Editor’s note: It should be noted, right up front, that the ‘petite’ in this watchís name refers to the*subsidiary*seconds dial, not the overall scale of the piece, which is reasonable and substantial all at once. So, with that caveat out of the way, onto the review … In these days of the never-ending vintage revival, it seems that every brand has to have a heritage collection, regardless of whether they have any actual heritage. Thatís not a problem Tissot has to deal with, as the brand dates way back to 1853, a depth of history thatís reflected in the strength of their current heritage lineup. The latest member is this handsome fella, the Tissot Heritage Petite Seconde, a hand-winding hero based on a 1943 design, which is entirely suited to the modern day. The dial Thereís an interesting story about this reissue, and it centres on one word on the dial. The Heritage Petite Seconde is a tribute to an antimagnetic watch from 1943. When the watch was originally shown at Baselworld this year it featured a line of text reading Ďantimagnetiqueí under the wonderfully retro, sweeping Tissot logo. As you can see, that word is no longer there, likely…

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