About Jason Francisco

Jason Francisco is the Junior Administrative Assistant of WatchTime. His mission is to share all news, tests and stories with our readers worldwide via social media networks. Jason also is supporting the mobile editions of WatchTime on the iPad, iPhone, Nook and Kindle. From time to time Jason writes blog posts on various watch topics.

Million Dollar Watches: 7 Of The Most Expensive Watches Over $1 Million

Hublot Classic Fusion Haute Joaillerie "$1 Million"

We've all experienced sticker shock while perusing the world of the most expensive watches... there are even a few brands in which five- and six-figure prices are the norm. But some of the most expensive watches go well beyond "pricey" and into the rarefied over-$1-million category. Below, we've compiled seven of these million dollar watches in which the only things grander than the complications … [Read more...]

Facetime February 15

Derrick Hicks shows off his Omega Speedmaster Racing Co-Axial Chronograph.

Welcome to another installment of Facetime! Thanks to Derrick Hicks, Richard Paul King, and Robin Henry for the great pictures! As always, if you would like to be featured in our weekly Facetime section, as well as on Pinterest and our other social networks, please submit a hi-res pic (at least 1mb) to photo@watchtime.com. We’ll also select the most popular weekly photos every two months and … [Read more...]

Facetime February 8

Lynn Cutolo wears a limited edition Hublot Classic Fusion while on a cruise in the Caribbean.

Welcome to another installment of Facetime! Thanks to Louis Cutolo, Tommie Hawkins, and John Stark for the great pictures! As always, if you would like to be featured in our weekly Facetime section, as well as on Pinterest and our other social networks, please submit a hi-res pic (at least 1mb) to photo@watchtime.com. We’ll also select the most popular weekly photos every two months and present … [Read more...]

SIHH 2014: 9 New Luxury Watches for Ladies

Parmigiani Ladies Metropolitaine

At the big watch fairs, like the upcoming Baselworld show and the recent SIHH in Geneva, the stars of the show tend to be complicated watches for men, but each year, watch brands also debut plenty of ladies' watches, many made at the same level of craftsmanship as their male counterparts. With Valentine's Day right around the corner, we're looking at some recently announced ladies' watches which … [Read more...]

Facetime February 1

At Hollywood & Vine Restaurant in Disney World, Adrienne and Derek Bonner show off their watches along with Special Agent Oso. Adrienne is wearing a two-tone TAG Heuer Aquaracer Automatic, Derek is wearing TAG Heuer Aquaracer Day-Date Automatic Chronograph, and Special Agent Oso has a cool watch of his own.

Welcome to another installment of Facetime! Thanks to Derek Bonner, Jim Wurzburger, and Ahmed Sajeel for the great pictures! As always, if you would like to be featured in our weekly Facetime section, as well as on Pinterest and our other social networks, please submit a hi-res pic (at least 1mb) to photo@watchtime.com. We’ll also select the most popular weekly photos every two months and … [Read more...]

SIHH 2014 ROUNDUP: 4 DAYS, 47 WATCHES

A. Lange & Söhne 1815 Tourbillon

At last week's SIHH 2014 in Geneva, we saw and covered so many new watches, we're concerned our readers might have missed some of our live updates. To make it easier for you to see everything we covered, we've created this handy recap with links to all 47 watches we covered over the watch fair's four days. Day One: The first day of SIHH saw the introduction of Baume & Mercier's … [Read more...]

SIHH 2014 Preview: 10 New Watches Launching at SIHH

Cartier Rotonde de Cartier Astrocalendaire

This year's SIHH watch fair, held in Geneva, starts on Monday. If you're a regular visitor to WatchTime.com, you've seen that several watches making their debut at SIHH have already been unveiled before the event. To prepare you for our upcoming on-site coverage of the SIHH, we're giving you a taste of watches from ten brands that we (and, perhaps, some of you) will be seeing live for the first … [Read more...]

Facetime January 11

On the summit of Chimney Rock at Ghost Ranch in New Mexico, Rob Wilder wears his Sinn 856 GMT.

Welcome to another installment of Facetime! Thanks to Rob Wilder, David Au-Yeung, and Joel Soleil for the great pictures! As always, if you would like to be featured in our weekly Facetime section, as well as on Pinterest and our other social networks, please submit a hi-res pic (at least 1mb) to photo@watchtime.com. We’ll also select the most popular weekly photos every two months and present … [Read more...]

5 Limited-Edition Omega Watches Made for the Olympic Games

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For many years, Omega has served as the official timekeeper of the Olympic games. In addition to its timing duties, Omega often releases timepieces celebrating the games and the nations that host them. For the upcoming Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Omega has introduced the Omega Sochi Petrograd, which we covered here. Below, we take a look at five other Omega watches (in most cases, exclusive … [Read more...]

WatchTime.com’s Top 10 Watch Videos of the Year

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We've added a lot more videos to Watchtime.com over the past year, and lots of you have noticed. The videos — most created and provided by some of the top watch brands — have become one of the most popular features on the site. As we begin a New Year, we're looking at our most popular videos of 2013. Below we count down your favorite watch videos ranked by page views. Click on each to watch … [Read more...]

Facetime January 4

Laszlo Barabas and his wife Gabriella Filotas visit the Matra Mountains in Hungary. Laszlo wears a Rolex Datejust from 1984, while Gabrielle wear a Rolex Oyster Perpetual from 1964.

Happy New Year, and welcome to another installment of Facetime! Thanks to Joel Soleil, Phil Brooks, and Laszlo Barabas for the great pictures! As always, if you would like to be featured in our weekly Facetime section, as well as on Pinterest and our other social networks, please submit a hi-res pic (at least 1mb) to photo@watchtime.com. We’ll also select the most popular weekly photos every two … [Read more...]

WatchTime.com’s Top 10 Watch Reviews and Tests of the Year

Rolex Milgauss

Watch Tests and Watch Reviews, all taken from the print edition of WatchTime magazine, are among our most popular features on Watchtime.com, so as 2013 comes to a close, we're looking back at the watches our readers were most excited to see us put to the test. Below we count down our most popular watch tests and watch reviews, ranked by page views. (Number One may surprise you.) Which was your … [Read more...]

24 Holiday Watches for the Budget-Minded

Seiko “Black Monster” SRP307

Christmas is right around the corner, and many of you might still be looking for the perfect gifts for your fellow watch freaks. With just a few days left to go, we're offering some suggestions for watch gifts that won't break the bank. Follow the links below for 24 affordable watches you can buy this holiday season. In Fratello Friday: My Top 5 Watches Under $1,000, blogger Robert-Jan Broer … [Read more...]

WatchTime E-Special: TAG Heuer Triple Feature

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WatchTime’s latest digital exclusive, WatchTime E-Special: TAG Heuer Triple Feature is now available on the WatchTime shop and the WatchTime app! Download the app from the Google Play store or the iTunes App store to read this trio of TAG Heuer watch reviews. This E-Special collects three TAG Heuer watch reviews from the pages of WatchTime. Our watch reviewers share the results of their … [Read more...]

Gift Ideas for a “Wet” Christmas: 23 Divers’ Watches

Rolex Sea-Dweller

Last week we helped you pick out a watch for the lady in your life, guiding you to our recent posts covering 25 ladies' watches. This week we're looking at 23 divers' watches covered on Watchtime.com. Follow the links below to find some great gift ideas for the divers and water sports enthusiasts on your holiday gift list. In our list of 6 Extreme Divers’ Watches, we look at six divers' … [Read more...]

WatchTime’s Top 10 Watches to Watch of 2013… What Was Your Favorite?

Breitling Transocean Chronograph Unitime

Every week, WatchTime's Mark Bernardo picks one watch to showcase in our "Watch to Watch" feature. As the year is winding down, we've decided to spotlight the most popular "Watches to Watch" of 2013, based on page views. Here we count down the top 10 watches you were watching this year. Can you guess what made Number 1?   10. Panerai Luminor 1950 Regatta 3 Days Chrono Flyback … [Read more...]

Facetime December 7

Dr. Cliffton Bong (left) and Chris Nguyen enjoy a meal at the historic Gulliver's Restaurant in Irvine, CA. Dr. Bong is wearing his IWC Mark XV while Chris is wearing his newly acquired IWC Pilot's Watch Chronograph.

Welcome to another installment of Facetime! Thanks to Dr. Cliffton Bong, Pete Murden, and Jaipal Khaira for the great pictures! As always, if you would like to be featured in our weekly Facetime section, as well as on Pinterest and our other social networks, please submit a hi-res pic (at least 1mb) to photo@watchtime.com. We’ll also select the most popular weekly photos every two months and … [Read more...]

WatchTime Holiday Gift Guide 2013

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We're celebrating the holidays with our latest digital exclusive, the WatchTime Holiday Gift Guide 2013. Download the app on the Google Play store or the iTunes App store to purchase this special issue showcasing 111 watches, introduced at this year's Baselworld and SIHH watch fairs, available at retailers this holiday season. If you're searching for the perfect gift for loved ones who … [Read more...]

Need a Gift for Her? Here are 25 Ladies’ Watches from WatchTime.com and Watch Insider

A. Lange & Söhne Ladies Saxonia Automatic

With the holiday season upon us, many of you are probably seeking out a gift for the lady in your life. Why not share with her your passion for fine watches? We've decided to make your search a bit easier by gathering several of our recent articles on ladies' watches all in one place. Follow the links below, where we highlight recently released ladies' watches to narrow down your gift … [Read more...]

Facetime November 23

R.J. Kamatovic wears his Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean Liquidmetal Limited Edition while posing with Sam-I-Am, who is not wearing a watch.

Welcome to another installment of Facetime! Thanks to C.H. Tse, François Couture, and R.J. Kamatovic for the great pictures! As always, if you would like to be featured in our weekly Facetime section, as well as on Pinterest and our other social networks, please submit a hi-res pic (at least 1mb) to photo@watchtime.com. We’ll also select the most popular weekly photos every two months and … [Read more...]