Hands-On

Rolex GMT-Master II 116759SARU Factory Gem-Set Watch Hands-On

I must say, seeing the lavishly factory-set, full pave dial-equipped Rolex GMT-Master II 116759SARU hands-on was much like a soul-searching experience. I had this dream once, where I met the high priest of ...

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak RD#2 Perpetual Calendar Ultra-Thin Hands-On

I can say this from extensive experience; the Swiss do tend to get rather dramatic when they decide they want to have all your attention. In this latest instance this tendency manifested in a black-walled ...

Montblanc Timewalker Manufacture Chronograph Watch Hands-On

Last year in 2017 when the relaunched Timewalker collection by Montblanc was debuted, I couldn’t help but feel that while I appreciated the new watches, the particular piece for my tastes had yet to be ...

Ulysse Nardin Freak Vision Watch Hands-On: Experience The Grinder

At SIHH 2018 Ulysse Nardin debuted a totally redesigned member of the ongoing Freak collection, known simply as the reference 2505-250 Ulysse Nardin Freak Vision. While the Freak Vision is thoroughly part of ...

Piaget Altiplano Flying Tourbillon Stone Marquetry Dial Hands-On

A week has passed already and SIHH is still but a blur... And if I was to pick the blurriest part of all, it would be the windows of the booths – but only after the countless straight faces that fly past me ...

Richard Mille RM53-01 Tourbillon Pablo Mac Donough Watch Hands-On

Thus far at SIHH 2018, no other watch has given me (and some others on the aBlogtoWatch team) more of a visceral response than the sexy and expensive new Richard Mille RM53-01 Tourbillon Pablo Mac Donough ...

Cartier Santos Watches For 2018 Will Be A Hit With Buyers

At SIHH 2018 Cartier is positioning the Santos collection as one of their key highlights for 2018 (debuted on aBlogtoWatch here). That means the Parisian brand just released a refreshed version of one of the ...

Oris Carl Brashear Chronograph Limited Edition Bronze Watch Hands-On

For 2018, Swiss Oris follows up one of their recent limited edition watches with a new version in the form of a chronograph. Two years ago in 2016 Oris originally launched a limited edition bronze version ...

Oris GMT Rega Limited Edition Watch Hands-On

Based in Hölstein, Oris is one of the few remaining independent Swiss watchmakers in an industry dominated by large conglomerates. Aviation has always been a strong focus for the brand, and they began ...

Mr. Jones Watches The Last Laugh XL & Last Laugh Tattoo XL Hands-On

London-based watch designer Mr. Jones Watches has recently released two "XL" versions of their popular The Last Laugh and Last Laugh Tattoo watches. These new 45mm wide models are arguably a lot more masculine than the brand's ...