Sunday , 24 July 2016
Widgets Magazine

Watch Talk


That’s right, we said it…WRIST SHOT WEDNESDAYS! is dedicating Wednesdays to our readers, and of course, their watches! All you have to do is choose your watch, take a creative picture, and email it to us at WSW AT WatchReport DOT com. It’s that simple. Ladies, don’t be shy…. show these men up! :)

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Alpina Sailing Collection Yacht Timer


Alpina watches recently announced a new model that has caught our eye. The new Alpina Sailing Collection Chronograph features a fairly rare modification to its chronograph functionality. These new models celebrate Alpina’s involvement with the Niceforyou Extreme 40 Catamaran racing team and are thus yacht timers. Powered by the Sellita SW500 chronograph movement the Alpina Sailing models feature a distinctive five section …

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Interesting models from Breitling 2011


Breitling does not need any long winded introduction from us. The Breitling brand has been synonymous with sport and aviation watches for years and has produced many well known models like the Navitimer and the SuperOcean line of dive watches. Breitling watches, generally speaking, incorporate the brands aesthetic DNA which includes large polished cases, distinctive bracelet design, and the rather baroque …

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Mondaine introduces the Simply Elegant


Mondaine, makers of the iconic swiss railway inspired watch, have released a new model named the Simply Elegant which features a remarkably thin case design. After Basel this year it has become increasingly clear that “thin” is the new “oversized” and we think this is about as good as trends get. This new found popularity  has not been lost on Mondaine as the new Simply …

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Toshi Custom Leather Straps Review


The watch collecting hobby has dozens of sub genres such as dive watches, vintage watches, chronographs, specific brands and even straps. As predominantly leather clad watches like those from Panerai have increased in popularity so in turn has the practice of fitting new and varied straps to these watches. The Paneristi are not alone in this pursuit of the perfect …

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An Introduction to the Tag Heuer Aquaracer


In its most modern form the Aquaracer, Tag Heuer’s dive watch line, can be had in fifty plus different variations that span quartz and automatic movements, chronographs, big dates and 3 handers. Nearly all of Tag’s technology from the Calibre 5 automatic to the Calibre 16 chronograph and the Calibre S Electro-Mechanical movement can be found in their Aquaracer dive …

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Preview of the Certina DS Action Diver


Last month Certina announced plans to release a new automatic dive watch. Dubbed the DS Action Diver this 200m ISO certified dive watch is looking to join other Swatch Group divers like the Tissot SeaStar, Longines HydroConquest and the Omega Seamaster. Dive watches are an integral part of the Swatch Group’s line up so its not surprising to see them plan a …

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Preview of the Perrelet SeaCraft 777


In April of this year Perrelet introduced a new line of dive watches dubbed the Seacraft 777. Perrelet is widely known for making the Turbine and the beautiful Perrelet Double Rotor and can indeed trace their roots to the development of the first automatic movement for a pocket watch. The new 777 line consists of a 3-hand model, a GMT, and …

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The New Rolex Explorer II


Just in time for the 40th anniversary of the 1655 Explorer II, Rolex has announced the new model which features a series of changes over the outgoing Explorer II. The new series (ref: 216570) is available with a black or white dial, features an all orange GMT hand, and houses the new 3187 Rolex calibre in a larger 42mm case …

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New Panerai Radiomir 8 Days Ceramica


This year at SIHH (Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie) Panerai debuted a new Radiomir from their Historic Collection. Dubbed the Radiomir 8 Days Ceramica 45mm this new Radiomir features a couple big steps for Panerai, most notably a ceramic case and in-house handwound movement featuring an astounding 8 days...

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