histoire de tourbillon

Take A Look At: The Histoire De Tourbillon 6

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It’s been a while since the last “Take A Look At” article and I just miss writing about watches, it’s so fun to do all these researches and turning them into an information-dense article for you to consume. As we all know, we are getting closer to Christmas and I want to introduce something special to you, the Harry Winston …

Take A Look At: Seiko Prospex SSC618P1

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A diving watch can never go wrong in my opinion. Matter of fact, if you can’t make up your mind on what to buy for yourself or as a gift, this Seiko Prospex SSC618P1 should be a safe bet. Watch I.D Model: Seiko ProspexReferences: ssc618p1Diameter: 43.5 mmCalibre: V175Power Reserve: 6 months when fully chargedWinding: AutomaticPrice: ~$300 USD A Gentleman’s Take The …

Take A Look At: Frederique Constant Meteorite Tourbillon Perpetual Calendar

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Gentleman Pursuits has been shrouded by the Only Watch 2019 atmosphere lately, from the podcast to Instagram posts, they are all very Only Watch oriented. Today, in this watch review, I want to go over a piece that in my opinion, flew under most people’s radar. Let’s take a look at the Frederique Constant Meteorite Tourbillon Perpetual Calendar. Watch I.D. …

Take A Look At: Seiko 1969 Quartz Astron 50th Anniversary Limited Edition

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On Christmas Day 50 years ago, Seiko released the world’s first-ever Quartz watch, the Seiko Quartz Astron 35 SQ. Only 200 were available, sold exclusively in Japan. It was a major breakthrough for Seiko and for the rest of the watchmaking industry undoubtedly. To celebrate such a milestone, Seiko released a watch to pay homage to the ‘hero’ that started …

Take A Look At: Oris Big Crown Pointer Date

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WATCH I.D. Model: Oris Big Crown Pointer DateReferences: 01 754 7741 4037-Set LS Diameter: 40.00 mmCalibre: Oris 754, base SW 200-1Power Reserve: 38 hoursWinding: AutomaticPrice: ~USD 1,600 for leather strap and USD 1,800 for bracelet A Gentleman’s Take A rather outstanding aviation watch that not a lot of people talk about, I wonder why? Although it is rocking a 40mm case, …

Take A Look At: NOMOS Lambda

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Right out of the gate, the most expensive watch from NOMOS Glashütte. This well-known minimalist usually set prices at around $1,500 to $4,000. Even the Weltzeit, the watch that sent shockwaves through the system in 2014, is just retailing at ~$6,000. So what is so special about Lambda that caused NOMOS to slap an $18,000 price tag on it? Watch’s …

Take A Look At: IWC Da Vinci Perpetual Calendar Chronograph

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The Da Vinci Perpetual is unlike the rest of the IWC watches from design to complexity. Let’s talk about it. Watch’s I.D Model: IWC Da Vinci Perpetual Calendar ChronographReference: IW392101Diameter: 43mmCalibre: IWC in-house calibre 89630Power reserve: 68 hoursWinding: self-windingPrice: ~$30000 USD The Da Vinci is unlike what you usually see from IWC. Unlike the brand’s usual aviation-themed watches, Da Vinci …

Jaeger-LeCoultre

Take a Look At: The Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Ultra Thin Moon Enamel

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The reputable Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Ultra Thin Moon watch has now been transformed into an elegant beast, with a twist of enamel, limited to 100 pieces. Watch’s I.D. Model: Master Ultra Thin Moon EnamelReference: Q13635E1Diameter: 39mmWater Resistance: 50 metersCaliber: In-House Caliber 925Power Reserve: 70 hoursWinding: AutomaticPrice: ~$35,800 (subject to change)Availability: 100 pieces A Gentleman’s Take Unlike the Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Ultra Thin Moon Phase we’ve seen before, the …