This Week in Watches: July 29, 2014

This Week in Watches: An affordable Kiwi travel watch, a Wright brothers Bremont, Moscow’s time zone change and more.



Happy Birthday, Walter Lange
Today is the 90th birthday of Walter Lange, namesake of one of the finest watch manufactures in the world, A. Lange & Söhne. Alles Gute zum Geburtstag, Herr Lange!

SportTaucher Bronze
Affordable German brand Archimede releases a bronze version of its handsome diver. Archimede

First in Flight
Every year Bremont releases a limited-edition timepiece with a historical connection. This year it’s the Wright Flyer, which contains a small piece of the muslin from the Wright Brothers’ 1903 airplane.

Kiwi Two-Timer
New Zealand brand Magrette releases a dual time travel watch with a self-winding, hacking seconds Miyota movement. $575 (pre-order)

A Table Clock that’s out of this World
For the starship commander who has everything, MB&F has built the Starfleet Machine.

Vacheron’s Stunning World Timer
While Patek gets most of the haute buzz, Vacheron quietly builds some of the world’s most beautiful watches. Case in point, the new Patrimony Traditonnelle World Time Platinee.

Moscow Changes Time Zone
As of October 26 of this year, Moscow is changing its time zone, falling back by one hour. If you’re traveling there this fall, we hope you’re wearing the new Vacheron shown above, which takes the change into account.

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