Hands-On – Seiko Presage 60th Anniversary Chronograph, with Enamel and Urushi Lacquer dials (live photos & price)

60 years ago, in 1956, Seiko produced their first automatic watch - of course with an in-house produced movement. However, the history of the brand goes back to much older times, as the first wristwatch manufactured by the well-respected Japanese brand was the 1913 Laurel (which also happens to be

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Comparative Review – 3 affordable & vintage-inspired dive watches from Tudor, Oris & Longines (live pics & price)

Returning visitors of Monochrome are certainly aware of our speciality: reviews of watches. We believe that reviews are essential in the process of buying a new watch, or any luxury item for that matter. Of course, we encourage you profoundly to test the watch yourself... however that will most lik

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The Collector’s Series – Our first female collector and her glorious vintage Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso

It happened. Although, quite frankly, I am rather ashamed to admit it, as it simply shouldn't have taken so long. This week, it gives me great pleasure to welcome our first female collector, Lara Berry and her glorious vintage Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso to the Collector’s Series.In a previous li

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