Britain.”


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A Penthouse that is perfect for the high-net worth watch collector

July 28, 2014 | Lifestyle

A Penthouse that is perfect for the high-net worth watch collector

For the high-net worth individual with multiple international properties, and an assortment of extravagant six-figure watches, but who is not quite satisfied. We have the perfect place for you: The Clocktower Penthouse.


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Vacheron Constantin Traditionnelle World Time Collection Excellence Platine

July 25, 2014 | Vacheron Constantin

Vacheron Constantin Traditionnelle World Time Collection Excellence Platine

Originally introduced at SIHH in 2011, the Patrimony Traditionnelle World Time is now available in platinum. The new model is essentially a platinum version of the original Traditionnelle World Time — with two notable distinctions.


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The purist Patek Philippe Calatrava in white gold

July 24, 2014 | Patek Philippe

The purist Patek Philippe Calatrava in white gold

Sometimes the most basic things in life are the most beautiful.

The Patek Philippe Calatrava 5196 does not have a chronograph, a perpetual calendar, or even a date function. Yet, it exudes the same attention to detail as the most complicated timepieces in the collection. It has the understated elegance that Patek Philippe timepieces are world-renowned for, in the purist form — as a manual wind, time only wristwatch.


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Quick Look: The Breguet Classique Chronograph 5287 with black dial

July 23, 2014 | Breguet

Quick Look: The Breguet Classique Chronograph 5287 with black dial

In 2013, Breguet introduced the 5287 Classique Chronograph, which is available in rose or white gold, with the option of a silver or black dial. We went hands-on with the white gold/silver dial version at Baselworld 2013. However, at the time, the white gold/black dial version was not available to photograph. Today, we bring you the first photo of the white gold/black dial version — and what a photo it is.


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REVIEW: The Alpina Alpiner Automatic

July 22, 2014 | Alpina, REVIEWS

The Alpina Alpiner Automatic Al-525

Overview

Alpina is the sport watch brand from the same group which owns Frederique Constant. Both brands are focused on producing luxury Swiss timepieces which are also affordable, and as a way to increase efficiency, they are made in the same factory in Plan-les-Ouates, Geneva”


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