Alpina Alpiner Automatic AL-525

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 affordable Swiss timepieces, and as a way to increase efficiency, they are made in the same factory in Plan-les-Ouates, Geneva.


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Introducing the F.P. Journe Octa Sport in Titanium

July 21, 2014 | F.P. Journe

Introducing the F.P. Journe Octa Sport in Titanium

F.P. Journe has unveiled a new Octa Sport timepiece, with an aluminum movement and dial, in a titanium case. It weighs 60 grams on a rubber strap and 70 grams on a titanium bracelet.


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Omega Speedmaster Apollo 11 45th Anniversary Limited Edition

July 20, 2014 | Omega

Omega Speedmaster Apollo 11 45th Anniversary Limited Edition

To celebrate the 45th Anniversary of the Apollo 11, which put the first astronauts on the moon, Omega created a special timepiece inspired by the original moon watch that was supplied by Omega and worn on that mission. Today’s date is significant because 45 years ago today, Apollo 11 landed on the moon. Be that as it may, technically, it was Monday (July, 21, 1969) that Buzz Aldrin first stepped onto the moon wearing the Speedmaster Professional — making it the first watch worn on the moon. Neil Armstrong, who stepped foot on the moon first, left his watch in the Lunar Module as backup because the LM’s electronic timing module had failed.


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Zenith Pilot Type 20 Annual Calendar tribute to Russell Westbrook

July 18, 2014 | Zenith

Zenith Pilot Type 20 Annual Calendar tribute to Russell Westbrook

Earlier this year, Zenith announced a partnership with NBA superstar Russell Westbrook. He’s a three-time NBA All-Star, and is arguably one of the best point guards in the league. Moreover, the Oklahoma City Thunder have made it to the playoffs five of the six seasons that he has been with the team since he was drafted as a rookie in 2008 (including making it to the NBA Finals in 2012 and advancing past the first round of the playoffs for the last 5 years).


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Introducing the Christopher Ward C9 Harrison 5 Day Automatic with the brand's first in-house movement

July 17, 2014 | Christopher Ward

Introducing the Christopher Ward C9 Harrison 5 Day Automatic with the brand's first in-house movement

London based Christopher Ward has recently unveiled their first watch powered by an in-house movement. This is a significant advancement for any watch brand, let alone a brand that has only been in existence for a decade. In the watchmaking world, having the know-how to design and produce a mechanical caliber, is the single most crucial element that elevates a watch brand to that next level.


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