VIDEO: Jerome Lambert, Montblanc CEO, chooses just ONE watch to sum up the ‘new’ Montblanc

When I was growing up there was a phrase to describe a powerful man. It was ‘man mountain’. My dad would say, “you should see this new guy in the football club, he’s a man mountain”. Despite not being on anyone’s list for a football team, be it Aussie Rules or rugby (though possibly soccer…) Jerome Lambert is a man mountain of the most forceful variety. He makes things happen. And so far in his career at A. Lange & Söhne… Read More

GONE IN 60 SECONDS: The A. Lange & Söhne 1815 – “200th Anniversary F.A. Lange” In honey gold video review

We’ve already explained what honey gold – the unique alloy used to case this special edition of A. Lange & Söhne’s 1815 – is, but it’s really a metal that benefits from close inspection. Of course, in an ideal world you visit your local Lange stockist, but if that’s not realistic we’ve got the next best thing. This video clearly shows off the warm, not-quite-yellow yet not-quite-red nature of the honey gold alloy. And who better to explain the watch… Read More

VIDEO: Unboxing the Baume & Mercier Clifton 1830 five-minute repeater pocket watch

Every year Baume & Mercier release an emblematic limited edition that speaks to the brand’s 185-year history and legacy. This year, they’re celebrating with something unusual – a beautiful and complicated pocket watch. This red gold Clifton 1830 features an unusual five-minute repeater, which strikes the time to the nearest five minutes when you operate the slide at five o’clock. The prettily finished movement is powered by a Dubois Depraz module, which is shown off behind the sapphire caseback. Pocket… Read More

GONE IN 60 SECONDS: The Vacheron Constantin Historiques Cornes de Vache 1955 video review

One of the most elegant watches released at Watches & Wonders was the Historiques Cornes de Vache 1955 from Vacheron Constantin. The distinguished maison had an impressive run of hits last year, starting with their Harmony collection and hitting a high note with the staggering Ref. 57260. But while these announcements showcase the brand’s innovations, this model speaks directly to the past – particularly Vacheron’s highly regarded chronographs. The Cornes de Vache 1955 is inspired by one of their most… Read More

GONE IN 60 SECONDS: The Cartier Clé de Cartier Mysterious Hours video review

With SIHH 2016 just a few days away, we at Time+Tide are very much looking forward to seeing the new models in Cartier’s Clé family. While our fingers are crossed for a stainless steel Clé, we thought we’d take a closer look at one of the others that was released at last October’s Watches & Wonders fair – the Clé de Cartier Mysterious Hours, which adds an impressive party trick to the bold watch. And who better to explain this… Read More