Maurice Lacroix Masterpiece Gravity: The Groundbreaking “Maverick”

First introduced in 2014 at the Baselworld watch fair, the Maurice Lacroix Masterpiece Gravity is the brand’s very first timepiece to feature a full silicium assortment. Two versions were launched in 2014, each limited to 250 pieces. The term “assortment” in watch parlance, refers to the “complete set of things that belong to together”, according to Berner’s Illustrated Professional Dictionary … More

Hamilton’s Ventura 80 Elvis: Fit for Kings and Queens

Hamilton’s Ventura created history when it was “born” in 1957 and became the world’s first electric watch. The Ventura watch found even more fame after its starring role in the 1961 Hollywood movie Blue Hawaii on the wrist of Rock and Roll legend Elvis Presley who played Chad Gates. The Ventura had a characteristic shield-shaped case and it is now … More

RJ-Romain Jerome Berlin-DNA: A world-famous kiss

After the Second World War, Germany and its territories were divided into four allied occupational zones with the Soviets taking the eastern half and the Allies (the United States, Great Britain and France) having the western side. It was a similar split for the German city of Berlin and the four-way occupation began in June 1945. Similarly, the Soviets occupied … More

Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra “James Bond”: Bond Breaker

The 24th James Bond movie, Spectre, directed by Sam Mendes with the screenplay written by John Logan, Neal Purvis, Robert Wade and Jez Butterworth, was released in October 2015. Logan, Purvis and Wade are also credited for writing the story according to IMDb based on characters created by Ian Fleming (1908 to 1964). Fleming is well-known as the creator of … More