If there’s one thing a watch brand likes to tell it’s its story, its narrative about its origins, whether they be over two hundred years old or only two months old. This is not something exclusive to the watch industry… Read More ›
The Grand Théâtre de Genève was the scene of the 2013 Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG). One and a half thousand guests joined the President of the Swiss Confederation, Mr Ueli Maurer, to celebrate the watch industry, with fifteen… Read More ›
At the announcement of a collaboration between Casio and the British Royal Air Force to create a limited edition G-SHOCK Gravity Defier (GW-A1000RAF-1AER), I pondered aloud that even with a limited edition of 2,000 and a price of GBP500, it… Read More ›
The brand of Bell & Ross is most well-known for its aviation themed ‘flight instruments’, those distinctively large square cases designed like aircraft cockpit instruments. What is less known are their ‘vintage’ collection, introduced in 2010, and the ‘marine’ line,… Read More ›
Watches labelled as ‘NOS’ (new old stock) are oft prized. For watches, as it is for books or many other collectables, the idea of something that has been untouched, especially vintage watches, is tantalising. The words ‘new unissued in box’ were enough to draw me into the unknown world of vintage military watches. The lure of an untouched 1945 watch was too great.
In one of the more practical watch brand collaborations that we’ve heard for a while, Casio has been working with Britain’s Royal Air Force on a new range designed for use in combat. Formed in 1918, the RAF is one… Read More ›