Blancpain Le Brassus Carrousel Volant 1 Minute

« The Carrousel 20 years later ». « The Carrousel II the revenge ». « The Carrousel, the return ». It sounds like action movies.
Nonetheless, Blancpain delivers a very serious watch.

This watch is intended to close, through a technical demonstration, a polemic born 20 years ago, when Blancpain presented the Tourbillon with an off-centered cage.

[Only Watch] Van Cleef From the Earth to the Moon

The «Voyages Extraordinaires» by Van Cleef & Arpels, is one of the most subtle and refreshing storytelling of these last years.
A full French response to a certain horological presumptuousness.

[Only Watch] Patek Philippe 3939

At first glance, apart from its black enameled dial, there is no difference between the Patek 3939 Only Watch and the «serial» model.
If ever one can talk of «series» when referring to one of the most iconic Patek from the post-quartz-crisis-era.
 

[Only Watch] Breguet Réveil Musical Castle in the Sky

When the Watchonista team went to Monaco to attend the warm-up of Only Watch, the Breguet was the least revealing on the press photos.
 

[Only Watch] IKEPOD Hourglass by Marc Newson

In the quartz era, or even of the atomic clocks, our dear old mechanical watches seem to make no sense: they are inaccurate, costly to maintain, expensive to build, to tune, and to develop.
Because unfortunately, the hand of the greatest master watchmaker will never achieve the accuracy of the cheapest of the lasers used to engrave microprocessors.

However, the success of mechanical watchmaking was never bigger. Why?

[Only Watch] Jaquet Droz Petite Heure Minute Monaco

This year, Jaquet-Droz dedicates to Only Watch its «Petite Heure Minute Monaco», a watch that resonates with another timepiece from the Swatch Group, the «Blancpain Villeret Grande Décoration Monaco».

 

[Only Watch 2011] Bovet Tourbillon Dragon & Phenix

This year for Only Watch, Bovet presents a unique piece, based on the movement of the Amadeo «Fleurier Tourbillon 44mm».
The concept of the Amadeo features a case that can be disconnected from its lugs, so that it can be used either as a pocketwatch or as a travel watch.
Thanks to modern technologies, the Amadeo pays an actual and important tribute to pocketwatches.
It is the archetype of a timeless concept, in the way it enables us to go back to the pocketwatch paradigm at any moment.

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[Only Watch 2011] Chanel J12 Marine

This year for Only Watch, Chanel presents a special edition of its international success,
the «Chanel J12». Despite its size of 42mm, it looks bigger on the wrist.
However, the mixed materials, black ceramic for the case and rose gold for the bezel,
produce a very unisex timepiece.
It is fitted with an ETA2892 set at 28800v/h, with a 42h power-reserve.
The dial highlights the purpose of this watch, that of diving, with big indexes (for better

Panerai PAM127 1950 "Fiddy", rewiew & analyse.

The PAM127 is the most mythical PAM of the Richemont years, cheaper than the PAM203, more typified than the PAM232, more bestial than the PAM249, it imposed itself, not without difficulties, as the sexiest PAM in the heart of the «Usual Paneristi».

[Only Watch 2011] Blancpain Villeret Grande Décoration

In the context of the partnership between www.watchonista.com and Only Watch, the charity auction designed to collect funds to fight Myopathy, we will discover the finest «Only watches 2011» through a series of reports.

[Only Watch] First lives pics, comments and report.

Alex&Marco have made for us a preview report of the Only Watch auction of the Foundation Duchenne for childhood muscular disease.

The WatchO team make a join venture with Worldtempus, David, Louis Nardin and Alex:

At “Only Watch charity auction”, there are two main ways of thinking the “Only Watch”.

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