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Is it real? A buyer's guide to spotting a fake Omega

Author: John Wallis - September 26. 2019

Many would say we live in a golden era for watch collecting. Luxury timepieces enjoy greater popularity than ever before, resulting in the birth and rebirth of some of the greatest watchmakers in history. But there is a dark side to the horological renaissance: fakes. With modern manufacturing methods it is cheaper and easier than ever to mass-produce cheap replicas, many of which are becoming better and better at avoiding detection. For buyers, this is a big problem - so we are pleased to present a guide to beating the fakes. Today we specifically look at one of the great legends of horology: Omega. continue reading  

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Is it real? A buyer's guide to spotting a fake Rolex

Author: John Wallis - September 26. 2019

Luxury watches are more popular today than ever before. It seems everyone is dying to get their hands on timepieces from the top brands. But with this surge in interest comes a new concern. The question on the lips of all watch buyers: is it real? The market has fallen prey to a flood of replica watches of ever increasing quality, and it's becoming harder to distinguish an authentic item among all the fakes. Fortunately, we are here to help you get fully informed with our handy buyer's guide to identifying the Real McCoy. Today we look at the king of watchmakers: Rolex. continue reading  

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Battle of the racing watches: Rolex Daytona vs TAG Heuer Monaco

Author: John Wallis - September 13. 2019

The Monaco and the Cosmograph Daytona are giants in the history of racing watches, considered by most to be two of the all-time greatest. But which one deserves to be crowned King? Read on for our verdict. continue reading  

Toolwatches for divers: 5 affordable alternatives to the Rolex Submariner

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Toolwatches for divers: 5 affordable alternatives to the Rolex Submariner

Author: Nils Rau - September 06. 2019

The Rolex Submariner is the undisputed reference among diving watches since its launch in 1953. There’s no doubt that this classic is hard to replace, but it comes with a hefty price tag. No fear, we have found 5 worthy alternatives for every budget! Read ahead to find out which ones. continue reading  

Why are these 5 luxury watches so desirable?

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Why are these 5 luxury watches so desirable?

Author: Nils Rau - August 23. 2019

Whether a watch costs £1000 or £100,000, both will tell you the time. The lure of a luxury watch lies elsewhere. There are many components that make an expensive watch something special which include elements such as decades of craftsmanship, history and the high-quality materials used. But what is it exactly about a finely crafted Patek Philippe Nautilus or Rolex Day Date that justifies the price tag that’s attached to it? We’re here to tell you exactly what you’re paying for. continue reading  

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From the lowest to the highest points of the Earth: Watches in extreme conditions

Author: Nils Rau - August 20. 2019

Toolwatches are popular timepieces: they stand for adventure, reliability and can often look back on an impressive history. We’re all familiar with the Rolex Explorer being the first watch that conquered Mount Everest in 1953, and the Omega Speedmaster as the first watch on the moon: Let us tell you the stories of a further six watches that have experienced breathtaking adventures. continue reading  

Do you know the watch trends of 2019?

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Do you know the watch trends of 2019?

Author: CHRONEXT - August 15. 2019

Have you ever missed a fashion trend? Shoulder pads, platform heels or flared trousers - some things disappear (fortunately) in the fashion heaven and some things remain with us as design classics. It’s a similar story with luxury watches, where the design classics are often a model for new trends. We reviewed the first half of 2019 and filtered out the five most important trends in the luxury segment. As with any fashion, there's quite a few surprises but also trends that have become indispensable and therefore never boring or ephemeral. continue reading  

Record Breaking Summer 2019: The watch straps you need to know

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Record Breaking Summer 2019: The watch straps you need to know

Author: Nils Rau - July 31. 2019

Summer 2019 broke records. The rules to go by are: The breezier the clothing, the better the extreme temperatures can be endured. But there are also rules for watch straps which makes wearing a timepiece breezy and fun even when it’s 30 degrees. Read ahead to find out how you can make the most of your watch this summer. continue reading  

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A Timely Question – how can I invest in luxury watches?

Author: CHRONEXT - July 24. 2019

Are you ready to enter the world of timepiece investing? We sat down with Michael Brückner, a passionate watch collector , author and expert in watch investment and gained some insights into the topic. CHRONEXT is excited to present you with the top tips to keep in mind when looking to invest in watches. continue reading  

A week with the Tudor Black Bay GMT

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A week with the Tudor Black Bay GMT

Author: Nils Rau - July 11. 2019

The Tudor Black Bay GMT caused a sensation at Baselworld 2018 and is still one of Tudor's most coveted models. I wore the watch for a week and am thrilled by the casualness of the Black Bay GMT. Read ahead to find out my experiences. continue reading  

Substance and Style: Twenty Years of the SINN Frankfurt Financial District Watch

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Substance and Style: Twenty Years of the SINN Frankfurt Financial District Watch

Author: John Wallis - July 04. 2019

It was an unexpected move when German watch company SINN launched a watch for its home city’s most famous industry, but the two decades since then have proved the Frankfurt Financial District Watch to be a magnificent timepiece. continue reading  

Uncovering Watches: Know your crystals

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Uncovering Watches: Know your crystals

Author: John Wallis - June 11. 2019

We often see words like "sapphire crystal" and "mineral glass" in watch descriptions, but many consumers - including long-term watch collectors - do not necessarily know what they mean. And which ones are used by the likes of Rolex and Omega? continue reading  

Uncovering Watches: Details behind the Bezel of the GMT and Diver's Watch

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Uncovering Watches: Details behind the Bezel of the GMT and Diver's Watch

Author: Hina Khan - June 05. 2019

There’s a lot of thought that actually goes into a watch purchase, it’s not as simple as picking out a timepiece that is pleasing to the eye and can tell the time. There are more than 9 types of bezels out there - each with their own specialty. Stay tuned for our series as we explore each of those in depth. This article will focus on two particular types: the GMT and the Diver’s bezel. continue reading  

Fun science: The story behind lume watches

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Fun science: The story behind lume watches

Author: John Wallis - May 28. 2019

A lot of brands like to boast about how their watches light up at night. But what exactly makes this happen? We talk about phosphorescence, radium and all the technicalities behind the glow. Science doesn’t have to be boring at all: Explore the much-hyped world of watch lume. continue reading  

Pushing the Boundaries of Mankind: The Omega Mission Series

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Pushing the Boundaries of Mankind: The Omega Mission Series

Author: Nils Rau - May 15. 2019

May 2019 was the time that left the inhabitants of the CHRONEXT office shook. Unable to focus, hours were spent admiring some of the most exciting watches known to man with a history that stretches all the way to the moon - I’m sure you know what we’re talking about by now: No watch is as closely linked with the legendary moon missions as the Omega Speedmaster, so it’s obviously not surprising that Omega has released a special edition for the "Omega Missions Series" set consisting of 23 impressive watches. We were lucky enough to get a hold of 11 of the watches associated with the Apollo missions which beautifully portray the stories of the missions through their unique logos. Each of these watches is limited to 200 pieces each, so the excitement surrounding them needs no further justification. continue reading  

How to celebrate the important milestones in your life: Watch edition

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How to celebrate the important milestones in your life: Watch edition

Author: John Wallis - May 07. 2019

Sometimes life can feel like a raging river that sweeps you along. It's important for you to take the time to climb out every so often and look around at how far you've come. A timepiece does exactly that: Discover how some of the most iconic timepieces in the world such as the Rolex Submariner or the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak can mark the most important highlights of your life! continue reading  

All about watch accuracy and our top 5 recommendations

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All about watch accuracy and our top 5 recommendations

Author: CHRONEXT - April 17. 2019

Accuracy is seldom contemplated in the world of horology. There are many things one looks for in a new watch - cost, functionality, design, and of course prestige. And yet there's one simple yet vital element that can be all too often neglected by would-be watch owners: accuracy. continue reading  

5 reasons why we love Rolex

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5 reasons why we love Rolex

Author: Nils Rau - April 11. 2019

Everyone knows Rolex and everyone recognises Rolex. The Swiss brand is the epitome of luxury watches and at the same time the most desirable watch manufacturer in the world - all for reasons which are completely justified! Do you know them all? Find out. continue reading  

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