This week’s entry in Historical Horology is one that will encourage you to step away from your desk chair (or wherever you’re reading this), and head on over to…
Bruguet announced their latest addition to the Marine line, the Royale 2009. Based on an original design from 1815, the Royale is a tourbillon equipped chronograph.
Nothing amazing… just a flyback chrono in Louis Vuitton brown, but it sure looks pretty. Breguet Transatlantique Type XXI Flyback
On this day in 1983 the most incredible watch in the world was stolen from the L.A. Mayer Museum of Islamic Arts in Jerusalem. The watch, called the Breguet No. 160, disappeared for decades until resurfacing in a dusty attic decades later. My book, Marie Antoinette’s Watch tells the whole story but, in honor of this unique anniversary, I’m posting two chapters detailing the theft of the most mysterious watch in the world, the amazing, $11 million Que
Thomas Earnshaw Beagle automatic
The brand gets its name from the British horologist, Thomas Earnshaw, who made improvements to chronometers in the late 1700s. This is a polished, stainless steel chronograph powered by a Swiss quartz movement.
Thanks for stopping by on a (hopefully) lovely Sunday for our regular feature, Watch Video Rewind. This is where we take a little time to share watch related videos we are able to track down across the interwebs. This week, we have a discussion on the differences between a tourbillon and carrousel, a very old-school skeletonized pocket watch, and a pair of musical watches from Breguet.
Welcome back to another edition of our Saturday feature, Watching the Web. In it, we take a spin around to other web sites and find recent articles that have piqued our interest. We also use this as a chance to highlight the articles from our site that managed to grab the most views over the last week or so. First, from the wider world of watches, we have a pair of pocket watch articles, a new smart watch from Timex, and a photo essay on Bremont. From our own site, the reviews of the ManchesterWatchWorks Westminster and Vergennes watches was once again popular, as were our articles on Benrus and Hexa.