Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore LeBron James Limited Edition: A Watch for King James [Video]
Sep29

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore LeBron James Limited Edition: A Watch for King James [Video]

Audemars Piguet loves their celebrity athlete sposkespeople.  Two of the most recent AP Ambassadors to get their own Audemars Piguets, Michael Schumacher and Leo Messi, are giants in their respective fields of Formula One racing and soccer (or football to our European readers).   So it’s about time that Audemars Piguet Brand Ambassador and Miami Heat star forward LeBron James gets his own limited edition AP.  Hell, the...

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Introducing the Longines Avigation Oversize Crown
Sep14

Introducing the Longines Avigation Oversize Crown

A year ago, Longines release the Avigation Watch Type A-7 pilot’s watch.  Inspired by a 1930s U.S. military pilot’s watch, it was a cool modern take on a cool old watch.  Longines has just released another Avigation watch, the Avigation Oversize Crown, inspired by a watch they produced in the 1920s.   I guess that since the Longines Avigation Oversize Crown, in all three variations, takes a cue from a watch from the...

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Hands On with the TAG Heuer Carrera Calibre 1887 Jack Heuer Edition
Sep13

Hands On with the TAG Heuer Carrera Calibre 1887 Jack Heuer Edition

Don’t get me wrong.  I got some pretty good birthday presents this year.  A hunter-case Elgin pocket watch from the early 1900s, an R/C helicopter and a big-honkin’ steak.  Like I said, not too shabby.  But my birthday pales in comparison to Jack Heuer’s.  He got, not one, but two limited edition Tag Heuer chronographs for his 80th, the Tag Heuer Carrera Jack Heuer Edition 80 Years and the TAG Heuer Carrera Calibre...

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Introducing the Longines Asthmometer-Pulsometer Chronograph
Jul23

Introducing the Longines Asthmometer-Pulsometer Chronograph

OK, fine… The Longines Asthmometer-Pulsometer Chronograph is really just a chronograph with a fancy scale painted on the dial.  But, it’s a pretty chronograph with a fancy scale painted on the dial.  Longines says their new Asthmometer-Pulsometer Chronograph is “elegance in the service of science,” and I’d have to agree.  The watch is truly lovely and elegant even if it is strikingly similar to the...

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TAG Heuer Carrera MikroPendulumS: TAG’s Coolest Carrera
May06

TAG Heuer Carrera MikroPendulumS: TAG’s Coolest Carrera

Yet another icon of the automotive and timepiece worlds is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, the TAG Heuer Carrera.  Many people refer to TAG Heuer as the only true watch for an automotive enthusiast, petrol-head or gear-head.  It is after all the official watch of McLaren, the Mercedes McLaren SLR and has made limited pieces for the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Champion Sparkplugs, MG and Shelby Cobra.  They also made some...

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The 180th Anniversary Longines Telemeter & Tachymeter Chronographs
Aug03

The 180th Anniversary Longines Telemeter & Tachymeter Chronographs

It’s Longines’ 180th birthday.  And, to mark this anniversary, they’ve given me an early birthday present: The Longines Telemeter Chronograph and The Longines Tachymeter Chronograph.  Ok, they didn’t give them to me exactly, but they did release the two watches inspired by classic Longines.   The Longines Telemeter Chronograph The Longines Telemeter Chronograph The Longines Telemeter Chronograph was inspired by...

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IWC’s Pilot’s Watch Chronograph Top Gun Miramar
Apr28

IWC’s Pilot’s Watch Chronograph Top Gun Miramar

So, the US Navy Fighter Weapons School and its TOPGUN training program moved from Air Station Miramar to Naval Air Station Fallon in 1996.  Actually Miramar isn’t even a Navy facility anymore.  It belongs to the US Marine Corps.  But, don’t tell IWC. Former US NAS Miramar       Current US MCAS Miramar The Pliot’s Watch Chronograph Top Gun Miramar is part of a line of Pilot’s Watch Top Gun editions by IWC.  With...

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