Contributed by James Stables of Wareable.com for aBlogtoWatch Dear watch-loving friends, it’s a pleasure to make your acquaintance. I come in peace. I’m the co-founder of Wareable, a site dedicated to the world of wearable tech and smartwatches. This year was my fourth trip to Baselworld – my third hunting for wearables – and I..
With Baselworld 2016 just around the corner, we see the release of this Alpina “Total Black” Alpiner 4 Manufacture Flyback Chronograph. Though its predecessor donned a classic brushed and polished steel suit, this brand new version presents a more virile apparel courtesy of the black PVD coating which covers the 44mm-diameter case. In addition, the..
“Ice Legacy – Believe – Preserve – Transmit.” Behold, a worthy contender for the Most Random Selection Of Words On A Watch Dial 2016 Award, as featured on the Alpina Alpiner 4 GMT Business Timer. Beyond the at first baffling dial text, there actually is an interesting and competitive, if not entirely new offering released today by Alpina, so..
Perfect Clone Online Shopping Citizen Watch Co., Ltd. Acquires Frédérique Constant, Alpina, Ateliers DeMonaco
Big news today for the watch industry: as announced a few hours ago, Citizen Watch Co., Ltd has wholly acquired the Frédérique Constant Group, including its namesake brand as well as its subsidiary watch brands, the sporty and affordable Alpina, and the high-end and very limited-production Ateliers DeMonaco. Inside the Frédérique Constant manufacture Inside the Citizen manufacture Citizen..
Perhaps best known for their Seastrong diver’s collection and their Startimer pilot’s watches, Alpina have, in recent years, branched out by producing their own manufacture calibers as well as their first smartwatch. However, Alpina’s core strength remains their ability to produce high-quality casual and sports watches at far more accessible prices than many of their larger Swiss..
In honor of a new Alpina Watches Review Replica sponsorship that I could care less about comes a watch that I do care about. Apparently, this one is the first in a “Sailing Collection” of watches made for … Sailing. This Chronograph model is a regatta timer – a first, I believe, for the Swiss..
Sitting on the watchmaker’s bench, two things became apparent; that finger condoms (cots) choke the blood out of my fingers and looking through a loupe with just one eye gives you no depth perception when you need it most. For several days I took instruction from a master watchmaker while I and an aBlogtoWatch reader..
The movement, which likely remains unchanged by the original bit from a couple of decades back and hence will probably remain hidden behind a solid steel case-back, is a Sellita SW-200 automated foundation motion that provides a rather short 38-hour-long power reserve. Alpina Electronic Watch Replica has added to it what will probably remain an..
We get asked for advice on buying watches all year long but we can’t answer everyone. If you still aren’t sure what watches should be on your shopping list this holiday season, let’s see what the aBlogtoWatch writing team has to say. Check out the 2012 aBlogtoWatch editor’s watch buying gift guide below and see..
WTF Alpina? Seriously, is this a joke? Does this watch suffer from hereditary dwarfism? Can you even call a 44mm wide watch a dwarf? Oh, I am sorry, I meant “little watch.” No, the watch is the right size, but the hands, those sad pathetic looking hands, are shrunken at the least. Look at them..