Category: Hands-On

Tissot V8 Automatic Chronograph Watch Hands-On

When it comes to affordable Swiss-made chronographs, it’s not exactly a crowded space – particularly for mechanical options costing less than $1000. This is largely due to the fact that staying inside this threshold is impossible for Valjoux-made calibers – essentially the industry’s most widely ...

Hamilton Jazzmaster Power Reserve Watch Hands-On

Hamilton, the American watch brand now under the Swatch Group umbrella, has had a strong year with well-received launches like their Intra-Matic 68 Chronograph. Recently, the brand announced the Hamilton Jazzmaster Power Reserve Watch – a contemporary, dressy offering that boasts a long power ...

Arnold & Son DBG Skeleton Watch Hands-On

In recent years, Arnold Son have released several pieces that are just marvels of watchmaking. Pieces like the Ultra-Thin Tourbillon Escapement (hands-on) and the Time Pyramid (hands-on) and this, the Arnold Son DBG Skeleton watch, which offers a Double Balance and GMT complication (which is ...

Breguet Classique 7787 Watch Hands-On

The Breguet Classique 7787 is a watch not many other brands could get away with calling "classique." It has a silicon escapement and balance spring and, more immediately apparent, a dial so all over the place, most traditional manufactures would throw the design and its designer out the moment the ...

F.P. Journe Centigraphe Souverain Watch Hands-On

The F.P. Journe Centigraphe Souverain is a watch I've had on my mind for quite a while. Not that it was a burden – wish all my distractions were as easy and fun as a 1/100th second chronograph from one of fine watchmaking's living greats. Funnily enough, what I figured is that it is one very ...