Category: F.P. Journe

BEST FROM: aBlogtoWatch & Friends September 16, 2016

BEST FROM: aBlogtoWatch & Friends September 16, 2016

Last week, Apple finally unveiled the successor to its first Apple Watch. Called the Apple Watch Series 2, it looks basically identical to the first generation Apple Watch, but adds new features such as water resistance and integrated GPS. And in this roundup, we will show you the Apple Watch up-close, ...

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BEST FROM: aBlogtoWatch & Friends January 1, 2016

BEST FROM: aBlogtoWatch & Friends January 1, 2016

We are kicking off 2016 with a look at two very hardcore but different dive watches. From Switzerland, we have the Tudor Pelagos 25600 TB. In 2015, Tudor updated their Pelagos with a brand new model that sports a vibrant blue dial and their new in-house MT5612 movement. It’s made out of titanium, water ...

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BEST FROM: aBlogtoWatch & Friends December 4, 2015

BEST FROM: aBlogtoWatch & Friends December 4, 2015

As we come to the last month of the year, we are beginning the penultimate roundup of 2015 with a visit to the manufacturing facilities of Bremont. The brand sources movements from Switzerland, but much of its watches' components are actually made in Bremont’s facilities in England. In fact, it is the ...

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BEST FROM: aBlogtoWatch & Friends November 20, 2015

BEST FROM: aBlogtoWatch & Friends November 20, 2015

We begin this round-up by visiting a very important brand, Greubel Forsey. Specifically, we are interested to find out why is it that collectors of Greubel Forsey often say that its watches are amongst the finest in the entire industry and that the brand is at the absolute pinnacle of horology. And ...

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BEST FROM: aBlogtoWatch & Friends September 11, 2015

BEST FROM: aBlogtoWatch & Friends September 11, 2015

It is often said that if you want an accurate watch, you are better off with a quartz piece. While that might certainly be true, does that mean that timekeeping performance in mechanical watches is unimportant? Remember, many watch brands like to advertise their watches as being capable timekeepers. So why ...

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The Most Important Watches At SIAR Madrid 2015

The Most Important Watches At SIAR Madrid 2015

By Santiago Tejedor June 11-14, 2015, saw the Salón Internacional de Alta Relojería (SIAR) opening its doors once again, this year in Spain, as a sister event to SIAR Mexico City. SIAR Madrid is really a spin-off event (run by most of the same people) from the long-standing salon held in México that ...

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