Chronographs

A chronograph watch is a watch equipped with two systems to measure time independently of each other. The first indicates the time, and the second allows for the precise measurement of time in smaller or larger increments. The watch is characterised among other things by the presence of a chronograph hand generally located in the center of the dial, with its travel (start, stop, and reset) driven by push-buttons situated on one side of the watch. It also differentiates itself from other watches by the presence of a subdial that allows for the totaling up of the minutes (over 30, 45, or 60 minutes), and sometimes an additional one for counting hours.

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Admiral's Cup Seafender 46 Chrono Dive
Editor's opinion
70/100
By Florian Matrion - December 5, 2011
Editor's opinion
70/100
Users' rating
49/100

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 €
Chronographe Millenary Tour Auto 2011
Editor's opinion
71.5/100
By Florian Matrion - October 28, 2011
Editor's opinion
71.5/100
Users' rating
65/100

For the last six years, Audemars Piguet has been the official timekeeper of the Tour Auto. In 2011, it's a Millenary chronograph with a limited series edition of 150 copies that bears those colors.

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Retail price France at October 28, 2011 :
19,240.00 €
Aquatimer Chronographe Cousteau
Editor's opinion
73.5/100
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
Editor's opinion
69/100
By Florian Matrion - October 10, 2011
Editor's opinion
69/100
Users' rating
77/100

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
Editor's opinion
69.5/100
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 €
Chronographe GMT GrandeVitesse
Editor's opinion
65.5/100
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 €
Chronographe Silverstone Calibre 11 Edition limitée
Editor's opinion
65.5/100
By Florian Matrion - September 13, 2011
Editor's opinion
65.5/100
Users' rating
78/100

For its 150th anniversary, TAG Heuer, Ferrari's official timekeeper in the 1970's, reissues an emblematic icon of the sports chronographs dedicated to the world of automobile: the Heuer Silverstone.

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Retail price France at September 13, 2011 :
4,600.00 €
Heritage Chrono
Editor's opinion
70/100
By Florian Matrion - August 2, 2011
Editor's opinion
70/100
Users' rating
78/100

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 €
Chronograph Flyback Capeland 10006
Editor's opinion
67/100
By Florian Matrion - July 6, 2011
Editor's opinion
67/100
Users' rating
84/100

Newly released at the 2011 SIHH, Baume & Mercier introduces a Capeland with the design and charm from the old days. Enough to peak the curiosity of any connoisseur! Here's our review.

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Retail price France at July 6, 2011 :
5,980.00 €
Nabucco Rivoluzione
Editor's opinion
67/100
By Florian Matrion - April 18, 2011
Editor's opinion
67/100
Users' rating
74/100

In 2007, Raymond Weil launched the Nabucco collection, which was described by its creators as audacious and modern. Let's take a look at it, and its newest creation, the Nabucco Rivoluzione.

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Retail price France at April 18, 2011 :
4,990.00 €
Portofino Chronographe
Editor's opinion
70/100
By Florian Matrion - March 24, 2011
Editor's opinion
70/100
Users' rating
63/100

A watch named after a small Italian village? Sounds weird, but there's a reason to it: this city once was the Italian Saint-Tropez back in the 60s'. This Portofino is a tribute to the vintage years. 

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Retail price France at March 24, 2011 :
5,450.00 €
Pioneer Mk I (Primus 1938 Fliegerchronograph)
Editor's opinion
66/100
By Florian Matrion - March 15, 2011
Editor's opinion
66/100
Users' rating
79/100

Not everyone has heard of Hanhart's pilot's chronograph, yet it really is a classic reference amongst military wristwatches. Here's an introduction to the Pioneer Mk I (formerly known as the Primus 1938).

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Retail price France at March 15, 2011 :
2,690.00 €
Heritage Pulsometer Limited Edition 1942
Editor's opinion
61/100
By Florian Matrion - February 25, 2011
Editor's opinion
61/100
Users' rating
68/100

Staying true to the current "vintage" trend, Eterna releases a reissue of its Pulsometer chronograph, first launched back in 1942. Is the watch lover's heart about to beat faster? Review.

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Retail price France at February 25, 2011 :
3,700.00 €
V12-44 Charles Pozzi
Editor's opinion
64/100
By Florian Matrion - February 23, 2011
Editor's opinion
64/100
Users' rating
67.5/100

When passion for watchmaking meets passion for high-end automobiles, the mix will inevitably involve B.R.M's founder Bernard Richards, and famous Ferrari French importer Charles Pozzi. Review.

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Retail price France at February 23, 2011 :
4,600.00 €
Type XX / XXI
Editor's opinion
76.5/100
By Florian Matrion - January 28, 2011
Editor's opinion
76.5/100
Users' rating
78/100

Straight out of the 1950's, the Type XX/XXI collection has some of the most well-known Breguet models. Let's review this perfect link between the post-war period and 20th century.

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Retail price France at January 28, 2011 :
5,800.00 €
Datron Chrono Automatic
Editor's opinion
66/100
By Florian Matrion - January 20, 2011
Editor's opinion
66/100
Users' rating
77/100

After 40 years of loyal and devoted services at 36,000 vibrations per hour, Movado, now American, has reissued its legendary Datron. A classic 70's design, a new movement...Let's take a look!

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Retail price France at January 20, 2011 :
2,500.00 €
Monaco Twenty Four Concept
Editor's opinion
72/100
By Florian Matrion - January 10, 2011
Editor's opinion
72/100
Users' rating
75/100

Suspended case, 36,000 VPH, let's review the Monaco Twenty Four Concept Chronograph, a racing car variation of the Monaco. Put your seat straps on, and get ready for testing this fast-racing watch!

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Retail price France at January 10, 2011 :
8,500.00 €
Singular
Editor's opinion
63/100
By Florian Matrion - December 21, 2010
Editor's opinion
63/100
Users' rating
73/100

Specialized in single-hand watches, the MeisterSinger company, still relatively unknown to the public, gives us the chronograph version of its bestseller. I have tested for you the Singular.

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Retail price France at December 21, 2010 :
2,500.00 €
BR 126 Original Black
Editor's opinion
69.5/100
By Florian Matrion - December 14, 2010
Editor's opinion
69.5/100
Users' rating
71/100

Bell & Ross has introduced a new range in 2010: the BR 126. It is an important step in the brand's history. Here is the demonstration with the review of the BR 126 Original Black.

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Retail price France at December 14, 2010 :
2,600.00 €
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