Nezumi Corbeau Chronograph — The King Of Color

HomeHands-OnNezumi Corbeau Chronograph — The King Of Color Hands-OnNezumi Nezumi Corbeau Chronograph — The King Of Color An affordable meca-quartz chronograph with a vibrant vintage vibe by Rob Nudds March 27, 2020 MIN READ Nezumi Corbeau Chronograph — The King Of Color Founded nine years ago, Nezumi studios is a design Maison based in Stockholm, Sweden. The brand’s first model, the Voiture, came to life through Kickstarter. Since then, the brand has released a series of handsome meca-quartz chronographs at reasonable prices. Today, we check out one of the catalog’s mainstays, the Nezumi Corbeau.
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Audemars Piguet Remaster01 Self-Winding Chronograph Watch

In an unsurprising turn of events, Audemars Piguet has re-focused its attention to its past designs. The Audemars Piguet Remaster01 Self-Winding Chronograph is a new watch release for 2020 that reiterates the handsome design of a 1943 original in a slightly confused, albeit still very good-looking package.

The original we are referring to is the Audemars Piguet Reference 1533, a three-register, two-tone (in some versions), 36.5mm wide, hand-wound chronograph produced in extremely low quantities in the early 1940s. The Remaster01, or [Re]master01, takes the core components of that aesthetic, namely the tear drop lugs, two-tone case construction using steel and 18kt pink gold, and the three-register dial layout — a truly exotic detail for the time.

There have been some considerable changes performed as the 1533 gets a new lease of life in a new millennium. First of all, replaced is the modest size, now inflated from 36.5mm to 40mm. 36.5mm would be perfectly acceptable today — just th..

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#TBT Baby Breitling Chronograph ref. 174

HomeTBT#TBT Baby Breitling Chronograph ref. 174 TBTBreitling#TBT Baby Breitling Chronograph ref. 174 The one your wife doesn’t know she needs, yet by Tomas RosputinskyMarch 12, 2020 MIN READ#TBT Baby Breitling Chronograph ref. 174This early up-down Breitling ref. 174 chronograph powered by a Venus 170 is truly a rare piece, especially in a black dial version.
It would be a killer chronograph if it had a 38mm case. Well, it doesn’t, but it still makes for a spectacular timepiece. The design, originality and unique feeling under your fingers when you start playing with the timer functions all contribute to the wow factor of this 33mm Breitling chronograph.
Baby Breitling Bigger Breitling watches easily fetch north of 2,000 euros and getting a decent piece has become more and more challenging. As Mike used to joke, smaller diameter Breitling is just too small for Fred Mandelbaum (check his Instagram, if his name doesn’t ring the bell), so you still can find some around. I spotted this Bre..

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Breitling Navitimer B03 Chronograph Rattrapante 45 Red Gold

HomeNewsBreitling Navitimer B03 Chronograph Rattrapante 45 Red Gold NewsWatch ReleasesBreitlingBreitling Navitimer B03 Chronograph Rattrapante 45 Red Gold Adding a red gold variant to the already existing line-up of Navitimer Rattrapante watches by Jorg WeppelinkMarch 03, 2020 MIN READBreitling Navitimer B03 Chronograph Rattrapante 45 Red GoldBreitling has been delivering hit after hit over the last twelve months. The Breitling Navitimer 1959 re-edition is a favorite of many including some of the Fratello team members. But does everything the brand touches turn to gold? Let’s take a look at another recent release, the Navitimer B03 Chronograph Rattrapante 45 in 18k red gold.
Let’s just dive in straight away and compliment Breitling with making waves in the industry. With Georges Kern at the helm, the brand has found relevance amongst watch enthusiasts with a great number of releases. Some of them are re-issues of well-known classics like the Navitimer 1959 re-edition and the AVI Ref. 7..

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Omega Seamaster 300M Chronograph – 52Mondayz, week #9-2020

Home52MondayzOmega Seamaster 300M Chronograph – 52Mondayz, week #9-2020 52MondayzOmegaOmega Seamaster 300M Chronograph – 52Mondayz, week #9-2020 Possibly the best contemporary sports chronograph from Omega by Balazs FerencziMarch 02, 2020 MIN READOmega Seamaster 300M Chronograph – 52Mondayz, week #9-2020Who’s not a fan of the Omega Seamaster 300M?
I guess there are some of you out there. Especially hardcore Speedmaster fans. I get it; the Seamaster 300M collection is not as homogenous as the Speedmaster’s. But I guess this is part of its charm. It includes watches that still look great 25 years after they first appeared on James Bond’s wrist in Goldeneye (1995). Of course, over time, they changed quite a lot, yet the significant features remained the same. So, I thought it was time to take the new Omega Seamaster Diver 300M Co-Axial Master Chronometer Chronograph for a spin. In this case, the spin is, as you know, a week on the wrist. Is it going to wear heavy after a few days, or will..

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#TBT Tissot Navigator Chronograph

HomeTBT#TBT Tissot Navigator Chronograph TBTWatch TalkTissot#TBT Tissot Navigator Chronograph The awesome vintage counterpart of a cool, recent Tissot re-edition by Balazs FerencziFebruary 27, 2020 MIN READ#TBT Tissot Navigator ChronographIf this Tissot Navigator chronograph looks familiar, it’s no coincidence.
Last year, Tissot released a new watch that took inspiration from this slice of 1970s awesomeness. I reviewed it soon after it came out. To be honest, I bought this watch for that review. I was browsing eBay, this example came up, and I thought it would be nice to buy it and compare it to the modern version. However, it needed some care, so right after I got it, I sent it off to my watchmaker. Little did I know that he’d experience some health issues and would not be able to work on my watch for months. By the time it came back, the reedition article already had to be published. So, I kept the watch and decided to use it for a #TBT article. Hopefully, this article won’t be less ..

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Hands-On: Maurice Lacroix Aikon Chronograph Skeleton Watch

Since its debut in 2016, Maurice Lacroix’s Aikon line has swiftly grown to become one of the most attractive affordable options in the white-hot integrated bracelet sports watch category. As the line has evolved, the brand has spent a significant effort in differentiating the basic design into something with its own unique personality to stand out in a sea of similar concepts. Its latest attempt in this direction is one of the most striking: the Aikon Chronograph Skeleton. Beyond simply adding a skeletonized dial to an existing model, Maurice Lacroix has altered the overall proportions of the Aikon to create something with its own distinctive and striking personality.

This new personality begins with the 44mm stainless steel case of the Aikon Chronograph Skeleton. Much of the basic architecture, including the sharp, angular main case body with its prominent chamfer, is carried over from previous Aikon models, but the bezel has been restyled to give it some welcome new proportions. In..

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Hands-On: Tutima Saxon One Chronograph Watch With Racing Red Dial

Tutima has been expanding the color options for a few of its collections in recent years, and the brand has been executing these pretty well. A few months back, we took a look at the green Flieger 6105, which is one of the brand’s entry level offerings and one of the best values in the category available — it was on our list of favorite watches from Baselworld 2019. Also shown at last year’s Baselworld is this ruby red Saxon One Chronograph that is a bit more divisive in nature but a lot of fun at the same time.

Red dial watches are still on the periphery as far as current trends go, but we’ve been seeing more and more of them (the TAG Heuer Monaco 1979-1989 comes to mind). It’s all in the execution, and I think Tutima succeeds in what it calls both “racing red” and “fire engine red,” which is pretty close to ruby red to my eye. There is some good contrast with the red on the sub-dials being a bit lighter and brighter than on the rest of the dial. Overall, I find that the distinct ca..

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Seiko Presage Crown Chronograph Limited Edition — Three New Models

HomeWatch ReleasesSeiko Presage Crown Chronograph Limited Edition — Three New Models Watch ReleasesSeiko Seiko Presage Crown Chronograph Limited Edition — Three New Models A Line of Presage Watches to Commemorate a Chronograph by Michael Stockton February 19, 2020 MIN READ Seiko Presage Crown Chronograph Limited Edition — Three New Models A trio of new watches come in the form of the new Seiko Presage Crown Chronograph Limited Edition series. These new pieces pay homage to the brand’s first chronograph from 1964, the Seiko Crown.
The new release season is definitely in full swing. Despite the recently announced cancellation of Grand Seiko’s upcoming new release soiree, it seems that both the upmarket brand and Seiko will keep the press hot with news. Today happens to be ..

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Jaquet Droz Grande Seconde Off-Centered Chronograph: Timing With A Twist

Because the chronograph is one of the most prevalent complications, the variety among them is nearly endless. To create something different and appealing proves to be quite the task, especially when it also has to be in line with the brand's DNA. Jaquet Droz solved this by giving its Grande Seconde Chronograph, literally, a twist. READ MORE
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