Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Perpetual Calendar in Yellow Gold

Audemars Piguet released a new version of its Royal Oak Perpetual Calendar in classical yellow gold. Like the most recent models of the Royal Oak Perpetual Calendar, in steel and rose gold, this watch has a 41-mm case in the classical octagonal style of the Royal Oak collection and featuring a clear, glare proof sapphireContinue reading “Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Perpetual Calendar in Yellow Gold”

Harry Winston Opus 14

For the 14th edition of the Opus collection, Harry Winston partnered with independent watchmakers Franck Orny and Johnny Girardin (“Frankie and Johnny!”), whose previous claim to fame is the Montblanc Metamorphosis watch. The huge 54.7-mm case is made of 18K white gold and is covered by a sapphire crystal cut from a single block. TheContinue reading “Harry Winston Opus 14”

Five Rolex Day-Date Watches in Five Colors

Rolex have released the new Day-Date 40, a larger version of the classic 36-mm Day-Date with an all-new movement. Fans of the original Day-Date still have plenty of options at the more modest size, including the five recently launched models: 18k yellow gold, 18k white gold, or 18k Everose gold cases and available in several colourfulContinue reading “Five Rolex Day-Date Watches in Five Colors”

BREITLING BENTLEY GT3

The new Bentley GT3 is inspired by the Continental GT3 racing car. It has a 49mm black titanium case which has a rotating notched bezel housing a self-winding COSC-certified chronometer calibre. The black carbon fibre dial is reminiscent of the car’s dashboard. The hours and minutes appear in the centre as do the chronograph seconds andContinue reading “BREITLING BENTLEY GT3”

Unconventional watch designs we love! PART ONE

This two part series of the strange and wonderful watch designs that The Watch Spy loves starts with four bold manufacturers that use their technical prowess to find new, innovative, and often downright audacious methods to indicate the hours, minutes, and occasionally even other functions. Let us start with the first four of our favourite designs….enjoyContinue reading “Unconventional watch designs we love! PART ONE”

Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean (45.5mm)

Stainless steel pre-owned 2007 automatic gentleman’s Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean (Ref 2200.50.00), black dial with lume batons, seconds hand with orange point and lume, date aperture positioned at three o’clock, dial bordered by a minute track, directional black bezel with minute markers going to 15 minutes and pearl lume, domed sapphire crystal, Omega branded crown, Helium escape valve outside at 10 o’clock, Stainless steel caseContinue reading “Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean (45.5mm)”

Rolex Sea Dweller 16600

A stainless steel pre-owned gentleman’s 2003 Rolex Sea Dweller Submariner 16600 automatic wrist watch, black dial with luminescent hourly dot, baton and chevron markers, date aperture to three o’clock, black rotating bezel, tonneau-shaped case fitted to a brushed stainless steel finish Oyster bracelet with flip-lock clasp. Case width 40mm (excluding crown) Black Dial Helium Valve Screw-down Crown Sapphire Crystal Automatic Movement Black Rotating Bezel Stainless Steel CaseContinue reading “Rolex Sea Dweller 16600”

Rolex Submariner Date Ceramic 116610LN

A stainless steel pre-owned gentleman’s 2011 Rolex Submariner 116610 LN automatic wrist watch, black dial with luminescent hourly dot, baton and chevron markers, date aperture to three o’clock, green ceramic rotating bezel, tonneau-shaped case fitted to a brushed finish stainless steel Oyster bracelet with Glidelock clasp. Case width 40mm (excluding crown) Black ‘Maxi’ Dial Chromalight Display Sapphire Crystal Automatic Movement Black Ceramic Rotating Bezel Stainless SteelContinue reading “Rolex Submariner Date Ceramic 116610LN”

Omega Speedmaster Broad Arrow 1957 Chronograph

Stainless steel pre-owned 2010 automatic gentleman’s Omega Speedmaster Broad Arrow 1957 Chronograph, Ref  321.12.42.50.01.001, black dial with hourly applied silvered batons, ‘broad arrow’ hour and minute hands, date aperture positioned to six o’clock, bordered by a minute track, tachymetre, tonneau shaped case, fitted to a steel link bracelet with folding clasp. Also includes a brand newContinue reading “Omega Speedmaster Broad Arrow 1957 Chronograph”

IWC Portuguese Chronograph

Stainless steel automatic UK-supplied 2012 pre-owned gentleman’s IWC Portuguese IWC371438 Chronograph, black dial with two sub-dials displaying 30-minute and 60-second counters, Arabic numeral hour markers, silver-tone chronograph hand, dial bordered with minute markers at outer rim, stopwatch function, stainless steel case, black IWC alligator leather strap with pin buckle. Case width 40.9mm (excluding crown) Case height 12.3 mm Black dial with two Sub-dials 60-second Counter 30-minuteContinue reading “IWC Portuguese Chronograph”