Author Archives: Goodrick

Porsche Design Monobloc Actuator GMT-Chronotimer Racing Chronograph Watch

The watchmakers at Porsche Design have once again turned to the Porsche automobile brand for inspiration in developing the brand’s innovative new chronograph wristwatch series, called Monobloc Actuator, which features the chronograph push-buttons integrated seamlessly into the silhouette of the case. The Porsche Design Monobloc Actuator collection is the result of a tri-national joint effort…

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Let Us Review The IWC Da Vinci Automatic 40mm Men’s Watches

Coming out of SIHH, it was the complicated watches from IWC Da Vinci Watches collection that were getting most of the attention. This includes both the very complicated models like the Perpetual Calendar Chronograph and the smaller complications such as the ladies’ moonphase. But for me it’s the time-and-date model that stands out as my…

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Take A Look At The Hamilton Intra Matic 68 Men’s Watch

The new Hamilton Intra-Matic 68 Watch is a limited edition inspired by the historical Chronograph B of 1968 and known by connoisseurs for its black and white reversed “panda” dial. In 1968 Swiss Hamilton presented the Chronograph A with black subdials on a white dial and the Chronograph B with two white subdials lying against…

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Hands-On With Zenith Heritage Pilot Extra Special Chronograph Watch

If you’ve been longing for something “extra special,” Swiss Zenith has you covered with a whole line of aviation-themed watches that includes the new-for-2017 Zenith Heritage Pilot Extra Special Chronograph in bronze. It appears to have a lot going for it as well: bronze case, giant onion crown and pushers, huge luminescent numerals, and a…

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Take A Look At The Roger Dubuis Excalibur Quatuor Cobalt MicroMelt Watch

Roger Dubuis has been on a spree of material innovation lately. A few weeks ago, I looked at the Excalibur Carbon Spider Watch which had the first movement to feature significant use of carbon – specifically, the movement plate, bridges, and tourbillon upper cage were done in carbon. We also got to go hands-on with…

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Take A Look At The Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Compressor Chronograph Watch

There are a lot of great bargains out there on the pre-owned market, and the Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Compressor Chronograph is one of them. Steeped in heritage, Jaeger-LeCoultre is one of the few old masters, making movements that can and do rival those of heavy-hitters such as Audemars Piguet, Patek Philippe and Vacheron Constantin. Better than…

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