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Hands-On with the Entry-Level Sports Watch from H. Moser & Cie.

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First introduced in 18k red gold, the Pioneer Centre Seconds Automatic is now more sensible in stainless steel. It’s an unusual product, being a sports watch from an independent watchmaker – Moser makes just 1500 watches a year – and powered by an in-house movement. Priced at just under US$12,000, the Pioneer Centre Seconds the most affordable watch in H. Moser & Cie.‘s line-up, condensed and streamlined but nonetheless conveys all the key qualities of the brand – and boasts a full-spec, in-house automatic movement. read more

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Hands-On with the Bell & Ross Vintage 3rd Generation

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The archetypal Bell & Ross wristwatch is arguably the military aviation-inspired square BR 03-92, which is the brand’s bestseller. The Bell & Ross Vintage collection, which just got a facelift, deals with the military aviation look in another manner, taking its cues instead from early to mid 20th century pilot’s watches. read more

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Getting on the Right Side of the Left-Handed Tudor Pelagos

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When the covers were first taken off the Pelagos LHD last year, it was a surprise. From the left-handed crown to the numbered case back, the Pelagos LHD was different from what Tudor had done before. In fact, the Pelagos LHD can be described as a hipster timepiece, being carefully curated to cater to current tastes for a specific type of vintage watch. It combines various elements that collectively evoke memories of vintage sports watches. read more

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Hands-On with the Fashionably Nostalgic Gucci G-Timeless Automatic

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Gucci has had a good run of late under the direction of creative director Alessandro Michele who was installed in 2015. With creations alternately flamboyant and nostalgic, Michele made Gucci cool again, a success reflected in the 48% increase in first quarter sales for the year.

Alongside the rejuvenated fashion and leather goods, Gucci watches have a similar visual style, which a vaguely retro feel and a lot of colourful, embroidered dials. The watch line-up includes hits and misses – the fabric dials are unusual but appealing while the longstanding G-shaped bezel looks dated – but most notable, despite the clumsy name, is the G-Timeless 38mm Automatic. read more