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We take a look at the latest additions to the ATUM Primavera series with analysis and high-resolution photographs.

Mortiz Grossmann is a small manufacture from Glashutte which has started to make waves since Christine Hutter acquired the rights to the brand back in 2008. Since then, Hutter is focused on ensuring the manufacture stays true to its history and origins,…

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Baselworld 2017 may be over but some of the watches which caught our eye continue to remain on the top of our minds. Here's the Editor's Top 5 Picks.

Baselworld 2017 may have come and gone but some of the watches which caught our eye continue to remain on the top of our minds – a testament to the attraction and potential lasting power of a combination of eye-catching design, awe inspiring mechanisms or…

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The Tissot Heritage 1948 Chronograph is one of many vintage re-issues from the exhibitors at Baselworld 2017 and dare we say, it's one of the most charming. Especially at the unbelievable price point.

In this edition of Back to the Future, we take the DeLorean to 1948 where we visit Tissot and one of the best value Baselworld 2017 vintage re-issues yet. Measuring just under 40mm, the Baselworld 2017 Tissot Heritage 1948 Chronograph is expected to be a…

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Chopard celebrates 90 years of the Mille Miglia. Enter the Mille Miglia Classic XL 90th Anniversary Limited Edition.

Born in 1927, the Mille Miglia has over the years become the ultimate classic rally and undoubtedly the most prestigious and coveted of them all. After starting out as a speed trial in which some of the greatest ever drivers distinguished themselves by…

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The first complication of its kind for the brand, the Breitling Navitimer Rattrapante is equipped with 2 patented innovations showcasing the watchmaker's prowess

As a watchmaker, Breitling is most recognised for its connection to aviation and their production of aviation-related chronographs. For Baselworld 2017, Breitling solidifies its watchmaking reputation for chronographs with its own split-seconds…

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The Baselworld 2017 Tudor Heritage Black Bay Chronograph kinda scratches the itch for an exclusive chronograph calibre and while the MT5813 is a collaboration with Breitling, Tudor uses its own regulating assortment and silicon balance spring. But what will really bake your noodle is - how does one choose between the COSC-certified Tudor Black Bay chronograph and the retro-tastic Heuer Autavia when you can only afford one and theres a CHF200 price difference.

Tudor is no stranger to chronographs, the Tudor Monte Carlo remains one of the hottest auction chronographs to date, the Tudor Heritage Chronograph based on the Monte Carlo is pretty popular as well. That said, Tudor’s modern foray into chronographs…

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The new Baselworld 2017 Geo Graham Orrery Tourbillon has been artistically updated to greater emphasize the provenance of the brand and the original Orrery planetarium watch which their namesake founder created.

In 1713, Charles Boyle, the 4th Earl of Orrery (for which the Geo Graham Orrery Tourbillon is named), commissioned English watch and clockmaker George Graham to create a mechanical device which demonstrated the planetary orbits and locations of the solar…

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In creating the Blancpain Fifty Fathoms MIL-SPEC, little did Fiechter know that he was pioneering a new genre of watchmaking - professional dive watches.

Conceived in 1952 for French combat divers, the original Blancpain Fifty Fathoms was designed in concert with the elite “Frogmen” under the guidance of Captain Robert “Bob” Maloubier and Lieutenant Claude Riffaud. Designed with the repertoire of military…

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Chopard reaffirms its commitment to Fairmined gold with the new L.U.C XPS Twist QF Fairmined.

For Baselworld 2017, Chopard is launching a new limited-series L.U.C watch crafted in ethical rose gold. The L.U.C XPS Twist QF Fairmined is an ultra-thin model mingling ethical, aesthetic and technical qualities. The first ever watch from the Chopard…

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The Baselworld 2017 Bell & Ross BR-X2 Tourbillon Micro Rotor heralds a new case, movement and more importantly, a new generation of Bell & Ross watches with conspicuous movements. pioneered by the BR-X1 tourbillon sapphire

Right up to the point of the Bell & Ross BR-X1 Chronograph Tourbillon Sapphire, it wasn’t really possible to enjoy the display of a Bell & Ross movement and while the BR-X1 was in sapphire, it was fundamentally the same case shape we had all come to know…
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