New Hamilton Watches at Watch Insider

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Baselworld may be over, but there are still some new watches left to report on from the show. … [Read more...]


F1 Drivers Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg Join IWC

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At the recent Grand Prix Monaco, IWC announced the addition of Formula One drivers Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg of the Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team as official "Friends of the Brand." … [Read more...]


Video: 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 edition, is a significant date in Hamilton’s history. It marks the year the brand joined the Swatch Group, then known as SSIH. Click here for photos of the Hamilton Pan Europ. Click below to start the video... Receive all the news, features and reviews from WatchTime for free! Sign up to … [Read more...]


Breitling Limited Edition Watch for Autism Awareness Month

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After partnering with pro golfer Ernie Els, Breitling has collaborated with the Hall of Fame golfer to produce the Els for Autism Breitling Limited Edition Chronograph in honor of Autism Awareness Month this April. … [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 brand's third in-house mechanical movement, called Caliber 20, and outfitting it in a new watch that RGM introduced at January's Geneva Time Exhibition. … [Read more...]


Bruce Willis Wears Hamilton Jazzmaster Watch in “A Good Day to Die Hard”

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Action star Bruce Willis returns to the role of everyman hero John McClane in A Good Day to Die Hard, which opened in theaters this week. Keen-eyed watch buffs will note the timepiece that Willis wears in the film, which has been identified as a Hamilton Jazzmaster Viewmatic. Actor Jai Courtney, who plays McClane's estranged son, also sports a Hamilton, the Khaki X-Patrol. … [Read more...]


Video: Hamilton Khaki X-Patrol

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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 himself traveling between America and other world destinations: a mechanical conversion function that allows the wearer to quickly calculate miles into kilometers, feet into meters, et cetera. Click here to see photos of the Hamilton Khaki X-Patrol. Click below for the video... Receive all … [Read more...]


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 Breguet, announced Monday that it is acquiring world-renowned jewelry brand Harry Winston, which in recent years has also become a bastion of high watchmaking. … [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 North America, having sold the brand's timepieces since 1987. … [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, the Chronomat 44 Hamilton 100th Edition. … [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 profiles of Ball Watch and Hanhart, and more. Click here for highlights from the issue... … [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 new business venture for the famously watch-loving Jackson — Timepieces by Randy Jackson, a new line of watches (most of them affordably priced at $99 to $499) that will initially be sold on cable TV's HSN Home Shopping Network. The watches will be produced by Clyde Dunier, Inc. a fourth-generation … [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, they will also be available with an alligator strap in a variety of colors. … [Read more...]


Facetime for July 14

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Thanks to all of our readers who have sent in great pictures so far. Send us your pictures so you can share your watch collection with fellow watch buffs. If you’d like to be featured here, in our magazine, or on our other social networks, send us a hi-res pic (at least 1mb) at photo@watchtime.com. … [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 himself traveling between America and other world destinations: a mechanical conversion function that allows the wearer to quickly calculate miles into kilometers, feet into meters, et cetera. The watch's two scales — one on the periphery of the dial and one on a turning bezel — provide conversions … [Read more...]


Roland G. Murphy’s American Way

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Making a watch movement in Switzerland is one thing. Making one in the USA is quite another. Just ask Roland G. Murphy, founder of RGM Watch Company. Click here to read WatchTime's profile of Murphy and his brand as we kick off our "Salute to America" week devoted to American watchmaking and watches that celebrate America. … [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 German torpedo operators during World War I. This graphic black and white “Bambazzle” patterned watch, the GA110MH-7A, features shock resistance, 200M water resistance, magnetic resistance, Auto LED light with afterglow, 48 city world time, 1/1000th stopwatch with speed indicator, 4 daily alarms … [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 Museum (NAWCC) , one of the world’s largest museums devoted to the art, science and history of timepieces and timekeeping, to curate a month-long public exhibit of Hamilton archives at New York City's Tourneau Time Machine. … [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 America’s Cup, the finals of which will take place on San Francisco Bay in September, 2013. … [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 edition, is a significant date in Hamilton's history. It marks the year the brand joined the Swatch Group, then known as SSIH. Find wallpaper for this piece inside. … [Read more...]