Richard Mille RM 67-01 Extra Flat: Extra Special

All things considered, the Richard Mille RM 67-01 is extra special simply because the extra-flat movement, the Calibre CRMA6, is presented in the brand’s signature tonneau case. The CRMA6 automatic movement has a thickness of 3.6mm and is a new calibre that was designed in-house by Richard Mille’s engineers in Les Breleux, Switzerland. Didn’t Richard Mille offer extra-flat watches before? … More

Patek Philippe stainless steel Reference 1518: Steel Rare

Launched in 1941, Patek Philippe’s Reference 1518 became the world’s first perpetual calendar chronograph wristwatch produced in series. Between 1941 and 1954, only 281 pieces of this Reference 1518 were made, the majority of which were in yellow gold. What came after the Reference 1518 is the Reference 2499 and it is housed in a wider case with fluted lugs. … More

HYT H4 Alinghi: And there was light

The HYT H4 Alinghi is very much like the H4 Metropolis as both are equipped with two in-built LEDs (light-emitting diodes) that illuminate the dial after the push-piece between 4 and 5 o’clock is rotated and thereafter activated. The main difference is that the HYT H4 Alinghi was made to honour the Alinghi team and marks the partnership with this … More

HYT H4 Metropolis: Let there be light

For those familiar with HYT, their H4 Metropolis, launched in late 2015, bears a striking resemblance to its older H1 sibling but there is one striking difference – there is an additional push-piece located between 4 and 5 o’clock. What extra function could this be for, especially when the indications, the hour, minutes, seconds and power reserve display, are similar … More

Frederique Constant Horological Smartwatch: Get Smart

Equipped with the Calibre MMT-285 and with Fullpower’s MotionX technology platform, Frederique Constant’s Horological Smartwatch has a battery life of two-and-a-half years. The “smart” aspect of the watch is its ability to track the user’s activity and sleep patterns. On the sub-dial at 6 o’clock, the inner counter indicates the percentage of the user’s activity or sleep against his or … More