Category: Ball

Ball Trainmaster Standard Time Watch Hands-On

Ball Trainmaster Standard Time Watch Hands-On

For 2016, Ball introduces this handsome steel-cased version of the Ball Trainmaster Standard Time watch that aBlogtoWatch originally debuted in 18k rose gold back in 2013. At the time, the less than $7,500 gold-cased watch was a veritable bargain compared to the price of other gold watches out there, ...

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Ball For BMW TMT Chronometer Watch Taking Preorders

Ball For BMW TMT Chronometer Watch Taking Preorders

The new Ball for BMW TMT Chronometer watch incorporates the mechanical thermometer seen on some other Ball timepieces while remaining very consistent within the Ball for BMW family. It also shows in various ways how Ball is responding to the details and specs enthusiasts want, as well as adapting to ...

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Ball Trainmaster Manufacture Watch Hands-On

Ball Trainmaster Manufacture Watch Hands-On

One of the new-for-2016 Ball watches is a relatively unassuming but pleasant-to-look-at limited edition dress watch with an exclusive movement. Upon close inspection and on the wrist, this new reference NM1888D-PG-LLJ-WH Ball Trainmaster Manufacture is a pretty decent-looking timepiece, and given the ...

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Ball Trainmaster Moon Phase Watch Review

Ball Trainmaster Moon Phase Watch Review

While more dressy watches have been part of the Ball watch collection for most of the brand's modern existence, I have almost exclusively focused on their interesting and dynamic range of sport watches (mostly in the Hydrocarbon or Engineer collections). That ends now, as I review the very capable ...

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Ball Engineer II PowerLIGHT 72 Watch

Ball Engineer II PowerLIGHT 72 Watch

In addition to a new in-house movement launched in 2016, Swiss Ball watches is also getting more serious about adding their own components and tweaks to the base movements they work with. Back in 2013 Ball announced a novel shock protection system for the balance wheel called SpringLOCK (read more ...

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Ball Engineer Hydrocarbon AeroGMT Watch Review

Ball Engineer Hydrocarbon AeroGMT Watch Review

Ball has released many versions of their Engineer Hydrocarbon watches through the years, all featuring the unique case sporting that memorable crown guard and bright, tritium gas tube-lumed dial. Unveiled at last year's Baselworld 2015, the Ball Engineer Hydrocarbon AeroGMT watch provides the ...

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Ball Conductor Transcendent Watch Review

Ball Conductor Transcendent Watch Review

By now, you are surely aware of the ties Ball Watch has to the railroad industry (in a nutshell, they created the first watches certified for use to keep the trains on time and not running into each other). That is reflected in the names of the watches that they have created (for instance, the ...

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Ball For BMW TimeTrekker Watch Hands-On

Ball For BMW TimeTrekker Watch Hands-On

Back in 2012, Ball watches made the interesting announcement that they would be producing watches in collaboration with BMW cars - and I thought that was pretty cool. aBlogtoWatch debuted the Ball for BMW watch collection and later went hands-on here. For 2015, Ball has quietly released one new piece ...

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