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Every week, we offer you new reviews of luxury watches such as IWC, Rolex, Omega, Panerai, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Vacheron Constantin, Cartier, Chanel, Bell & Ross, Breitling, TAG Heuer, etc.

The watches are tested in real-life conditions with complete independence from the manufacturing companies; our writers/testers bring a critical and argued assessment, always enthusiastic about new models, limited edition series, and other vintage watches from the largest manufacturers around. Each watch is then evaluated using a common set of base criteria. Our reviewers also provide you with all the useful technical data, along with the price for each of these closely examined watches.

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Montre Panerai Radiomir California PAM 424
By Sébastien Bey-Haut - March 4, 2013
Editor's opinion
73.5/100
Users' rating
74/100

Let’s examine a Panerai watch that attracted a lot of attention at the 2012 SIHH because of its similarities - as well as its differences - with the legendary Panerai Radiomir California PAM 249...

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Retail price France at March 4, 2013 :
6,300.00 €
Jaeger-LeCoultre Duomètre à Quantième Lunaire Ref. 604 25 21
By Sébastien Bey-Haut - October 25, 2012
Editor's opinion
80.5/100
Users' rating
86/100

In 2012, Jaeger-LeCoultre gave us a new version of its Duomètre à Quantième Lunaire, a watch with unusual engineering entirely dedicated to chronometric accuracy. Discover our review and wach gallery.

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Retail price France at October 25, 2012 :
29,000.00 €
Sea Hawk Pro 1000
By Florian Matrion - January 10, 2012
Editor's opinion
71/100
Users' rating
81/100

The Watch Observer has tested for you the Sea Hawk Pro 1000, an oversized technical block of steel and rubber, sculpted by Girard-Perregaux to confront abyssal depths. Here's our review.

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Retail price France at January 10, 2012 :
7,950.00 €
Admiral's Cup Seafender 46 Chrono Dive
By Florian Matrion - December 5, 2011
Editor's opinion
70/100
Users' rating
23/100

The world of diver's watches is a prized playing ground for all watch designers. The Admiral's Cup Seafender tested today is a perfect illustration of this emblematic range of products from Corum.

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Retail price France at December 5, 2011 :
7,750.00 €
Aquatimer Chronographe Cousteau
By Florian Matrion - October 20, 2011
Editor's opinion
73.5/100
Users' rating
74/100

As the fifth tribute from IWC to J.Y. Cousteau, this new Aquatimer chronograph celebrates the Commander's 100th birthday. It's an elegant diving watch, tested for you by The Watch Observer.

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Retail price France at October 20, 2011 :
5,150.00 €
U1000 - EZM6
By Florian Matrion - October 10, 2011
Editor's opinion
69/100
Users' rating
74.5/100

The Sinn U1000 comes out from the depths to visit the offices of TWO. The Frankfurt firm has put all of its know-how into an extreme diver's chronograph that is both technical and practical. Review.

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Retail price France at October 10, 2011 :
3,060.00 €
BR02-94 Carbon
By Florian Matrion - October 4, 2011
Editor's opinion
69.5/100
Users' rating
76/100

As the spearhead for Bell & Ross' line of diving watches, the BR02 is without question the French brand's most technically-advanced watch. Let's review this unusual diver's watch, the BR02-94 Carbon.

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Retail price France at October 4, 2011 :
4,100.00 €
Seamaster 300 M Chronometer
By Florian Matrion - September 26, 2011
Editor's opinion
74.5/100
Users' rating
82/100

If you ask an enlightened connoisseur which sports watch you should buy with a limited budget, the Seamaster 300 M will most likely be on the short-list of recommendations. Let's review this icon.

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Retail price France at September 26, 2011 :
2,800.00 €
Chronographe GMT GrandeVitesse
By Florian Matrion - September 21, 2011
Editor's opinion
65.5/100
Users' rating
84/100

Let's review a watch conceived to measure record-breaking land speeds thanks to an unusual tachometer scale! TWO has tested for you the Chronograph GMT GrandeVitesse. Without rushing. Review.

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Retail price France at September 21, 2011 :
2,250.00 €
AMVOX3 Tourbillon GMT
By Florian Matrion - August 29, 2011
Editor's opinion
84/100
Users' rating
81/100

The 3rd release from the partnership between JLC and Aston Martin, the AMVOX3 Tourbillon GMT raises the bar pretty high from a watchmaking perspective. TWO has investigated this new watch for you!

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Retail price France at August 29, 2011 :
68,000.00 €
Radiomir California PAM 249
By Florian Matrion - August 18, 2011
Editor's opinion
67/100
Users' rating
70/100

With the new 2011 releases not yet available, here is, in the meantime, our review of a Panerai icon released in 2006 but still high on many connoisseurs' wish list: the Radiomir "California" 249.

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Retail price France at August 18, 2011 :
5,800.00 €
Heritage Chrono
By Florian Matrion - August 2, 2011
Editor's opinion
70/100
Users' rating
77/100

Review of a chronograph with a strong personality: its design, colors, density, and history set it apart from the rest. The Watch Observer has tested the Tudor Heritage Chrono for you. Review.

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Retail price France at August 2, 2011 :
3,070.00 €
Superocean Nouvelle Vague
By Florian Matrion - July 26, 2011
Editor's opinion
70/100
Users' rating
78/100

While the Breitling brand is usually associated with the world of aviation, it doesn't  mean that it neglects the diving community! TWO has tested for you the Superocean Nouvelle Vague. Review.

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Retail price France at July 26, 2011 :
2,200.00 €
Scuba 200 Sumo SBDC003
By Florian Matrion - July 11, 2011
Editor's opinion
64/100
Users' rating
80/100

A GREAT LOW PRICE! A bestseller from the Japanese brand, the Sumo is one of those iconic watches often considered by connoisseurs to be a "must have". TWO has tested it for you.

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Retail price France at July 11, 2011 :
599.00 €
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