New Officine Panerai factory

Ten years after the inauguration of its manufactury in Neuchâtel, Officine Panerai has announced the start of work for a new factory which will consolidate all R&D, production and assembly of their watches. The new production facility will be opened… Read More ›

From 1786 to 2011

I recently had a NATO strap revelation, but just prior to the NATOs, I’d taken delivery of a rather more special strap, known as a “Metta”. Five of us had placed a bulk order with Micah, each with a different… Read More ›

The making of a Panerai

The Science Channel’s How it’s Made program, which shows how everyday things are created, recently took a horological bent, with an engaging and educational look at how a watch (in this case a Panerai) is made. Even for those of… Read More ›

A.B.P. Paris

STRAPAHOLISM For many a hardcore WIS or watchnerd, straps are an important part of watch ownership, with strap purchases and changes according to mood/ weather/ purpose/ colour/ material matching being a regular part of one’s horological existence.  If you’re a Paneristi,… Read More ›