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50th Year of the Automatic Chronograph: The Second Wind

The creation of automatic chronographs led to a resurgence in mechanical watchmaking, and new...
A. Lange & Sohne 1815 Tourbillon Enamel Dial Watch (Image © Revolution)

Precise Setting with the A. Lange & Sohne 1815 Tourbillon Enamel Dial Watch

A Lange & Sohne introduces the 1815 Tourbillon featuring hacking seconds and zero-reset.
Richard Mille RM 009

The Incredible Lightness of Being — Richard Mille’s RM 009

Before the record-setting 20-gram RM 027 created by Richard Mille for the hardest-hitting tennis player on Earth, Rafael Nadal, he had already focused on optimizing shock-resistance, durability and comfort in his timepieces. The quality most important to achieving all this is lightness. The RM 009 should rightly be considered one of the most ambitious of his forays into pioneering technology, and it will one day be recognized as one of the most significant horological achievements of all time. This is why...
Richard Mille RM 039 E6-B Tourbillon

Master of Complexity: Richard Mille RM 039 E6-B Tourbillon

“The machine does not isolate man from the great problems of nature but plunges him more deeply into them.” — Antoine de Saint Expury, Wind, Sand, and Stars, 1939.
Close up of IWC Da Vinci Perpetual Calendar

Character is Forever: The Perpetual Calendar

A simple date display is a pretty handy thing. This Rolex innovation that has...