Girard-Perregaux 1966

The Girard-Perregaux 1966 in Rose gold shot for Fratellowatches.com. Girard-Perregaux 1966 In the 1960s, Girard-Perregaux was one of the very few watchmaking Manufactures to have its own Research & Development team. In 1966, it launched the first High Frequency movement, which would provide exceptional accuracy performance. So much so, that 73% of the chronometer certificates awarded by the Neuchatel Observatory in 1967 were issued to Girard-Perregaux.  The Girard-Perregaux 1966 collection pays tribute to this era, incorporating the fruits of the Manufacture’s constant commitment to innovation, with its automatic winding movements in a particularly elegant, extra-thin case. Quoted from the official Girard …

JLC Grande Reverso

The Reverso collection is so iconic, it almost doesn’t need any further introduction. However, for those who never took the time to read about one of the most famous rectangular watches, here’s a little background: The design for this reversible watch dates back to the 1930s, 1931 to be precise. Polo players were sick and tired of broken and damaged crystals on their timepieces when playing this noble game. Jaeger-LeCoultre came up with the idea of making it possible to flip the watch on your wrist, so that the crystal was protected from serious beatings. In 1931, Jaeger-LeCoultre introduced (and …

Daytona 16520

Rolex Daytona 16520 This image was used Chronos magazine for an article about Chronolytics.ch. Spirit of the Daytona In 1935, while automobile technology was still in its early stages, British daredevil Sir Malcolm Campbell, with a Rolex on his wrist, set the world land speed record and entered history by exceeding 300 miles (484 kilometres) per hour in his famous “Bluebird”. Rolex unveiled the Cosmograph Daytona in 1963, in tribute to its growing ties with motor sport and speed. The rest, as they say, is history. Quoted from the official Rolex website where you explore the current Daytona collection.

Royal Oak Chrono 26022

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Chrono 26022 OR The roots of Audemars Piguet date back to 1874, when the 23-year-old Jules Louis Audemars met Edward Auguste Piguet, then only 21, at Vallée de Joux, they were both born in Le Brassus. When they graduated from school, they went to Vallée de Joux to start working together in watch manufacturing. Thus Audemars started producing component parts for movements and Piguet got the job of a repasseur, maker the final regulation of the timepiece. In 1875, they founded a firm later known as Audemars, Piguet et Cie. Since 1882, members of the Audemars and Piguet families have always been on the board …

Big Crown 6538

Rolex Submariner ‘Big Crown’ 6538 This Submariner is one of the early models of the legendary Rolex Submariner that got his nickname ‘Big Crown’ due it’s oversized crown. The Rolex Oyster Perpetual Submariner is a line of watches designed for diving manufactured by Rolex, known for their resistance to water. The first Submariner was introduced to the public in 1954 at the Swiss Watch Fair. The Rolex Submariner is considered “a classic among wristwatches”, manufactured by one of the most widely recognized luxury brands in the world, and due to its popularity has become the subject of massive counterfeiting. The Rolex Submariner is part of Rolex’s Oyster Perpetual line. Source: Wikipedia  

Marvin M115

 Marvin M115 In tribute to its 160th anniversary, Marvin has derived creative inspiration from the powerful soul of its timeless watchmaking codes. The Malton line is rooted in the brand’s rich history, since the name was registered in 1906 and used in particular for an exclusive Malton collection that earned international fame. The Malton 160 round variation sets a dynamic tempo for this iconic collection that strikes a perfect balance between upstrokes and downstrokes, varied levels and complementary surface treatments. The flowing lines compose a refined and pared-down architectural design.This newcomer to the Marvin collection is interpreted through a Dubois …