Monthly Archives: June 2015

Introducing: Panerai Launches Luminor Base Logo Acciaio PAM 00634 Special Edition For The 15th Anniversary Of Paneristi.com

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It’s one of the best known, most dynamic, sometimes unruly but always passionate places for watch enthusiasts: Paneristi.com, and for 15 years it’s been not only a place to come talk about watches, and about the common love its members have for Panerai, but also a place where you can feel a real sense of community […]

Hands-On: With The Unique Patek Philippe 5004T, Split Seconds Perpetual Calendar In Titanium

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A few months back, we told you all about this very special – nay, UNIQUE – watch that Patek Philippe has gone and created for the bi-annual Only Watch charity auction. It is contains the very last Lemania-based CHR 27-70 Q caliber, that is a manually wound perpetual calendar with split seconds. The reference 5004 is one of Patek’s […]

Some Early Tudors With Full Kit, The Nicest Gold Daytona Anywhere, The First 3970 Ever, And Other Picks From Antiquorum’s Hong Kong Sale

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In this week’s Bring A Loupe we will be taking a look at a wide range of pieces that share very little, except that they represent what each manufacture does best. This includes some very rare military watches (with papers!), a kick-ass Universal Geneve, one of the rarest quartz watches on the planet (yes, it’s […]

Introducing The Roger Dubuis Excalibur Quatuor: Four Balances, Silicon Case, No Tourbillon

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Watchmakers have always tried to battle the effects of gravity on a timepiece’s balance assembly. The well-known tourbillon has, to date, been the de facto solution to this problem and we’ve seen multi-axis tourbillons, flying tourbillons, and double tourbillons. At SIHH this week, Roger Dubuis, the avant garde Geneva watch brand, has introduced an effective […]

Interview: A Conversation On Provocation And Design Polarization With Roger Dubuis CEO Jean-Marc Pontroue

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There are two main similarities between a Lamborghini Veneno Roadster and the watches of Roger Dubuis. Both take an extreme approach to design relative to their respective industries. And inside of both are skillfully crafted engines, the former automotive and the latter horological. This is not so much of a paradox for the Veneno, but more so […]