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Christmas Gift Guide: Watches for your nearest and dearest

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Christmas Gift Guide: Watches for your nearest and dearest

Author: John Wallis - November 15. 2018

The Christmas season is here already, and with that comes also the season of giving. Nothing expresses love like a good watch. Not sure which one to get? From Rolex Submariners to Cartier Tanks, here are the timepieces you should consider. continue reading  

Underdog brands: Here are the watches you should be paying more attention to

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Underdog brands: Here are the watches you should be paying more attention to

Author: John Wallis - November 09. 2018

For a huge proportion of watch lovers, it's all about the Rolexes, Omegas and Breitlings. You might be aware of other brands, but how much do you really know? From Junghans to Maurice Lacroix, we investigate some of the finest watchmakers you rarely talk about. continue reading  

Arnold & Son: In a class of its own

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Arnold & Son: In a class of its own

Author: John Wallis - October 30. 2018

A Swiss manufacturer with British heritage, Japanese influence and the traditional knowledge of haute horlogerie: Arnold & Son are at the the upper echelons in the world of prestige watchmaking. With only 600 luxury watches per year, the brand is one of the most exclusive manufacturers in the industry. Discover some of the masterpieces at CHRONEXT! continue reading  

The only luxury dictionary you need: Watch words to live by

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The only luxury dictionary you need: Watch words to live by

Author: John Wallis - October 23. 2018

Discovering the joy of watches can be a minefield of difficult terminology. Like many niche fields, people who already know all about watches may assume you do too. Never fear: here to help you tell your chronographs from your chronometers is the official Chronext A-Z of watches! continue reading  

Careful, you might just be a watch nerd: 12 signs to look out for

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Careful, you might just be a watch nerd: 12 signs to look out for

Author: John Wallis - October 12. 2018

Do you spend an uncomfortable amount of time reading about and admiring watches? Do you think you might care more about a Rolex Daytona or Submariner you spotted in public than the person who was wearing it? We have bad news: you might be a watch nerd, if some or all of the following apply: continue reading  

Record breaking summer ends - our luxury watch picks for the last few days of sunshine

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Record breaking summer ends - our luxury watch picks for the last few days of sunshine

Author: Nils Rau - September 20. 2018

This year's late summer has spoiled us with all that sunshine. And what could be nicer than enjoying this time again? We present you with ten watches, which are guaranteed to sweeten the last weeks of summer - from the Rolex GMT-Master II suitable for travelling to the colourful TAG Heuer Formula 1. Read on and get to know our favourites for the last few days of summer! continue reading  

Coke, Pepsi, Root Beer: what’s in a name? The world of Rolex nicknames

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Coke, Pepsi, Root Beer: what’s in a name? The world of Rolex nicknames

Author: John Wallis - September 19. 2018

Do you know your Hulks from your Kermits? Would you rather buy a Batman or a Root Beer? Negotiating the world of Rolex fandom can be complicated for newcomers who are unfamiliar with the terminology. But it's easy when you get the hang of it - here's a simple guide to get started. continue reading  

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NOMOS 2018: Special Edition Bauhaus and the Top 5 Models of the Year

Author: Nils Rau - September 12. 2018

The history of the watch manufacturer NOMOS Glashütte is an enduring success story. The company is best known for its characteristic yet simple watches and to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Bauhaus movement, NOMOS is releasing three versions of three special editions. Read on to find out more about the Tangente–a century of Bauhaus and discover the Top 5 NOMOS watches of 2018. continue reading  

Everything you need to know about the water resistance of your watch

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Everything you need to know about the water resistance of your watch

Author: CHRONEXT - September 05. 2018

How resistant is water resistant? A nasty surprise for many: Even a waterproof watch can be damaged by water. So what exactly is allowed? We show you what you have to pay attention to so that your watch does not stop. continue reading  

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Is it real? A buyer’s guide to spotting a fake TAG Heuer

Author: John Wallis - August 29. 2018

Heuer has long been one of Switzerland's most coveted watchmakers. Founded in 1860 and legendary for pioneering what many consider to be the coolest driving watches of all time in the 1960s and 70s, the company became so successful in its modern incarnation of TAG Heuer that it has been subject to serious predation by that plague of the industry: fakes. continue reading  

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What watch is worth waiting decades for? Top 5 Most wanted Rolex and how to skip the queue – Hulk, Pepsi, Baselworld novelties, and more

Author: John Wallis - August 20. 2018

The new Pepsi-bezel GMT Master II unveiled this year at Baselworld was so popular that customers can no longer even get added to the waiting list. The Cosmograph Daytona ref 116500LN can be purchased from Jewellers if you are willing to wait over a decade. If a waiting time of 3 - 5 years sounds good, you can easily go for the Submariner Date ref 116610LV, aka the “Hulk”. Don’t even get us started on Baselworld novelty waiting times including the "Single Red Line" Sea-Dweller or Oyster Perpetual 39 with black and white dials. But why do these Rolex waiting lists exist, and what are the top 5 Rolex models that are the toughest to get your hands on in 2018? continue reading  

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Luxury watches insider tipp: Interview with EPOS

Author: Nils Rau - August 10. 2018

EPOS is an insider tip for many watch lovers. The company from the Swiss Vallée de Joux has long been considered one of the most underestimated manufacturers in the mid-price segment which is reason enough to take a closer look at EPOS. Read and discover the history of the company and the luxury watches from EPOS! continue reading  

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Top 5 pilot watches 2018: What new models have made it into our ranking?

Author: John Wallis - August 07. 2018

Just in time for National Aviation day in the USA, we delve into our top pilot’s watches of 2018: Breitling Navitimer, IWC Pilot’s Watch and Rolex GMT-Master II. continue reading  

Lamborghini Aventador and Rolex Daytona: What if watches were cars?

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Lamborghini Aventador and Rolex Daytona: What if watches were cars?

Author: Murray Clark - August 01. 2018

Cars and watches may seem about as compatible as Donald Trump and Angela Merkel. But think about it. They’re both finely-tuned objects of craftsmanship (watches and cars, not world leaders): one just guzzles petrol, the other a Swiss watchmaker’s nine-to-five. If you go top level, they’re not really that far removed in price either. Plus, watch manufactures have made a habit of partnering with automobile companies for years: Oris for F1 Team Williams, Parmigiani for Bugatti and of course, TAG Heuer for Steve McQueen. Though remember, we’re talking real cars, not a carpool-friendly Peugeot 206. continue reading  

From the meeting room to the racetrack: TOP 10 sports watches that have made it to the winners podium

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From the meeting room to the racetrack: TOP 10 sports watches that have made it to the winners podium

Author: Hina Khan - July 31. 2018

“This watch is suitable for any occasion” is a tactical statement that we don’t actually believe in here at CHRONEXT. A man of taste will acquire the correct timepiece that fits to the occasion. However, one also needs a timepiece to go about their daily business. A go-to watch for that meeting, or wrist companion for that day off when you just want to relax. A timepiece which simultaneously caters to your adventurous side that’s been wanting to delve into deep-sea diving or mountain climbing. This is exactly where the versatility of a sports watch comes into play. From the TAG Heuer Aquaracer to the Rolex Submariner, we present to you our lineup of the best sports watches of 2018. But that’s not all - can you guess which sports watch is the best newcomer of 2018? continue reading  

Small step for man, one giant leap for watchkind - commemorating 49 years of the iconic Omega Moonwatch

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Small step for man, one giant leap for watchkind - commemorating 49 years of the iconic Omega Moonwatch

Author: Nils Rau - July 26. 2018

July 20 marks the 49th anniversary of one of the most exciting events in the history of mankind: the first manned flight to the moon. This is also an important date for watch lovers, as there was an Omega Speedmaster on the astronauts' wrists. Read on and learn about the history of space watches and the top 5 watches for travel on the Space Shuttle. continue reading  

Breitling Navitimer 8 vs. Navitimer 1: Does the new vision of the pilot's watch live up to its promise?

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Breitling Navitimer 8 vs. Navitimer 1: Does the new vision of the pilot's watch live up to its promise?

Author: John Wallis - July 19. 2018

Robust, precise and designed for maximum performance: Breitling stands for the epitome of pilot watches. In the world of watches, there are things we thought would never change - the Breitling Navitimer is not one of them. What happened to the epitome of the pilot's watch? continue reading  

CHRONEXT Guide: Professional tips for the Rolex bestseller Datejust

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CHRONEXT Guide: Professional tips for the Rolex bestseller Datejust

Author: Nils Rau - July 12. 2018

A revolution in the watch industry and a classic that stands for timeless elegance: The Rolex Datejust collection is more versatile than any other. Rolex Datejust 36 vs. Datejust 41, are there other differences besides the size? How do you recognise the latest Rolex caliber? From Oyster to Jubilée, from Yellow Gold to Everose - get to know three Rolex Datejust models in comparison! continue reading  

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