A quick look at some of the best articles and reviews written about Avstev brands in the past week.
Almost a year after Girard-Perregaux unveiled the Tri-Axial Tourbillon complication in 18k pink gold (hands-on here), the company has just released its more modern twin in white gold. You may have missed last year’s quiet entrance as Girard-Perregaux placed much attention on the new Constant Escapement series; however, with the introduction of the timepiece in white gold, the focus is now once again on the Girard-Perregaux Tri-Axial Tourbillon.
Frederique Constant is well known as the solid Swiss watchmaker that offers quite a few complications at accessible margins. One of said complications is their World Timer. We covered the original Limited Edition Frederique Constant Worldtimer a couple of years ago in a hands-on review. Now, Frederique Constant is reintroducing the model with a refinished dial in navy blue and updated accents. The new model is well balanced between complication/time-keeping, and, best of all, it continues to offer a lot of value by employing an in-house caliber.
The Classic Manufacture Worldtimer is one of Frederique Constant most successful and technically advanced watch ever produced. At first sight, you can easily think that this watch is difficult to use but in fact it’s just the opposite.
Back in May, we brought you word of a new watch from Ball with a very tricky method of ensuring resistance to magnetism. At the time, we could not bring you any live pictures, as the watch was not quite ready. That’s changed now, so read on for our hands on impressions with the Ball Engineer II Magneto S.