Archive for August, 2011

Excellent article on Sinn’s Tegiment technology @ Fratellowatches

Excellent article on Sinn’s Tegiment technology @ Fratellowatches

Ming Thein, one of the authors at the leading watch-blog, www.fratellowatches.com, published an excellent article on the Sinn tegiment hardening technology. Picture by Ming Thein / Fratellowatches He wrote his article on the basis of a long term wearing review of 5 different Sinn watches, which gives very interesting and reliable first-hand information. Make...
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Gérald Genta

Gérald Genta

The sad news just reached me that today, in the age of 80, Gérald Genta has passed away. Gérald Genta was without a doubt one of the most influential wrist watch designers from our time. A few years ago I had a pleasant interview with him during the Baselworld fair; I will remember him...
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Heuer, Carrera Chronograph 1964 re-edition

Heuer, Carrera Chronograph 1964 re-edition

Between 1997 and 2002 TAG-Heuer released re-editions of original Heuer models. Certainly the first ones were faithful copies of the originals, much more than the current models with just names from the past being merely a homage to once popular watches. The first one in this re-edition series was the Carrera Chronograph 1964 with...
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Congratulations! One Year Revolution Online Cartier Forum!

Congratulations! One Year Revolution Online Cartier Forum!

Congratulations to GEO and Revolution Online for the first anniversary of their excellent forum on Cartier. In a very short period of time, it is THE place to be if you’re looking for extremely high-quality information, serious discussions and beautiful pictures on everything Cartier. If your not a frequent visitor of the forum yet,...
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Omega Speedmaster Professional

Omega Speedmaster Professional

This Omega Speedmaster Professional (ref. 3570.50.00) is perfectly suitable as your daily wearer. It’s the ‘real deal’ Speedmaster with solid case back and impact resistant acrylic crystal. The hand-winding Omega 1861 movement is based on Lemania’s legendary 18 jewels caliber 1873, the successor of the 17 jewels Omega caliber 861. The watch comes with...
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