Tagged Automatic

The Telemeter

Let me explain to you what a telemeter is with a story: So let’s suppose your friend comes over with his brand new Ferrari and he’s understandably excited about it. He can’t stop raving about how many RPMs he can do or how it handles the road. Now you are justifiably a little peeved because…

New Bulgari

The New Bulgari models Grande Lune Papillon Chronograph Bulgari recently updated their lineup with the Grande Lune (Hand wound) and the Papillon Chronograph (Automatic), both of which use the Daniel Roth mechanical movement and look splendid, imho. related links Bulgari

Mainstream Digital Automatic on the horizon

While the first and only digital automatic watches were pioneered by Ventura, Rado’s new autodigi is a hint of things to come. This is because the movement used in the watch, ETA E18.711, was designed and manufactured by ETA and I wonder if they will allow other companies to purchase the movement from them eventually (ETA is a movement manufacturer and they supply a lot of wristwatch brands). If this happens, we may see a lot more digital automatic watches on the market and who knows, you may finally see digital accepted in luxury wristwatches. related links Rado