Sinn 104 A St Sa Full Review

Sinn 104 money shot

Let he without Sinn wear this watch. Sorry, I’m a punny guy. (Just ask @oldwatchlady.) I promise to restrain myself while reviewing the Sinn 104 – a German pilot’s watch whose owners tell me its Sinnsational. An original Sinn. Let’s start where I normally finish: price . . .

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New Watch Alert: 9/7/2020

Hublot Big Bang Sang Bleu II King Gold LE – $47,300

New watch alert - Hublot Big Bang Sang Bleu II King Gold

The new watch alert amongst you may wonder if Hublot’s pentagram-heavy Big Bang Sang Blue II King Gold is aimed at Wiccans. Ask Maxime Plescia-Büchi. That’s the Swiss tattooist who designed it – and no less than seven variations on the theme. The 45mm King Gold may not be the most legible watch, but neither are any of the others. How about that . . .

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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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New Watch Alert: 6/5/2020

 

New watch alert! H. Moser & Cie. x MB&F Endeavour Cylindrical Tourbillon LE side on

New watch alert! In the middle of all this pandemilooting, there’s been a sudden shift towards smartwatches by traditional watchmakers. Hubot’s Big Bang e smartwatch is hitting the streets. Citizen is set to launch a smartwatch. Timex has a new one for $179. (Hello Seiko?) They’re all behind the curve, but needs must. I guess. Anyway, our new watch alert contains both traditional timepieces and ginormous smartwatches. It’s that kind of world . . .

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Patek Philippe Pilot’s Watch – Flop?

Patek Philippe Pilot's watch

The Patek Philippe Calatrava Pilot Travel Time is a product of an extremely conservative segment in an extremely conservative industry. Patek Philippe, Audemars Piguet, Vacheron, Jaeger-leCoultre, Piaget, IWC – luxury Swiss and German watches survived the quartz crisis by surviving. By not changing . . .

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