A year ago we introduced you to a small Barcelona headquartered brand called Ophion, courtesy of a new model called the OPH 786. This watch had an outsized ripple of interest for its low volume vintage-inspired pieces using Swiss movements,… Read More ›

RADO : Captain Cook MkIII

Last year Rado released modern versions of a vintage piece, called the Hyperchrome Captain Cook. Its success has lead to two more variant reissues, the Captain Cook MkII and MkIII. The latter of these, inspired by a 1962 piece, is… Read More ›

HANDS-ON : The Joker

It can be argued, with some degree of justification I think, that one of the standout (in the literal sense of its prominence) watches of 2017 has been Konstantin Chaykin’s Joker, launched at Baselworld this year. With an unconventional take… Read More ›

HANDS-ON : Laine 1817

For those who are followers of the A. Lange & Söhne Watchmaking Excellence Award the name of watchmaker Torsti Laine is not totally unknown. For others, he probably needs a small introduction. Harking originally from Finland, where he was a… Read More ›