The tourbillon is obviously visible through throughout the dialup, and it serves as the moments indicator. I kind of like the thick, no-nonsense tourbillon bridge that adds an element of strength to an otherwise fragile looking (and actually fragile) complication. Round the dial is a peripheral date indicator. Personally, I do not enjoy those, but some people today love them. The idea is to offer an alternative to a date disk, but at a distance where you are able to read 31 markers easily. It isn’t really that big a deal, but I see the date hand and think it is a moments palms… whichRead More →

Here’s a fun fact: Carl F. Bucherer is one of the very oldest luxury watchmakers in Switzerland still entirely owned by its founding family — a feat which develops more and more impressive every year as the business’s original independents are quantified in continually dwindling numbers. The Carl F. Bucherer Patravi TravelTec II view is a product of the family’s third generation of direction — an ultra-modern traveler’s view that packs a shocking amount of detail and also multi-timezone capability in a hefty 47mm case which should appeal to some regular fliers appearing to throw discretion to the wind in the title of owning aRead More →