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Top 10 Watches Of SIHH 2019

Top 10 Watches Of SIHH 2019

It was nearly 10pm on the last day of SIHH 2019 that myself and the rest of the aBlogtoWatch team finally left the Palexpo convention center in Geneva, Switzerland. It would be the last time any of us would be there in January – at... The post...
Watches - 2019-01-20 21:21:15
Baume & Mercier Clifton Baumatic Red Gold Watch For 2019 Hands-On

Baume & Mercier Clifton Baumatic Red Gold Watch For 2019 Hands-On

Last year Baume & Mercier introduced the Clifton Baumatic, an island of relative value in the sea of high-end luxury known as SIHH. The Baumatic debuted the BM12-1975, a movement with a 5-day power reserve and ~3,000 price tag. Now in 2019, Baume...
Watches - 2019-01-19 21:21:28
IWC Pilot?s Watch Timezoner Spitfire Edition ‘The Longest Flight’ Hands-On

IWC Pilot?s Watch Timezoner Spitfire Edition ‘The Longest Flight’ Hands-On

One of the pre-SIHH releases that got my attention was the IWC Pilot’s Watch Timezoner Spitfire Edition “The Longest Flight,” a limited edition piece that trims down 2016’s Timezoner Chronograph. There is an appetite for wearable travel...
Watches - 2019-01-18 21:21:22


Greubel Forsey Balancier Contemporain Watch

Greubel Forsey Balancier Contemporain Watch

The Greubel Forsey Balancier Contemporain is, in contrast to the majority of this brand’s output, a palatable 39.6mm. This is a smart move by a brand looking to widen its appeal. Boasting an array of dial finishes, spread across several levels, a...
Watches - 2019-01-18 21:21:22
SIHH 2019 Vlog #2: The Watch Hits, Misses, & Surprises

SIHH 2019 Vlog #2: The Watch Hits, Misses, & Surprises

In our latest SIHH 2019 Vlog, David and Zach sit down and talk about the watches they liked, the watches they hated, and the watches they didn\'t see coming. The post SIHH 2019 Vlog #2: The Watch Hits, Misses, & Surprises appeared first on...
Watches - 2019-01-18 21:21:22
Bulgari Grald Genta 50th Anniversary Watch

Bulgari Grald Genta 50th Anniversary Watch

As a brand inextricably associated with legendary watch designer Gérald Genta, it makes perfect sense that Bulgari should look to honor the late master with a new release celebrating 50 years since the foundation of his eponymous company. The...
Watches - 2019-01-18 21:21:22
H. Moser & Cie. Swiss Alp Watch Concept Black

H. Moser & Cie. Swiss Alp Watch Concept Black

There is minimalism, and then there is the H. Moser & Cie. Swiss Alp Watch Concept Black. There’s a prevailing feeling I get whenever H. Moser & Cie. does something like this: I’m never quite sure if they are totally serious, or whether...
Watches - 2019-01-18 21:21:22
Panerai Luminor Submersible 42mm PAM00683, PAM00959 & PAM00959 Watches Hands-On

Panerai Luminor Submersible 42mm PAM00683, PAM00959 & PAM00959 Watches Hands-On

Let’s get one thing straight: These are far from the most interesting Panerai watches we saw in their SIHH booth this year. On top of some extremely cool high-complication pieces, the brand also launched a new customer experience concept with its...
Watches - 2019-01-17 21:21:42


Girard-Perregaux Bridges Cosmos Watch

Girard-Perregaux Bridges Cosmos Watch

No stranger to astrological-inspired timepieces Girard-Perregaux brought the fire to SIHH 2019 with the Girard-Perregaux Bridges Cosmos Watch. A masterpiece of haute horology, the Brides Cosmos shows two complete globes; one of the earth itself and...
Watches - 2019-01-16 21:21:50
Czapek & Cie Quai Des Bergues ‘Midnight In Geneva’ Watch

Czapek & Cie Quai Des Bergues ‘Midnight In Geneva’ Watch

It’s impossible to work in the watch industry for any length of time without becoming irrationally attached to certain brands. Sometimes it’s because of an aesthetic you just can’t get enough of. Sometimes it’s because of a value proposition...
Watches - 2019-01-16 21:21:50
Montblanc Heritage Pulsograph & Heritage Automatic Watches Hands-On

Montblanc Heritage Pulsograph & Heritage Automatic Watches Hands-On

In the midst of a middling SIHH 2019, Montblanc released a handful of watches truly worth people’s attention. They’ve carefully rolled out interesting uses of green- and salmon-dialed watches, and I’m going to discuss two pieces in the latter...
Watches - 2019-01-16 21:21:50
TAG Heuer Carrera Calibre Heuer 02T Tourbillon Nanograph Watch

TAG Heuer Carrera Calibre Heuer 02T Tourbillon Nanograph Watch

New for 2019, and unveiled during the Geneva Watch Fair, TAG Heuer releases a new model utilizing its proud in-house 02-T manufacture tourbillon movement. The TAG Heuer Carrera Calibre Heuer 02T Tourbillon Nanograph features some unique innovation...
Watches - 2019-01-15 21:21:15
Ressence Type 1 Slim Watch

Ressence Type 1 Slim Watch

There are iconic watch designs that are instantly recognizable by the general public as being from a particular brand (think Rolex), and then there are those that are really only quickly identifiable by those in the watch community. And even there,...
Watches - 2019-01-15 21:21:15


Girard-Perregaux Laureato Absolute Collection Watches

Girard-Perregaux Laureato Absolute Collection Watches

The Girard-Perregaux Laureato Absolute collection comprises four watches bound by a shared case silhouette (minus the addition/absence of chronograph pushers), but each with a distinct flavor. The wildest of the bunch is without a doubt the Laureato...
Watches - 2019-01-15 21:21:15
Laurent Ferrier Bridge One Watch

Laurent Ferrier Bridge One Watch

Initially, I was underwhelmed by the new piece from Laurent Ferrier, simply named “Bridge One.” After a few minutes away from the press kit, I returned to find my opinion had softened slightly to one of bemused respect. I’m used to seeing...
Watches - 2019-01-15 21:21:15
Cartier Santos Chronograph Watch New For 2019 Hands-On

Cartier Santos Chronograph Watch New For 2019 Hands-On

In 2018 Cartier released a totally refreshed version of the Santos which I (correctly) predicted would be a hit with consumers. According to Cartier, the new Santos was the top-selling men’s watch for the brand last year, and now the “new”...
Watches - 2019-01-15 21:21:15
Montblanc Heritage Automatic Collection Watches For 2019

Montblanc Heritage Automatic Collection Watches For 2019

For SIHH 2019, Montblanc has been bombarding us with new releases, and for the first time in the last few years, I’m quite excited about this. Montblanc is unveiling new Minerva pocket watch-inspired pieces to its Heritage collection. There are...
Watches - 2019-01-14 21:22:41
Panerai Submersible Mike Horn Edition PAM 984 & PAM 985 Watches

Panerai Submersible Mike Horn Edition PAM 984 & PAM 985 Watches

There are few more enthusiastic groups of collectors than the Paneristi. An almost masonic enclave of the watch collecting community, the knowledge and passion of these aficionados is an awe-inspiring thing to behold. And I would guess that the...
Watches - 2019-01-14 21:22:41
Vacheron Constantin Overseas Perpetual Calendar Ultra-Thin Watch

Vacheron Constantin Overseas Perpetual Calendar Ultra-Thin Watch

The Overseas family of watches from Vacheron Constantin has always been synonymous with travel and a high-class adventure. This year at SIHH 2019 Vacheron Constantin has announced two new versions of their Overseas Perpetual Calendar Ultra-Thin....
Watches - 2019-01-14 21:22:41
Ressence Type 3W Watch

Ressence Type 3W Watch

Antwerp-based manufacturer Ressence has been producing their own special breed of modern timepieces with unconventional displays since 2010. When the Type 3 was initially debuted in 2013, it was widely received as a design breakthrough and presented...
Watches - 2019-01-14 21:22:41
IWC Pilot?s Watch Chronograph & Automatic TOP GUN Watches

IWC Pilot?s Watch Chronograph & Automatic TOP GUN Watches

Continuing their military aviation-inspired series, IWC has announced two new members of its Top Gun collection. The two new entrants—the Pilot’s Watch Chronograph Top Gun IW389101 and the Pilot’s Watch Automatic Top Gun IW326901—continue...
Watches - 2019-01-14 21:22:41
A. Lange & Shne Langematik Perpetual Honey Gold Watch

A. Lange & Shne Langematik Perpetual Honey Gold Watch

The rapid-fire release season is upon us, and SIHH 2019 will see a new addition to the Langematik range. The new A. Lange & Söhne Langematik Perpetual Honey Gold watch does not improve on previous iterations technically, but it gets a big update in...
Watches - 2019-01-14 21:22:41
Panerai Submersible Carbotech 42mm PAM 960 & 47mm PAM 1616 Watches

Panerai Submersible Carbotech 42mm PAM 960 & 47mm PAM 1616 Watches

This is the year of the Submersible collection and the Carbotech material for Italian watch maker Panerai, and the two watches you see here set the tone for the brand’s SIHH 2019 releases. Utilizing Panerai’s trademarked Carbotech material,...
Watches - 2019-01-14 21:22:41
Vacheron Constantin Overseas Tourbillon Watch

Vacheron Constantin Overseas Tourbillon Watch

For 2019, Vacheron Constantin is introducing its first ever tourbillon model in the Overseas collection. This is the new Vacheron Constantin Overseas Tourbillon. The post Vacheron Constantin Overseas Tourbillon Watch appeared first on aBlogtoWatch.
Watches - 2019-01-14 21:22:41
Ferdinand Berthoud Chronomtre FB 1 Oeuvre D?Or Watch

Ferdinand Berthoud Chronomtre FB 1 Oeuvre D?Or Watch

Ferdinand Berthoud has just announced two new variations of its Chronomtre FB 1 watch which will be produced in extremely small numbers. This is the new Chronomtre FB 1 ?Oeuvre d?Or? collection. The post Ferdinand Berthoud Chronomtre FB 1 Oeuvre...
Watches - 2019-01-14 21:22:41
Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Grande Tradition Gyrotourbillon Westminster Perptuel Watch

Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Grande Tradition Gyrotourbillon Westminster Perptuel Watch

For fans of the tourbillon, Jaeger-LeCoultre’s mega Gyrotourbillon watches are the ones to look out for. These watches are usually the pinnacle of Jaeger-LeCoultre’s stable, often offering multiple complications to go with a complex multi-axis...
Watches - 2019-01-14 21:22:41
A. Lange & Shne Zeitwerk Date Watch

A. Lange & Shne Zeitwerk Date Watch

It?s the 10th anniversary of A. Lange & Shne?s Zeitwerk watch. To mark this milestone, the brand has unveiled a new model called the Zeitwerk Date, which, you guessed it, is a Zeitwerk with the date complication. The post A. Lange & Shne Zeitwerk...
Watches - 2019-01-14 21:22:41
Montblanc Heritage Manufacture Perpetual Calendar & Pulsograph Watches

Montblanc Heritage Manufacture Perpetual Calendar & Pulsograph Watches

Today, Montblanc unveiled six models in its new Heritage collection. While the four non-limited models are definitely interesting, I found the real stars of the show to be these two limited-edition models. These are the Montblanc Heritage...
Watches - 2019-01-14 21:22:41
Christophe Claret Angelico Watch

Christophe Claret Angelico Watch

2019 is an important milestone for Christophe Claret as he celebrates the 30th anniversary of his manufacture and the 10th anniversary of his eponymous brand. To commemorate this significant event, he has just unveiled the Angelico, the first watch...
Watches - 2019-01-14 21:22:41
Vacheron Constantin Les Cabinotiers Minute Repeater Perpetual Calendar Watch

Vacheron Constantin Les Cabinotiers Minute Repeater Perpetual Calendar Watch

As the oldest continuous manufacture in the watchmaking industry, the pedigree of Vacheron Constantin is beyond repute. Refreshingly, one thing this brand does well (that so many ‘heritage’ maisons do not) is commit fully to new ideas. It’s...
Watches - 2019-01-14 21:22:41
Panerai Luna Rossa Challenger Submersible PAM 1039 Watch

Panerai Luna Rossa Challenger Submersible PAM 1039 Watch

Luxury watch brands sponsoring sporting events that one fit into a more upper-class lifestyle makes a certain sort of sense.  I mean, if you’ve got the coin to spend on, say, the training, equipment, and the like for things like equestrian sports...
Watches - 2019-01-14 21:22:41
IWC Pilot?s Watch Spitfire Collection For SIHH 2019

IWC Pilot?s Watch Spitfire Collection For SIHH 2019

It’s clearly the year of the Spitfire over in Schaffhausen, with IWC bringing not one, not two, but seven new references to SIHH inspired by the legendary mid-century British fighter aircraft. Two of those new references we’ve already seen: the...
Watches - 2019-01-14 21:22:41
A. Lange & Shne Datograph Perpetual Tourbillon Watch

A. Lange & Shne Datograph Perpetual Tourbillon Watch

Good news if you missed out on the Datograph Perpetual Tourbillon three years ago, A. Lange & Shne has just released a new version in white gold with a pink gold dial. Your first looks here. The post A. Lange & Shne Datograph Perpetual Tourbillon...
Watches - 2019-01-14 21:22:41
Panerai Luminor Submersible 42mm PAM00683 & PAM00959 Watches

Panerai Luminor Submersible 42mm PAM00683 & PAM00959 Watches

Released in 2016, the introduction of the smaller Panerai Submersible 682 was a welcome one for dive watch fans who loved the striking, minimalist aesthetic of Panerai’s burly flagship titanium diver PAM1389 but couldn’t quite handle its 47mm...
Watches - 2019-01-14 21:22:41
Vacheron Constantin Patrimony Blue Dial Watches

Vacheron Constantin Patrimony Blue Dial Watches

The Vacheron Constantin Patrimony has always been an understated and underrated watch to me. While dress watches are generally less popular, Vacheron Constantin has always provided some of the better options in the segment. Now, for SIHH, the brand...
Watches - 2019-01-14 21:22:41
MB&F Medusa Clock By L’Epe

MB&F Medusa Clock By L’Epe

Entering their 14th year, MB&F unveils their tenth collaboration with renowned Swiss clockmaker L’Epée. These two horological superpowers have worked together to create some of the most interesting time-telling devices that I have seen – my...
Watches - 2019-01-14 21:22:41
A. Lange & Shne Richard Lange Jumping Seconds Watch

A. Lange & Shne Richard Lange Jumping Seconds Watch

German brand A. Lange & Söhne is just one of those brands that you can reliably expect to be impressed by; they have a reputation for crafting highly complicated watches to the highest level of quality and refinement. This year we see a number...
Watches - 2019-01-14 21:22:41
Panerai Submersible BMG-TECH PAM 799 Watch

Panerai Submersible BMG-TECH PAM 799 Watch

Back in 2017, Ariel reported on Panerai’s first use of a new material called BMG-TECH in the PAM 692; this was the first watch featuring the new material to come from the brand. This year for SIHH 2019 Panerai is debuting a new model, the... The...
Watches - 2019-01-14 21:22:41
Vacheron Constantin FiftySix Complete Calendar & Self-Winding Watches

Vacheron Constantin FiftySix Complete Calendar & Self-Winding Watches

Vacheron Constantin updates the FiftySix with new dial variants for its Complete Calendar and Self-Winding models. If you like the color blue, this is for you. The post Vacheron Constantin FiftySix Complete Calendar & Self-Winding Watches appeared...
Watches - 2019-01-14 21:22:41
Bovet Virtuoso IX Watch

Bovet Virtuoso IX Watch

Aside from the amazing flinqué guilloché and the spiky tourbillon carriage with its center sapphire, my favorite thing about the Bovet Virtuoso IX watch is the gothic-style font for the date display and the serpentine center minutes hand. This is...
Watches - 2019-01-14 21:22:41
SIHH 2019: On-Scene With The aBlogtoWatch Vlog

SIHH 2019: On-Scene With The aBlogtoWatch Vlog

As you all know, SIHH 2019 is underway and team aBlogtoWatch is on the ground at the show bringing the newest watches to you guys. This year, we will be doing our daily vlog where we will share our thoughts on these new watches. The post SIHH 2019:...
Watches - 2019-01-14 21:22:41
IWC Pilot?s Watch Chronograph TOP GUN Edition ‘Mojave Desert’

IWC Pilot?s Watch Chronograph TOP GUN Edition ‘Mojave Desert’

For SIHH 2019, IWC unveils a new group of watches added to their Pilot’s Watch TOP GUN collection – a subset of the Pilot collection taking influence from the U.S. Navy Strike Fighter Tactics Instructor Program. Among them is the IWC Pilot’s...
Watches - 2019-01-14 21:22:41
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