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Swatch Group Acquires Harry Winston Watch & Jewelry

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The Swatch Group has added another jewel — or, more precisely, jeweler — to its crown. The Bienne, Switzerland-based company, which owns watch brands ranging from Swatch to Hamilton to Omega to … [Read more...]

Breitling Designs Limited Edition Timepiece with Govberg Jewelers

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In an exclusive partnership with Govberg Jewelers, Breitling has unveiled the Chronomat 44 Limited Edition, limited to only 50 numbered pieces. Govberg Jewelers is the oldest Breitling retailer in … [Read more...]

Breitling and Hamilton Jewelers Partner to Create the Chronomat 44 Hamilton 100th Edition

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To celebrate its 100th anniversary as a family-owned and operated business, Hamilton Jewelers has teamed with Breitling (also a family-owned business) to create a limited edition timepiece, … [Read more...]

WatchTime’s September-October Issue is On Sale Now!

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WatchTime’s September-October issue is on newsstands now, with tests of Rolex's new Explorer II and Breitling Transocean, an in-depth technical report on the Cartier ID Two concept watch, brand … [Read more...]

Idol Time: American Idol’s Randy Jackson Talks Timepieces with WT

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It's been a big week for "American Idol's" Randy Jackson. Not only is "AI" fandom abuzz over his future as a judge on the popular musical competition program, but this week also saw the launch of a … [Read more...]

Baume & Mercier Adds Hampton Mini Timepieces

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Baume & Mercier have introduced a new line of ladies' mini timepieces to their Hampton Collection. These petite quartz watches have a 34.5 x 22mm case. In addition to the stainless steel bracelet, … [Read more...]

Hamilton Khaki X-Patrol (Video)

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An aviation-inspired watch released this year as part of Hamilton's 120th anniversary celebration, the Khaki X-Patrol offers a unique and eminently useful feature for anyone who regularly finds … [Read more...]

G-Shock & Maharishi Release First Limited Edition Collaborative Timepiece

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G-Shock and UK based street wear label, maharishi, have unveiled their first collaboration – a limited edition chronograph inspired by the dazzle paint scheme used on Navy battleships to confuse … [Read more...]

Hamilton Celebrates 120 Years With Exhibit at New York’s Tourneau Time Machine

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Hamilton Watch Company, founded in Lancaster, Pennsylvania in 1892, marks its 120th anniversary this year. To commemorate the milestone, Hamilton has collaborated with the National Watch & Clock … [Read more...]

TAG Heuer to Supply Watches and Eyewear for Oracle Racing’s America’s Cup Defense

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TAG Heuer and Oracle Racing have announced a partnership that will see the Oracle Racing crew outfitted with TAG Heuer watches and eyewear during the America’s Cup World Series and the 34th … [Read more...]

Hamilton Pan Europ

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Inspired by a Hamilton timepiece of the same name originally introduced in 1971, the modern Pan Europ takes a nostalgic look back in time. The year 1971, also the number of pieces in this limited … [Read more...]

Hamilton Pan Europ

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Hamilton is offering a revisited and gently nostalgic interpretation of the Pan Europ, the brand’s first automatic chronograph launched in 1971 and equipped with the famous Caliber 11. With its … [Read more...]

Visual Quiz: Mystery Watches

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Can you identify manufacturers without seeing their names on the dials? We’ve lined up a dozen images, sans brand identification, to test your visual skills. Some watches are current, while others … [Read more...]

Reader’s Story: My Timing Was Right

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For WatchTime reader Stu Gleich, lucky timing and an amazing bit of serendipity let his two passions - watches and music - take him someplace he never dreamed he might end up. He sent us his story, … [Read more...]

2010: The Year In Review Quiz, Part II

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Once again we look at the biggest and smallest stories of the year. Were you paying attention? As always, the answers appear at the end. Good luck! … [Read more...]

Trivia Quiz: Hollywood Watches

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This time around our quiz features (mostly) action films, and we throw in a small-screen question or two. Do you know which watches these characters wore? This ticket to the movies is free, and as … [Read more...]

Back to the Future: The New Hamilton Pulsomatic Automatic

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This year marks the 40th anniversary of the world’s first LED digital watch, made by Hamilton. The American brand is celebrating the invention of the technology that revolutionized the watch … [Read more...]

Hamilton Khaki Team Earth

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Hamilton and actor Harrison Ford have collaborated to create the Hamilton Khaki Team Earth. Team Earth is a non-profit organization of individuals and companies working together to address global … [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...]

“Mad” About ’60s Watches

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The fourth season of AMC TV’s Emmy-award-winning drama series Mad Men premieres in late July, and the show’s fans have the date circled. The series, which follows the lives and careers of Madison … [Read more...]

Trivia Quiz: Watches in the Movies 2 – The Sequel

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A few weeks back we offered some general "watches in the movies" trivia. This time around we're focusing on watches worn by leading men such as Brad Pitt, Tom Cruise, Matt Damon and John Travolta, … [Read more...]

Trivia Quiz: Watches in the Movies

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In the February issue of WatchTime, we reveal which watch Richard Dreyfuss wore as shark researcher Matt Hooper in Jaws. Not all movie watches take decades to identify. Test your knowledge in this … [Read more...]

TIME TEST: Famous Firsts

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The first month of a new decade: what better time to mull over other promising (albeit not always successful) beginnings? Test your knowledge of a dozen watch-world firsts (the answers are at the … [Read more...]

What Are These Guys Up To?

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TechnoMarine made a big splash a decade ago. A new team is hoping to do it again. The image of (left to right) Christian Viros, Vincent Perriard, and Steven Cohen, nearly up to their necks in … [Read more...]

A Boom for the Budget-Minded: Watches Under $1000

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Times are tough. But, contrary to what you might think, a tight watch budget doesn’t mean taking a pass on a mechanical movement. With the fall selling season dawning, there’s a fresh crop of … [Read more...]

Summer Reading: Five Great Watch Books

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You’ve got about a month to get to that summer reading that you promised yourself you would do. If you are in the mood for a whale of a watch tale, here are five books guaranteed to please. … [Read more...]

Hamilton Jazzmaster Slim Automatic

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Henry Ward Beecher said "True elegance becomes the more so as it approaches simplicity." Henry would have liked the Hamilton Jazzmaster Slim Automatic. It reduces the wristwatch to its essential … [Read more...]

Hamilton X-Mach: Are You Moving Faster Than Sound?

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Hamilton's new 44mm X-Mach lets you measure an aircraft's speed relative to that of sound - Hamilton calls this the "Machmeter" feature. To perform this feat however, you need to be sitting in the … [Read more...]

Hamilton Ventura XXL: Blue Hawaii for the 21st Century

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2010 would have been Elvis's 75th birthday, and to mark the occasion, Hamilton is producing two new versions of the Ventura, made famous by the King in his 1961 movie "Blue Hawaii". One commemorative … [Read more...]

Hamilton for 2009: BASE Jumping, Diving, and More

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Some say the trend toward ever-larger watches is slowing, but you would not know it to look at Hamilton’s new 50mm Khaki BASE Jump watches. That’s BASE as in parachuting off of Buildings, … [Read more...]