Tag: Richard Mille

Self-Winding Skeletons

Whether ultra-classical or on the cusp of contemporary watchmaking, there’s an automatic skeleton watch – which are much less common than hand-wound versions – for just about every taste. Here’s a look at five diverse examples: Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Double Balance Wheel Openworked Ref. 15407  As one can expect from Audemars Piguet, the Royal … Continued

Patek Philippe Ref 5180-1G

Crystal Clear – The Sapphire Watch Case Craze

There’s a certain kind of magic in a transparent watch. And not just any transparency, but the glass-like clearness of sapphire crystal. For a long time watchmakers have dreamt of creating a watchcase that’s transparent as well as hard. Sapphire is a synthetic material grown in a lab that is used in various applications for … Continued

Big Bang Unico Sapphire

The Bold And The Beautiful: Statement Pieces For A Wild Party

You’ve got the whole ensemble: bespoke suit, Pierre Corthay Derbies and that flashy new coupe. But if your wrist statement is something that won’t raise eyebrows at the office, then you’ve got the wrong watch for the making an impression at a party. You need one that will attract a second glance from even the … Continued

Richard Mille RM 69 Erotic Tourbillon

4 Sci-Fi Watches Fit For A Superhero

Having seen so many superhero films, I can’t help but notice why so few of the characters are wearing watches on the silver screen. Is there not a minute repeater durable enough for an epic intergalactic battle? Is it because Magneto’s namesake field would destroy timekeeping accuracy in his non-ferrous caged three-hand ticker? Or maybe … Continued

Urwerk UR-105 T-Rex
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