Tag: HandsOn

Hands-On Review: Patek Philippe 5270 Perpetual Calendar Chronograph Blue

Patek Philippe has been associated with perpetual calendar chronographs for several decades now. Not only was Patek the first to unite both complications in a wristwatch (with the ref. 1518), but the brand even added, in some references, a split-seconds function or a minute repeater to this already prestigious package. At the 2014 Baselworld watch fair, Patek introduced a new color

Hands-On With the Omega Speedmaster “Lunar Dust”

Omega went the extra mile at the 2014 Baselworld, playing the vintage card with the Seamaster 300 and the Speedmaster Mark II and also being innovative with the introduction of the first fully antimagnetic movement and the spreading of the co-axial escapement to all collections. New materials are also in the current scope: after the introduction of a full-black

Hands-On with the New Oris Carl Brashear Limited Edition

Oris might not be the first watch manufacturer to introduce a dive watch in a bronze case, but the company certainly managed to link its first attempt at one to an important milestone in the history of diving: as its name indicates, the Oris Carl Brashear Limited Edition (Ref. 733 7720 3185) is dedicated to

Dive Watch Wednesday: Hands-On With the New IWC Aquatimer 2000

The IWC Aquatimer Automatic 2000 with a black-and-yellow dial (Ref. IW358001) was announced shortly before Christmas and will be presented at the upcoming SIHH in Geneva.
The new watch has already been delivered to some of the brand’s boutiques, one of which has offered us the opportunity to take some pictures.