Category: Hands-On

Romain Gauthier Insight Micro-Rotor Watch Hands-On

In recent times, haute horology brands have been paring down on their offerings by producing simpler watches. Greubel Forsey, famous for its tourbillon watches, released the Signature 1 last year – a time-only, non-tourbillon watch that is the brand’s simplest yet. Likewise, Romain Gauthier ...

Eterna KonTiki Gent Dive Watch Hands-On

Eterna, Swiss watch manufactures since 1856, have in recent years followed an industry wide trend by complimenting their modern collection with “heritage reissue” pieces, which combine current watchmaking technology with historic design concepts. At Baselworld 2017, Eterna unveiled their new ...

Girard-Perregaux Laureato Tourbillon Watch Hands-On

In celebration of Girard-Perregaux’s 225th anniversary last year, the company reintroduced its Laureato watch. The last time the Laureato was updated was way back in 2003 with the sporty and aggressive Laureato Evo 3. Last year’s Laureato watch was a much more refined and elegant model that is ...

Montblanc 1858 Chronograph Tachymeter Bronze Watch Hands-On

Pre-WWII chronographs built by Minerva are among some of the most criminally underrated vintage watches of that particular era, so it should come as no surprise that with Montblanc’s purchase of the Villeret-based manufactory in 2004, we’d see plenty of subsequent visits to the archives, as well ...