- BULGARI'S CONTINUED ITALIAN RINASCIMENTO OR “IL NUOVO RECORD MONDIALE”
By Roger Ruegger | With the launch of its Pre-Basel 2019 collection in Geneva in January, one thing became immediately clear: Bulgari is far from being done when it comes to world records in watchmaking and ultra-complicated watches.
TESTS & REVIEWS
- DEEP BLUE
By Jens Koch | Rolex has updated its Deepsea dive watch, giving it a wider bracelet and an improved in-house movement. We tested this new, highly sought-after version with a D-Blue dial.
- SUPER FREAK
By Mark Bernardo | Ulysse Nardin unveiled the first automatic version of the game-changing Freak last year. However, the revolutionary Grinder winding system is just one noteworthy feature of the Freak Vision.
- RENAISSANCE DIVER
By Roger Ruegger | More than 25 years ago, Omega’s Seamaster 300 marked an important milestone in the brand’s underwater history. We checked if the 2018 model is as professional as the one that once saved a British spy’s life.
- AROUND THE WORLD IN 10 DAYS
By Martina Richter | The new Oris Big Crown ProPilot Calibre 114 hosts the latest version of the manufacture’s hand-wound caliber with a 10-day power reserve. It can also show the time in zones that differ by 30 minutes as well as a full hour.
- HELL OF A COMEBACK
By Roger Ruegger | Bulova’s reissue of the “Devil Diver,” the 666-foot water-resistant Oceanographer Snorkel, is currently one of the more affordable options for those looking for a new watch with a retro design.
- BLACKENED BONES
By Mark Bernardo | Jaquet Droz continued the expansion of its flagship Grande Seconde collection in 2018, adding a skeletonized model with a proprietary movement and three case material options. We spent some time with the most sleekly sporty variation.
- UNDER THE GREEN DOME
By Martina Richter | The new face of the Sixties vintage collection is so appealing, we took a trip to Glashütte Original's dial manufactory in Pforzheim, Germany, to find out just how they create the watch’s magical green dial.
- THE BLUE HOUR
By Jens Koch | IWC has equipped a limited anniversary edition of its popular Portugieser Chronograph with a new, favorably priced, manufacture movement, making an already handsome model even more attractive.
- INSIDE LES CABINOTIERS
By Logan R. Baker | An exclusive look at Vacheron Constantin’s elite watchmaking division focused on bespoke timepieces
- FIELD READY
By Allen Farmelo | The complicated story of the simple field watch
- TECHNOLOGY EXPRESS
By Jens Koch | How do you protect a wristwatch from shocks, scratches, extreme temperatures and water? Sinn has discovered innovative solutions and integrated them into most of its watches.