Breguet, one of the original aerospace watch brands and one of the coolest manufacturers on the planet, has announced the availability of the Type XXI 3817, a new flyback chrono with slate-grey dial and a beautifully finished case.
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 museum.
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
The Tissot Ballade Powermatic 80 is an excellent watch. It has an 80 hour power reserve and a silicon balance at the lowest price I’ve seen for a watch so equipped. There’s a lot to like here, and a few criticisms.
Guess who’s back? Limes is back! Well, they were never gone, but the Limes Pharo DayDate has not been available for a bit now. While we have focused – in the past – on their sportier pieces, there’s something to be said about a well-executed dress watch, and the Limes Pharo DayDate is precisely that.
Day of the Dead, Día De Muertos, is a holiday to remember family and friends who have died, celebrate them, and help them on their spiritual journey. There are altars, prayers, and parades, and tombstone visits. It also has created some pretty amazing iconography, involving marigolds, skulls, and people who think the icons create good…