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Watch Review: 5 Square and Rectangular Watches Under $3,000

Fortis Square

Are you a fan of four-sided watches and looking for a "Square Deal?" In this watch review feature from our October 2008 issue, we take a look at five watches from Eterna, Fortis, Frédérique Constant, Nomos and Oris, all with square or rectangular cases and all priced under $3,000*. … [Read more...]

5 Mechanical Watches Under $2,000

Raymond Weil Maestro Trois Aiguilles Or Rose

At this year's Swiss watch fairs, as in most years, the attention-grabbing new releases were the most astronomically priced timepieces with the most complex movements. But what about those who are seeking a more "entry-level" timepiece without compromising on the mechanical movement? We've compiled a list of new watches with automatic movements that might have flown under the radar. While less … [Read more...]

Fortis Celebrates 100th Anniversary with B-47 Mysterious Planets

A look at how the rotating dial displays the hour.

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 Marinemaster Vintage. Their latest 100th anniversary watch is the limited edition B-47 Mysterious Planets. It features a unique dial which displays the hour via windows in a rotating disc representing the … [Read more...]

Facetime Photos for June 23

Guille Parrilla from San Juan, Puerto Rico shows off his "babies." Among his collection are an Anonimo, Franck Muller, U-boat, Omega, Tutima, Stowa, Azimuth, Meistersinger, Certina, Bell & Ross, Oris, and a Fortis. Two each from Panerai, Rolex, Ulysse Nardin, Cartier, and Zeno-Watch. And finally, 3 Breitlings.

It's time for another round of Facetime photos. Summer's officially here, so be sure to send us photos from your vacations. Send us a hi-res pic at photos@watchtime.com and your photo can appear here, on our social media sites, and in our magazine. Our first photo this week includes an impressive collection of watches. If anyone can top this collection, share it with us (and make sure you're … [Read more...]

Fortis Marinemaster Vintage Limited Edition

This year Fortis marks its 100th anniversary and to celebrate, the brand is issuing a limited re-edition of the Marinemaster. First distributed at the beginning of the 1940s, that model became one of the brand's most popular watches. Over the years, the look of the watch was updated, and the 100th anniversary re-edition is inspired by the model produced during the 1970s. … [Read more...]

Fortis Limited Edition B42 Black & Black

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Fortis introduces their newest model, the B42 Black & Black Automatic Day/Date. This watch is limited to 2012 pieces, numbered on the back. The 42mm PVD-coated titanium case houses an automatic ETA 2836-2 movement. The bezel is unidirectional with a 60-minute scale (120 notches) and a Superluminova capsule at 12. Available on a leather or a rubber strap. The MSRP is €1790. … [Read more...]