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Ressence Type 2 e-Crown Concept – The First Self-Setting Mechanical Watch (or how Smart-Tech can make sense)

Ressence Type 2 e-Crown Concept – The First Self-Setting Mechanical Watch (or how Smart-Tech can make sense)

Here, at MONOCHROME, we’re not huge devotees of the brilliant watches, most definitely. We cherish and celebrate watches in their purest (presumably old-school) structure: ME-CHA-NI-CAL! We love gears, pinions, hand-decoration, complications yet in addition all the devoted people that work behind the scenes. Savvy, as tech objects, never ticked the boxes. However, we have to keep up with the times and concede that in some cases, technology can be splendid (we are, after every …

Baume & Mercier Clifton Baumatic 5 Days / Chronometer, With The Brand’s First Proprietary Movement (SIHH 2018)

Baume & Mercier Clifton Baumatic 5 Days / Chronometer, With The Brand’s First Proprietary Movement (SIHH 2018)

One of the sleeper hits of the current year’s SIHH may very well come from a sudden source. The new Clifton BaumaticTM from Baume & Mercier highlights a chronometer-confirmed exclusive movement, with a silicon hairspring and a comfortable 5-day power hold. Destined to be accessible at an extremely competitive value, this could be the beginning of an entirely different time for the brand. All the subtleties beneath.

Since its dispatch in 2012, the …

On the Road to SIHH 2018 – What You’ll See on MONOCHROME (And there’s a lot…)

On the Road to SIHH 2018 – What You’ll See on MONOCHROME (And there’s a lot…)

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Finally, notwithstanding the center individuals from the MONOCHROME group – Frank Geelen (Editor-in-Chief), Brice Goulard (Managing Editor) and Xavier Markl (Director of Business and Technical Editor), just as benefactors Rebecca Doulton and Roberta Naas – we’ll additionally have our video group with us. We as of now have more than 10 recordings scripted and …

Piaget Altiplano Ultimate Concept – a new Mind-Boggling World Record for Thinness at just 2mm

Piaget Altiplano Ultimate Concept – a new Mind-Boggling World Record for Thinness at just 2mm

Now we see many fabulous watches each year, once in a while when they’re going to be dispatched and now and again when there’s still a lot of work before it’s fit to be dispatched. Yet, what we had the chance to see at Piaget the other day, was essentially incredible, and appropriately mind-boggling. Piaget has made a watch with a thickness of simply 2.00 millimeter. Also, I’m not talking about the development, the whole watch is 2mm thick. That’s …

The World’s Thinnest Mechanical Watch Ever, The 2mm Piaget Altiplano Ultimate Concept, Fully Explained

The World’s Thinnest Mechanical Watch Ever, The 2mm Piaget Altiplano Ultimate Concept, Fully Explained

To follow with the video we just distributed, it is presently an ideal opportunity for us to delve into all the insights concerning what certainly is THE main specialized accomplishment of the beginning of the year. Piaget crushes every single past record and reveals the super lean 2mm Altiplano Ultimate Concept. What you find before you essentially is the thinnest mechanical watch ever created… And by a wide margin. Super thin redefined!

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Singer Track 1 Geneva Edition In Yellow Gold (SIHH 2018)

Singer Track 1 Geneva Edition In Yellow Gold (SIHH 2018)

When dispatched in mid-2017, the Singer Track 1 has been one genuine amazement, commended by many. Not just the story behind was cool (the connection with the exceptionally assembled Porsches), individuals behind are extraordinary, however the actual watch, its development, its plan and its showcase are simply new. Preceding the SIHH 2018, Singer Reimagined discloses another and provocative adaptation of its Track1 chronograph. Meet the Singer Track 1 Geneva Edition, the hustling …

Bovet Amadeo Fleurier Edouard Bovet Flying Tourbillon (SIHH 2018)

Bovet Amadeo Fleurier Edouard Bovet Flying Tourbillon (SIHH 2018)

Bovet praises an achievement in its set of experiences with this 10-day power hold, triple time-region, with hemispherical Earth guides and flying tourbillon transformer watch. Indeed, the entirety of that, and that’s just the beginning. Meet the great Edouard Bovet Flying Tourbillon.

In 1814, the Bovet siblings, Edouard, Alphonse and Frédéric left their old neighborhood of Fleurier in Switzerland for London. After four years, in 1818, Edouard Bovet …

IWC Portugieser Chronograph Edition 150 Years Ref. 3716 – New Dials/New Movement (SIHH 2018)

IWC Portugieser Chronograph Edition 150 Years Ref. 3716 – New Dials/New Movement (SIHH 2018)

Here we are… The SIHH 2018 will open in a couple of hours, yet we as of now have a couple of curiosities to share. Furthermore, for the first of the day, we have something that is sure to make some commotion around the gathering community. In reality, what you see here is another, marginally updated (a tad), precisely overhauled (a great deal) adaptation of IWC’s most notorious present day watch, the Portugieser Chronograph. If it’s not too much trouble, meet the IWC …

The Brand New Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris 2018 Collection (SIHH 2018) – Live Photos & Price

The Brand New Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris 2018 Collection (SIHH 2018) – Live Photos & Price

Jaeger-LeCoultre is notable by watch lovers, particularly with regards to dress watches or rich watches – think Reverso or Master Ultra-Thin . However, regarding sports watches, the circumstance is fairly unique. JLC never truly prevailing with regards to making the conclusive collection – presently like never before, as the Master Compressor collection is ended. For the SIHH in any case, things are changing with the presentation of the Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris 2018 …

A. Lange & Söhne Triple Split – The New Mightier Than Mighty Chronograph (SIHH 2018)

A. Lange & Söhne Triple Split – The New Mightier Than Mighty Chronograph (SIHH 2018)

Several years ago I had the pleasure of evaluating the A. Lange & Söhne Double Split and called it the über-chrono . Honestly, this has nothing to do with its capacities except for is completely because of its spectacularly beautiful development. Obviously, the Double Split is the solitary mechanical twofold split-second chronograph, so that certainly demands some regard, yet the movement’s architecture and completing show a breath-taking beauty that no watch sweetheart …