Best Dive Watches Above £5,000

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The best alternatives to the Rolex Submariner

This should be the Rolex Submariner's home turf, but there are plenty of newer, smarter alternatives to think about

The best chronograph watches over £10,000
The best chronographs for over £10,000

There’s a good chance you will want to buy everything on this list.

Omega Speedmaster Moonwatch 321 Platinum
The new Speedmaster Moonwatch with Cal. 321
The latest Speedmaster is the first to use Omega's original moonwatc…
Chronographs
The best chronographs under £10,000
From Breitling to Zenith, this is our run-down of the best chronogra…
Omega Planet Ocean Ultra Deep Professional
Omega Planet Ocean Ultra Deep: the deepest dive
Waving at Rolex and James Cameron on its way to the real bottom of t…
Concorde 1969
1969: The year that changed watchmaking forever

In the year that mankind went to the moon, flew supersonic and invented the internet, it also changed watchmaking forever

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Omega Speedmaster Apollo XI 50th Anniversary
Omega announces 50th anniversary Apollo XI Speedmaster

The hotly-awaited Moonwatch touches down on the surface of planet #watchnerd

Omega Speedmaster Apollo
A solid gold tribute - the Omega Speedmaster Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Limited Edition

A limited edition recreation of the 18ct yellow gold Speedy presented to NASA astronauts (and Richard Nixon)

19 ligne OMEGA Calibre components
Omega rebuilds historic calibres to celebrate the birth of its brand 125 years ago

Just 19 of the rebuilt movements will be finished and placed inside a series of commemorative pocket watches

Omega Apollo 8 Speedmaster
Up Close: The Omega Speedmaster Apollo 8

Does the Apollo 8, with its bold yellow details and lunar dial, have the chops to convert a non Speedmaster enthusiast?

Omega Speedmaster 1964
Omega brings back the Calibre 321
The original chronograph movement that powered Omega's early Moonwatches has been out of production for half a century. Now, Omega is b…
TAG Heuer Carrera Jack Heuer 80th Anniversary
The best watches we spotted at SalonQP 2018

From Rolex and Tudor to Gronefeld, Nomos Glashutte and Heuer, these are the coolest watches we saw on visitors' wrists at SalonQP 2018

Hublot Big Bang Unico Red Magic
How Hublot, Richard Mille and others transformed watchmaking with a festival of colourful cases
Colour in watchmaking was once limited to dials and straps but thanks to material advances from the likes of Hublot, Richard Mille, Ome…
Rolex
Deep Time: a brief history of diving watches

The watches which have plumbed the oceans' depths

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Fake Rolex watch
How to spot a fake watch

QP went to Birmingham’s Assay Office to hear some of the horror stories from the world of fake watches

Jaeger LeCoultre
From outer space to watch face: the journey of a meteorite dial

Meteorite-dialled watches have proliferated over the last few years

Audemars Piguet
"We were approached to do James Bond... We said no." Exclusive interview with Audemars Piguet's CEO

We sat down with Henry Bennahmias to talk golf, gold and James Bond

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Panerai
A custom-made Panerai, and the many watches of the Royal Navy Clearance Divers

One elite military unit has a particular fondness for custom-made dive watches

Fiona Kruger
Adventures in Luminova: Part 2 - Fruits of the Lume

We celebrate the creative use of luminous materials in watchmaking

Omega Speedmaster Snoopy
Beyond the Moon: the Omega Speedmaster in the ascendant
Omega’s Speedmaster has the story, the classic looks, and the sheer street-cred that its rivals can only dream of. With the addition of…