HARRY WINSTON

Harry Winston is an American luxury jewels and watches company named after its founder, Harry Winston. It was founded in 1932. Harry Winston is famous for donating the Hope Diamond to the Smithsonian Institution in 1958. Since 2000 Harry Winston collaborates with the most prestigious watchmakers to introduce a new Harry Winston Opus watch every year, where each watch is different and only available during the year it was introduced. In 2014 the Swiss conglomerate Swatch Group acquired the diamond and watches division of Harry Winston. Among the most popular Harry Winston watches are the Harry Winston Premier, Harry Winston Midnight, Harry Winston Avenue, Harry Winston Ocean, Harry Winston Opus, Harry Winston Ocean Sport, Harry Winston Histoire de Tourbillon, Harry Winston Ocean Tourbillon, Harry Winston Midnight Minute Repeater. We do not recommend buying a Harry Winston watches replica. Used Harry Winston watches and vintage Harry Winston watches are sought after by serious collectors. When considering a new timepieces, look at our Harry Winston watches reviews first and learn more about the best Harry Winston watches price before you go to a certified retailer. Usually Harry Winston watches for men are more popular than Harry Winston women's watches. The Harry Winston Opus 10, Harry Winston Opus 11, Harry Winston Opus 12, Harry Winston Opus 13, Harry Winston Opus 14, are the most frequently sought after watches by collectors. We cover Harry Winston watch news, blog posts, updates and other posts about Harry Winston watches as well as Harry Winston watch infos. Harry Winston watches are available globally.

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9 Watch Brands That Make Their Own Metals

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We're all familiar with the most popular materials for watch cases — steel, rose gold, titanium, et cetera. But what about Rolesium, Ceragold, and Zenithium? While many watch brand take great pride in making their own cases, movements and dials, only a handful have gone the extra mile and actually invented their own materials, mostly for use in cases, but sometimes even for parts inside the watch. Many of these have come about as watch brands invested in developing new alloys in an effort to … [Read more...]

Feeling Blue: 20 Blue Watches With Blue Dials and Blue Straps

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Blue watches are one of the growing style trends seen in the watch world in the past few years — and on display at the watch shows in Switzerland and in the U.S.A. —, with blue-on-blue dial-strap combinations. We took a look at such blue watches with blue dials and blue straps released within the past few years, and compiled a list of 20 timepieces from brands on the blue-dial bandwagon. … [Read more...]

Showing at WatchTime IBG 2014: Harry Winston Project Z8

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WatchTime and noted watch collector and expert Jeff Kingston have teamed up again for the 2014 edition of the popular “Inside Basel.Geneva” series of collector events, kicking off September 5 in Chicago. Among the core sponsoring watch brands is Harry Winston, which will showcase its innovative Harry Winston Project Z8 watch at the events. … [Read more...]

Look, Ma, No Hands: 10 Watches That Tell Time Differently

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The vast majority of watches stick to traditional hour and minute hands to display the time, but a handful of bold manufacturers use their technical prowess to find new, innovative, and often downright audacious methods to indicate the hours, minutes, and occasionally even other functions. Below is a list of unusual watches that deviate from the conventional time-telling style, finding creative alternatives to hour and minute hands. … [Read more...]

Baselworld 2014: Harry Winston Z8 Dual Time & Opus Updates

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The Z stands for Zalium, a zirconium-based alloy that is lighter and harder than titanium, and exclusive to Harry Winston. While this latest Z-series piece continues past traditions, one significant aspect is new: the movement is supplied by Blancpain, and, like Zalium, it is exclusive to Harry Winston. … [Read more...]

Baselworld 2014: 10 Things to Know

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Over the next few weeks you’ll be reading quite a bit about Baselworld. What is Baselworld exactly? Why is it so important? What happens there? Can I go? For the answers to these and more questions, read on. We’ve put together a list of 10 watch-centric FAQs, complete with images taken inside and outside the main hall, so you'll have all the basic facts about the huge show that gets under way this week.    … [Read more...]

WatchTime.com: 17 Watches With Blue Dials And Straps

New York City (NY); Watchtime.com, the website of America’s best-selling watch magazine, WatchTime, puts its focus on the watch world’s hottest style trend, showcasing 17 watches with blue dials and straps: http://www.watchtime.com/blog/feeling-blue-10-watches-blue-dials-straps/This list was compiled by Mark Bernardo, the digital media editor of WatchTime, with the help of WatchTime’s editorial staff. The article includes watches from popular brands such as Rolex, Patek Philippe, … [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...]

Harry Winston Ocean DualTime Monochrome

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At this year's Baselworld, watch-and-jewelry brand Harry Winston had the watch press's collective tongue wagging about its haute horlogerie creations, the Histoire de Tourbillon 4 and Opus XIII. Not to be overlooked, however, is the interesting new GMT watch in the brand's sporty Ocean collection, the Ocean Dual Time Monochrome. … [Read more...]

Big Numbers: Testing the A. Lange & Söhne Zeitwerk

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In this feature from our February 2010 issue, WatchTime tests A. Lange & Söhne’s mechanical digital watch, the Zeitwerk, which combines a groundbreaking design concept with classic Lange features. Photos provided by Lange and by WatchTime's Marcus Kruger. … [Read more...]

3 Standout Tourbillon Watches From Baselworld 2013

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After a few challenging economic years for the watch industry, in which some feared big-ticket haute horlogerie timepieces were on the wane, tourbillon watches came roaring back at this year's Baselworld. Here's a trio of unusual tourbillons that grabbed our attention. … [Read more...]

From WatchTime Magazine: 7 “Buzz” Watches From Baselworld 2013

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Every Baselworld has its "buzz" watches, new models that set fairgoers' tongues wagging, whether they're technologically advanced, unexpected from the brand that produced them, or a new twist on an old standby, In the current issue of Watchtime, on sale now, we spotlight seven of them in detail. Here is a glimpse of the timepieces that were the talk of the watch cognoscenti. … [Read more...]

WatchTime’s July-August Issue is On Sale Now!

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The July-August issue of WatchTime is on newsstands now, featuring our exclusive test of the Rolex Datejust II, detailed reports on the most buzzed-about new watches from Baselworld 2013, a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of Jaeger-LeCoultre's Master Grande Tradition Gyrotourbillon 3, tests on new watches from IWC and Tudor, and more. Click here for highlights from the issue... … [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 have started to be released, including models from Breguet, Harry Winston, Girard-Perregaux, Laurent Ferrier, and Piaget. … [Read more...]

Video: How Harry Winston’s New Opus XIII Works

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As per usual, Harry Winston generated a fair amount of buzz at the 2013 Baselworld watch fair with the latest timepiece in its haute-de-gamme Opus collection. This year's piece, the Opus XIII, turned heads with its 242 functional rubies and unconventional time indication by means of tiny, pivoting markers around the dial. … [Read more...]

Baselworld 2013, Day 5: Arnold & Son, Bulgari, Bell & Ross, Harry Winston

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Your weary WatchTime editorial staff flew back from Baselworld yesterday, but we're still fighting through the jetlag to share with you one more batch of intriguing new timepieces introduced at the show, including Harry Winston's always-much-anticipated new Opus watch. … [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...]

WatchTime’s March-April Issue is On Sale Now!

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The March-April issue of WatchTime is on newsstands now (and also available for the Nook, Kindle, and iPad), featuring a test of the Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra GMT, a look at new watch releases from SIHH, a visit to the Swiss watchmaking village of Le Locle, the untold story of Winston Churchill's lost watch, a gallery of skeleton dials, and more. Click here for highlights from the issue... … [Read more...]

Baselworld 2013 Preview: Harry Winston’s Histoire de Tourbillon 4 (Video)

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Watch and jewelry giant Harry Winston — often the purveyor of some of the most talked-about timepieces at the annual Baselworld watch fair — has whetted our appetite for this year's offerings with a preview of one of its most complicated technical pieces, the Harry Winston Histoire de Tourbillon 4. … [Read more...]

Video: Controlled Chaos: Harry Winston’s Opus XI

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Meet the Harry Winston Opus XI. The circles, spins and flips of carnival rides were what inspired Denis Giguet in his design of the Opus XI, unveiled last year as part of Harry Winston’s Opus series featuring offbeat watches conceived by various independent watchmakers. Every hour, on the hour, in the span of 2 or 3 seconds, the hour display – a system comprised of a multitude of wheels, pinions, arbors, bearings and tiles – disintegrates into utter chaos and then returns to order for the … [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...]

Antiquorum October Auction Results

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Two weeks ago, we reported on Antiquroum's October 19th auction at the Mandarin Oriental in Hong Kong, with several Patek Philippe watches and a rare Harry Winston among the timepieces up for auction. … [Read more...]

Patek Philippe and Harry Winston Headline Antiquorum’s October Auction

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Antiquorum, the world's leading auction house devoted to watches, will hold its fall "Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces" auction on October 19th at the Mandarin Oriental in Hong Kong. More than 300 timepieces will be up for bid, including several notable Patek Philippe watches and rare models from Harry Winston and Louis Vuitton. … [Read more...]

Controlled Chaos: Harry Winston’s Opus XI

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For a couple of seconds every hour, the dial looks like a mess, but then all is made clear. Meet the Harry Winston Opus XI. Click here to read WatchTime writer Martina Richter's in-depth report on the watch for our July-August issue, along with a video of how its ultra-complicated movement works. … [Read more...]

WatchTime’s July-August Issue Is On Sale Now!

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WatchTime’s July-August issue is on newsstands now, with a test of Panerai's 1950 3 Days 47 mm, an under-the-hood look at Patek Philippe's Ref. 5204, and a TAG Heuer triple feature focusing on the brand's innovations in chronograph technology. Click here for highlights from the issue... … [Read more...]

Animation Innovation: Harry Winston’s Opus 12

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Each year as Baselworld approaches, one word percolates to the top of the watch world’s collective consciousness: “Opus.” Harry Winston’s Opus pieces often outscore all others on the buzz-generator charts. This year’s Opus watch did not disappoint. It may have momentarily confused some of us, but it did not disappoint. (Click on the watch photos for wallpaper images; find pricing below.) … [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...]

Harry Winston Midnight GMT Tourbillon for Only Watch 2011

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On September 22 in Monaco, Harry Winston is taking part in the Only Watch charity auction organized by the Monaco Association against Muscular Dystrophy (AMM), under the Patronage of HSH Prince Albert II. For this exception sale, Harry Winston has developed and produced an exclusive model: the Harry Winston Only Watch 2011 Midnight GMT Tourbillon. … [Read more...]

Two Pateks Top $1 Million At Christie’s Hong Kong Sale

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A Patek Philippe Ref. 2499R, 3rd Series, brought $1,210,466 at Christie's May 30 Hong Kong sale. The perpetual calendar chronograph with moon phases in pink gold was manufactured in 1971. A Skymoon tourbillon Ref. 5002P with twelve complications manufactured in 2008 brought $1,164,008. Both sales were within pre-sale estimates. … [Read more...]