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New Watches: Panerai, TAG Heuer, Chopard and Others
Posted by Robert Farago on October 26, 2020

Panerai Radiomir Venti LE – $6500 Panerai’s relationship with the paneristi.com reminds me of the Joker’s comeback to Batman: “I made you, you made me.” No question: the brand’s online fanbase elevated the once-Italian-now-Swiss brand into the realm of expensive luxury watches. New watch alert! Panerai’s released a “tribute” to their cult with a retro cushion-case special edition. The […]

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New Watches: TAG Heuer, Chopard, IWC, and Others
Posted by Robert Farago on October 19, 2020

TAG Heuer Monaco Chronograph – $6750 New watch alert! TAG Heuer Finally Equips Its Iconic Monaco Chronograph With a Bracelet After 20 Years hypebeast.com pronounces. Uh guys? There’s a reason for that. Steve McQueen’s dopey-looking time machine looks even dopier on a steel bracelet. That said, buyers will glom onto the Monaco’s re-entry  into the luxury steel sports watch category, elegance […]

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New Watches: Omega, G-Shock, Elliot Brown, Christopher Ward, and Others
Posted by Robert Farago on October 11, 2020

OMEGA Speedmaster Moonwatch Silver Snoopy Award 50th Anniversary – $9600 OMEGA makes more Moonwatch models than there are stars in the sky. More or less. New watch alert! The latest model celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Silver Snoopy Award NASA gave OMEGA 1970, when Apollo 13 astronauts used an Speedmaster to time the 14 second burn that […]

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New Watches: Longines, Bremont, Shinola, Seiko, and Others
Posted by Robert Farago on October 05, 2020

Glasshutte Original Alfred Helwig Tourbillon 1920 LE – $137,224 New watch alert! It was 1o0 years ago today, Sgt. Pepper taught the band to play. No wait. Let’s try that again. “2020 is the 100th anniversary of one of the most sophisticated inventions of haute horlogerie: the design of the Flying Tourbillon by Glashütte master watchmaker Alfred […]

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New Watches: Tudor, Timex, Raketa, Christopher Ward, and Others
Posted by Robert Farago on September 28, 2020

Tudor Royal – $2,325 New watch alert! The just-released Tudor Royal puts the brand back where it began: as a Rolex for buyers who can’t afford a Rolex. For a watchmaker with a “Born to Dare” motto that’s found success stepping out of the shadow of its world-famous corporate stablemate with the Black Bay 58, offering a Rolex […]

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New Watches: Fortis, Urwerk, Vertex, Christopher Ward and Others
Posted by Robert Farago on September 21, 2020

Fortis Flieger F-39 – $3400 “This is not a pilot’s watch,” Fortis proclaims on its website. “It is a piece of time.” It’s pizza time? But seriously, why call the F-39 a flieger and flee from the facts? Sure, fliegers have two dots on either side of the 12 o’clock triangle, but who’s zoomin who? Anyway, new […]

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New Watches: Audemars Piguet, Timex, Frederique Constant, G-Shock, and Others
Posted by Robert Farago on September 14, 2020

BALL Engineer II Timetrekker – $2,430 (Pre-order) I’ve chronicled my difficulties buying a BALL watch. New watch alert! The next day, I received an email asking if I wanted to review a BALL watch. So someone at BALL is on the Ball. Meanwhile, the new BALL Engineer II Timetrekker is a GMT for dummies. The second time zone […]

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New Watches: Rolex, Ball, Grand Seiko, Richard Mille, and Others
Posted by Robert Farago on September 07, 2020

Rolex Sky-Dweller Everose Gold on Oysterflex Bracelet – $41,500 New watch alert! Actually, new bracelet alert! Actually, new Rolex – bracelet combination alert! Wait. Has Rolex become so important to the watch world that attaching an existing Oysterflex bracelet to an existing Sky-Dweller passes for news? Obviously. So I’ll just say one word about the result: donk . […]

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New Watches: Seiko, Sternglas, Longines, Bvlgari, and Others
Posted by Robert Farago on August 31, 2020

Seiko Presage Sharp Edged Series – $1000 New watch alert! Seiko’s moving up in the world – away from the smartwatches eating their lunch at the bottom of the market. To that end, the Japanese watchmaker’s pumping up the volume on their Presage line. The Sharp Edged Series ditches the [non-diving] watches’ stubby lugs and meh cases for a  case […]

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New Watches: Citizen, Accutron, Monta, Seiko, and Others
Posted by Robert Farago on August 24, 2020

Citizen Super Titanium Armor – $650 Citizen watches tend to be busier than popcorn on a skillet. That said, the Citizen Eco-Drive One was a two-handed minimalist masterpiece, now available at a significant discount (no surprise there). New watch alert! For just $650, Citizen’s new Super Titanium Armor Chrono will scratch that itch and time your boiled eggs. We’re talking about . . […]

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New Watches: ERA, TAG Heuer, Audemars Piguet, and Others
Posted by Robert Farago on August 17, 2020

ERA Hyperion – $1938 New watch alert! A tourbillon has no horological value in a modern wristwatch. It’s pure theater. Given CAD/CAM, 3D printing and the like, it was only a matter of time before Chinese IP thieves artisans figured out how to bring the spinny thing down from high horology’s Mount Olympus to the masses. Via Wallace’s rocket ship! Now available, the ERA […]

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New Watches: Credor, DBZ G-Shock, Hublot Big Bang, and Others
Posted by Robert Farago on August 11, 2020

Hublot Big Bang Sang Bleu II King Gold LE – $47,300 The new watch alert amongst you may wonder if Hublot’s pentagram-heavy Big Bang Sang Blue II King Gold is aimed at Wiccans. Ask Maxime Plescia-Büchi. That’s the Swiss tattooist who designed it – and no less than seven variations on the theme. The 45mm King Gold may not be the most legible […]

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Gruppo Gamma is an independent brand from Singapore that has gained a cult following among tool watch enthusiasts. Enter to win this brand new Divemaster, with a retail price of $950! Five additional winners will receive a strap of their choice from StrapHabit.com.

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