‘Everest’ Vacheron Constantin Overseas Dual Time


As a bitter old soul waiting to die, I can’t remember the last time a watch made post-2018 from a non-independent genuinely excited me. Except for one, which you’re looking at. It’s what happens when watch brands listen to their customers and aren’t afraid to be a little brave in the details. In 2019, National…

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Chinese Dial Cartier CPCP Tank Cintrée Dual Time

China has 160 cities with over a million people. Their intense public transport spending has meant the entire country is connected by high speed rail, cars are not needed. China is producing everything for everyone, everywhere. The more mathematically minded, on the spectrum-types are working extremely hard (perhaps at gunpoint?) to not just compete with…

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Cartier CPCP Tank à Vis Dual Time in White Gold


Cartier are something of a master at evolving variations on a theme, all equally elegant. However, some are more equal than others. The CPCP era is, if not the most classic, Cartier’s most sincere attempt to flatter enthusiasts of traditional watchmaking. This Tank à Vis hails from that time, but is not the Tank you…

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Tropical 25730ST Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Dual Time


Is there a more unique intersection of steel 36mm Royal Oak, usable complication, petite tappisserie, and character? This is, without question, the most outrageous dial I have ever seen to grace a 25730ST. Outrageous is an adjective chosen carefully; some will describe this dial as the work of the heavens and others as outright damage.…

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Asian Market Cartier CPCP Tank Cintrée Dual Time

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Very few watches have the privilege of contributing toward wider culture. One could fairly say the Submariner expanded the purview of tool watches as a category, transcending purpose for luxury. The G-Shock married indestructible construction to creative design, capturing rappers and armed forces simultaneously in admiration. Before either, though, Jacqueline Kennedy wore a Tank. In…

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