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Jump For Glory: Four Jump Hour Watches That Set The Pace

Jump For Glory:  Four Jump Hour Watches That Set The Pace

The jump hour is a complication loved by many, yet only a few brands have one in their collection. One of the reasons for this is that it is difficult to make. The jump hour is a volatile complication in which power is build up in a spring during the hour to be released upon the hour. Not only does this require superb power management within the movement, but there is also to challenge to achieve perfect alignment of the hour disc after the jump has taken place. READ MORE

Chronoswiss Flying Regulator Open Gear: Celebrating An Icon!

Chronoswiss Flying Regulator Open Gear: Celebrating An Icon!

It is for sure an overused word in the industry: icon. A lot of watches are identified as such, yet few fully deserve all the credits that come with it. One that most certainly does it the Regulator by Chronoswiss. Now celebrating its 30th anniversary, the regulator is a milestone in watchmaking, introducing a whole new way of checking the time on the wrist when it was introduced in 1988. READ MORE

Watch of the Week: Parmigiani Tonda Chronor Anniversaire

Watch of the Week: Parmigiani Tonda Chronor Anniversaire

Just a few weeks ago, the Tonda Chronor Anniversaire won the chronograph category of the 2017 GPHG, securing a double win for Parmigiani as the Toric Hemisphères Rétrograde brought home the prize for best travel time watch. For us an excellent excuse to have a closer look at the watch with which Parmigiani celebrated their 20th anniversary. READ MORE

Urwerk Celebrates 20th Anniversary With UR-T8

Urwerk Celebrates 20th Anniversary With UR-T8

By Martin Green
Time flies when having fun! That certainly goes for Urwerk, who celebrates this year its 20th anniversary and does so with the UR-T8 which they launched at the SIHH. The brand has come a long way in those twenty years, creating watches like the UR-103, UR-1001 and the EMC Time-Hunter. A signature feature of many of them are of course the three cone shaped discs indicating both the hour as well as the minutes, brought together by a stroke of genius. Of course, this complication is also present in the UR-T8, because what would a 20th-anniversary piece be without it? READ MORE

TAG Heuer Honors the Carrera at Baselworld

TAG Heuer Honors the Carrera at Baselworld

This is the year of the Carrera at TAG Heuer, as it celebrates the 50th anniversary of the brand’s iconic chronograph. The watch was created in 1963 by Jack Heuer, himself a brand icon, who retires this year as honorary chairman. To mark his retirement, as well as the anniversary, Heuer created a modern limited edition piece to represent the continuation of the Carrera collection while echoing the past. The new Jack Heuer Edition of the Carrera Calibre 1887 Chronograph is inspired by the original, yet the asymmetrical case design is based on the TAG Heuer Carrera Mikrogirder, slightly rising READ MORE

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