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7 Signs Chopard is Serious About High Watchmaking

Chopard Fleurier - watchmaking

Recently, WatchTime was among a select group of media outlets invited to tour and explore Chopard's Swiss watchmaking operations in Geneva and Fleurier. By the end of the comprehensive visit, it was … [Read more...]

Grand Seiko Watches Go Global: Exploring the Most Prestigious Seiko Watch


Download this FREE exclusive article from WatchTime and learn more about the most prestigious of Seiko watches! To most Americans, Seiko watches are known as affordable quartz timepieces, but in … [Read more...]

What Makes a Dive Watch a Dive Watch?


One leading source offers a definitive answer to the question of what determines whether a timepiece can legitimately called a "dive watch" or "divers' watch" in this article.  … [Read more...]

Borrowed Time: Reviewing the Bremont ALT1-WT World Timer

Bremont ALT1 World Timer

Let me state right up front that I’ve always had a thing for world-time watches; to me it’s a style of timepiece that lends itself to both practical utility as well as, almost across the board, … [Read more...]

For Vintage Watch Fans: 5 Iconic Omega Watches

Omega Seamaster Ploprof

From the "Fratello Friday" archives, we present this post focusing on five iconic Omega watches. Of course, many models from this brand could be considered iconic, but for the purposes of this list, I … [Read more...]

Breitling for Bentley GT3 Chronograph Limited Edition

Breitling for Bentley GT3 Chronograph

Team Bentley made its big comeback to motorsports last year, scoring major wins at Silverstone and Le Castellet with Bentley's new high-performance racing machine, the Bentley Continental G3. The new … [Read more...]

Monochrome Watches Reviews the Swatch Sistem51

Swatch Sistem51 blue

The Swatch Sistem51 is certainly the cheapest watch we’ve ever reviewed on, and we are doing it without any shame or regrets. Why? Because the Swatch Sistem51 is clearly one … [Read more...]

Innovative from the Inside Out: neomatik 1st Edition From NOMOS Glashütte

Nomos Minimatik - champagne dial

Announcing the arrival of the neomatik 1st edition from NOMOS Glashütte, with 10 beautiful new watch models powered by the innovative DUW 3001 caliber within. This new collection will appeal to those … [Read more...]

7 New Watches Inspired by Historical Pieces

Longines Pulsometer Chronograph

The vintage-look trend that has been so prevalent in the watch world in recent years showed no signs of abating at this year's Baselworld watch fair. Modern re-editions of historical pieces continue … [Read more...]

Showing at WatchTime New York 2015: F.P. Journe Chronomètre Optimum

FP Journe Chronometre Optimum

America’s largest luxury watch show is less than a week away! WatchTime New York takes place at Manhattan’s Gotham Hall on October 23-24 (Click here for event details and to purchase tickets) and … [Read more...]

Watch Nerd Alert! Top 10 Chronograph Movements


A while back, I wrote an article on my top 5 iconic chronograph watches. Some of you readers wondered why Zenith wasn’t in there. Quite simply, it didn't make my personal Top 5. However, I do love … [Read more...]

When Rolex Went Quartz: A Tale of the 1970s

Rolex Oysterquartz

  How did mechanical-watch king Rolex dealt with the arrival of quartz in the 1970s? What follows is an excerpt from the book “Electrifying the Wristwatch,” by WatchTime contributor Lucien … [Read more...]

10 Things to Know About Omega

Omega Speedmaster International Space Station

Omega is among the best-known luxury watch brands on the planet, and certainly the best known off the planet. From NASA to the Olympics to James Bond, not to mention names like Speedmaster, Seamaster … [Read more...]

Timepiece Timeline: 24 Key Moments in the History of Oris Watches

Oris World Timer watch

In our December 2013 issue, we profiled Oris Watch CEO Ulrich Herzog and revealed how he steered the company to an all-mechanical future during the heart of the Quartz Crisis. Here are 23 milestone … [Read more...]

Five Affordable Swiss Watches with In-House Movements

affordable swiss in-house

When shopping for a fine timepiece, people often seek particular attributes, and two of the most popular are “Swiss made” and “In-house movement.” Here are five watches that meet these … [Read more...]

Elegant Encore: We Test the Jaeger-LeCoultre Geophysic 1958

Jaeger-LeCoultre Geophysic - front

Jaeger-LeCoultre announced its all-new Geophysic collection this week. We put these watches' predecessor, the limited-edition Geophysic 1958, to the test in this feature story from WatchTime's … [Read more...]

Jaeger-LeCoultre Unveils New Geophysic Collection

Jaeger-LeCoultre Geophysic Universal Time - dial

In 2014, Jaeger-LeCoultre released the limited-edition Geophysic 1958, a tribute to a famous and collectible chronometer that the brand produced in the "International Geophysical Year" of scientific … [Read more...]

7 Milestone Omega Watches, from 1892 to Today

Omega Speedmaster, 1957

In its long history, Omega has contributed numerous important watches and innovations to the world of watchmaking. In this excerpt from our "Omega Milestones" E-Special, we chronicle seven of the 25 … [Read more...]

A Tough Ladies’ Breitling: Galactic 36 Sleek T

Breitling Galactic 36 SleekT with Diamond Bezel

At Baselworld 2015, Breitling introduced its decidedly masculine Galactic Unitime SleekT model; now, the brand known for its aviation-inspired sport luxury watches offers a slimmed-down (in both size … [Read more...]

Stealth Pilots: 5 All-Black Breitling Watches

Breitling Avenger Blackbird

Black-on-black watches have been a popular category for the last several years, and Breitling has created more than its share of these "stealth" timepieces, for its popular pilots' watch collections … [Read more...]

5 Affordable Omega Watches for New Collectors

Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra Master Co-Axial

Omega has produced numerous iconic timepieces over the years, including perhaps the world’s most famous chronograph, known around the world as the Omega Moonwatch. Here are five models that are in … [Read more...]

Showing at WatchTime New York 2015: Carl F. Bucherer Patravi ScubaTec in Gold

Carl F Bucherer Patravi ScubaTec - gold - front

WatchTime's biggest and most luxurious watch collectors’ event to date, WatchTime New York, takes place October 23-24 at Manhattan's Gotham Hall. (Click here for event details and to purchase … [Read more...]

Feeling Blue: 21 Watches With Blue Dials and Blue Straps

TAG Heuer 1887 Carrera Chronograph

Blue watches are one of the growing style trends seen in the watch world in the past few years — and on display at the watch shows in Switzerland and in the U.S.A. —, with blue-on-blue dial-strap … [Read more...]

Preview: 3 Antique Watches from “Breguet: Art and Innovation in Watchmaking” Museum Exhibit

Breguet No. 3519 - Movement

Beginning September 19, 2015, the Legion of Honor at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco will host "Breguet: Art and Innovation in Watchmaking," an exhibit comprising the largest collection of … [Read more...]

5 Milestone Breitling Watches, from 1915 to Today

Breitling Chronomat (1941)

Pilots rely on Breitling’s chronographs, but calendars, world timers and divers’ watches also are part of the brand’s 130-plus-year history. Here are five important Breitling watches, including … [Read more...]

Close-Up: TAG Heuer Carrera with GMT and Big Date

TAG Heuer Carrera Calibre 8 GMT

The iconic TAG Heuer Carrera turned 50 in 2013, inspiring the brand to release a slew of new Carrera models at subsequent Baselworlds — most of them, like the original Carrera, chronographs. … [Read more...]

Basic Breitling: Reviewing the New Breitling Colt

Breitling Colt Automatic

Breitling’s new take on the decades-old Colt is true to the original, with features that have become hallmarks of the brand. Here's a hands-on review of the new-look Breitling Colt. Breitling … [Read more...]

Close-Up: Rolex Yacht-Master II in Stainless Steel (with Video)

Rolex Yacht-Master II - steel

Fans of the Rolex Yacht-Master will remember that Baselworld 2012 saw the debut of a new version of the Rolex Yacht-Master in a Rolesium case. In 2013, that model's larger successor, the Rolex … [Read more...]

How to Make a Perfect Watch: An Insider’s Look at F.P. Journe, Part 4

F.P. Journe Chronometre Optimum movement

Every watchmaker interested in precision has to deal with the same four major issues. If all four of these issues could be resolved, one would obtain the perfect watch. But like the Perpetual Movement … [Read more...]

Close-Up: Ralph Lauren Automotive Collection

Ralph Lauren Automotive Skeleton

Ralph Lauren Watches and Jewelry expands its Automotive collection with five new watches for 2015, taking design cues from Ralph Lauren’s own 1938 Bugatti Type 57SC Atlantic Coupe. Two of the … [Read more...]