The glowing hands are a slender, curved sword design using a stick seconds hand which once again features the red Alpina triangle, this time as a counterweight. Dial printing of the Alpina logo and touch is large, though given the 44mm situation and ample dial real estate, it isn’t overpowering. All in all, the dial..
Replica Watches Buy Online MMT ‘Horological Smartwatch’ Platform Finally Ties Switzerland To Silicon Valley
Ever since the smartwatch became a thing, I have been preaching that companies need to pool their resources and talents to create something that consumers want. A new type of smartwatch platform called MMT (Manufacture Modules Technologies) was just announced out of partnership between a series of companies both in Switzerland and in Silicon Valley…
This is the second of two “top 10 watches” lists aBlogtoWatch has prepared after the Baselworld 2016 watch trade show. This year, we decided to dedicate one top 10 list to totally new watches and another top 10 list to exciting updated watches. This list is the latter, focusing on existing watch models that have..
Alpina Extreme Diver 300 Orange Alpina recently held an event on the island of Grand Cayman in honor of their 130th anniversary. This event, held at The Mansion at Camana Bay, was a celebration of all things Alpina. On hand for the event was CEO Guido Benedini, president of Alpina Frederique Constant Americas Ralph Simons, Frederique..
“Kill your darlings, kill your darlings, even when it breaks your egocentric little scribbler’s heart,” wrote Stephen King – seemingly the guiding principle behind the editing process that designed the new Alpina Seastrong Diver 300 Automatic – which replaces the Alpina Extreme Diver, and makes an extremely strong case for getting a second chance to make a first impression. Earlier..
Last year we really enjoyed the new version of the Extreme Diver 300 (reviewed here) that Alpina Watches Luxembourg Replica released. A great value for the money, it was one of our top pick divers for the year. For 2013, Alpina added a chrono with the Extreme Diver 300 Chronograph Automatic. Fundamentally, the Chronograph is..
Maybe best known for their Seastrong diver’s collection and their Startimer pilot watches, Alpina Watches Hong Kong Replica have, in recent years, branched out by producing their own manufacture calibers in addition to their very first smartwatch. However, Alpina’s core strength remains their ability to generate high quality sports and casual watches at a lot..
For many brands, establishing an in-house manufacture automatic chronograph calibre is something of a grail, a sign that they’ve arrived. In a world of 7750s, the automatic chronograph is more common than it once was, but in-house development takes years, a considerable investment, and should really only be attempted by a brand that has the..
Earlier this year, Alpina announced a new line of watches designed to echo the sporting philosophy of their roots. The new Alpiner collection joins their Startimer (pilot) and Seastrong (diver) lines and draws inspiration from legacy models and the brand’s rekindled relationship with Alpinist lifestyles. Within the Alpiner collection there is a sportier subset consisting of a..
Before discussing some of these rather nice Alpina Startimer Pilot Automatic watches, I want to once again discuss the notion of pilot watches overall. People often ask us about brands that offer reasonably priced pilot-style watches. It is honestly a good question, and one that we struggle to answer. One of the reasons for that..