About WatchTime

WatchTime is America’s #1 luxury watch magazine and one of the best-selling watch magazines worldwide. More than 600,000 aficionados read WatchTime’s products every month. WatchTime sells more magazines on U.S. newsstands, and has more social media fans, than all its North American watch-magazine competitors. WatchTime is the only watch magazine with dedicated digital editions for every major tablet platform. Inside Basel.Geneva, WatchTime’s annual luxury watch show, is America’s most popular event series for watch collectors. Its best-in-class journalism, digital products and live events have earned WatchTime several global awards and nominations. Based in New York City, WatchTime is a member of Germany’s Ebner Group, one of Europe’s largest family-owned special-interest media companies. Having operated continuously for 200 years, Ebner today publishes more than 80 magazines and 30 websites worldwide. WatchTime and its sister watch magazines are available in North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East, India and Asia.

Video: Jeff Kingston Chronicles the Making of a TAG Heuer Chronograph

TAG Heuer HEUER 01 - black

It's an age-old question for those new to the appreciation of fine watches: “What is a chronograph watch and how does it work?” Edouard Heuer — founder of the watch company known today as TAG … [Read more...]

Video: Jeff Kingston Explains the Fusee-and-Chain Movement at Zenith Manufacture

Zenith Fusee-and-Chain - detail

Zenith developed a special complicated watch, the Academy Georges Favre-Jacot, to celebrate its 150th Anniversary in 2014. (Click here to read our detailed report on the watch.) This limited-edition … [Read more...]

Automatic for the People: 7 Mechanical Watches Under $2,000

Tissot Luxury Automatic - front-back

At the Swiss watch fairs, the attention-grabbing releases are often the most astronomically priced timepieces with the most complex movements. But what about those who are seeking a more "entry-level" … [Read more...]

The Ahoi Collection From NOMOS Glashütte

NOMOS Ahoi Atlantik - reclining

NOMOS Glashütte is celebrating summer with Ahoi — an extra water-resistant watch that fulfills a lot of wishes. Combining fine Glashütte craftsmanship, prizewinning design from Berlin, and … [Read more...]

Tickets Now On Sale for WatchTime New York, America’s Luxury Watch Show

Watchtime New York logo

Calling all wristwatch aficionados! WatchTime New York, a new two-day event for lovers of fine timepieces, will take place in New York City on October 23rd and 24th. Held at Manhattan's Gotham Hall, … [Read more...]

Press Release: WatchTime To Launch Mexico Edition in October 2015

WatchTime Mexico logo

America's best-selling watch magazine, WatchTime, expands its international audience with the launch of a new Mexican edition, WatchTime Mexico. Mexico City, August 12, 2015 - The Latin American … [Read more...]

Eyeing the Dots: The Red Dot Award-Winning Watches of 2015

Maurice Lacroix Pontos S Supercharged

The Red Dot Awards are international prizes given annually for design excellence in myriad products, from eyeglasses to cars to household appliances. The 2015 winners in the watch category have been … [Read more...]

Home Grown: Testing the RGM 801 Aircraft

RGM 801 Aircraft

What do you get when you cross a historical, American-made pocketwatch with a clock made for military aircraft? You’re reading about it right now. The 801 Aircraft, from RGM, the Lancaster … [Read more...]

Watch Experts Network: ‘#TBT Fortis Marinemaster 8001 Chronograph’


Basel prognostications begin as early as January and start in earnest in February. One of the most discussed brands, of course, is Rolex. A quick browse of Rolex forums brings out multitudes of … [Read more...]

Watch Experts Network: ‘Geo. Graham Tourbillon – watch review by ESCAPEMENT’


Angus Davies falls for the charms of the Geo. Graham Tourbillon, a slender timepiece equipped with a micro-rotor and tourbillon. This watch reveals another side to the brand which takes its name from … [Read more...]

Watch Experts Network: ‘TAG Heuer CARRERA Calibre 6 – watch review by ESCAPEMENT’


The right calibreAngus Davies provides a ‘hands-on’ review of the TAG Heuer CARRERA Calibre 6. This watch features retro-styling, but is very applicable to modern life with its simple to interpret … [Read more...]

Watch Experts Network: ‘Hublot Classic Fusion Aeromoon – watch review by ESCAPEMENT’


Removing the layersFollowing a recent extended period of acquaintance, Angus Davies provides an in-depth ‘hands-on’ review of the Hublot Classic Fusion Aeromoon. This watch is equipped with a … [Read more...]

Watch Experts Network: ‘Summer Special: Seiko SKX007 vs Citizen NY0040’


Sun’s out guns out! Yes, it’s June and that means that people are giving serious thought to where they will spend their vacation. For most, this entails some sort of beach setting and may include … [Read more...]

Watch Experts Network: ‘Photo-Essay: Weekend in Tuscany with Tudor & Ducati’


As Tudor & Ducati teamed up for the Fastrider we were invited to join them on a fast paced weekend in Tuscany Italy. Shortly after flying into Italy we find ourselves at the Ducati headquarter in … [Read more...]

Watch Experts Network: #TBT Seiko 6105-8110

TBT - Seiko

There’s always a beginning to the story: something that draws one’s interest to a certain brand. Today’s #TBT relates to that beginning, for me at least, and highlights a popular watch in … [Read more...]

Watch Experts Network: ‘Tissot – 2015 Line-up’


When someone is getting himself into nice watches and wants to make the first real Swiss made watch purchase, the is a big chance that Tissot is one of those brands he or she will come across. We sat … [Read more...]

Watch Experts Network: ‘DuBois et Fils DBF003-07 – in-depth watch review by ESCAPEMENT’


A significant dateAngus Davies provides a ‘hands-on’ review of the new DuBois et fils DBF003-07. This watch features a big date complication with a visually striking bottle green dial.Throughout … [Read more...]

Watch Experts Network: ‘Tempus Machina Ref. 216A – A customized Rolex Submariner reminiscent of the Ref. 6538 (live pics & price)’


It’s not often that we talk about customized watches here, at Monochrome-Watches. Brands usually don’t like this practice that consists in changing several visual or technical aspects of a watch. … [Read more...]

Watch Experts Network: ‘“Authentic” NASA velcro strap – Speedy Tuesday meets Strap Review’


If you start to explore the world of Speedmasters and Omega in general one name you will come across is the late and great Chuck Maddox. Many things we know today are results of his thorough research, … [Read more...]

Watch Experts Network: ‘Strap maker workshop by DStrap’


With our recurring reviews on watch straps it was great to see local Dutch watch strap maker Olaf Lugten from Dstrap, announce the worlds first ‘strap maker workshop’. After getting in touch we … [Read more...]

Watch Experts Network: ’24 Hours of Le Mans … And The Winner Is: Rolex’


As afollow-up to my two posts about watches & 24 Hours of Le Mans I want to show you some pictures saying more than 1000 words… Click on “read more” to see my report …First of all … [Read more...]

Watch Experts Network: ‘DECAMP Goods Watch Rolls, an Interview’


This week, we feature an interview with the owner of a small watch goods company. I had the opportunity to meet this person on a recent trip to San Diego and was really taken by his story, his real … [Read more...]

Watch Experts Network: ‘Introducing the Chopard Superfast Chrono Porsche 919 Jacky Ickx Edition (including live photos & price)’


And the winner is… Porsche. Well, if we focus on cars engaged at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, there’s no questions anymore. Porsche is the clear winner of the 2015 edition of the legendary race, with … [Read more...]

Watch Experts Network: ‘Introducing the Oris Audi Sport Limited Edition II Chronograph (specs & price)’


Just after TAG Heuer and its Carrera Nismo Calibre 16 Chronograph, it’s time for another manufacture, also known for its collection of watches inspired by racing cars, to announce its partnership … [Read more...]

Watch Experts Network: Salthora Meta – the New “Jumping Hour” by Meistersinger


Meistersinger specializes in manufacturing watches that feature one single hand – and only show what is really important. Mostly, a single, needle-thin hour hand rotates around a dial on which you … [Read more...]

Watch Wallpaper: 10 Watches With Beautiful Backs

Jaeger-LeCoultre Duomètre Unique Travel Time

In our upcoming May-June issue, on sale May 19, we present our latest portfolio of fine mechanical watches that are as appealing from the back as from the front. Below, we've collected them as … [Read more...]

World Media Association Showcases WatchTime As Best Practice Example

WatchTime Jan-Feb 2015 cover

The world media association FIPP has published a company profile and interview with WatchTime's publisher, Dominik Grau, about the brand's stunning success on mobile and digital in general. The FIPP … [Read more...]’s Top 10 Watch Reviews and Tests


Watch Tests and Watch Reviews, all taken from the print edition of WatchTime magazine, are among our most popular features on Here's a look back at the watches our readers were most … [Read more...]

WatchTime’s Top 10 Watches to Watch… What Was Your Favorite?


Every week, we pick one watch to showcase in our "Watch to Watch" feature, which covers candidates from large, popular brands as well as smaller brands and independent watchmakers. Here we spotlight … [Read more...]

WatchTime Grows Mobile Traffic By 1000%, Launches 24-Hour Social Media Newsdesk


Almost 500,000 affluent watch collectors visit on their cell phones every month. And 90% of our 100,000 newsletter subscribers read our news mailings on their cell phones, too. This is … [Read more...]