Grand Seiko SBGR095, the re-make of the 62GS: Four for Melodrama

For 2015, one highly collectible Grand Seiko piece is the re-make of the 62GS which was first introduced in 1967. The new family member to the Grand Seiko Historical Collection is what the brand terms the “reborn 62GS” because it is “… as faithful to its original as possible,” says Yukinori Kato of Seiko Watch Corporation. Three versions are available: … More

Hermès Arceau Pocket Chevaux Sauvages: Crystal clear cuts

The cover of the Hermès Arceau pocket watch with two wild horses (chevaux sauvages) is exquisite and a deeper appreciation level can be attained once one understands the intense work behind its creation. The inspiration for the two wild horses on the cover comes from two glasses made at the beginning of the 19th century by Cristalleries Royales de Saint-Louis. … More

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Yacht-Master: The black belt

At the annual BaselWorld watch fair in March 2015, the Rolex Yacht-Master collection added another family member – one in a new black and Everose gold. The Rolex Yacht-Master story began in 1992 and it was known as the “sailors’ watch”. The early model, the ref. 16628, water-resistant to 100 metres, was in yellow gold and was powered by the … More