Seems as though a few times a week I am informed about a new pilot watch. Brands like to talk about how this feature helps pilots with this, and how aviators love that. Apparently someone uses a slide-rule bezel, and being able to see 12 timezones at once is useful.
Do you know what happened to Glashutte-based watch brand Tutima over the last few years? They underwent a major corporate pivot and completely changed their entire production of watches and also replaced all the ETA movements they used to use with in-house made movements. Yeah, and they did all this
If you recall Tutima’s cult-classic DI 300 with the same fondness as we do, you’ve probably noticed there’s long been a noticeable tool diver-shaped hole in the lineup of the venerable Glashütte manufacture, ever since 2013 when the brand made a strong push up-market, eschewing ETA movements for in-house produced
It is a good time to be Tutima. The recent announcement of their new movement manufacture launched with the Hommage Minute Repeater watch signals a bright future for the German brand. A brand that already has a reputation for making quality timepieces and finely regulating the movements contained within them,
Tutima watches had a very proud moment in 1984 when their timepieces were chosen as the official timepieces of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) forces in Europe. This didn't happen because the chaps in Germany greased the right palms, but rather because their efforts paid off when it came