Breitling Aerospace Evo

Breitling Aerospace Evo - front

Breitling launched the original version of its electronically powered, multifunction chronograph watch, the Aerospace Evo, in 1985. This year, the brand has released a new model of the Breitling Aerospace Evo, a mainstay of its Professional collection, packing all of the existing functions into a slightly larger and redesigned case. … [Read more...]

Oris ProDiver Pointer Moon

Oris ProDiver Pointer Moon - front

It's been a big year for Oris in the area of divers'-watch milestones; we've previously covered the brand's groundbreaking Aquis Depth Gauge, and Oris also added to its ProDiver collection of professional-grade diving watches with the new Oris ProDiver Pointer Moon, the first mechanical watch that indicates both the lunar cycle and tidal range. … [Read more...]

Maurice Lacroix Masterpiece Worldtimer

Maurice Lacroix Masterpiece Worldtimer

Maurice Lacroix, recently acquired by Asia-focused "market services expansion group" DKSH, offered a wide array of new timepieces at this year's Baselworld. Among the additions to its Masterpiece collection is the new Masterpiece Worldtimer, a world-time watch available with two different dials with world map motifs depicting two continents. … [Read more...]

Panerai Radiomir 1940 3 Days – 47 mm “Paneristi Forever”

Panerai PAM00532 Paneristi Forever - front

Many watch brands have their communities of diehard fans, but few can match the intense devotion of the Paneristi, the group of Panerai watch enthusiasts that have met regularly for 13 years on the independent, online forum www.paneristi.com to share their passion for the brand. Now Panerai rewards its most loyal supporters with a limited-edition watch in their honor. … [Read more...]

Hamilton Jazzmaster Viewmatic Skeleton

Hamilton Jazzmaster Viewmatic Skeleton - Men

With the fall arriving, and Halloween on the horizon, what better time to showcase a new skeleton watch? In this "his and hers" edition of Watch to Watch, we look at Hamilton's Jazzmaster Viewmatic Skeleton — available in men's and ladies' versions, and both containing the same new proprietary movement, Caliber H-20-S. … [Read more...]

Carl F. Bucherer Patravi ScubaTec

Carl F Bucherer Patravi ScubaTec

One of the headliner watches at this year's WatchTime "Inside Basel.Geneva" collectors' events is one that didn't officially debut in either Basel or Geneva: Carl F. Bucherer's Patravi ScubaTec, the brand's first professional-grade divers' watch, which watch aficionados saw for the first time at IBG. … [Read more...]

Harry Winston Ocean DualTime Monochrome

Harry Winston Ocean Dual Time - front

At this year's Baselworld, watch-and-jewelry brand Harry Winston had the watch press's collective tongue wagging about its haute horlogerie creations, the Histoire de Tourbillon 4 and Opus XIII. Not to be overlooked, however, is the interesting new GMT watch in the brand's sporty Ocean collection, the Ocean Dual Time Monochrome. … [Read more...]

Tissot Heritage Navigator 160th Anniversary

Tissot Heritage Navigator 160th Anniversary - front-back

Tissot, founded in the watchmaking hub of Le Locle, Switzerland in 1853, marks its 160th anniversary this year. To commemorate the milestone, the brand has released a new version of its Tissot Heritage Navigator, a world-time watch originally created on the occasion of Tissot's centennial in 1953. … [Read more...]

Breitling Navitimer Cosmonaute Blacksteel

Breitling Navitimer Cosmonaute Blacksteel

On May 24th, 1962, astronaut Scott Carpenter, commander of the Aurora 7 space capsule,  became the second American to orbit the earth and his chosen wristwatch — a Breitling Navitimer — became the first wristwatch to do so on the wrist of an American, earning its new name of Cosmonaute. Last year, Breitling paid tribute to the historic space mission by releasing a 50th-anniversary limited … [Read more...]

Glashütte Original Sixties Panorama Date

Glashutte Original Sixties Panorama Date

We've noted previously here on WatchTime.com the prevalence of blue dial/blue strap combos among this year's crop of new watches. Today we focus on one of these timepieces, the Sixties Panorama Date, from Glashütte Original's retro-styled Senator Sixties collection, offered this year in a striking midnight blue version. … [Read more...]

Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean 600M GoodPlanet

Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean GoodPlanet - front

Omega's long association with the ocean began in 1932 with the invention of its first divers' watch. In 2011, the brand partnered with the GoodPlanet Foundation, an organization founded in 2005 that promotes environmental awareness and sustainable development. The results of the partnership are evident in a new watch introduced at Baselworld, the Seamaster Planet Ocean 600M GoodPlanet. … [Read more...]

Patek Philippe Ref. 5980 Nautilus Chronograph

Patek Philippe Nautlius Chronograph

This year's Baselworld saw one aesthetic trend — blue dials — coming on strong, and another — two-tone steel-and-gold looks — trickling back into the market after a few years out of fashion. Both are in evidence in this week's Watch to Watch, the new two-tone, chronograph version of Patek Philippe's luxury sport watch, the Nautilus. … [Read more...]

Zenith Pilot Montre D’Aeronef Type 20 GMT Red Baron

Zenith Pilot Montre d'Aeronef Type 20 Red Baron

Before it became known as a pioneer in wristwatch chronographs with the development of the El Primero caliber in 1969, Zenith had secured a place in history as one of the first manufacturers of onboard instruments for aviators in the early 20th century. The Swiss brand has embraced this heritage in recent years with the release of its Zenith Pilot Montre d'Aeronef Type 20 collection. … [Read more...]

Longines Asthmometer-Pulsometer Chronograph

Longine Asthmometer Pulsometer Chronograph - side

Chronograph watches can be used to time everything from automobile races to soft-boiled eggs. With its new Asthmometer-Pulsometer Chronograph, Longines has introduced a chronograph that can literally be used to saved lives. … [Read more...]

Alpina Extreme Diver 300 Orange

Alpina Extreme Diver 300 Orange

The color orange has long been recognized by many professional divers as the most visible deep underwater, hence its use on many professional-grade diving watches. So it only made sense that Swiss sport-watch brand Alpina would release a divers' model with prominent orange elements. That new watch, which debuted at Baselworld, is called the Alpina Extreme Diver 300 Orange. … [Read more...]

Graham Chronofighter 1695 Erotic

Graham 1695 Chronofighter Erotic - back

"Business in the front, party in the back" is the motto of a certain type of dated and much-maligned hairstyle, but it could also apply to this week's Watch to Watch, the Graham 1695 Chronofighter Erotic, a limited edition that features the brand's classical chronograph dial under the crystal and intricate engravings of erotic art scenes on the caseback. … [Read more...]

Oris Aquis Depth Gauge

Oris Aquis Depth Gauge

Oris, long known for its professional-grade divers' watches, has achieved a watch-world milestone with its latest, the Oris Aquis Depth Gauge. The watch, introduced at this year's Baselworld, is the first divers' watch that measures depth by allowing water to enter the timepiece — a feature that would normally be a serious divers' watch no-no. … [Read more...]

Hublot Big Bang Unico

Hublot Big Bang Unico titanium/ceramic

Since its debut in 2009, Hublot's in-house Unico caliber, a column-wheel flyback chronograph movement, has been used in various models in the brand's King Power collection. At this year's Baselworld, Hublot introduced the first Big Bang watch equipped with the Unico. … [Read more...]

Panerai Radiomir 1940 3 Days Oro Rosso (Video)

Panerai PAM 00515 - front

Panerai developed its Radiomir case in 1940 to meet the rugged needs of the Italian naval commandos who wore its watches. This year, the company brings back that original case for a series of modern Radiomir timepieces in its Historic Collection, among them this week's Watch to Watch, the Panerai Radiomir 1940 3 Days Oro Rosso. … [Read more...]

Patek Philippe Ref. 5200 Gondolo 8 Days, Day & Date Indication

Patek Philippe Ref. 5200 - front-back

Among Patek Philippe's new product releases at Baselworld 2013 was a timepiece aimed squarely at aficionados of classical, hand-wound watches: the Ref. 5200 Gondolo 8 Days, Day and Date Indication, which features the Gondolo collection's well-known Art Deco aesthetic and an all-new, manual-wind manufacture movement. … [Read more...]