Breguet is all like “Wanna buy a new Type XXI because now you can”

October 13, 2016 . by John Biggs

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.

Historical Horology: A Breguet Display

April 21, 2013 . by Patrick Kansa

  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.

Breguet announces new Marine Royale 2009

November 6, 2009 . by John Biggs

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.

Breguet Transatlantique Type XXI Flyback

August 14, 2006 . by John Biggs

Nothing amazing… just a flyback chrono in Louis Vuitton brown, but it sure looks pretty. Breguet Transatlantique Type XXI Flyback

Watching the Web for October 22, 2016

October 22, 2016 . by Matt Himmelstein

Welcome back to Watching the Web, where I take a look at watch related posts that have caught my eye on other sites, as well as point out some of our own more popular recent posts.  This week, I am going to point you to three affordable automatic/mechanical watches.  From our pages, we have a…

Dive! Dive! Bell & Ross goes all Captain Nemo on your wrist

September 29, 2016 . by John Biggs

Bell & Ross, everyone’s favorite big square watch company, is making waves with their new Instrument De Marine series, a decidedly nautical set of watches including a standard three-hander that Captain Cook would strip off the body of a dead privateer and a tourbillon that would go great with an alternative-Victorian-history-sci-fi submarine.

Introducing the Valachio Avantiam

September 15, 2016 . by Victor Marks

Valachio is launching their first automatic watch, the Avantiam, with the tag line, ‘classic meets modern.’ So let’s talk a little about what’s classic here. What do you get if you back the Valachio Avantiam on Kickstarter? For starters, it’s an automatic with a double-domed sapphire crystal. We’re already off to a good start. Suppose…