the latest…

DeWitt Academia Chronostream II case detail - Perpetuelle

Looks Good: DeWitt Academia Chronostream II Chronograph

For years I’ve struggled to find interest in DeWitt’s watches, but this new Chronostream II caught my eye.  It is part of the DeWitt Academia collection, which is original in its design and one of six families in the brand.  The Academia pieces span a range of complications and often feature a sculpted bezel in […]

FP Journe Centigraphe - for sale Govberg via Perpetuelle

Buying Time: Manual Wind Chronographs from Patek, Journe, Omega and Chopard

Welcome to this week’s edition of Buying Time.  This week, I have selected four great pre-owned watches that are all manual wind chronographs.  Due to the intricate mechanics required for operation, manual wind chronograph calibers are arguably some of the most beautiful and intriguing calibers out there, especially at the high end.  My list spans […]

and greatest…

Panerai e-boutique

Breaking: Panerai Opens E-Boutique for United States

It is one of the most prominent high-end luxury watch brands yet to “go there.”  Yes, Officine Panerai has opened up online sales to the U.S. market.  And we see again that, rather than embrace a 3rd party seller, major watch brands are deciding that going direct to consumer with their own e-boutiques is the […]

Zenith Pilot Type 20 Extra Special Bronze case detail - Perpetuelle

Cha-Ching: Zenith Pilot Type 20 Extra Special Bronze is a Beauty

This bronze beauty from Zenith is a 2015 introduction in the brand’s Pilot collection.  Zenith Pilot watches are among my favorites from the brand — they’ve done a really nice job with these watches, invoking functional aviator’s watches of the past with their large cases, highly legible dials, and oversize onion crowns (for easy handling).  […]

luxury and avante-garde timepieces daily!