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Ming Unveils The 18.01 H41, Its First Production Dive Watch

Ming Unveils The 18.01 H41, Its First Production Dive Watch

While plenty of young independent brands have captured the interest of enthusiasts in the past few years, very few have built the genuine gravitas of Ming. In the brand?s short run since 2017, Ming timepieces have been recognized twice by the...
Watches - 2020-08-07 22:13:21
Montegrappa Pen Configurator Allows You To Design Custom Writing Instruments

Montegrappa Pen Configurator Allows You To Design Custom Writing Instruments

Sponsored post presented on aBlogtoWatch by advertiser Founded in 1912, Montegrappa was Italy?s first fountain pen factory and has been producing beautiful writing instruments since. Located in the Italian Dolomites, Montegrappa still produces its...
Watches - 2020-08-07 22:13:21
Bamford Watch Department X Black Badger Zenith El Primero Superconductor

Bamford Watch Department X Black Badger Zenith El Primero Superconductor

The latest “Zenith by Bamford” limited-edition watch collab is visually very interesting, a further collaboration with James Thompson’s Black Badger, who is an expert in materials and men’s luxury goods. This “three-way collaboration”...
Watches - 2020-08-07 22:13:21


Hands-On: Casio G-Shock G-Lide GBX100-2 Tide Chart Watch

Hands-On: Casio G-Shock G-Lide GBX100-2 Tide Chart Watch

It’s summertime and, depending on where you live in the world, that could mean a lot of time spent in the water. If you are lucky, then water means the ocean. Anyone who spends enough time at the beach implicitly knows that their experience will...
Watches - 2020-08-06 22:15:31
Nixie Time Zone Clock V2 Merges Meticulous Swiss Design With No-Longer-Made Glowing Tube Technology

Nixie Time Zone Clock V2 Merges Meticulous Swiss Design With No-Longer-Made Glowing Tube Technology

Sponsored post presented on aBlogtoWatch by advertiser Veteran creative and production firm Adatte Design in Lausanne, Switzerland is no stranger to timekeeping, or good taste. Responsible for important elements of the wristwatch consumer purchase...
Watches - 2020-08-05 22:19:51
Christopher Ward C60 Sapphire Review

Christopher Ward C60 Sapphire Review

When it comes to young, relatively affordable brands in the watch market, few have built the cache or the distinctive style of Christopher Ward. While the brand?s look has evolved dramatically from its initial starting point, the soul of the...
Watches - 2020-08-05 22:19:51
Longines Unveils New Avigation Watch Type A-7 1935 With Black Dial

Longines Unveils New Avigation Watch Type A-7 1935 With Black Dial

While brands from across the industry have taken to reimagining historic releases over the past few years, perhaps none has leveraged its historic catalog as extensively or as effectively as Longines. Heritage inspired designs have become a backbone...
Watches - 2020-08-05 22:19:51
Armin Strom Debuts Gravity Equal Force In Rose Gold

Armin Strom Debuts Gravity Equal Force In Rose Gold

Although traditional mechanical movements are no longer the pinnacle of timekeeping accuracy they have been in the past, the science of mechanical horology is still a constantly evolving field with brands across the industry creating new and more...
Watches - 2020-08-04 22:19:08


Hands-On: Formex Essence Leggera Forged Carbon Watch

Hands-On: Formex Essence Leggera Forged Carbon Watch

The Essence watch collection was an important break-out product for Swiss Formex because it combined noteworthy elements of the brand’s core DNA with a versatile and modern sports watch experience that was conservative enough for mainstream...
Watches - 2020-08-04 22:19:08
Watch Review: Ball Engineer Master II Diver Worldtime (2020 Version)

Watch Review: Ball Engineer Master II Diver Worldtime (2020 Version)

What I like about Ball watches is that they like to revisit their popular models and keep tweaking them over time. This gives Ball products a very iterative feel, which means that new models tend to be improvements of existing models. That is...
Watches - 2020-08-03 22:18:00
aBlogtoWatch Micro Monthly August 2020: Astronic STL-117 Tourbillon, Hervé Alvia & Sólás Starlight

aBlogtoWatch Micro Monthly August 2020: Astronic STL-117 Tourbillon, Hervé Alvia & Sólás Starli...

Sponsored post presented on aBlogtoWatch by advertisers The Astronic STL-117 Tourbillon Channels Inspiration From The F-117 Stealth Bomber It?s impossible to look at the iconic F-117 Nighthawk, better known as the Stealth Fighter, without a sense of...
Watches - 2020-08-02 22:12:59
Interview: Head Of Watch Marketing At Piaget Discusses The Grandness Of Being Thin

Interview: Head Of Watch Marketing At Piaget Discusses The Grandness Of Being Thin

High up in the Swiss mountains above the city of Neuchâtel is the small town of La Côte-aux-Fées. It has a population of less than 500, and it also happens to be the home of Piaget’s fine watchmaking. Down the mountains and along the lake is the...
Watches - 2020-08-02 22:12:59
WATCH GIVEAWAY: Franck Dubarry Diver Watch

WATCH GIVEAWAY: Franck Dubarry Diver Watch

The last full month of summer is here, and to ensure August 2020 sends this summer out with a bang we’re offering a very special aBlogtoWatch monthly giveaway. One winner will take home this stunning Franck Dubarry Diver watch, a futuristic and...
Watches - 2020-08-01 22:16:47


Hands-On: Zodiac Super Sea Wolf GMT “Sherbet” ZO9403 Watch

Hands-On: Zodiac Super Sea Wolf GMT “Sherbet” ZO9403 Watch

A couple years ago, the most in-demand Zodiac watch was a GMT version of its popular retro-revival Super Sea Wolf diving watch series. That came in 2019 with another revived Zodiac classic, the Zodiac Aerospace GMT (aBlogtoWatch hands-on here)....
Watches - 2020-07-31 22:28:43
BEST FROM: aBlogtoWatch & Friends 31 July, 2020

BEST FROM: aBlogtoWatch & Friends 31 July, 2020

July has been a rather exciting month because Tudor has finally announced the highly anticipated follow-up to the first Black Bay 58 of 2018. This, and a whole lot more in this month\'s round-up. The post BEST FROM: aBlogtoWatch & Friends 31...
Watches - 2020-07-31 22:28:43
Chronoswiss Debuts Limited-Edition Open Gear ReSec Chocolate

Chronoswiss Debuts Limited-Edition Open Gear ReSec Chocolate

Outside of watchmaking, one of Switzerland?s best-known cultural exports is of course gourmet chocolate. Swiss chocolatiers are nearly as famous as the great houses of Swiss horology, and, for its latest 2020 novelty, Chronoswiss has aimed to...
Watches - 2020-07-30 22:15:12
NORQAIN Debuts New Manufacture Movement With Limited-Edition Forest-Green Independence 20 Watch

NORQAIN Debuts New Manufacture Movement With Limited-Edition Forest-Green Independence 20 Watch

In the span of two short years, young Swiss independent NORQAIN has built an impressive reputation among enthusiasts for its team of major industry players in leadership roles, its stellar finishing and construction work, and its dedication to...
Watches - 2020-07-30 22:15:12
Hands-On: Breitling Superocean Heritage II Beverly Hills Limited-Edition Watch

Hands-On: Breitling Superocean Heritage II Beverly Hills Limited-Edition Watch

Limited to just 50 pieces, this particular version of the Breitling Superocean Heritage II watch was designed in collaboration with Breitling’s boutique retail partners in Los Angeles and honors the opening of the still-new Breitling boutique in...
Watches - 2020-07-30 22:15:12
In-Depth Hands-On: A. Lange & Söhne Lange 1 Time Zone Caliber L141.1

In-Depth Hands-On: A. Lange & Söhne Lange 1 Time Zone Caliber L141.1

Several years ago, contemporary Brazilian photographer and artist Vik Muniz epigrammatically described why the Lange 1 appealed to him so strongly since its 1994 debut, saying ?Since this is one for the rest of my life, I want it to be pretty.? From...
Watches - 2020-07-29 22:22:42
Omega And Alinghi Set Sail With New Speedmaster Dark Side Of The Moon

Omega And Alinghi Set Sail With New Speedmaster Dark Side Of The Moon

With multiple events on the year’s race calendar joining the long list of COVID-related cancellations, it’s been a choppy ride for the 2020 sailing race calendar, but that hasn’t stopped Omega from sailing on with not one, but now two unique...
Watches - 2020-07-28 22:18:24
New Study Ranks aBlogtoWatch As “The Most Influential Watch Website” For Consumer Purchases

New Study Ranks aBlogtoWatch As “The Most Influential Watch Website” For Consumer Purcha...

A new study about watch consumer behavior and e-commerce has come to some important conclusions about how people make decisions when it comes buying watches online. The report, “How To Increase Your Online Sales: Mastering The Online Consumer’s...
Watches - 2020-07-28 22:18:24
NOMOS Celebrates 175 Years Of Watchmaking In Glashütte With Three Limited-Edition Ludwig Models

NOMOS Celebrates 175 Years Of Watchmaking In Glashütte With Three Limited-Edition Ludwig Models

Outside of the traditional heartland in Switzerland, one of the greatest watchmaking centers in Europe is nestled in the small German town of Glashütte in eastern Saxony. 2020 marks the 175th anniversary of Glashütte?s own distinct brand of German...
Watches - 2020-07-28 22:18:24
A Cosmopolite?s Timekeeper: Carl F. Bucherer Manero Flyback

A Cosmopolite?s Timekeeper: Carl F. Bucherer Manero Flyback

The Carl F. Bucherer Manero Flyback is a timepiece for the cosmopolite, a watch designed to support a big-city life. These models not only celebrate the cosmopolitan spirit that has been an integral part of the Lucerne manufacture?s DNA since 1888,...
Watches - 2020-07-27 22:24:05
Interview: Angelus Watches CEO Bertrand Savary

Interview: Angelus Watches CEO Bertrand Savary

For 2020, Swiss Angelus watches welcomes a new CEO with Mr. Bertrand Savary. To my knowledge, he is the first dedicated leader of the relaunched brand (in 2015) after it was spearheaded by former La Joux-Perret principle Sebastien Chaulmontet....
Watches - 2020-07-26 22:21:11
How Has Quarantine Changed Your Watch-Wearing Habits So Far"

How Has Quarantine Changed Your Watch-Wearing Habits So Far"

Somehow, it?s already been over four months since we ran our story on how team aBlogtoWatch had been passing the time in quarantine and almost two months since our Zach Pińa shared his what-was-then seven million seconds in quarantine with his JLC....
Watches - 2020-07-25 22:26:33
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