Love all things shiny...
I do love this watch design, and I'm looking forward to seeing what's new and what's next. I would own and wear this watch (computer) as well. Put a reasonable price tag on it and I'm in.
16 hours, 13 minutes ago on Is This What Luxury Smartwatches Will Be Like? Pioneer Jorg Hysek Presents Designs, Interview
@emenezes I own countless Casio's, and they do indeed fill the same function as my mechanical watches. More so when when the weather elements are lousy. I wouldn't take my grail mechanics into that kind of environment.
I do understand your point, it isn't lost on me..
16 hours, 20 minutes ago on Is This What Luxury Smartwatches Will Be Like? Pioneer Jorg Hysek Presents Designs, Interview
@Maximilien The depth gauge on my models are digital. The model pictured here has analog hands, which clearly are easier to read.
19 hours, 3 minutes ago on Diving Key Largo Marine Sanctuary With A Citizen Promaster Aqualand Depth Meter Watch
@Time2Go never underestimate the ability to identify a D-Bag...:)
2 days, 19 hours ago on Christophe & Co. Armill Is $150,000 Self-Powering Smart Bracelet Designed By Pininfarina With Upgradeable Tech
@CG I agree with you on the price CG. It should come in a bit lower than $1000. 00. It's a considerable price jump over my previous Aqua Master Watches. Still, all in all, I believe it's a great value for what you receive in a well made diving tool. I would consider giving my past models a rest and upgrading here.
2 days, 19 hours ago on Diving Key Largo Marine Sanctuary With A Citizen Promaster Aqualand Depth Meter Watch
A very well written article by Maximilien! I own two previous model Aqua Land pieces, and they have never failed me or given me one scintilla of trouble. The best part is they are extremely accurate with the measurements most concerning diver's. I have calibrated mine against my dive computers and my old school hand written manual findings and they have always been spot on. A pretty fine accomplishment considering they are not exactly treated with the greatest respect when you bang them around under water, or they get dropped on the deck of the dive boat and stepped on by a foot or a flipper.. (Accidents happen). These tools just come up smiling and the fit and finish are excellent. The only service these watches have had are the replacement of batteries over the years, and the frequency has not been excessive. I also have replaced the band on the one unit, but that's seven years of use.
The fact that this is solar powered is a huge plus, and a welcomed change.
Best of luck in your pursuit of Dive Master qualification Maximilien.
I love the Ball watch company. I have been a fan for several years. It's a quality time machine.
4 days, 21 hours ago on Ball Engineer II Magneto S Watch Hands-On
I dig it, and it would be a cool ad to my Pro-Trek :)
5 days, 20 hours ago on Leatherman Tread Watch With Tool Bracelet
@Ulysses31 scratched up links equals street cred :)
I'm really uncertain as to what the negativity is about regarding this year's choice's. There are plenty of beautiful watches between 15 K all the way up to infinity. In a very down economy, (started in 08 and is recovering nicely in 14 and beyond) luxury watch makers cannot continue to redesign new watches every year. Especially a market as finicky as our own beloved horology. I'm guessing we are own worst enemy because if you were a watchmaker, trying to figure out what might titillate a new buyer has got to be mind boggling. If a company makes a mistake and turns out an unpopular new design, the losses must be astronomical, especially a design of a 30-50 piece run. It's not inconceivable that it could financially devastate a smaller watch company.
SIHH is a big dollar event for big dollar pocketbooks. Baselworld is a bit more rounded to the Uber-Average buyer.
Stop complaining and look around at all the magnificent choices we have to date. There is something for everyone, from Seiko to Ulysses Nardin and beyond.
There is a watch for every type of spending habit.
Take a breath and enjoy what lies in front of you...
6 days, 18 hours ago on TOP 10 Watches Of SIHH 2015
Say YES to the JAEGER!
6 days, 19 hours ago on TOP 10 Watches Of SIHH 2015
That is a beautiful piece of artwork. There will only be 30 built, I'm guessing more than half already have homes. A very specialized piece for those that have no income restraints whatsoever.
1 week ago on Richard Mille RM 19-02 Tourbillon Fleur Watch Hands-On
1 week, 3 days ago on A. Lange & Söhne Zeitwerk Minute Repeater Watch
That is a magnificent time machine.
1 week, 5 days ago on A. Lange & Söhne Datograph Perpetual Watch New For SIHH 2015
Certainly one of a kind, and would be happy to wear it.
2 weeks ago on Breguet Tradition 7097 Automatique Seconde Rétrograde To Debut At Baselworld 2015
Love the wood trim, the entire face made out of wood would be sharp. Otherwise, too cluttered and Ralph's name kills it for me.
2 weeks, 1 day ago on Ralph Lauren Automotive Chronograph Watch For SIHH 2015
Excellent. Thanks Max.
2 weeks, 3 days ago on Audemars Piguet & Theo Jansen’s Strandbeests At Art Basel 2014
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Love that face.
2 weeks, 4 days ago on Montblanc Heritage Spirit Obris Terrarum Watch
That's some fine grail watch choice. Ms. Livingston said it herself, "nothing looks like it, it's instantly recognizable". Clearly stating once again from someone who knows the fashion industry, a watch IS a fashion statement as well as a timing instrument. Choosing the Happy Diamond is Quite a statement.
2 weeks, 5 days ago on My First Grail Watch: Cindy Livingston Of Guess Collection
@MarkCarson I'd be willing to bet in future offerings the automatic time calibration will be standard on the lion's share of these watches
2 weeks, 5 days ago on Citizen Eco-Drive Satellite Wave F100 Watch Review
The watch looks great on you Ariel. I can see why you enjoyed the "wear ability" so much. As far as it is intuitive, I'm afraid those days left us when the simple Casio changed into the Pro-Trek. The manual must be consulted, or hunt around the manufacturer's website or YouTube for a video regarding operation. Well done article and video presentation!
@davidehi My hope is the prices will come down. I am a big fan of atomic and GPs controlled watches since Casio made it affordable for the common man. I would enjoy owning this watch or one from Seiko's Aston line.
What a gorgeous watch. Classy and elegant.
2 weeks, 5 days ago on Bremont Kingsman Watches For & In “Kingsman: The Secret Service” Movie
Somewhat anti-climatic after the Bulgari, but still magnificent to look at.
3 weeks ago on Ateliers DeMonaco Tourbillon “Xtreme Precision” Oculus Petite Minute Watch Hands-On
@Chaz_Hen Oye :)
That's drop dead gorgeous. Magnificence from Daniel Roth Design's.
3 weeks ago on Bulgari L’Ammiraglio Del Tempo Minute Repeater Detent Escapement Watch Hands-On
This has and should piss off the troops. Hahahahahaha. Way to stir the hornets nest, A.A. !
3 weeks, 2 days ago on Hublot Watches Get The Mr. Brainwash Treatment In Miami
They just keep getting better, making more sense. The integration of fitness tech with GPs and smart phones has me following closely. Imagine what we'll be able to do with one of these in a year! Where are you Casio?
3 weeks, 3 days ago on Is A Garmin Going To Be Your Next Smartwatch? CES 2015 Watch Lineup Looks Strong
Love it! Never been a fan of skull watches, but this one screams more Cyborg than anything. And who needs the exact minute anyway :) It is more akin to a single handed watch. Big cool factor here!
3 weeks, 3 days ago on HYT Skull Watch Is Cool, Does Not Indicate Minutes
Wouldn't say no to the Bovet Recital. Unless I had to pay for it. That's some fine eye candy right there. But what would I do with my skeletonized Incicta? (Ducks to avoid flaming incoming arrows:)
3 weeks, 6 days ago on Top 10 Gold Watches
@bichondaddy we must be related :)
4 weeks ago on Breitling Navitimer GMT 48mm Watch Hands-On
@DG Cayse I always dive with both a computer and a watch. Redundancy underwater, or in flight equals safety and staying alive.
I love that white face. Do we need all of that information on the dial? Not unless you are standing on the roof of your house ready to take flight.
4 weeks, 1 day ago on CCCP Heritage Watch Review, With Russian Slava Movement
@Bucky Katt Check out the Vostok's Amphibian line. Lot's of bang for the buck.
Love my Vostok diver's, although have never had them in the water. Great bargain prices too! New Vostok Amphibian's can be had for less than 150.00 as well. ( A lot less). Keeps beautiful time and you can't kill it with a hammer. RUSSIAN. Strong like bull :)
@MarkCarson Ka La was in there! Didn't you see it bro :)
1 month ago on Top 10 Watch Blog Articles Of 2014
Enjoyed 2014 ABTW thoroughly! Looking forward to 2015 and beyond. Thanks A.A.
Happy New Year Everyone.
Saved to my archives! Thanks Tim. It never hurts to have the basics covered again, and some more advanced technique as well.. Developing a relationship with a trading partner is key, as well as knowing the market and the products that are available.
1 month ago on How To Trade Watches Versus Buying Them
It's a little time machine in a crystal box. Can you imagine nicking the case, while reaching for a beer. The price says "nay".
1 month ago on Hautlence HL2.1 Watch Hands-On & HL2.5 Release
@captaina16 @Fraser Petrick that's some funny pooh right there!
1 month, 1 week ago on Seiko Astron GPS Solar Chronograph Limited Edition Watches
I LIKE it.
@MarkCarson even you couldn't pass up $100,000.00 off the retail :) Such a deal.
1 month, 1 week ago on The Incredibly Funny Watch Reviews On Amazon.com
Merry Christmas to all, have a day filled with wondrous joy and good health.
From our household to yours.
Happy Channukah BTW :)
1 month, 1 week ago on Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance Car Show & Race Weekend With Rolex Watches
Motorcycles, Cars and Watches. Power trio in heaven! The pictures are excellent as well as the article. You are a lucky dog and I am jealous :) Your life does NOT suck! Thanks A.A.
I like it, and I'd wear it. It's got a bad ass look to it.. Sort of looks angry and mysterious. I dig it.
1 month, 1 week ago on Clerc Hydroscaph H140 Carbon Limited Edition Chronograph Watch Hands-On
An Orient AND a Seiko feature back-to-back. You MUST have taken my advice with the wife :)! Just fooling with ya kiddo! Beautiful watch, Thanks A.A.
1 month, 2 weeks ago on Grand Seiko Spring Drive GMT SBGE015 Watch Hands-On
I was wearing my Late 70's Orient SK diver for the last week and it's been a blast. This was a Japanese domestic issue model, so few made their way to the States, Keeps time beautifully, and is built like a bank vault. I do love Orient watches...
1 month, 2 weeks ago on Orient Flight Watch Review