Category: Alpina

Citizen Watch Co., Ltd. Acquires Frédérique Constant, Alpina, Ateliers DeMonaco

Big news today for the watch industry: as announced a few hours ago, Citizen Watch Co., Ltd has wholly acquired the Frédérique Constant Group, including its namesake brand as well as its subsidiary watch brands, the sporty and affordable Alpina, and the high-end and very limited-production Ateliers DeMonaco. Inside the Frédérique Constant manufacture Inside the Citizen manufacture Citizen […]

Alpina Alpiner GMT 4 Watch Hands-On

Earlier this year, Alpina announced a new line of watches designed to echo the sporting philosophy of their roots. The new Alpiner collection joins their Startimer (pilot) and Seastrong (diver) lines and draws inspiration from legacy models and the brand’s rekindled relationship with Alpinist lifestyles. Within the Alpiner collection there is a sportier subset consisting of a […]

MMT ‘Horological Smartwatch’ Platform Ties Switzerland To Silicon Valley | aBlogtowatch

Ever since the smartwatch became a thing, I have been preaching that companies need to pool their resources and talents to create something that consumers want. A new type of smartwatch platform called MMT (Manufacture Modules Technologies) was just announced out of partnership between a series of companies both in Switzerland and in Silicon Valley. […]

Alpina ‘Full Black’ Alpiner 4 Manufacture Flyback Chronograph Watch

With Baselworld 2016 just around the corner, we see the release of the Alpina “Full Black” Alpiner 4 Manufacture Flyback Chronograph. For those not in the know about the Alpina Alpiner 4 Manufacture Flyback Chronograph, it debuted the in-house AL-760 calibre, and this all-black version is the refreshed and sportier sibling of the original 2015 model. While its predecessor […]