DeWitt

DeWitt is a Swiss watch brand. In 2003, Jérôme de Witt launched the DeWitt brand with focus on complicated timepieces. Notable DeWitt watches include the DeWitt Golden Afternoon, DeWitt Alma, DeWitt Dame De Pressy, DeWitt Concept Watches, DeWitt Collectors. We cover DeWitt prices, have the DeWitt price list on our database, show you DeWitt watches for sale and help you to identify false DeWitt replica. We also have dozens of new and vintage DeWitt watches in our luxury watch database, with DeWitt photos, DeWitt price list infos, DeWitt sale data and DeWitt watch band info. Our Christophe Clare reviews section help you identify the best watch. We have DeWitt watch news, blog posts, updates and other posts about DeWitt watches as well as DeWitt watch infos. DeWitt watches are available globally.

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

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The November-December issue of WatchTime is on newsstands now (and also in the WatchTime online shop), featuring our test of the Omega Speedmaster Mark II, a showcase of Patek Philippe's 24 most historic wristwatches, a horological tour of Switzerland's Vallée de Joux,  and more. Scroll down for highlights from the issue… … [Read more...]


Audio: DeWitt CEO Viviane de Witt

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In the November-December 2014 issue of WatchTime, on sale November 18, we profile Montres DeWitt and how founder Jerome de Witt's wife, Viviane, rescued the troubled DeWitt watch brand. In this bonus, exclusive audio excerpt, Viviane DeWitt recalls the conversation she had with her husband before she became the new Montres DeWitt CEO. … [Read more...]


Time is Money: The 26 Richest Swiss Watch Barons

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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...]


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...]


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. … [Read more...]


Facetime November 17

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Welcome to another Facetime! This week our selected readers are Serge Ouanounou and son Caleb, Robert and Christian Doucet, newlyweds Alison Marli and Steve McNamee, and Michael Beck. Thanks to everyone for the great pictures! As always, if you want 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...]


Video: WatchTime’s Interview with Jerome De Witt

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At the 2012 Baselworld watch fair, Katharina Moeschl, online editor for WatchTime's German sister publication Chronos and its website, www.watchtime.net, met with Jerome De Witt, founder of Montres DeWitt, to conduct an interview about the growth of his his boutique watch brand and its worldwide strategy, along with an up-close preview of the new watches that his company is debuting this year, including the ultra-complicated "X-Watch" concept piece. Click below to watch the video. … [Read more...]


2011: The Year in Review Quiz, Part II

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This week it’s time for Part II of our 2011 Year in Review Quiz. Have you been taking notes? Celebrate the end of 2011 with this little quiz, where we present 12 questions about news stories from the past year. As always, the answers appear at the end. And remember, your term papers are due next week. Good luck! … [Read more...]


2011: The Year in Review Quiz, Part 1

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It's December, and you know what that means. It's time to look back. Have you been paying attention for the past 12 months? You knew there would be a quiz, right? Say goodbye to 2011 with this little test the focuses on some of the most (and least) important stories of the year. As always, the answers appear at the end. Good luck! … [Read more...]


Only Watch 2011 Raises €4,563,000 to Support Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Research

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The fourth edition of the biennial Only Watch Charity Auction was held at the Hotel Hermitage in Monaco on September 23, in the presence of H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco. The sale brought an outstanding €4,563,000, doubling the 2009 results. The auction room was full and the sale generated intense internet and telephone bidding from around the world. Ronnie Wood from the Rolling Stones attended to show his support for the cause. Find complete results and images of the top five lots inside. … [Read more...]


Only Watch World Tour Runs August 30 – September 22

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On September 23, the Principality of Monaco will stage the world-famous Only Watch charity watch auction. Under the High Patronage of HSH Prince Albert II, 40 unique timepieces will be sold by leading horological auction house Antiquorum. Leading up to the auction, the featured timepieces will be on tour, visiting many of the world's leading collecting capitals. … [Read more...]


DeWitt Twenty-8-Eight Regulator A.S.W.

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At Baselworld 2010 DeWitt debuted their first in-house movement - Caliber DW8014. This year the movement will appear in an all-new watch, the Twenty-8-Eight Regulator A.S.W. The automatic-winding movement boasts notable technical features at each end of the gear train. … [Read more...]


TIME TEST: It’s Automatic

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How much do you know about self-winding watches, past and present? Sharpen your pencil and set that cerebral rotor a’spinning. Answers, as usual, appear at the end. … [Read more...]


Jon Omer to Head DeWitt North America

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DeWitt has announced that Jon Omer has joined the company and that he will lead all DeWitt activities in North America, including Mexico and the Caribbean. Prior to joining DeWitt, Mr. Omer served as vice president at Harry Winston where he reorganized distribution and grew sales. Mr. Omer also oversaw Bulgari's growth in North America for more than 10 years. Mr. Omer is Chairman of the American Watch Association and on the Board of Directors of the American Watch Guild. … [Read more...]


BNB: RIP

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Movement maker BNB Concept is out of business. But its founder, and many of its watchmakers, have found a new gig. … [Read more...]


Speak Easy

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Not long ago, Lynn Miner, a reader of WatchTime magazine, wrote with a request: would we publish a guide on how to pronounce all those nettlesome watch-brand names? We hope the following brand list, with phonetic spellings on the right, helps Miner and tongue-twisted watch fans everywhere. … [Read more...]


DeWitt’s Wild Antipode

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Jerome DeWitt is a charming man who knows how to create suspense, and how to create watches. We entered his elegant booth at Basel and were seated in comfortable chairs around a low table. As the presentation began, Mr. DeWitt produced what looked like a substantial watch on a small stand, covered with a cloth, and he set it on the table, still covered. He moved like a magician holding a bird just placed under a colorful silk. You know the bird is about to disappear, so you focus on it hoping to … [Read more...]