Tudor Heritage Ranger: Reliving the spirit of the past

While it is deeply inspired by a historic model, the Oyster Prince Ranger of 1967, the brand states that the 2014 Heritage Ranger is “far from being a mere re-edition”. From what we were told, the brand doesn’t create “replicas”; rather it is about appreciating the spirit of the old, re-interpreting it and completely reworking it. The Tudor Heritage Ranger … More

Bulgari Octo Bi-Retro Brazil: Brazilian wax?

Is there wax on lacquered watch dials? Well, according to Billericay of horologica.com, the silvered chapter ring typically seen on brass dials of vintage long case and bracket clocks will usually have engraved numerals filled with wax. To restore such antique dials, re-silvering is performed whereby multiple coats of matt lacquer are applied. This process will protect the new “silvering”. … More

Breitling Superocean: The practical choice

When it comes to sports watches, especially for those into water-related activities, Breitling’s Superocean collection, launched in 2010, is one recommendation high on our list. With water-resistance equivalent to pressure at the depth of 1,500 metres, a helium escape valve (at the 10 o’clock position), a robust automatic movement that is chronometer-certified (base ETA 2824 from what we understand) and … More