In-Depth: The IWC Mark XVIII And Mark XVIII Edition Le Petit Prince
Today we look at the evolution of an icon and how we've arrived at the quintessential modern pilot's watch.
Originally published by Jack Forster on HODINKEE, February 23rd, 2016
I’m sure it’s out there somewhere, but
Introducing: Did Longines Just Release The Best Pilot's Watch Of The Year?
Five stars all around.
Originally published by LOGAN BAKER on HODINKEE, September 3rd 2021
What We Know
Let me start this by saying I'm really not much of a pilot's watch guy. At least not in the
Seven Iconic Pilot Watches
In the early 1900s, most men still carried pocket watches. However, as aviation became more established, new pilots found that they needed a more practical instrument for navigation. The invention of what are now pilot watches filled that need. Today, pilot watches
Since the introduction of the Santos-Dumont wristwatch by Cartier in the early 1900s, watches designed for flight have taken a permanent spot on the wrists of aviators everywhere. Much of this can be attributed to the earliest Flieger watches worn by the Luftwaffe in World
This story of ours was originally featured over on the Huckberry Journal.
Legend has is it that Alberto Santos-Dumont–one of the first men to fly in a fixed-wing aircraft–was enjoying a drink with his friend and watchmaker Louis Cartier in 1906 when he first commented on
Bremont was founded in 2002 by brothers Nick and Giles English. An English watchmaking company, Bremont combines the love of flying with a passion for precise timepieces. Determined to be a leader in the horology industry, Bremont watches are known for their precision and durability,