Erwin Sattler Atlantis Orbis Coffee Table Mechanical clocks have been with us for centuries. They are timekeepers that have been used to keep us on schedule for our next meeting, give precision timekeeping for navigating the high seas and sometimes are housed in exquisite cabinets or other furniture that... Read more
August 18th, 2013 marked the 10th anniversary of the Officine Panerai forum here at To celebrate this milestone, Michael Ramsey and I are making a special edition TimeZone Panerai Forum strap available for our community members. We collaborated with a maker who is well-known amongst the Panerai community... Read more
What Makes a German Chronometer? Most of us can agree that we do not need mechanical watches. With the advent of various ways to keep track of time in our fast paced world- such as smart phones, mechanical watches remain luxury that we choose as a matter of personal... Read more
HYT: The Science of Hydro Mechanical Horology Amr Sindi 21 November 2013 By now everyone here is undoubtedly familiar with up-and-coming independent watch brand HYT, a.k.a. the “Hydro Mechanical Horologists”. With their proprietary liquid time display system, HYT has created a niche where cutting-edge micro-fluid science and innovative haute... Read more
Howdy All, I had the pleasure of spending a half hour or so chatting with Merlin Schwertner from Nomos Glashutte about the newest additions to the brand stable, asking him about the company and the step up that they’re making with the Lambda and Lux. He also showed me... Read more
Here’s a look at some watches a little out of the ordinary. Below is a bunch of digital or direct read mechanical watches from the 1960s & 70s. Direct-read pocket and wristwatches watches have been around for a long time. They made somewhat of a resurgence in the later... Read more
“AIGUILLE D’OR” GRAND PRIX Girard-Perregaux Constant Escapement L.M. Girard-Perregaux Constant Escapement L.M. GRANDE COMPLICATION PRIZE A. Lange & Söhne 1815 Rattrapante Perpetual Calendar A. Lange & Söhne 1815 Rattrapante Perpetual Calendar LADIES’ COMPLICATIONS WATCH PRIZE Van Cleef & Arpels Lady Arpels Ballerine Enchantée Van Cleef & Arpels Lady Arpels... Read more
“The Art of Bulgari” Exhibition at the de Young Museum in San Francisco