IWC watches

IWC Ingenieur watches

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The dial has of course the time, a small window for the date, then below it one for the time zone reference city. Titanium pushers on the left side of the case move the time "east or west." The second timezone is displayed in a larger window closer to the top of the dial (thankfully not in 24 hour format), and with an AM/PM indicator. Finally, a world timer for normal people! The watch crows are also titanium (left one is used for the internal rotating 24 hour ring that is a diver's bezel in other similar JeanRichard watches) that has black vulcanized rubber.

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IWC Pilots watches watches

In all titanium, the case is very well rendered in both manufacture and design. A bit retro - it wears a bit small even though it is almost 44mm wide. The case features of a lugless design where the bracelet (and available rubber strap) fit directly into the case. The case is water resistant to 300 meters, and is very comfy. Part of that has to do with how light it is due to the all titanium construction. The titanium is done well in an all satin finished style that fits the tool-like personality of the DI 300 watch.

Casio Pathfinder PAG-240-1 Watch Review Watch Releases

Live from Las Vegas! We record while at JCK 2010. While we have lots of good stuff from the show, listen to our thoughts on the event as well as the beginning of our coverage from our expedition deep into watch territory. More cool news? Lots of the people at the brands you love listen to the Hour Time show as well!

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Rolex watches

Louis Moinet Jules Verne Instrument Watch Review Wrist Time Reviews

Brand new from Dievas is this Classic Blue (also in black as the Classico Blue Professional). A dive watch with a rugged spirit and a designer face, the Classico Blue has a unique design meant to appeal to guys all over the world. Dievas watches always revolve around a diving watch theme. Their last new release was the Vortex, a really great watch that combined the looks of a diver and an aviator. This time, Dievas has gone back into diving watch territory in an inauspicious looking fashion diver that is still up to the task of diving deep. In a 44mm wide steel case with a 5.5mm thick sapphire crystal, the Classico Blue is water resistant to 1000 meters. Perhaps there will be later models with other dial trim colors. So there might be a Classico  Black, Red, Orange, etc.. Who knows.

Spyker Car Watches Hands-On Hands-On

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Longiness LA Grande Classique watches

After years of struggle, and a complex accumulation of factors, the industry of selling watch is about to rapidly change. It isn't so much a matter of a black and white distinction (in terms of one thing is totally in and another thing is totally out), but the old business model is more or less - dying a slow, painful, and less than quiet death. Here is how it used to be - for well over 100 years. Watch brand sells watch at wholesale rate to watch retailer (known as the authorized dealer). Watch retailer sells the watch for the retail price and keeps the difference as its profit (usually about 50%). In exchange for buying watches from the factory before they are sold to consumers, retailers often (but not all the time) get exclusive rights in a particular area or territory in which to sell the watch. It was a win-win situation for people making watches and people who have the ability to sell the watches. This is the way it was, and people were happy (as long and consumers were buying watches that is).

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Cartier Roadster S Watch Review

Cartier Roadster S Watch Review

I also want to say something about the Tissot T-Race watch. As seen in a vacuum, it is a bit of a funny looking timepiece. Strange-ish design and dimensions visually, it really comes to life in person, and on the wrist. Just one of those watches you need to slop on yourself before being totally sold on it. I was skeptical the first few times I saw it, but have since come to appreciate its significant sporty (and motorcycle) character. Even the limited edition models are under 00, with is a good deal for just such a Swiss watch. Until the next MotoGP event... I'll be hearing those engines in my ears.

Giveaway: Pulsar By Seiko Men’s Automatic Watch

Giveaway: Pulsar By Seiko Men’s Automatic Watch
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Rolex Day Date II

MB&F HM3 Watch Review Wrist Time Reviews

I enjoy the watch case finishing and the typical attention to detail that you see in most Oris watches. The back of the watch is engraved with the RAID logo, and the edition number of this limited edition piece. I am really amazed at just how varied Oris brand watches can be, but still be well executed in their own right. The Oris RAID Chronograph will be limited to 500 pieces. Not totally sure about the price right now, going to be maybe ,000 - ,000. I will try to update the price as I get a better figure. Look for this cool watch later this year.

SwissKubiK Watch Winder Review

SwissKubiK Watch Winder Review
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Hublot Big Bang

MB&F HM3 Watch Review Wrist Time Reviews

Blue and purple sapphires: approx. 5.17K

MotoGP is a worldwide event, with events occurring in a number of countries. Tissot is clever to team up with the race series as it is truly an international phenomenon, with exposure all over the planet. On the track itself are Tissot signs, and the winner of the race (as well as the pole position aware) receive Tissot watches. It is really hard to disassociate Tissot and MotoGP. This is a partnership done right, and if you are a MotoGP fan, chances are you'll have, or have your eyes on a number of Tissot watches.

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Replica Tag heuer link Watches

Carbon fiber is still used on the watch, but only a bit. For a while the watches were going a bit carbon fiber crazy. Now, there are only a few little pieces tastefully tucked into the sides of the lugs. Something cool to notice when looking at the watch from an angle or the side, but isn't in your face all the time (the way most carbon fiber treatments on watches should be). The watch has two dial options. A black dial, and one in silver tone with orange hour indicators and hands. I actually prefer the latter. The orange isn't at all over powering and looks really sexy against the silvery, textured dial. Texture is a modified sunburst pattern with a clean looking center. The deep set face is part of the rugged look of the entire watch, and there is a meaningful sloped chapter ring that has useful hour indicators on it. You could argue that the hands might benefit from being a bit larger, but they are fine as they are. Branding is kept to a minimum on the dial, and the large '"12" at noon/midnight reminds you that this is a sport watch. It is also balanced out by the subsidiary seconds dial.

Luminox Colormark Chrono Watch Review Wrist Time Reviews

MB&F is known to exchange talent with other highly-respected watch designers. If you recall, Alain Silberstein lent his talents for the creation of a limited edition HM2.2 Black Box watch that I displayed here. They have indicated to me that such collaborations are not only fun, but highly inspiring - so expect more of these in the future.

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Piaget Possession

In the US Roland Iten products are available at Westime.

Jaquet Droz Eclipse Watch

Jaquet Droz Eclipse Watch

Casio Pathfinder PAG110C-3 Go Green Watch Review Wrist Time Reviews

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Longiness watches

The gray tones all over the watch add to the titanium feel, as well as function as Raymond Weil's hat thrown into the gray watch trend. The 46mm case is made from a few titanium pieces and has some interesting intended sides. Style is pretty much standard Nabucco with a few little changes here and there. The dial features three colors of gray. The hour indicators are SuperLumiNova anthracite, while the chronograph frame is a more cement colored gray, contrasting with the dustier toned dial. Raymond Weil gives the dial an interesting "step" texture that I like. The dial is OK, a bit busy, but still attractive. My main concern are the hands. They blend in with the dial too much. You can't tell in the marketing images, but they don't fare to well in all lighting situations. Raymond Weil should have done the hands in a much lighter tone to contrast with the gray. I bet yellow hands for the time and chronograph subdials would have been cool.

The watch is in steel and 43mm wide and water resistant to 100 meters. Like I said, the movement is an automatic, and visible through the sapphire caseback window. The studded crown retains the nifty onyx stone cabochon in it. The Bi-Retro name comes from GG7722 movement having two retrograde counters. The watch has a jumping hour complication using in conjunction with a retrograde minute hand. Thus, the window located closer to 12 o'clock is for the hour, while it is surrounded by the retrograde minute scale. The lower retrograde scale is for the date. Overall I think the design is satisfying. It won't get current Gerald Genta Octo owners to trade their models in, but it won't disappoint future buyers either.

See my article on the Ulysse Nardin Caprice Tiger watch at Haute Living here.

Casio G-Shock X-Large Combi GA100 Watch Review

Casio G-Shock X-Large Combi GA100 Watch Review
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