Carl F. Bucherer

WatchTime's coverage of Carl F. Bucherer watches, including Carl F. Bucherer watch reviews and news on watches like the Manero Central Chrono. For all info on Carl F. Bucherer watches, price included, head to Watchtime.com first, whether you're looking for a Bucherer ladies' watch or vintage Bucherer watches.

Baselworld 2014 Preview: 19 New Watches We’ve Seen So Far

Omega Speedmaster Mark II

Baselworld 2014 is almost upon us, and the WatchTime team will be on-site at the world's biggest watch fair to provide you up-to-the-minute coverage of the scores of new timepieces making their world debuts there. Before we dive in, here's a roundup of the watches we've reported on so far, from brands that have provided pre-Baselworld press materials on some of their new products. Follow the … [Read more...]

Basel 2014 Preview: 3 New Watches from Carl F. Bucherer, Speake-Marin, and Ulysse Nardin

Ulysse Nardin Perpetual

As we continue the countdown to Baselworld 2014, we present three more watches making their worldwide debuts at the fair — two new perpetual calendar watches from Carl F. Bucherer and Ulysse Nardin and the first-ever chronograph from Britain's Peter Speake-Marin. … [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...]

Videos: 7 Watch Brand Reps Speak at WatchTime’s IBG New York Event

IBG logo

WatchTime's 2013 "Inside Basel.Geneva" event tour is almost over, but we still have one show left to go, in Los Angeles, Sept. 27. At IBG NY, we spoke with representatives of several watch brands and got their thoughts on the IBG events. Scroll down to see our interviews with Roland G. Murphy of RGM, Ron Stoll of Carl F. Bucherer, and more. … [Read more...]

Watch Wallpaper: 7 New Divers’ Watches

Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean GoodPlanet

Because divers' watches continue to be very popular, we've continued to cover a lot of them here on WatchTime.com. Here we collect photos of some of these timepieces, all of which have been introduced and/or released within the past year, as downloadable wallpaper for your desktop. Click each photo for the larger image. … [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...]

Facetime: Inside Basel.Geneva Edition

Our youngest attendee, Ethan Barley, came to Inside Basel.Geneva in Chicago for his third year in a row. Ethan is wearing an Carl F. Bucherer Patravi FourX. To the right is his father Jonathon Barley, and to the left is Carl F. Bucherer president Ron Stoll.

Inside Basel.Geneva is in full swing! Watch aficionados joined us in IBG in Chicago and Philadelphia to check out the latest watches from our featured brands. In this week's Facetime, we share some photos of IBG fans trying on new watches, and showing off watches of their own. As always, if you would like to be featured in our weekly Facetime section, as well as on Pinterest and our other … [Read more...]

Facetime August 3

Emmanuel Amar and his wife Sharon pose at a relative's wedding in Toronto. Emmanuel is wearing a Carl F Bucherer Patravi ChronoDate given to him for his 40th birthday.

Welcome to another installment of Facetime! Thanks to Emmanuel Amar, Ken Masten, and Scott Rouleau 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...]

Carl F. Bucherer Celebrates Bucherer’s 125th Anniversary

Carl Friedrich Bucherer

On July 17th, 2013, the Swiss watch brand Carl F. Bucherer celebrates its parent company's 125 years in the watch business. Though the brand as we know it today wasn't established until 2001, it traces its history back to July 17th, 1888, the day that its namesake, Carl Friedrich Bucherer, opened his jewelry and watch shop in Lucerne, Switzerland. His two sons followed him in his profession: one … [Read more...]

Carl F. Bucherer Marks 125 Years With New Manero Tourbillon Limited Edition

Carl F. Bucherer Manero Tourbillon

This year marks 125 years since Swiss jeweler Carl Friedrich Bucherer opened up his first watch and jewelry shop in Lucerne, on the way to designing and creating his first timepiece in 1919. To commemorate the anniversary, the modern Carl F. Bucherer watch brand has launched the new Manero Tourbillon Limited Edition. … [Read more...]

Baselworld 2013, Day Two: Maurice Lacroix, Chopard, Carl F. Bucherer

Chopard_EngineOne_front_150

On my second day of appointments at the 2013 Baselworld watch fair, I discovered a number of intriguing new timepieces, including a slew of “affordable luxury” pieces from Maurice Lacroix, Chopard’s second-most-complicated watch ever, and Carl F. Bucherer’s first tourbillon. … [Read more...]

Watch Wallpaper: 10 Skeleton Watches

Ulysse Nardin Maxi Skeleton

Growing fascination with the inner workings of mechanical watches has sparked a boom in skeletonized looks. Click here to download wallpaper images of skeleton watches from Breguet, Omega, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Piaget and more of the watches showcased in our feature, "The Inside Story," from the upcoming March-April issue of WatchTime. … [Read more...]

Watch Wallpaper: A Cavalcade of Calendars

Patek Philippe Ref. 5940J

It's the holiday season, the time for giving and receiving gifts — and accumulating next year's calendars for your home and office walls. How about some great horological calendars to decorate your desktop? Click here to download beautiful images of calendar timepieces from some of the top haute horlogerie watch brands. … [Read more...]

“Inside Basel-Geneva” Tour Kicks Off in Chicago

Chicago IBG ballroom

The 2012 edition of WatchTime's popular "Inside Basel-Geneva" collectors' events opened up in grand fashion last week, with the first of this year's series taking place at the luxurious Union League Club of Chicago. Click here for more details and a slideshow of photos from the evening. … [Read more...]

Back is Beautiful 2012: More Watch Wallpaper

IWC_PortugueseYachtClub_Chrono_150

In our September-October issue, on sale September 11, we present our latest portfolio of photos proving that some watches look just as good from the back as from the front. Click here to download the photos — by WatchTime's Nik Schölzel and OK-Photography — as wallpaper for your desktop. … [Read more...]

Watch Wallpaper: Fantastic Faces and Beautiful Backs

Jaeger-LeCoultre caseback

Is your desktop in need of some horological flair? Check out this gallery of timepieces whose exhibition casebacks are as gorgeous as their dials. It's the latest installment of wallpaper images from WatchTime's "Back is Beautiful" archives, lavishly photographed by Nik Schölzel, and in this assortment you can download full-size images of both the front and back views. Just click on the photos … [Read more...]

Carl F. Bucherer Manero MoonPhase

Carl F Bucherer ManeroMoonPhase rose gold bracelet

The name of Carl F. Bucherer's Manero collection comes from the Latin word manuaria, meaning, "that which is directed by hand," a reference to the handcraftsmanship in high-end watchmaking. Some of that manuaria is on display in the brand's elegant Manero MoonPhase watch, which debuted in three new versions at Baselworld 2012 — with a rose-gold bracelet for the existing silver-dial model and two … [Read more...]

Big Time: More Wallpaper From the WatchTime Archives

BigTime - Breitling Super Avenger

This week, WatchTime offers another gallery of one-of-a-kind watch watch photography from its magazine archives as full-size wallpaper for your desktop. This week's theme is "Big Time," first presented at the height of the big-watch boom in 2007, featuring eight large watches re-imagined as larger-than-life sculpture by expert watch photographer Nik Schölzel. Click on the photos for larger … [Read more...]

Close-Up: Carl F. Bucherer Patravi EvoTec PowerReserve

Carl F. Bucherer Patravi EvoTec Power Reserve 150

In 2010, Carl F. Bucherer added a power-reserve indicator to its Patravi EvoTec watch, launched the year before, thus creating the Patravi EvoTec PowerReserve. WatchTime gives the watch and its in-house movement a thorough once-over in the May-June issue 2012 issue. Click here to read the story and see stunning photos by Zuckerfabrik Fotodesign. … [Read more...]

Carl F. Bucherer Launches new Chrono Perpetual

Carl F. Bucherer's new timepiece, introduced this week at the 2012 Baselworld watch fair, elegantly combines two of the most popular complications. The aptly named Chrono Perpetual uses an in-house movement, made at the brand's atelier, to power both a chronograph and a perpetual calendar with moon-phase and leap year. Find wallpaper image inside. … [Read more...]