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.

Watch Wallpaper: 12 Skeleton Watches

Ulysse Nardin Maxi Skeleton

Growing fascination with the inner workings of mechanical watches has sparked a boom in skeletonized looks. Scroll down to download wallpaper images of skeleton watches from Breguet, Cartier, Omega, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Piaget, and many other skeletonized watches from 12 luxury brands, to decorate your desktop. … [Read more...]

For World Cup 2014: 6 Watches That Celebrate Soccer

Hublot 150

The much-anticipated 2014 FIFA World Cup tournament kicks off this week in Brazil, with the nations of the world competing for the ultimate prize in the so-called "beautiful game" — what we Americans call soccer and what nearly everyone else calls football. Some of the world's luxury watch and sports watch makers have gotten in on the excitement, with special-edition watches specially devoted to the sport, its players, and the World Cup. … [Read more...]

New at JCK 2014: Carl F. Bucherer Manero Power Reserve with In-House Movement

CFB Manero Power Reserve

The 2014 Las Vegas Watch and Jewelry shows —  JCK and Couture — open their doors this week. Here is a preview of a new watch from Carl F. Bucherer that we glimpsed at Baselworld but which makes its official debut here at JCK: the Carl F. Bucherer Manero PowerReserve, now equipped with an in-house movement. … [Read more...]

Watch Wallpaper: 10 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 few years, as downloadable wallpaper for your desktop. Click each photo for the larger image. … [Read more...]

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 links to the original articles, from WatchTime.com and on our sister blog, Watch-Insider.com, to learn … [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...]

Top 20 Swiss Chronometer Watch Brands 2012: Rolex Leads the Pack

Rolex Submariner CU

Here, we examine data from COSC that reveals the top 20 Swiss watch brands by number of COSC chronometer certificates issued to them in 2012. An interesting list for fans of swiss made watches. … [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...]

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...]

21 Watch Brands, 250+ Guests at WatchTime’s IBG Event in New York

WatchTime IBG New York 2013

WatchTime's "Inside Basel.Geneva" (IBG) series of watch-collector events made its annual stop in the Big Apple on Sept. 17 for its biggest show of the year. The event, which boasted 21 watch-brand sponsors and more than 250 guests, was held for the first time at New York's luxurious Pierre Hotel. Click here for photos from the evening. … [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 social networks, please submit a hi-res pic (at least 1mb) to photo@watchtime.com. We’ll also select … [Read more...]

WatchTime “Inside Basel.Geneva 2013″ Tour Kicks Off in Chicago

WatchTime IBG event - Chicago

WatchTime's "Inside Basel.Geneva" (IBG) series of watch-collector events, held in cooperation with noted collector and watch expert Jeff Kingston and featuring more than a dozen luxury watch-brand sponsors, was held last week at Chicago's elegant Drake Hotel. Click here for photos from the event. … [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 them in WatchTime magazine. … [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 as a watchmaker, the other as a goldsmith. Since its inception, the brand has been owned by the … [Read more...]

Back is Beautiful: 13 New Watch Wallpaper Images

Montblanc Nicolas Rieussec Chronograph

In WatchTime's July-August issue, on sale next week, we present the latest edition in our popular series of "Back is Beautiful" photo features, offering a gallery of fine mechanical watches that are as dazzling through the caseback as they are on the wrist. Click here to download all 13 photos as wallpaper for your desktop. … [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: 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...]

WatchTime’s November-December Issue is On Sale Now!

WatchTime November-December 2012 cover

The November-December issue of WatchTime is in stores now, featuring tests of Audemars Piguet's Royal Oak Extra-Thin and IWC's Top Gun Perpetual Calendar, an exclusive connoisseur profile of Arnold Schwarzenegger, our annual sports-watch showcase, and more. Click here for highlights from the issue... … [Read more...]