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If You’ve Got a Boat, Regatta Watch: 5 Yachting Watches

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Regatta season is in full swing during the summer months, and several purveyors of luxury watches have developed timepieces specifically suited for competitive sailing and other nautical activities, often with some version of the all-important regatta countdown function. Here we run down five yachting and regatta watches and reveal why they're ideal companions out on the waves. … [Read more...]

7 Milestone Omega Watches, from 1892 to Today

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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 most important watches Omega has ever made. For the complete E-Special listing all 25, click here to download it from WatchTime's online store. … [Read more...]

Baselworld 2014: Corum Presents New Admiral’s Cup Watches

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At Baselworld this week, Corum added several novelties to its Admiral’s Cup collection. Part of the AC-One family of watches, these Admiral’s Cup pieces draw upon different aspects of the brand’s signature twelve-sided bezel and maritime design features. Corum’s new skeletonized watch, the AC-One 45 Squelette, gives the wearer a clear view into the workings of the movement. The AC-One 45 Tides, which first launched over two decades ago, provides detailed nautical information. … [Read more...]

More Vintage Style: 9 Modern Re-Editions of Classical Watches

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Last week, I listed 10 of my favorite vintage-style re-edition watches from various brands, but a lot of favorites still got left out. So, due to popular demand, here are nine more watches released in the past year or so that I consider among the best at representing the ongoing trend of reviving classical looks.   Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Extra Thin: This is a modern re-edition of the original Royal Oak, which debuted in 1972. Corum Chargé d´Affaires: Today's version of the … [Read more...]

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

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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...]

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

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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...]

Facetime July 13

Hank Cominiello and Pamela Young celebrate July 4, 2013 at Half Moon Bay, CA.
Hank is wearing a blue dial titanium Courm Admirals Cup Competition 48 and Pamela is wearing her Tourneau TNY 35.

Welcome to another installment of Facetime! Thanks to Hank Cominiello, Donald Dryer, and Rick Jacobs 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...]

Chopard, Corum, & Ulysse Nardin Unveil Timepieces for Only Watch 2013

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As the Only Watch charity auction draws nearer, more brands have unveiled their unique contributions to the sale. Below we take a look at the one-of-kind watches from Chopard, Corum, and Ulysse Nardin to be auctioned in Monaco on September 28th... Chopard will offer a unique L.U.C Tourbillon model featuring movement bridges adorned with relief or “filet” engravings (also known as Fleurisanne engraving) of DNA strands. The 18k white gold hand-engraved dial bears the coat-of-arms of the … [Read more...]

Corum Ti-Bridge Automatic Dual Winder

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Corum has released a new watch in its "Bridges" collection — which includes the classic Golden Bridge and modern Ti-Bridge models — outfitted with an innovative automatic winding system in a horizontally oriented, linear movement. … [Read more...]

New Watches on Display at JCK Las Vegas

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WatchTime spent the weekend in Las Vegas, but the slots and poker machines took a back seat to chronographs, tourbillons and GMTs as we discovered new watches, several of which we missed at Baselworld, at the JCK Watch and Jewelry Fair at the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino. Below are some of the highlights. … [Read more...]

WatchTime’s May-June Issue Now On Nook and Kindle

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For all our tablet readers: the May-June issue is now available on the Nook and Kindle! The latest issue of WatchTime features tests of the Citizen Proximity and Corum Golden Bridge. The Kindle version can be purchased at Amazon's Kindle store, and on Kindle devices and apps, for $8.95 or for a subscription of $3.33 a month, with the first 30 days free. The Nook version is available on the Nook store, and on Nook devices and apps at $8.95, or for a subscription at $3.33 a month with a … [Read more...]

WatchTime’s May-June Issue is On Sale Now!

WatchTime May-June 2013 Cover

The May-June issue of WatchTime is in stores now (and also on the iPad), featuring a test of the Cartier Calibre Chronograph, 39 new watches introduced at the Geneva watch fairs, a profile of the new Girard-Perregaux, a head-to-head test of manufacture chronographs from Jaeger-LeCoultre and Montblanc, and more. Click here for highlights from the issue... … [Read more...]

Hear What 16 Prominent Watch Execs Said About Baselworld 2013

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WatchTime contributor Alexander Linz was hard at work at Baselworld, conducting interviews with several CEOs and representatives of major watch brands, discussing their latest watches and other developments in the industry. Linz posted the audio from the interviews on his blog, watch-insider.com. Below is a comprehensive list with links to the audio interviews. Click each name to hear the interview: Jean-Frédéric Dufour, CEO of Zenith Stephen Urquhart, president of Omega Walter von … [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 provide a complete list of the 60 brands that spent more than $1 million on ads. … [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...]

Watch Insider Baselworld Preview: Corum and Antoine Martin

Corum Ti-Bridge Automatic Dual Winder

WatchTime contributor Alexander Linz takes a look at more Baselworld novelties on his blog at watch-insider.com. This time he previews Corum's Ti-Bridge Automatic Dual Winder, featuring Corum's baguette movement, and the Antoine Martin Slow Runner. For Linz's full preview, click here. … [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...]

Facetime March 2

Phil McLaughlin in Coconut Grove, Florida with daughter Madison, wearing his Corum Admirals Cup 42 Legend.

Welcome to another installment of Facetime! Thanks to Phil McLaughlin, Bruce Mydland, and Halim Trujillo 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...]

Corum Joins Forces With Vincent Calabrese

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Vincent Calabrese, the man who created Corum's original Golden Bridge movement, has returned for a new partnership with the Swiss brand. Calabrese won awards at the 1977 Geneva International Inventors’ Show for his creation of the now-iconic baguette-shaped movement, with its linear gear trains, mounted within a transparent case and isolated in space without any visible connection. The first Golden Bridge watch came a few years later in 1980. Thirty years later, the movement is still an … [Read more...]

WatchTime’s January-February Issue Is On Sale Now!

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The January-February issue of WatchTime is in stores now, featuring a test of Breitling's Transocean Chronograph Unitime, an inside look at Rolex's new movement manufacture in Bienne, an in-depth profile of Piaget, an investigation of the counterfeit watch epidemic, and more. Click here for highlights from the issue... … [Read more...]