A far cry from Vivaldi’s Four Seasons, the four colors of Bomberg enliven autumn and straps around the world, and notably in the Philippines where the offbeat brand with its chronographs that convert into pocket watches has just opened a boutique. Confirming the success of its first 500-piece limited series of automatic skull chronograph, Bomberg now launches four non-limited automatic versions powered by a Concepto movement. The pushers around the 12 o’clock crown of the generous (47mm) case confirm the presence of the patented bayonet system enabling Bolt-68 wearers to transform their wristwatch smoothly into a pocket watch. To adorn the other wrist or to heighten the visibility of the watch itself, what could be better suited than a Skully bracelet that has now joined the fun range of Bomberg products? Lacking bravura? The brand has launched a multifunction grenade desk clock’ docking station for its watch.
Brice Lechevalier is editor-in-chief of GMT and Skippers, which he co-founded in 2000 and 2001 respectively. He has also been CEO of WorldTempus since it joined the GMT Publishing stable, of which he is director and joint shareholder. In 2012 he created the Geneva Watch Tour, and he has been an advisor to the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève since 2011. Also closely involved in sailing, he has published the magazine of the Société Nautique de Genève since 2003, and was one of the founders of the SUI Sailing Awards in 2009 and the Concours d’Elégance for motor boats at the Cannes Yachting Festival in 2015.