The Watch Worthy of an Astrophysicist
Last Friday, my colleague Dave Kaiten wrote about the Constant Escapement LM from Girard-Perregaux. The Constant Escapement won the “Aiguille d’Or” Grand Prix in the recent Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Geneve. Being somewhat of a scientist, I wanted to briefly write about another Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Geneve category winner (the Horological Revelation Watch category), […]
Christopher Ward C9 Harrison Jumping Hour MKII Review
Finally, here it is, my #womw review of this complication watch from Christopher Ward, first and foremost this watch is the second iteration of the 00/24 World European Watch Of The Year Awards 2012 finalist, the original C9 Harrison Jumping Hour. On first impressions this watch is very clean, crisp, sleek and elegant, a bright […]
New Rolex clasp in the works?
Over the decade, Rolex has been making slow improvements to their bracelets and clasps. Before the early 2000’s, Rolex utilized what is known as the hollow link bracelet and “tuna-can” clasp. Made of 314L stainless steel, the older style tuna-can bracelets and clasps were durable, but the hollow links and what appeared to be a […]
The Constant Escapement LM by Girard-Perregaux
Girard-Perregaux’s (GP) Constant Escapement LM is a truly beautiful piece of Haute Horology, as I mentioned before I was lucky enough to try it on and have a hands-on experience of this wonderful watch whilst attending Salon QP. As I write this it has been another wondrous week for GP as they won the award for […]