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Coronavirus: In Times of Crisis, Are Watch Brands Helping? 

HomeWatch TalkCoronavirus: In Times of Crisis, Are Watch Brands Helping? Watch TalkChanelCoronavirus: In Times of Crisis, Are Watch Brands Helping? And what's in it for you by Sky Sit April 27, 2020 MIN READCoronavirus: In Times of Crisis, Are Watch Brands Helping? While the watch world is busy with the ongoing “breaking news” of the two fairs and major-brand launches/non-launches, the rest of the world continues to tackle the devastating impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
If you read a lot of watch news, you could be forgiven for thinking the industry is on its knees. Here at Fratello, we’re trying to take a more positive approach. Surely this industry is not just a victim? What about those who have sprung into action to support? We don’t hear much, but there are watch brands, large and small, who have launched initiatives that deserve your attention.

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Pedrozo & Piriz — Brand Building In Uncertain Times

HomeInterviewsPedrozo & Piriz — Brand Building In Uncertain Times InterviewsPedrozo & PirizPedrozo & Piriz — Brand Building In Uncertain Times Adrian Pedrozo gamely takes-on the challenge by Rob Nudds April 13, 2020 MIN READPedrozo & Piriz — Brand Building In Uncertain TimesStarting a new brand is never easy. Starting a new brand in the current climate? Well, some would say that’s brave, some would say it’s stupid, but no one would deny it’s ambitious. Meet Adrian Pedrozo, the founder (and optimistic steward) of Pedrozo & Piriz.
Adrian spends the majority of his time hanging around Geneva, dreaming up watch designs. As it happened, my recent trip to Grenchen coincided with Adrian being in the area, so we caught up with each other in a strange little bar to talk about watches. The resulting transcript is included below. If you’ve got any questions about the interview or Adrian’s new brand, shoot us a message in the comments section.

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Four Colorful Watches For These Dark Times

The times we are currently facing are challenging for many of us, and for a variety of different reasons. Yet no matter what the reason is, it is essential to maintain hope. Only then can we find the strength to come together, be creative, and work our way productively through the problems. Watches can then be seen as a trivial thing, but apart from being an industry by itself which fuels our economies, can they also serve as an inspiration. When we are capable of making mechanical watches that can measure time with an accuracy of 99.994% (the worst rating with which a watch can still be Chronometer-certified), it serves as a testimony that human ingenuity knows no bounds and that we can persevere. Therefor four mechanical timepieces that can not only inspire but also brighten our day with their colorful appearance. READ MORE
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Light In Dark Times: The Illuminating Innovations Of The New Roger Dubuis Excalibur Twofold

When we talk about a brand like Roger Dubuis, it is challenging to put their position within the market in words. Perhaps the most appropriate is that of 'traditional innovator.' The brand is thoroughly grounded in the traditions of Swiss watchmaking, yet utilizes them to take the next step on the evolution ladder. A clear example of this is the new Excalibur Twofold, which introduces us to several novelties. READ MORE
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Pre-Owned Picks – A Breitling, Sinn, Omega, and two times a Rolex

HomePreowned PicksPre-Owned Picks – A Breitling, Sinn, Omega, and two times a Rolex Preowned PicksRolexPre-Owned Picks – A Breitling, Sinn, Omega, and two times a Rolex Our preferred pre-owned picks for week 50 by Robert-Jan BroerDecember 13, 2019 MIN READPre-Owned Picks – A Breitling, Sinn, Omega, and two times a RolexIn this weekly Pre-Owned Picks series, a Fratello editor will select some watches from the pre-owned market and explain why it is an exciting offer (or watch). This week, we have two watches from Rolex (both with a ‘touch’ of gold), an Omega Speedmaster, a Breitling Aerospace, and a Sinn 142.
If you’ve been a reader of Fratello for a while now, you are probably aware that (especially) Michael Stockton and I have been going into the ‘gold watches’ direction for a while now. I have some gold Omegas, including two Speedmasters and several Constellations, either in gold or bi-color. It is a material I fought against for a long time, as I felt it isn’t me, or perhaps because ..

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Pre-Owned Picks – A Breitling, Sinn, Omega, and two instances a Rolex

HomePreowned PicksPre-Owned Picks – A Breitling, Sinn, Omega, and two times a Rolex Preowned PicksRolexPre-Owned Picks – A Breitling, Sinn, Omega, and two times a Rolex Our preferred pre-owned picks for week 50 by Robert-Jan BroerDecember 13, 2019 MIN READPre-Owned Picks – A Breitling, Sinn, Omega, and two times a RolexIn this weekly Pre-Owned Picks series, a Fratello editor will select some watches from the pre-owned market and explain why it is an exciting offer (or watch). This week, we have two watches from Rolex (both with a ‘touch’ of gold), an Omega Speedmaster, a Breitling Aerospace, and a Sinn 142.
If you’ve been a reader of Fratello for a while now, you are probably aware that (especially) Michael Stockton and I have been going into the ‘gold watches’ direction for a while now. I have some gold Omegas, including two Speedmasters and several Constellations, either in gold or bi-color. It is a material I fought against for a long time, as I felt it isn’t me, or perhaps because ..