There are an increasing number of Italian brands making affordable mechanical watches, often featuring excellent design. Read our top 10 article featuring fine, tough, Italian watches.
The second Watches Of Italy show will be held in Tortona, Italy, on 25 and 26 September 2021, presenting about forty Italian watch brands. Read the interview with organizer Fabrizio Dellachà.
The Nighthawk by Perseo is a pilot’s watch, 44 mm in diameter, in versions with black or blue dial and a Sellita Swiss-made movement.
What’s so strange about this watch? The Ingersoll Chinook pilot’s watch has a telemeter scale, but an important detail is missing…
Maximilian Büsser and his MB&F celebrate the 10th anniversary of Horological Machine N° 4 with a one-off piece named HM4 Kittyhawk.
A hands-on review of the Panzera Hornet Special Flieger 46 pilot’s watch: excellent finish and detailing, interesting design, good wearability.
Danish brand Nordgreen dedicates meticulous attention to sustainability, primarily by ensuring that their quartz watches are durable and high-quality. Here we take a look at the Nordgreen Pioneer chronograph.
Arsenale by Italian brand Meccaniche Veneziane, based in Venice, is a watch with a prestigious appearance and notable technical qualities.
The CIGA Design Z Series has a striking tonneau case with a well-engineered skeletonized movement. Low-cost Chinese manufacturing combined with good design.
The DS Chronograph Automatic by Certina, based on a historic watch, is an attractive bicompax chronograph with telemeter and tachymeter scales.
The Laco München pilot chronograph is a brilliant combination of a Type A pilot’s watch with chronograph subdials. Plus creative luminescence and sports-watch water resistance.
A watch that combines vintage colours with contemporary style and technology, the echo/neutra Cortina 1956 Automatic is a brilliant piece of Italian design.
The Model 207 by RGM is a new version of its classic pilot’s watch, small, attractive, with a Swiss-made automatic movement.
The Alpina Startimer Pilot Heritage Automatic is a traditional type B pilot’s watch with a 44 mm case and a neat hinged caseback that reveals the movement.
The Kienzle Pilotimer KM-419 is an automatic pilot’s watch with a 44mm case and a Japanese-made Seiko movement.
A brief history of the watch brand Kienzle, founded in Germany in 1822, now principally an Italian company.
The new Fortis Flieger Automatic is a tough and stylish pilot’s watch, with a distinctive rotating bezel that adds an extra time zone function.
The Hangar Italy SF-260 EA pilot’s watch is a tribute to a trainer aircraft on which many pilots destined for the Italian Air Force learn to fly. A classic pilot’s timepiece that can be personalised, and costs €299.
The new Hamilton Khaki Aviation Converter Auto features a circular slide rule, similar to Breitling’s Navitimer. The Hamilton watch costs less. Let’s take a look at the differences.
Fumagazzi is an unusual Italian watch brand with a very amusing website and some interesting mechanical timepieces – certified as gluten-free. Here are two models, a pilot’s watch and a pilot’s chrono.