Breguet introduces the state of the art CLASSIQUE DOUBLE TOURBILLON 5345 QUAI DE L’HORLOGE.This new model blends mechanical virtuosity with aesthetic mastery: entirely exhibited, the movement reveals two tourbillons that set the...
Seiko 62MAS detail

Seiko 62MAS – Ref: 6217-800X

In a previous article of mine I was mentioning that for any respectable vintage Seiko diver nut, the letters “62MAS” represent the quintessential piece in Seiko divers’ history. My mission in collecting...
Tudor Prince Date front

Tudor Prince Date

I am collecting watches for a little less than a decade and it is my first Tudor Prince Date. I started with G-shocks and in couple of...

Tudor Black Bay 41 Ref: M79230n-0008

The watch I am wearing lately is a Tudor Black Bay. An outstanding watch from a well know brand which captured my attention. This is the brand that for many years was...

Jaeger LeCoultre Master Memovox Ref:174.8.96

I have just set up my phone to wake me up at 4:30. Just for fun, I also set my Jaeger LeCoultre Master Memovox to ring at around 4:35. I am in...

Bell&Ross BR01-94 – Titanium Orange LE

When I have started collecting watches, I have never imagined wearing a watch like the Bell&Ross BR01-94 - Titanium Orange LE. All I ever cared for was an interesting movement, a historical...

Breguet Marine

The Breguet Marine ticks to the rhythm of the ocean swell and the light currents of the trade winds: a combination of a timeless aesthetic and technical...

Czapek&Cie Antarctique

We will start our presentation of Czapek Antarctique with a brief history of the manufacturing company because I think it is a little bit less heard of. However, let me first point...

Breitling Navitimer 01 Ref. AB012012.

Fellow readers, today I will talk about one of my personal watches - the Breitling Navitimer 01 Ref. AB012012. Imagine, you are at the airport. Not a big European...

Seiko Tuna – the Marinemaster Professional SBBN007

There are two categories of Seiko watch idiot savants: one considers that only a monocoque case (600m or 1000m) can be called a Tuna, the other considers that also a two piece...

Seiko Diver’s – 20 years period evolution

If someone had shown me these four watches 7 years ago, I would have said: these Seiko Diver's all look alike! However, their 20 years period evolution proved that I was wrong.

The Grand Seiko Spring Drive Diver’s 200m – SBGA 029

I like cars - not the flashy exotic supercars but the sleeper type, the seemingly normal car that out of the blue proves everyone that it is the fastest and shows that...

One real pilot watch – CWC RN Fleet Air Arm Pilots Chronograph

There are two type of watches that are by far the favourite amongst WIS - diver and pilot watches, with the CWC RN Fleet Air Arm Pilots Cronograph fitting in the latter...

Seiko Turtle – Ref. 6309-7040/9

In the world of watches when someone say Turtle, automatically (with or without hand winding and hacking :)) a WIS thinks of Seiko and to me, when I say turtle, despite the...

Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean 600M Co‑Axial Master Chronometer Chronograph

I would like to present a watch that covers many qualities, with the beauty on top: the Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean 600M Co-Axial Master Chronometer Chronograph. As you already...

Seiko 6105-8110

There is something about a watch with a military history that has a special charm to it. A tool that served men on the battlefield goes beyond any modern marketing gimmick. Therefore,...

Ball Engineer III Endurance 1917 TMT Limited Edition

The watch I want to present this time is Ball Engineer III Endurance 1917 TMT Limited Edition to 1000 pieces. I love this watch, mostly because it is a tribute to a...

Seiko SLA 017

Among the Seiko addicts the three letters SLA, like SLA 017 are raising pulses: they are associated with limited editions, reissues of iconic divers and higher prices. Way higher than the other...

Seiko Marinemaster 1000m, aka Darth Tuna Ref. SBBN011

I will start today's review of Seiko Marinemaster 1000m, aka Darth Tuna Ref. SBBN011 with the following quote: “Every day is a new day. It is better to be lucky. But I...

Omega Speedmaster Mark II Co-Axial Chronograph

Since today's article is about the 2014 Omega Speedmaster Mark II Co-Axial Cronograph, I remember that one of the first Omega I’ve ever saw, many years ago, was a Speedmaster Mark II...

Omega Speedmaster Racing Master Chronometre

The watch I want to present is Omega Speedmaster Racing Master Chronometer. Impressive name for a watch, but a name well deserved. Every kid in the world, at a...

Seiko Speedmaster 7A28-7040

The Seiko 7A28-7040, also known as Seiko "Speedmaster", even if it is a quartz watch, it's not an ordinary one. The mechanism went into production in 1980. Several actors have worn this...

Hamilton X-Wind Chronograph Quartz Ref. H77912335

You know from my previous posts that I like watches with a story behind and/or a utilitarian use, and this is the case with Hamilton X-Wind Chronograph Quartz Ref. H77912335.

Omega Speedmaster Skywalker X33 – Solar Impulse 2 Limited Edition

Omega Speedmaster Skywalker X33 - Solar Impulse 2 Limited Edition is the perfect example for some people who consider that watches are more than objects that show the time in a way...

Breguet Type XXI Ref.3810TI/H2/TZ9

Before diving into Breguet Type XXI Ref.3810TI/H2/TZ9 presentation, imagine that you are in the year 1775. The world is at the beginning of the industrial revolution. The Watt’s steam engine is at...

Breitling Aerospace Night Mission Ref. V79363

The watch I want to present today has been in my collection for a couple of months and now it's time to share my experience with it - the Breitling Aerospace Night...

IWC Portuguese Split Seconds Chronograph Ref.3712

The IWC Portuguese Split Seconds Chronograph has been one of my favorite for the last couple of months. This watch, in...

Heuer Monaco Gulf Ref. CAW211R

I have a pleasant feeling about the racing era from 1970’s. The watch on my hand and in my collection is Heuer Monaco Gulf edition. Usually I don't like square watches, with...

IWC Spitfire Chrono 41mm Ref. IW387901

I must admit that I have a long history with pilot’s watches from IWC. From Top Gun Ceramic Double Chrono which is now somewhere in Africa in a mission, bought from me...

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