Hands-on – Patek Philippe 5204R Split-Seconds Chronograph Perpetual Calendar – Baselworld 2016 (live pics & price)

At Patek Philippe, there are the chronographs. There's also the super-chronographs. There's a über-chronograph too. And finally, there's the 5204, which could be called the "king of chronographs", a beautiful blend of a split-seconds chronograph and a perpetual calendar, so-to-say, the proper esse

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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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