Has Richard Mille made any schematics available, showing how the chronograph train is coupled directly to the barrel and the motion of the pinions when the chronograph is activated? Prefer this new RM 72 to the RM 11 iterations, even if this case shape still isn’t ideal for accurately reading off el
Putting on my corporate hat, this is a successful release. Safe, balanced layout, good size and in house Cal 02. These are far better than the ETA 7750 Carreras and I think they’ll age even better than the Grand Carrera line. Putting on my enthusiast hat, the two Fragment watches are still my favour
The Breguet is a far more interesting and beautiful take on the tourbillon, acknowledging that legibility is not a priority with this type of watch. The Senator Chronometer Tourbillon is the one Glashütte Original tourbillon I’d say is on the same level as the Breguet, as they both exemplify their r
Would not hold the dead companies against him, as sometimes great ideas do not gather enough traction. The lawsuits and contractual breaches should be concerning to collectors and investors. Where possible, it would be helpful to provide references and let people decide for themselves. Entering into
An uncommon version of the Chronomaster XXT Open. Big date is great, though I recall it being quite a bit thicker than the non-date versions. To be honest, I really liked some of these Nataf-era open dial models, especially the late stage ones.
If we were once comfortable wearing a Rolex to the beach and today we are afraid, we should ask ourselves if our societal trajectory is the correct one. When one chooses to wear an instantly recognizable watch, are they not putting themselves on a pedestal? If everyone has a clean path to status, it
Though the introduction of the sports line is catering to owners’ requests, rather than forging their own path, the watch is unmistakably a Greubel Forsey design. Now you can own a Greubel Forsey for work (the Signature 1) and buy this one for relaxed wear. While the movement architecture is complex
Over the past 10 years, Montblanc has offered up some great watchmaking, both classical and modern. For those who have been paying attention. This collection has a lot of underrated pieces...perhaps not underrated here.