I present to you a Panerai Radiomir Tourbillon GMT Ceramica Lo Scientziato Watch

January 27, 2010 . by John Biggs

Ariel “Sass-master 2000” Adams has some great shots of the new Panerai monster. This watch, just for reference, costs more than ten of my cars. The watch is made of black ceramic and it uses Panerai’s tourbillon calibre behind a skeletonized face. You’ll notice a second’s hand, an AM/PM indicator, and a GMT hand front…



Hourtime Episode 11 – Back from SIHH

January 27, 2010 . by John Biggs

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Timex announces new GPS watch

January 26, 2010 . by John Biggs

Timex launched a new GPS watch recently, and while it’s intended for athletes who require more exact data when training, the new Ironman Global Trainer uses some pretty high end GPS technology in order to accurately track pace, distance, and heart rate.



Review: Praesto Modern Fliegeruhr

January 25, 2010 . by John Biggs

In the vast pantheon of watches, the aviator is a timeless paragon of virtue and class. Traditionally given to folks who fly in planes (hence the term “aviator”), these watches were larger than standard watches and often had big crowns for easy winding. The IWC Big Pilots Watch is a classic in the form, with…



Want/Do Not Want SIHH Edition: Jaeger-LeCoultre

January 19, 2010 . by John Biggs

Do Want: Jaeger-LeCoultre Calibre 381 A new development of the “dual-wing” concept, with the Jaeger-LeCoultre Calibre 381, and a new open-worked dial revealing the details of the movement, with an indication of the moon phases and a jumping seconds hand. A new seconds jumping hand stop mechanism allows precision to 1/6th of a second when…



The Welder K29

January 13, 2010 . by John Biggs

53 millimeters of steaming hot steel from San Marino. It’s massive, it’s sexy, it’s red and black, it’s got three movements, and it’s from the coolest little country noone’s ever heard of. With a chrono and two other time displays, this beast from the mountains surrounded by Italy is awesome. The movements are Miyota, it…



Hourtime Episode 10: The “Just before SIHH” Edition

January 13, 2010 . by John Biggs

Another day, another episode of the HourTime podcast. Take a listen, if you dare.