Pilot Watch

Aviation has always been in the crux of the Bell & Ross new ethos. From its earliest pilot watches ahead, the marque has ever turned its attention towards flight, and nowhere is this inspiration much more literal than at the cockpit instrument-themed BR 03 series. For the most recent interpretation…

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For those unaware, LIMES (like fan-favorite Archimede) is a brand under the ICKLER umbrella, a family-owned company that has been manufacturing watches and watch cases in Pforzheim since 1924. That is to say, LIMES watches come with decades of know-how, with much of the development and production (barring the Swiss-made…

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Chicago-based Astor+Banks is a new brand that concentrates on affordable watches with a military-style design. Generally speaking, brands describe their watches with some pretty highfalutin language. I mean, who can blame them? If they don’t do it, who will? Nevertheless, it was refreshing to see Astor + Banks of Chicago…

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Athough not one of the five original brands that manufactured WWII Fliegers, German brand Archimede has taken up a strong position today as a value-driven producer of this classic design. Over the years, the firm has offered pilot watches in a variety of case materials and sizes, movements, and dials…

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Reviewing The Historic Glycine Watches

Acquisitions are rarely a surprise in this day and age, and especially in this industry, but we’d be lying if we said we weren’t at least a bit surprised to learn that the majority stake of Glycine Watch S.A. has just been sold to the Invicta Watch Group. As pioneers…

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Reviewing The Patek Philippe Calatrava Pilot Travel Time

Such is manner in which the Patek Philippe Calatrava Pilot Travel Time (pictured below) entered the market last year: amidst a hot bath of wide-ranging coverage expressing either admiration or indignation, from both the horological and non-horological press, generating a sustained intrigue that has lasted well past its initial release.Many…

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