Tag: IWC Singapore

Opposites Attract – On The Appeal Of Magnetism Resistant Watches

One of the most important new chapters in modern watchmaking are some manufactures’ dedicated fights against magnetism and its detrimental effects on mechanical watch movements. Among others, Rolex, IWC and, most importantly, Omega, has been striving to make watches more resistant to this invisible threat. Let us now discover what these effects are and how … Continued

Omega Globemaster Co-axial Master Chronometer

The Split-Second Chronograph: Niche At Any Price

One of the least common complications in the world of mechanical watches is the split-second or “rattrapante” chronograph. This historic complication adds a rarified flavor to the common chronograph, allowing the user to have an additional and simultaneous 60 seconds of elapsed time measurment in addition to the standard chronograph complication. Though seemingly simple, split-second … Continued

Patek Philippe 5370P

Counting Time: Four Great – And Affordable – Chronographs

Use it to record your laps and to avoid parking over the time limit, or simply play with the mesmerising seconds hand. Chronographs, I have long argued, are one of the most useful complications out there – second probably to the calendar. And they are also sold at accessible price points, making them a great … Continued

IWC, Omega, TAG Heuer & Zenith

The Longer The Better: 5 Watches With Exceptional Power Reserves

A little power goes a long way. One could say that a mechanical watch’s power reserve provided by a mainspring, or several, is akin to a car’s fuel tank, but it’s not that simple. Be it automatic or hand-wound, the average mechanical watch movement provides a power reserve of 42 hours, give or take, about … Continued

Hublot Sapphire LaFerrari
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