Tag: gmt watches

The Carl F. Bucherer Patravi TravelTec II

Last year, Carl F. Bucherer introduced an upgraded version of its 10-year-old, hyper-masculine triple-time-zone watch, the Patravi TravelTec. With the release of the TravelTec II, the Swiss brand pulled off the rare feat of making the original watch substantially larger in dimensions yet somehow more streamlined in its look. I had the opportunity to spend […]

The Rolex Sky Dweller

In the past half-century, since it launched its GMT-Master, Rolex has brought out just two new complications: the Rolex Yacht-Master II, in 2007, with a countdown yacht timer, and the Rolex Sky-Dweller, equipped with both a second time zone and an annual calendar, in 2012. In this feature we explain how the Sky-Dweller, and its […]

The Greubel Forsey GMT Rose gold 5N movement / Platinum case in the flesh and on the wrist (review, specs price)

Open your eyes and admire what proper ultra-high-end watchmaking is. Greubel Forsey is clearly defining what watchmaking can produce at its best: bold design, no compromise on the materials, exquisite execution, hand-finishing of all the single pieces, mechanical inventiveness and search for extreme precision. Of course, when you’re willing to spend more than 500,000 Euros […]

Girard-Perregaux Traveller Large Date, Moonphase GMT now with sapphire dial (Live Photos, specs and price)

Showing the movement became the rule in watchmaking. Whether it’s a superbly finished haute horology one or a simple entry-level engine, brands are now manufacturing the majority of their watches with a sapphire caseback – meaning having a view on the back of the movement. However, if a 3-hand watch has almost nothing to show […]

Introducing the Jaeger-LeCoultre Duomètre Unique Travel Time with hand-engraved dial (Specs Price)

What is there to say about the Jaeger-LeCoultre Duomètre Unique Travel Time except that it is one of the best traveller’s watches created recently. There are several categories of timepieces that can indicate two timezones, starting from classical traveler GMT watches to office GMT watches and proper world-timers. However, only a handful of them have a second timezone adjustable to-the-minute. […]

Introducing the Clerc Hydroscaph GMT Power Reserve Chronometer (updated with new photos)

Recently, our contributor Max went over the Clerc Hydroscaph, a robust and bulky dive watch that he spotted to have one big advantage: a strong design, easily recognizable among every other dive watches. Thanks to its inimitable bezel, the Clerc Hydroscaph has a strong reputation, together with a very pleasant quality. For Baselworld 2015, the brand […]

Glashutte Original Senator Cosmopolite – a watch made for world travellers – hands-on with live photos, specs price

If your a frequent traveller, you’re probably showed some interest for a watch that features a second time-zone – what we call here a GMT watch. More complicated but also much more useful are the world-timer watches that are able to indicate the time of all the main cities around the world on a single dial. This year, […]