William Massena has launched a new high-end homage to the Universal Genève Uni-Compax — a revered 1960s racing chronograph — which aims to satisfy a market deprived by rising vintage watch prices: the Massena LAB Uni-Racer. However, it was met with a barrage of resistance upon release. Let’s take a look at what this watch…Read More
COMEX watches from Rolex and Omega revolutionised the field of saturation dive watches but how did they actually rise to success? In today’s article, let’s take a look at the Omega Seamasters, Rolex Submariners and Rolex Sea-Dwellers which were used by this iconic French diving firm. Amongst watch lovers and enthusiasts, the acronym ‘COMEX’ has…Read More
The new Fears Brunswick Salmon and Midas Silver are reinterpretations of this brand’s approach to watchmaking. They reflect a brand intent on producing a watch to be worn every day but also one which doesn’t compromise on the details. Fears is a brand with as much charisma as history. It is also a brand which…Read More
The Patek Philippe Calatrava Pilot is perhaps the most outlandish standard production watch this Genevan giant produces. Despite a tepid reception in 2015, let’s take a look at this evolving and unlikely triumph. In the field of watchmaking (as it is in the automotive world), it’s hardly uncommon to witness press beratement when presented with…Read More
Founded on the knowledge and passion of watch enthusiast Armand Conde-Sequeira-Rosen, formerly of the YouTube channel ‘Armand The Watch Guy’, Watch Chronicler is the watch blog for the UK and Europe.