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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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The Breva Génie 02 Air Altimeter Hands-On

July 16, 2014 | By Jason Pitsch | Breva, Hands-On

The Breva Génie 02 Air Altimeter Hands-On

We recently got a hands-on look at the latest watch to come from Geneva based Breva – the Génie 02 Air Altimeter. It features a beautifully finished Jean-François Mojon/Chronode movement, and is equipped with a high-performance mechanical altimeter.


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New Christophe Claret collection X-TREM-1 in red gold and chocolate PVD titanium

July 15, 2014 | Christophe Claret

New Christophe Claret collection X-TREM-1 in red gold and chocolate PVD titanium

Christophe Claret recently introduced a new chocolate version of their X-Trem-1 timepiece. It features a red gold (5N) and grade 5 titanium case treated with chocolate-colored PVD, and is paired with a brown alligator leather strap.


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The Bomberg Bolt-68 Chronograph collection

July 14, 2014 | $1,000 or less, Bomberg

The Bomberg Bolt-68 Chronograph collection

Neuchâtel, Switzerland based Bomberg, is a new watch brand that makes a line of audaciously styled watches that come with a unique bayonet system that allows the watch body to removed from the case and used as a pocket watch.


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Introducing the Zenith El Primero Stratos Flyback Rainbow

July 13, 2014 | Zenith

Introducing the Zenith El Primero Stratos Flyback Rainbow

In 1997 Zenith produced a professional pilot chronograph designed to meet the needs set fourth by the French Ministry of Defence. Specifically, the watch needed to remain highly precise, regardless of the g-forces (up to 11 gs), as well as resisting variations in pressure, temperature, and magnetic fields. The result, was the Zenith El Primero Stratos Flyback Rainbow, made for the elite fighter pilots of the French Air Force.


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The Elevenplus World Clock

July 10, 2014 | $1,000 or less

The Elevenplus World Clock

Korean company 11+, has come out with an ingenious, and good looking, World Clock. It lets you adjust the time zone by simply rolling its cylindrical body to the correct time zone. The body has 24 different cities listed, and when you roll the clock so that your preferred city is at the top (12 o’clock), the rolling mechanism instantly adjusts the hour hand to the selected city. Watch the video.


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