Seiko Grand Seiko 44GS Historical Collection

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These days, watch brands view just about any anniversary as an opportunity to issue a limited edition. This proliferation diminishes the impact of truly significant anniversaries. This year, Seiko is … [Read more...]


Advertisement: Hublot and Ferrari – The Art of Fusion

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Brought together through a shared passion for technique and a common consumer base, watch and car manufacturers have a long history of joining forces. While it seems that every notable watchmaker has … [Read more...]


Horological Hoopsters: More NBA Stars Endorse Watch Brands

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As we approach the start of the NBA season, we are reminded that Lebron James — who recently teamed with Audemars Piguet to create a personalized watch — isn't the only hardcourt hero to join … [Read more...]


Advertisement: Hublot Big Bang Aero Bang Depeche Mode

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Hublot and Depeche Mode have come together in a joint fundraising initiative to benefit charity: water, a non-profit organization which brings clean, safe drinking water to the developing world. In … [Read more...]


Tissot Heritage Navigator 160th Anniversary

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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 … [Read more...]


TAG Heuer Commemorates 50 Years of Carrera

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Jack Heuer is the man behind the TAG Heuer Carrera, the iconic sports watch that turns 50 this year. In this story from my blog, Watch-Insider.com, I reveal the Carrera's fascinating history, with … [Read more...]


Baselworld 2013, Day Four: Rolex, TAG Heuer, Cuervo y Sobrinos, Ulysse Nardin

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My fourth day of reporting from the Baselworld watch fair, I got a look at new watches from a variety of brands, from boutique producers like Cuervo y Sobrinos and Ulysse Nardin to industry giants … [Read more...]


Baselworld 2013 Day Three: Breguet, Jaquet Droz, Girard-Perregaux, Hermès

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Day Three at the Baselworld watch fair was packed, as my WatchTime editorial colleagues and I visited a slew of big-name watch brands and had the opportunity to check out their latest offerings for … [Read more...]


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

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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 … [Read more...]


Horology Meets Cuisine: Blancpain Partners with Three-Star Chef Daniel Humm

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Last week, at a luxurious six-course dinner at New York City's world renowned Eleven Madison Park restaurant, Blancpain introduced Daniel Humm, a three-Michelin-starred chef and Blancpain watch … [Read more...]


Casio Launches New Pro Trek

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Casio has added another model to its Pro Trek line of digital watches, designed for outdoor activities. … [Read more...]


Vacheron Constantin Opens Boutique in Paris

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Boutique-mania continues for the luxury watch brands. Vacheron Constantin has opened its latest one in Paris, at 2 Rue de la Paix, the brand's 35th boutique worldwide. … [Read more...]


Hublot Sponsors Scuderia Ferrari Team

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The legendary Scuderia Ferrari racing team is now on Hublot time. … [Read more...]


Video: Romain Jerome’s Latest Features DNA From the Statue of Liberty

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It’s been 125 years since the Statue of Liberty — a gift from the French to the United States to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence — was first erected in New … [Read more...]


Video: Omega DeVille Chronograph Co-Axial Calibre 9301

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In a year when Omega has introduced a slew of very high-profile timepieces tied to major events that it sponsors — the London Olympics, the new James Bond film, Golf’s Ryder cup — watch … [Read more...]


Video: Piaget’s Gouverneur Collection

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Piaget’s headline introduction at this year’s SIHH watch fair in Geneva was a new collection of dress watches called Gouverneur. The Gouverneur models’ distinguishing feature is the shape of … [Read more...]


Video: Grieb & Benzinger’s “Blue Danube”

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The German watch firm Grieb & Benzinger is known for its one-of-a-kind skeletonized watches with intricate guilloché embellishments. Two of its notable watches are the Blue Danube and the Blue … [Read more...]


SlingShox for G-Shocks

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Avid Casio G-Shock fans looking to upgrade their collection on the cheap are advised to check out a recently launched brand of G-Shock accessories known as SlingShox — a line of silicone skins that … [Read more...]


A Round of Polo: Testing Piaget’s Iconic Sports Watch

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The Piaget Polo, one of the most famous sports watches of the 1970s, has been retooled with a giant titanium-and-steel case and an automatic movement. In this watch-test feature from our October 2009 … [Read more...]


Cameron Diaz, Leonardo DiCaprio and TAG Heuer Team Up for Hurricane Sandy Relief

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The glass-cubed planetarium sphere at New York's American Museum of Natural History was the stage for a star-studded charity event last Saturday night, hosted by Swiss watch brand TAG Heuer and … [Read more...]


President Obama’s Jorg Gray 6500

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In the now famous picture of Barack and Michelle Obama hugging, posted on his official Twitter page after his reelection on November 6th (now the most retweeted picture ever), President Obama can be … [Read more...]


Fortis Celebrates 100th Anniversary with B-47 Mysterious Planets

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This year marks the 100th anniversary of Fortis, and they've been celebrating the occasion with several limited edition watches. Earlier this year they released a limited re-edition of the … [Read more...]


Borrowed Time: A Few Weeks With the Dubey & Schaldenbrand Grande Dôme DT

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Regular visitors to Watchtime.com may recall our story from a few months ago, which announced the imminent return to the U.S. market of Dubey & Schaldenbrand, an elegant Swiss watch brand that had … [Read more...]


Casio’s New Pro Trek: PRG550B-5

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Casio has just introduced a camouflage timepiece to its Pro Trek collection, the PRG550B-5. Like other Pro Trek watches, the PRG550B-5 is designed for use in outdoor activites and has three sensors: … [Read more...]


Eric Clapton’s Patek on the Block at Christie’s

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Last week, Christie's auction house held a press preview of jewels and other items from its upcoming auctions. One particular item that caught our eye was this Patek Philippe watch, a very rare Ref. … [Read more...]


The Britains are Coming: Burberry’s New Watch Collection

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Following in the footsteps of brands like Ralph Lauren, Hermès and Louis Vuitton, all of which have made moves to enhance the perception of so-called fashion watches, the British fashion house … [Read more...]


Christophe Claret’s Soprano Tourbillon Minute Repeater Takes the Stage

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Christophe Claret, known for creating complicated timepieces with tourbillons and repeater mechanisms, has released his most ambitious such model yet, called the Soprano. The watch's signature … [Read more...]


Patek Philippe and Harry Winston Headline Antiquorum’s October Auction

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Antiquorum, the world's leading auction house devoted to watches, will hold its fall "Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces" auction on October 19th at the Mandarin Oriental in Hong Kong. More than … [Read more...]


Watch Wallpaper: A Menagerie of Artistic Animal Dials

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Wildlife — from starfish to birds to tigers — is a popular theme in this year's watches with decorative and artistic dials, particularly in Cartier's Cartier d'Art series and Vacheron Constantin's … [Read more...]


Breguet Tourbillon Clock Installed at Carnegie Hall

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On Wednesday evening, Breguet kicked off its new sponsorship of New York's Carnegie Hall, starting with the 2012-2013 season, with a grand gesture: the unveiling of a specially crafted Breguet … [Read more...]