Entries from March 2008 ↓

Omega Speedmaster Professional Review

Omega Speedmaster ProfessionalThe Omega Speedmaster Professional is a true classic. The “Speedy Pro” has a long history behind it and is a favorite sport watch for many enthusiasts.

The Omega Speedmaster Pro (ref. 3570.50.00) is a stainless steel model housed in a 42mm case. The watch is water resistant to 50 meters and features a hesalite crystal.

One of the biggest things that the Omega Speedmaster Professional is known for is reliability, and the famous Omega caliber 1861 movement does not disappoint in that department. It is a hardy, dependable manual winding chronograph movement with a power reserve of 48 hours.

Overall, the Speedy Pro is a great tool watch that should certainly be present in every serious watch collection.

Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Sport Review

Blancpain Fifty Fathoms SportThe Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Sport watch is a great looking watch that would make a great addition to your collection if you’re looking for a casual, sporty watch.

The Fifty Fathoms Sport (Ref. 5015-1130-52) displays the date, hours, minutes, and seconds. It features a black dial, unidirectional bezel, and stainless steel anti-magnetic case.

The ultraslim, automatic caliber 1315 movement is only 5.65mm thick with a diameter of 30.60mm. The Fifty Fathoms Sport has a 120 hour power reserve, 35 jewels, and is made up of 222 components.

The case thickness is 15.50 mm with a 45mm diameter. The Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Sport is water resistant to 300 meters.

Vacheron Constantin Overseas Chronograph Review

Vacheron Constantin Overseas Chronograph

The Vacheron Constantin Overseas Chronograph (ref. 49150) is a fantastic men’s sport watch. It is a stainless steel model that is water resistant to 150 meters and housed in a 42mm case.

The Overseas Chrono features a self-winding, automatic caliber 1137 movement that tracks hours, minutes, seconds, and date. The chronograph displays minute and hour counters and the movement has 37 jewels, a power reserve of 40 hours, anti-magnetic protection, and 21,600 vph.

Panerai PAM 113 Review

Panerai PAM 113

Officine Panerai’s PAM 113 is a great looking watch that is part of the Panerai Historic Luminor Marina collection. Housed in a 44mm stainless steel Luminor case with a brown leather strap, the PAM00113 is certainly a stunner.

The Panerai PAM113 has a gorgeous white dial which displays the hours, minutes, and small seconds at 9 o’clock.

The movement is a hand wound, mechanical Panerai OP XI calibre featuring:

  • Swan’s neck regulator
  • 16½ lignes
  • 17 jewels
  • Côtes de Genève decoration on the bridges
  • Glucydur balance with Nivarox I spring
  • 21,600 alternations/hour
  • Incabloc anti-shock device
  • 56 hour power reserve
  • Chronometer Certificate (C.O.S.C.)

Sapphire crystal is used to cover the dial and also for the see through display back.

The Panerai 113 is water resistant to 300 meters.

Panerai PAM 203 Review

Panerai PAM 203

The Panerai PAM 203 is considered by most passionate Paneristi as one of the ultimate grail watches. The PAM203 is a special edition watch from the 2005 lineup, and there were 150 pieces issued.

So what makes Panerai’s PAM00203 such a special timepiece? Several things actually…

For one, the movement that Panerai chose for this limited edition piece is extremely cool. It is a vintage, hand wound Angelus SF 240 movement with 16 lignes, 15 jewels, 18,000 alternations/hour, Incabloc anti-shock device, and a power reserve of 192 hours.

The Panerai 203 is housed in a beautiful, stainless steel 47mm 1950 Luminor case. The watch is water resistant to 100 meters and displays hours, minutes, and seconds.

The stunning domed sapphire crystal is made from corundum and 2 mm thick. It is treated with a special anti-reflective coating. The watch also features a see through sapphire crystal display back.

The 203′s sandwich dial is a gorgeous tobacco color and the lower level is coated with a thin layer of Super Luminova.

The watch comes with a leather strap, steel screwdriver, and a second interchangeable strap.