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Couture 2014: Bell & Ross B-Rocket Watches

Bell & Ross B-Rocket watch

The JCK and Couture watch and jewelry fairs are winding down, but we're still covering some of the cool watches that we saw in Las Vegas this week. At the Couture show, we got a look at the new Bell & Ross BR 01 and BR 03 B-Rocket watches, as well as the aviation-inspired B-Rocket motorcycle. … [Read more...]

Kicking Off JCK/Couture 2014: 6 Las Vegas Watches for High Rollers

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WatchTime returns to Las Vegas this week for the JCK 2014 and Couture 2014 watch and jewelry shows, starting on Thursday, May 29. As a preview to our live coverage of new watches at the show, we're re-presenting last year's list of luxury watches that evoke the spirit of Las Vegas. Check out these six watches inspired by Sin City and its games of chance, including some watches that double as functioning games themselves. … [Read more...]

For Memorial Day: 5 “Tribute to the Military” Watches

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The United States celebrates Memorial Day on Monday, a holiday that commemorates the fallen heroes of America's armed forces, on May 26. We decided to honor the holiday, and the men and women currently serving in the military, by showcasing five watches made especially to honor certain branches of the armed forces and those that support them. Herewith, our five "Tribute to the Military" watches. … [Read more...]

5 Skull Watches We Can’t Get Out of Our Heads

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Many watch brands have at least one skeleton watch in their collection, but only a few have actually introduced skull watches — timepieces with skulls on their dials, some with a horological headbone actually incorporated into the movement itself. Here are five recent examples of these skull watches that we can't seem to get out of our heads. … [Read more...]

Baselworld 2014: Bell & Ross BR 03-94 Carbon Orange

Bell & Ross BR03-94 Carbon-Orange Orange canvas strap

Bell & Ross, continuing the aeronautical themes of its Aviation and Vintage collections, presented at Baselworld 2014 the new Bell & Ross BR 03-94 Carbon Orange, a limited edition of 500 pieces. … [Read more...]

Watch Insider’s Christmas List: 28 Watch Gift Ideas for Watch Lovers

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The holiday shopping season is in full swing, and many of you are probably considering buying a watch, either as a gift for a loved one or as a year-end reward for yourself. In response to the many readers of my blog, Watch-Insider.com, asking me what watch I would recommend, here are my personal selections of watches to give as gifts, all introduced this year or very recently. … [Read more...]

Time is Money: The 26 Richest Swiss Watch Barons

Swatch Group CEO Nick Hayek Jr.

Each year the respected Swiss business magazine, Bilan, publishes a list of the 300 richest Swiss with a rough estimate of their fortunes. For this article in WatchTime's November-December issue, on sale now, we examined the 2013 list to see which members of the watch industry made the ranking. Here they are: … [Read more...]

3 Standout Complicated Watches from Hong Kong “Watches & Wonders” Fair

A. Lange & Soehne Lange 1 Tourbillon Perp Calendar HW

Hong Kong's inaugural "Watches and Wonders" salon, held September 25-28, featured 13 luxury watch brands, several of which launched significant new models at the fair. Here is a look at three of them, a perpetual calendar with tourbillon from A. Lange & Söhne, and minute repeaters from Vacheron Constantin and Audemars Piguet. … [Read more...]

A Record-Breaking Patek Philippe Highlights Top 5 Watches from Only Watch 2013

Patek Philippe - Only Watch 2013

The fifth edition of the biennial "Only Watch" auction took place over the weekend at the Hermitage Hotel in Monaco. When the final hammer fell, the auction of unique timepieces had raised 5,066,000 euros for research into Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, and a Patek Philippe Ref. 5004T fetched the highest price ever paid for a modern wristwatch at auction. … [Read more...]

Watch Insider: New Bell & Ross Watches for 50th Anniversary of Dassault Mystère-Falcon 20

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At this year's Baselworld, Bell & Ross, a watch brand long associated with aviation, added to its Vintage collection’s new Sport Heritage line of watches with a timepiece that pays homage to the 1960s - specifically, to Dassault Aviation's famous Mystère-Falcon 20, the preeminent business jet of its time. Read about it in this article from my blog, Watch-Insider.com. … [Read more...]

More Unique Pieces From Only Watch 2013

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More watch brands are unveiling their unique timepieces to be auctioned at the upcoming Only Watch in Monaco. Below, we take a look at the pieces to be offered by Bell & Ross, Richard Mille, and Jaquet Droz. All proceeds of the auction, held on September 28th 2013, will benefit the Monegasque Association against Muscular Dystrophy. Bell & Ross is offering a set of six watches in a collectors' box made of wood. The set features special editions of the BR01 Horizon, Altimeter, and Turn … [Read more...]

Facetime June 15

Drs. Matthew and Hillary Marcus on their 10 year anniversary in Napa at Newtown Vineyard. Matthe is wearing his Bell & Ross BR 01-96.

Welcome to another installment of Facetime! Thanks to Matthew Marcus, Jason Stanford, and Hamed Abbas 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 them in WatchTime magazine. … [Read more...]

WatchTime E-Special: Pilots’ Watches

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WatchTime's latest digital exclusive, WatchTime E-Special: Pilots' Watches, is now available on the WatchTime app! Download the app to read this iPad and iPhone-exclusive special issue featuring nine reviews of pilots' watches from WatchTime's April 2012 issue. Seven chronographs and two three-handed watches were sent into the air with a team of three aerobatic pilots to see how they stood up to a series of aerial maneuvers. The watches reviewed include pilots' watches from Breitling, Bell … [Read more...]

Baselworld 2013, Day 5: Arnold & Son, Bulgari, Bell & Ross, Harry Winston

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Your weary WatchTime editorial staff flew back from Baselworld yesterday, but we're still fighting through the jetlag to share with you one more batch of intriguing new timepieces introduced at the show, including Harry Winston's always-much-anticipated new Opus watch. … [Read more...]

Million Dollar Club 2012: Watch Advertising at All-Time High

Top Four Watch Advertisers 2012

In an exclusive report in the upcoming May-June issue of WatchTime, we reveal which watch brands are spending the most on advertising in 2012, a record year for watch-company ad spending, and we provide a complete list of the 60 brands that spent more than $1 million on ads. … [Read more...]

Baselworld Preview: Three Innovative New Bell & Ross Pilots’ Watches

Bell & Ross BR 01 Heading Indicator

Bell & Ross has released photos and info on its latest trio of new watches in its BR 01 Aviation collection, inspired by instruments in aircraft cockpits, set to debut at Baselworld. The new models — called Heading Indicator, Airspeed, and Climb — join last year's triumvirate of the Horizon, Altimeter and Turn Coordinator to bring the "flight instrument" collection to six. … [Read more...]

Only Watch Auction Returns to Monaco in September

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The fifth Only Watch, a charity auction of unique timepieces, returns on September 28th, taking place once again in Monaco and conducted by Antiquorum Auctioneers. This year, 38 watch manufactures will each donate a unique piece specially created for the auction. The proceeds from the sale will be donated to the Monegasque Association against Muscular Dystrophy, promoter of Only Watch with Antiquorum and the Monaco Yacht Show, in order to help finance research for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, … [Read more...]

Seconds City: Exploring La Chaux-de-Fonds

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In our March-April issue, on sale now on newsstands and for the iPad, Norma Buchanan visits the Swiss watchmaking town of Le Locle. In this feature story from our June 2009 issue, Buchanan journeys to another cradle of Swiss horology, La Chaux-de-Fonds, a town that is still, as Karl Marx described it a century and a half ago, “one giant watch factory.” … [Read more...]

Bell & Ross Vintage WW1 Argentium

Bell & Ross Vintage WW1 Argentium, Ruthenium Dial

Bell & Ross, which has gained acclaim for its Vintage PW1 and WW1 timepieces inspired by aviation watches of the first World War, has created an elegantly styled wristwatch with a case made of a special, oxidation-resistant silver alloy that the company calls Argentium. The Vintage WW1 Argentium (the "WW" stands for "Wrist Watch"; Bell & Ross also makes a PW1 Argentium, a pocketwatch with a minute repeater mechanism) has a case and dial design influenced by those of the earliest … [Read more...]

Facetime December 1

Matthew Robinson, wearing his Bell & Ross black PVD BR01, and Bill Thomas, wearing his Zenith El Premiro Chronograph, visit the Pyramids of the Moon and Sun at Teotihuacan in Mexico City.

Welcome to another Facetime! We have some great photos this week, including one from a reader all the way in Kuala Lumpur. … [Read more...]