The latest model to be launched by Panerai, the 42 mm stainless steel Mare Nostrum chronograph, has a rather interesting history. The details about its origins are a bit blurry, it is actually based on the prototype of the first Panerai chronograph from 1943, intended for deck officers of the Royal Italian Navy. That was […]

In contemporary Haute Horlogerie, HYT stands out as a brand revolutionising time display with their unique mechanical movements using a microfluidic module. Their latest model is the H4Neo is introducing a surprising feature for a mechanical watch, two LED lights! Yes, LED lights in a mechanical watch. The watch is equipped with a microgenerator powered […]

It has been a while since my last Micro roundup, but right now, there are three projects on Kickstarter that I really think you should take a look at. The Baltic project is already fully funded, surpassing their goal several times on their first day, BOLDR is getting there while Trintec is also fully funded. Baltic […]

This is one category of watches that I absolutely nailed. I believe I own the perfect dress watch on the planet — more on that later. I didn’t even get into dressy timepieces until a year ago. Until then, I had only been crazy for divers, racing chronos and sports watches. Dressier watches became an […]

Today we will be tackling the restoration of a beautiful Universal Geneve Medico Compax. This watch is powered by the Universal Geneve 285, a solid piece of engineering, including an eight-column pillar wheel design, two button operation and compax design. The movement looked to be in fairly respectable shape, however, there were a few rusty […]