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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Space 3 White
Editor's opinion
64.5/100
By Florian Matrion - June 28, 2010
Editor's opinion
64.5/100
Users' rating
71.5/100

After the creation of their first models thanks to external collaborations, the Vintage collections and Space 3 have been the first watches 100% Bell & Ross. Review of the Space 3.

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Retail price France at June 28, 2010 :
2,060.00 €
103 St Sa
Editor's opinion
65.5/100
By Florian Matrion - October 21, 2010
Editor's opinion
65.5/100
Users' rating
76/100

Sinn is a well-known brand for the watches' amateurs for almost 50 years. But less known from the general public. I have tested for you a historical model of the Frankfurt's brand: the 103 St Sa.

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Retail price France at October 21, 2010 :
2,170.00 €
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 €
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 €
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 €
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 €
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 €
Speedmaster Professional Moonwatch
Editor's opinion
73/100
By Florian Matrion - June 4, 2010
Editor's opinion
73/100
Users' rating
81/100

The Professional Speedmaster is undoubtedly the most mythic of the wrist chronograph and remains unchanged since 1957 :  let's sift through a revered giant of watch making.

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Retail price France at June 4, 2010 :
2,900.00 €
U1000 - EZM6
Editor's opinion
69/100
By Florian Matrion - October 10, 2011
Editor's opinion
69/100
Users' rating
80/100

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 €
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 €
Type 21 BNL tricompax
Editor's opinion
53/100
By Florian Matrion - October 25, 2010
Editor's opinion
53/100
Users' rating
70/100

Endowed watch for the French army pilots in the 1950's, the Dodane Type 21 is nowadays released in a limited edition. Let's see if this modern version is worthy as its famous predecessor.

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Retail price France at October 25, 2010 :
3,150.00 €
WRX City Explorer C
Editor's opinion
63/100
By Florian Matrion - August 2, 2010
Editor's opinion
63/100
Users' rating
70/100

Young brand revealed to the public in 2008 and launched by Frank Huyghe, Ralf Tech is a brand to be discovered. Let's review the WRX City Explorer C, a watch with virile sizes.

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Retail price France at August 2, 2010 :
3,450.00 €
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 €
Monaco Chronographe
Editor's opinion
70.5/100
By Florian Matrion - October 18, 2010
Editor's opinion
70.5/100
Users' rating
68/100

The Monaco Chronograph, a classic item of Heuer reedited in 1998, seduces thanks to its well-finished and original-designed case. This new version has just evolved slightly. I have tested it for you.

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Retail price France at October 18, 2010 :
3,800.00 €
Dandy Chronographe XL
Editor's opinion
60/100
By Florian Matrion - June 4, 2010
Editor's opinion
60/100
Users' rating
65/100

As a wink to the 1920's cushion-shape chronographs which it modernizes the form, the Dandy Chronograph assumes successfully its status as a male jewel.

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Retail price France at June 4, 2010 :
3,950.00 €
Flieger Chronographe
Editor's opinion
70.5/100
By Florian Matrion - September 1, 2010
Editor's opinion
70.5/100
Users' rating
77/100

With this 16th generation of aviator's watches, IWC breaks some rectilinear aesthetical codes that have made the success of the Flieger's. Review of this new Flieger Chronograph.

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Retail price France at September 1, 2010 :
3,990.00 €
Mille Miglia GMT Chrono
Editor's opinion
67/100
By Florian Matrion - October 7, 2010
Editor's opinion
67/100
Users' rating
75.5/100

Chronographs are traditionally related to motor competitions. The Chopard manufacture is no exception to the rule, by paying tribute to the Italian Mille Miglia with this GMT Chrono. Review.

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Retail price France at October 7, 2010 :
4,020.00 €
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 €
Navitimer
Editor's opinion
70/100
By Florian Matrion - June 4, 2010
Editor's opinion
70/100
Users' rating
75/100

The Navitimer has forged the actual identity of Breitling : the watch as an aviator's tool. Let's discover this great chronograph designed for the most emblematic adventurers of an era.

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Retail price France at June 4, 2010 :
4,175.00 €
Super Avenger Black Steel Limited Edition
Editor's opinion
63.5/100
By Florian Matrion - December 9, 2010
Editor's opinion
63.5/100
Users' rating
65/100

Breitling revisits one of its reference models and puts it in stealth mode. Reliability, testosterone and unconventional dimensions. The question is: will you measure up to the machine?

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Retail price France at December 9, 2010 :
4,500.00 €
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