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Tuesday, February 21, 2017

5 Affordable Rolex Watches for New Collectors

Rolex is the most recognizable and most coveted watch brand in the world. Here are five popular Rolex watch models that are in stores now and that offer accessible prices for collectors of all ages. Rolex Oyster Perpetual Rolex calls it the quintessential Oyster, and the purest expression of the Oyster concept. It’s hard to

WATCHTIME Daily

Feeling Blue: 25 Watches With Blue Dials and Blue Straps

We take a look at 25 stunning blue watches, with blue dials and blue straps, released within recent years, from watch brands like Patek Philippe, Rolex, TAG Heuer, Zenith and many others — including some brand-new timepieces from SIHH 2017. Read full story »

10 Milestone Moments in the History of the Wristwatch

Today it is common to wear a watch on one’s wrist, but it was a different story around 100 years ago. World War I, which started in 1914 and ended in 1918, brought to the battlefield much that was new — airplanes, mustard gas, military … Read full story »

Frédérique Constant Offers Redesigned Classic Worldtimer Manufacture

Frédérique Constant will release a new version of its Classic Worldtimer Manufacture travelers’ watch at Baselworld 2017 — containing the same in-house mechanical movement as the original but now in an elegant brown-and-rose-gold color scheme. Read full story »

10 Classic Chronograph Movements

WatchTime contributor Robert-Jan Broer’s personal list of Top 10 chronograph movements, including the Patek Philippe CHR 29-535 PS Q, the TAG Heuer Caliber 1969, Zenith El Primero, and others. Read full story »

Progress Through Technology: 10 Tourbillon Watches with High-Tech Designs

Audi’s “progress through technology” motto also applies to the importance of the tourbillon for watch design, because this eye-catching complication greatly enhances a timepiece’s visual appeal. From our Special Design Issue, here are 10 highly … Read full story »

HODINKEE NEWS

Introducing: The Moritz Grossmann Atum Skelett, A One-Off Openworked Wristwatch Created By A True Specialist

For its first skeleton wristwatch, Moritz Grossmann asked a man by the name of Christophe Schaffo, an independent German horologist and specialist in the art of engraving and skeletonizing, to put one of its hand-wound movements, the caliber 100.5, through a drastic weight reduction program. The result is the highly ornate and slightly eccentric Atum

Introducing: The Jaeger-LeCoultre Geophysic Tourbillon Universal Time

In anticipation of this year’s Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH), Jaeger-LeCoultre has released a new addition to the Geophysic collection – the Tourbillon Universal Time. You may remember that back in September 2015 Jaeger-LeCoultre presented the original Geophysic Universal Time, but this year it has taken the watch a step further by adding

The Top 5 Chronographs 2016

What you see is a ranking of my five favorite chronographs of the year 2016. They were presented this year either at the SIHH in January in Geneva or later in Basel during Baselworld 2016. Since so many chronographs were presented this year it was not easy to find the top 5. But after thinking a while these

The Top 5 Divers 2016

What you see is a ranking of my five favorite divers of the year 2016. They were presented this year either at the SIHH in January in Geneva or later in Basel during Baselworld 2016. Since a lot of divers were presented this year it was not easy to find the top 5. But after thinking a while these were

4 - Limited Edition

**Frederique Constant Runabout Moonphase

Frederique Constant Runabout Moonphase Otomatis: Memperingati kemitraan dengan Riva Historical Society, Frederique Constant sekali lagi menampilkan yacht Runabout yang terkenal itu dengan Runabout Moonphase otomatis baru, terdiri dari dua edisi terbatas [Limited Edition]. Jam dengan diameter 40mm tersedia dalam stainless steel atau Rose gold, fungsi yang diusungnya termasuk jam, menit, detik, hari, tanggal, bulan dan

Grand Seiko 62GS Hi-Beat SBGH037 LE

Grand Seiko Hi-Beat SBGH037 LE ini muncul di Baselworld 2015, dibuat Limited Edition hanya 1000 buah dan jam ini nomornya 879/1000 … nomor 879 dari 1000 buah yang dibuat dalam rangka menyambut ulang tahun ke 55 dari Grand Seiko. GS ini ukurannya 40mm dan tampak bersih dengan dial putih serta jarum detiknya berwarna kebiru-biruan, menggunakan

*Anonimo Polluce Bronzo – Automatic LE

Anonimo ini belum lama berdiri, tahun 1997 ketika Panerai pindah ke Swiss untuk pembuatan casing nya sehingga banyak pekerja spesialis dibidang pembuatan casing kehilangan pekerjaan dan berdirilah Anonimo yang didirikan oleh Federico Massaseci di Firenze yang menampung mereka agar bisa tetap bekerja dan menjadi perusahaan Italia terkemuka dalam industri pembuatan jam tangan. Salah satu keunggulan

*Seiko Presage Limited Edition – Blue Sunburst Dial

Dalam rangka merayakan 100 tahun pembuatan produksi jam tangan Seiko, Seiko memproduksi sebuah jam tangan SEIKO PRESAGE Limited Edition – Salah satu produk variannya adalah Seiko yang ada di sini yaitu dengan kode produk Seiko SRP387J – BLUE SUNBURST Dial dengan Angka 1 sampai dengan 12 di sekeliling dialnya. Jam ini mengambil design dari jam

*Hamilton Khaki X wind automatic chronograph LE

Jam Hamilton selalu menarik perhatian saya karena selain jam nya menggunakan movement ETA [Hamilton satu group dengan pembuat movement ETA di Swatch Group], modelnya yang lumayan keren dan juga harganya sangat reasonable sekali dibandingkan merek jam yang lain. Hamilton Khaki X Wind ini menggunakan movement H-21 yang merupakan modifikasi dari Valjoux 7750, movement yang digunakan

*Alexander Shorokhoff – PlusMinus

Awalnya saya melihat jam ini terasa aneh juga, jam yang dial nya beraneka warna warni seperti lukisan abstrak… movement yang digunakan sangat standar movement yaitu ETA 2824 yang sudah teruji tangguh seperti juga digunakan di beberapa merek jam lainnya, jadi yang ditonjolkan disini ya desain unik nya yang dikreasi oleh mas “Alexander Shorokhoff” yang menggunakan

*Vostok-Europe Lunokhod 2 Automatic Watch Diver NH35A / 6205210

Salah satu jam bongsor dari Vostok Europe yang bisa membuat mata melirik, Lunokhod 2, lihat saja bandingan nya dengan korek Zippo. Jam ini termasuk Limited Edition dan bernomor 0447 dari 3000 pcs yang dibuat. Jam ini menggunakan mesin NH35A nya Seiko jadi walau merek nya dari Rusia tetapi jeroannya dari Jepang hehehhehe. Vostok-Europe N1 Lunokhod-2