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Zenith Pilot Montre d’Aeronef Type 20 Annual Calendar

A timepiece fashioned for the most heroic and noble of airmen.

Contributing author Carl Eady is a long-standing fan of Zenith and, in this instance, reviews the ‘Pilot Montre d’Aeronef Type 20 Annual Calendar’ – a pilot’s watch of herculean proportions, imbued with powerful retro styling and, of course, housing the legendary ‘El Primero’ movement.

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Bovet Récital 18 Shooting Star

Masters of the Universe

Bovet 1822 is an exemplar of fine watchmaking, crafting classically styled timepieces harnessing much horological virtue. The Récital 18 Shooting Star blends these attributes with a breathtaking collection of indications which distinguish it as very special indeed.

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Fabergé Altruist – 18-carat rose gold with guilloché dial

Greater Than The Sum Of Its Parts

The very name Fabergé is indelibly linked with the creation of bejewelled eggs adored by the wealthy and especially the Russian Imperial family (1885 – 1916). However, the company also crafts some incredible timepieces. Angus Davies recently spent an enjoyable afternoon with Fabergé in order to view its new model, the Fabergé Altruist, equipped with a glorious guilloché dial.

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Eterna Super KonTiki Limited Edition 1973


When the Eterna Super KonTiki Limited Edition 1973 was launched in 2010, the Swiss brand had looked to its back catalogue and played the ‘nostalgia’ card with notable aplomb. Recently, Angus Davies had the opportunity to get ‘hands-on’ with this stylish timepiece and appraise its maritime-inspired form at close quarters.

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HYT Skull Bad Boy

Every girl loves a bad boy!

HYT, the Swiss practitioner of haute horlogerie, which redefined how we interpret time using fluids to denote hours, has recently launched the Skull Bad Boy. Angus Davies, the self-confessed ‘goody two-shoes’ investigates this fascinating timepiece which exudes a rebellious streak, courtesy of its avant-garde aesthetics.

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