By Roger Ruegger | Blancpain’s latest version of the Bathyscaphe adds a new color and a no-date option to the brand’s popular range of dive watches. Additionally, the 50-piece limited edition supports conservation efforts to protect the critically endangered great hammerhead shark. WatchTime was able to observe both in their natural habitat.
WATCHES & WONDERS 2020
WONDERS IN CYBERSPACE
When the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie (FHH) decided to postpone the 2020 edition of Watches & Wonders in Geneva, the organization didn’t waste any time coming up with a new strategy. In just two months, the team set up a new digital platform where novelties of the 30 participating maisons premiered on April 25. We present a summary.
TESTS AND REVIEWS
By Martina Richter | It’s hard to believe that Grand Seiko has been on the international market just 10 years, since it’s celebrating its 60th birthday. Its Elegance GMT has a modern time-zone function and a high-speed automatic caliber that’s absolutely up to date.
A COCKPIT INSTRUMENT FOR YOUR WRIST
By Jens Koch For the first time, TAG Heuer has introduced a watch without a stopwatch function in its traditional Autavia line. We test whether this chronometer-certified newbie is another winner.
By Jens Koch | With Model 158, Sinn has revived a little-known facet of its history: the Bundeswehr Chronograph. Presented in a refreshed, limited edition, how well does this retro chronograph perform?
By Alexander Krupp | Fans of retro styling will like the Freedom 60 Chrono. This chronograph from the young Swiss brand Norqain certainly looks attractive, but what else does it do?