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TAG Heuer opens a new industrial production site in Switzerland and presents the new Calibre 1969

TAG Heuer opens a new industrial production site in Switzerland and presents the new Calibre 1969The new integrated mechanical chronograph movement is being produced at the just finished fourth TAG Heuer Manufacture in Chevenez in the Swiss Jura.  In 2009 TAG Heuer launched the Calibre 1887. As you might know this movement is an old Seiko chronograph. It had been partially re-engineered by TAG Heuer and was then produced in... Read More »

OMEGA Seamaster 300 Spectre Limited Edition. Finally, after all these years, the NATO-strap makes it way back to a Bond movie…

OMEGA Seamaster 300 Spectre Limited Edition. Finally, after all these years, the NATO-strap makes it way back to a Bond movie…We all remember Sean Connery wearing a Rolex Submariner with a grey/black NATO-strap in the movie Goldfinger. Since then the NATO-strap disappeared from the screens in Bond movies. In Spectre we will see this ultra-cool watch. Please click on “read more” to get the story…    If you follow my work also on  INSTAGRAM  then you know that... Read More »

Hands on the Apple Replica Watch, a week with the Apple Replica Watch … By my guest author Bani McSpedden from Sydney Australia.

Hands on the Apple Replica Watch, a week with the Apple Replica Watch … By my guest author Bani McSpedden from Sydney Australia.Pre-orders started three days ago, deliveries will follow soon and the availability in Apple Stores will start April, 24th. The Apple Watch is reality! It will hit the markets! Read this in-depht story to get a first impression of the Apple Watch…   My friend Bani McSpedden was one of the few real traditional watch-writers invited... Read More »

Will the smart replica watches conquer the very valuable places on our wrists? Is the smart replica watch endangering the classical mechanical replica watch? This is a call for an open discussion

Will the smart replica watches conquer the very valuable places on our wrists? Is the smart replica watch endangering the classical mechanical replica watch? This is a call for an open discussionSamsung just presented its Galaxy Gear, Sony has its SmartWatch, Pebble sells an E-Paper Watch and Apple will probably announce its iWatch next week. Everybody asks me these days what I personally think of those smart watches. Even a well-known European newspaper wanted to hear my opinion. Well, I am not sure if these watches will make to become... Read More »

Pre-SIHH 2016: Piaget Emperador Coussin XL 700P – hands on the the smart way of mechanical timing

Pre-SIHH 2016: Piaget Emperador Coussin XL 700P – hands on the the smart way of mechanical timingThe new Piaget calibre 700P was developed to mark the 40th anniversary of Piaget’s first quartz movement – the extra-thin 7P introduced in 1976. Yesterday I saw the new timepiece, the Emperador Coussin XL 700P, in Geneva …   In revealing an unprecedented calibre representing a smart alliance between mechanical and quartz-driven movement, the Emperador... Read More »

Since 1913 Seiko is manufacturing wristwatches. Let me show you the Seiko Ananta ‘100th Anniversary’ Chronograph

Since 1913 Seiko is manufacturing wristwatches. Let me show you the Seiko Ananta ‘100th Anniversary’ ChronographSeiko was founded in 1881. In 1895 Seiko started to produce pocket-watches, in 1899 the production of alarm clocks started and finally in 1913 the production of wristwatches. To celebrate the first centenary of Seiko´s wristwatches Seiko presented the Ananta ‘100th Anniversary’ Chronograph Seiko says: “Ananta brings together two rich traditions. Honed over 100 years,... Read More »

Baselworld 2016: Seiko Presage Automatic Replica Watch 60th Anniversary Limited Editions.

Baselworld 2016: Seiko Presage Automatic Replica Watch 60th Anniversary Limited Editions.You will be amazed! I invite you to discover two marvelous automatic chronographs. Both being limited to 1000 pieces, looking real good and on top offering an excellent price-quality-ratio.   Seiko really impressed me with these chronographs. The brand has developed and refined its mechanical watchmaking skills. Today, all this experience comes together in a... Read More »

Grand Seiko following its history

Grand Seiko following its historyGrand Seiko explores its history and looks to the future. The first Grand Seiko, re-created in platinum The international launch of Grand Seiko took place in 2010. From the very start, the reaction of the watch retailer and aficionado community was overwhelmingly positive and the brand has enjoyed a prolonged period of rising demand and... Read More »

Seiko’s first ever diver’s replica watch re-born, Prospex SLA017.

Seiko’s first ever diver’s replica watch re-born, Prospex SLA017.Seiko’s first diver’s watch from 1965 is re-invented as  the Prospex SLA017. Seiko’s reputation today as a leader in watches for divers is no accident of fate. This reputation is the direct result of a long tradition of innovation that stretches back over 50 years, during which time Seiko has been responsible for creating many of... Read More »

Sign-up For Exclusive Grand Seiko Experience with Fratello Replica Watches

Sign-up For Exclusive Grand Seiko Experience with Fratello Replica WatchesEver wondered why watch connoisseurs are praising Grand Seiko? Always wanted to know what it feels like to be a watch journalist going behind doors that normally stay closed? Or perhaps you are already a Grand Seiko fan and want to learn more about this Japanese manufacture? Read along how to be part of an... Read More »

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