New Watch Alert 7/10/2020

Richard Mille RM11-05 LE – $215k

RM11-05

New watch alert! Regular readers know I’m no fan of Richard Mille’s illegible, sandwich-thick watches. But there’s no faulting RM’s technical excellence. Same goes for the majority of all new watches, of which we have eleven more to share. But first, more on the RM 11-05 . . .

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New Watch Alert: 7/3/2020

new watch alert! Tudor Black Bay 58 in blue

New watch alert! The new blue dial Tudor Black Bay 58 is a sensation! It’s got more Instagram likes than Rachel Cooke. Not really, but it is a watch. We’ve got the lowdown on eleven more new timepieces clamoring for your attention. Let’s not keep them waiting . . .

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New Watch Alert 6/26/2020

Lange1 TimeZone detail

For The People of the Watch, staying new watch alert distracts us from the chaos hitting us from all sides. We forget our day-to-day cares in the silent contemplation of horological design, utility and engineering – pretending that financial constraints are not a factor. For several of this week’s picks, they aren’t. But for others, oh boy, are they ever. Never mind. Enjoy them all . . .

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New Watch Alert: 6/19/2020

Jacob & Co. Twin Turbo Furious Bugatti 300+ - new watch alert

The Swatch group spent a good part of this week shuffling execs. Certina, Hamilton, Longines, Rado, Tissot and Union all got new CEO’s. After reading Retro Watches – The Industry’s Last Gasp? you might be tempted to trot out the old “rearranging deck chairs on the Titanic” metaphor. I’m too busy trying to keep up with the new watch alert tsunami. Let’s get wet!  . . .

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New Watch Alert 6/12/2020

OMEGA tourbillon

New watch alert! As Coronageddon and the smart watch crisis take their toll on the traditional watch industry, you’d think watchmakers would scale back new product, cut the number of model variations, amp-up direct-to-customer comms, hunker down and prepare for the new, smaller market. Nope. The new watch flood continues, including . . .

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