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Watch Test: Baume & Mercier Capeland Chronograph

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Baume & Mercier launched its redesigned Capeland watch at the SIHH exhibition in Geneva in 2011. In this watch test featurette WatchTime gives this luxury-sport chronograph the once-over, with … [Read more...]


5 Things You Should Know About the Audemars Piguet LeBron James Royal Oak Offshore

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With the NBA playoffs in full swing, and LeBron James's Cleveland Cavaliers moving on to the second round, we re-present our feature on the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore LeBron James limited … [Read more...]


Baselworld 2015: 21 Tidbits About Basel

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In March, 150,000 people will flock to Basel, Switzerland, for the world’s largest watch show, Baselworld. Our gang, of course, will be among them. Because of the frenzied pace of the show, most … [Read more...]


Fratello Classics: 5 Rolex Watches Introduced at Recent Baselworlds

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While SIHH is about to start, the watch industry is also getting ready for Baselworld. Every year, as soon as the doors of the exhibition open, there is a run (literally) on the Rolex booth to see … [Read more...]


A Look Back: The 3 Biggest Surprises at SIHH 2014

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I know, I know, you are supposed to expect the unexpected. Even so, I did not expect what Baume & Mercier, Greubel Forsey and Cartier unveiled at this year's watch fair in Geneva. Here is a look … [Read more...]


Watch Insider: Patek Philippe to Unveil New Booth at Baselworld 2014

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Baselworld 2014 is almost upon us, and I have continued to preview new watches and cover other news on my blog, Watch-Insider.com. This week Patek Philippe, one of Baselworld's most popular … [Read more...]


Chopard L.U.C. 1963

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Every year seems to bring with it a fresh slew of anniversaries in the watch world, and 2014 is no exception. The new Chopard L.U.C. 1963, premiering at Baselworld, commemorates the 50th year of … [Read more...]


Vacheron Constantin Malte for Men

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Vacheron Constantin wowed the watch world at SIHH 2014 with its new lineup of openworked timepieces, as well as its introduction of the world's thinnest automatic minute repeater. But the brand … [Read more...]


Pre-Baselworld 2014: Watch Insider Previews the New Blancpain Villeret Watch

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The pre-Baselworld 2014 product releases have started pouring into my in-box, and I have already covered several of them on my blog, Watch-Insider.com. Here is one of the latest: Blancpain's Villeret … [Read more...]


SIHH 2014: Piaget Altiplano 900P – Updated with Live Photos

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For more than half a century Switzerland’s Piaget has specialized in manufacturing ultra-thin mechanical watches and watch movements. Now it has produced what it says is “the thinnest mechanical … [Read more...]


SIHH 2014: Watch Insider Previews New Parmigiani Bugatti Watches

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The 2014 SIHH starts today... here from my blog, Watch-Insider.com, are specs, photos, and illustrations of one new more watch whose details have been released prior to the fair, the Parmigiani … [Read more...]


Cartier at the Grand Palais

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On our way to this year's Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie, (SIHH), which kicks off on Monday at Geneva's Palexpo Event Center, WatchTime made a first stop in Paris to see the Cartier Style … [Read more...]


SIHH 2014 Preview: 3 Tourbillon Watches from Vacheron Constantin, Greubel Forsey, & Ralph Lauren

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With less than two weeks before the 2014 SIHH watch fair kicks off in Geneva, the luxury watch brands exhibiting there continue to send sneak peeks of several new watches set to debut at the show this … [Read more...]


Why Did Patek Philippe Create its Own Quality Seal?

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Patek Philippe, the most prestigious firm in the watch world, has thrown down a gauntlet to the Swiss watch industry. After 123 years, the Swiss brand replaced the Geneva Seal with a higher-standard … [Read more...]


SIHH 2014 Preview: 3 New Chronographs From Baume & Mercier Clifton Collection

Baume & Mercier Clifton Chronograph

Next year's SIHH watch fair in Geneva is still nearly two months away, but the watch brands exhibiting there have already begun to offer sneak previews of their new timepieces. The first to do so is … [Read more...]


Breguet Tourbillon Exhibition Comes to New York

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Breguet brought its traveling exhibition, “Breguet the Innovator. Inventor of the Tourbillon,” to New York City, for the last stop on a U.S. tour at the Breguet Boutique Fifth Avenue. Featuring a … [Read more...]


Maurice Lacroix Contributes Masterpiece Seconde Mystérieuse to Only Watch

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Maurice Lacroix has introduced a one-of-a-kind version of its Masterpiece Seconde Mystérieuse as its contribution to the Only Watch charity auction being held in Monaco on September 28, 2013. … [Read more...]


Breguet Celebrates “Tourbillon Day,” Announces Dates for New Exhibition

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Breguet instituted a new holiday on the horological events calendar this week. On June 26, the brand celebrated "Tourbillon Day," the anniversary of the day in 1801 that the first tourbillon, created … [Read more...]


Only Watch Auction 2013 Preview: 5 Unique Timepieces

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The fifth edition of Only Watch, the charity timepiece auction held biannually in Monaco, takes place on September 28, and news and photos of several of the one-of-a-kind watches to be auctioned off … [Read more...]


A New Case for an Old Classic: Patek Philippe’s New Calatravas

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Patek Philippe has a well-deserved reputation for being rather conservative in its watch designs and rarely giving in to transient trends. Thus, even a subtle change to one of its classic models … [Read more...]


Parmigiani Adds New Tourbillon to Its Pershing Collection

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Parmigiani Fleurier, the boutique brand founded by master watchmaker Michel Parmigiani, has added a new limited-edition watch, called the Tourbillon Abyss, to its collection of Pershing timepieces, … [Read more...]


RGM Marks 20 Years With Third In-House Caliber

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RGM, the pioneering Pennsylvania-based watch brand founded in 1992 by Roland G. Murphy, turns 20 years old in 2012. Murphy commemorated the anniversary in the manner he knows best: by developing his … [Read more...]


More from Geneva: Christophe Claret, De Bethune, Urwerk, and Moser

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The SIHH takes place at the massive Palexpo convention center near the Geneva airport, but during that week in January, the whole city becomes a new-watch paradise. My final day in Geneva took me away … [Read more...]


Antiquorum to Sponsor Geneva Time Exhibition

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Auction house Antiquorum will serve as an official sponsor of the Geneva Time Exhibition (GTE), a watch exhibition running concurrently with the larger, better-known SIHH watch salon in January, which … [Read more...]


Selections Announced for 2012 Geneva Watchmaking Grand Prix

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The Foundation of the Watchmaking Grand Prix has announced that the prize-giving ceremony for the 12th Geneva Watchmaking Grand Prix (GPHG) will take place on Thursday, November 15, 2012 at the Grand … [Read more...]


Alpina Worldtimer Manufacture

Alpina Worldtimer Manufacture

A Swiss brand known for sporty designs and reasonable prices, even for its watches with in-house mechanical movements, Alpina has released an attractive world-time watch, which is both user-friendly, … [Read more...]


2012 Geneva Time Exhibition Welcomes Four AHCI Watchmakers

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From January 15-20 at Espace Hippomène Genève, Geneva Time Exhibition's third edition will welcome four members from the Horological Academy of Independent Creators. Svend Andersen, Marc Jenni, Jean … [Read more...]


De Bethune, TAG Heuer, Zenith and Others Take Top Prizes at 2011 Geneva Watchmaking Grand Prix

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More than 1,500 personalities from the watchmaking world turned out at the Grand Théâtre de Genève on Saturday November 19 for the 2011 Geneva Watchmaking Grand Prix awards ceremony. The … [Read more...]


Geneva Time Exhibition Moves to New Venue for 2012

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Under its new banner "The Art of Making Time", the 2012 Geneva Time Exhibition will offer a new visual identity and a new concept from its new home at Geneva's Espace Hippomène. The show runs Sunday … [Read more...]


Inside Basel/Geneva 2011 Kicks Off in Chicago and Miami

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IBG 2011 opened in Chicago and Miami with record numbers of participating brands and best-ever attendance. The strong turnout, coupled with the most-ever brands and independent watchmakers at each … [Read more...]