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WatchTime’s Top 10 Most Popular Watches on Pinterest

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Did you know that WatchTime has a Pinterest page with nearly 150 boards and close to 4,000 photos of watches, celebrity watch fans and other images? We've got boards devoted to categories such as … [Read more...]

Fratello Friday: My Top 5 Favorite Divers’ Watches

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Admittedly, I do not dive. In fact – and this has been a secret until now – it took me a lot of effort to even get my swimming diploma when I was a young boy. For my parents, this must have been … [Read more...]

The WatchTime Q&A: Omega CEO Stephen Urquhart on James Bond, Modern Moonwatches, and Master Chronometers

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Omega is having a big year in 2015, as evidenced by the Swiss brand's big announcement of its all-new quality hallmark, the Master Chronometer certificate, and the first watch to pass its stringent … [Read more...]

8 Celebrity-Owned Watches That Rocked the Auction Block

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Few factors can increases the value of a vintage watch quite like its once having belonged to a celebrity. Whenever a watch owned by a famous or historic figure goes on the block at auction houses … [Read more...]

For Vintage Watch Fans: 5 Iconic Omega Watches

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From the "Fratello Friday" archives, we present this post focusing on five iconic Omega watches. Of course, many models from this brand could be considered iconic, but for the purposes of this list, I … [Read more...]

Rolex, Omega… Pulsar? New James Bond Watch Exhibit Focuses on the Quartz Era

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To readers of Ian Fleming's original James Bond novels and those who fondly recall the early Sean Connery films, Agent 007 will always be a Rolex man. To younger fans, who've known no cinematic Bond … [Read more...]

Omega DeVille Chronograph Co-Axial Calibre 9301

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In 2012, Omega introduced a slew of very high-profile timepieces tied to major events that it sponsored — the London Olympics; the James Bond film, Skyfall; and Golf's Ryder cup. Largely lost in the … [Read more...]

Fratello Classics: 8 Watches for Friday the 13th

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As we all try to survive another Friday the 13th, I thought it would be fun to re-post this "Fratello Friday" article highlighting eight watches that have the number ‘13’ in their reference … [Read more...]

Why Do Comic Book Super-Heroes Never Have Time for Watches?

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Every time a watch brand lands a deal with an actor or a studio, and every time a watch is prominently featured on screen, the online watch community immediately recognizes and responds to it. We know … [Read more...]

Introducing the New James Bond Watch: Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra James Bond Limited Edition

Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra James Bond SPECTRE Limited Edition

The newest James Bond movie, called Spectre, will hit theaters on November 6th of this year and, as we all have expected and anticipated, Omega has unveiled its latest official 007 watch, the Omega … [Read more...]

The Watches of James Bond

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He doesn’t just have a license to kill; he also has a license to tell time. Bond’s creator Ian Fleming made sure to give the world’s most famous secret agent a wristwatch in his novels. In the … [Read more...]

Dive Watches 101: How Swatch Helped Rescue the Dive Watch

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The quartz watch revolution (aka "quartz crisis") of the 1970s affected not only the watch industry in general, but also, of course, the dive watch category within it. Considering the number of model … [Read more...]

Where the Rolex Submariner, Rolex Explorer 1, Rolex Sky-Dweller and other Rolex Men’s Watches Were Born

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Curious about Rolex men’s watches? This is a must-read! Discover the pedigrees of the Rolex Submariner, Rolex Explorer I, and Rolex Sky-Dweller, along with an exclusive WatchTime test of the … [Read more...]

Omega Watches: From the Seamaster to the Omega PloProf to the Omega Skyfall

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Omega Watches: From the Seamaster to the Omega PloProf to the Omega Skyfall Omega, James Bond and the quest to create the best dive watch ever The history of Omega watches is about more than just … [Read more...]

Fratello Friday: What we Know About the New Omega Seamaster Launching at Baselworld 2014

Omega Seamaster Master Co-Axial Chrono

As it is every year, the watch press is being overwhelmed with previews of new watches set to be presented during Baselworld 2014. Some brands have already shown their products in all their glory, … [Read more...]

Fans of Omega watches get the inside story on the mission to build the best dive watch ever

New York City, NY – The most recent James Bond movie, Skyfall, delivered a host of new fans to the Swiss company behind the Omega Seamaster watch. But true fans know that there’s much more to … [Read more...]

Omega Adds PGA Champion Rory McIlroy

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Omega has announced its newest ambassador, pro golfer and PGA champion, Rory McIlroy. … [Read more...]

Million Dollar Club 2012: Watch Advertising at All-Time High

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In an exclusive report in the upcoming May-June issue of WatchTime, we reveal which watch brands are spending the most on advertising in 2012, a record year for watch-company ad spending, and we … [Read more...]

Video: Omega DeVille Chronograph Co-Axial Calibre 9301

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In a year when Omega has introduced a slew of very high-profile timepieces tied to major events that it sponsors — the London Olympics, the new James Bond film, Golf’s Ryder cup — watch … [Read more...]

Omega Introduces Online Video Manuals

Omega is branching out its customer service with a recently launched series of video manuals. Each video features a 3D animation voiced by Omega specialist Julian Lichtsteiner, explaining how to … [Read more...]

Rare James Bond and Paul Newman Rolexes Up for Auction at Antiquorum

Rolex Ref. 6421 Paul Newman Daytona in yellow gold

What do Paul Newman, James Bond, and Jean-Claude Killy have in common? In addition to being pop-culture icons, each is famously associated with a particular model of Rolex watch. And each of these … [Read more...]

“Skyfall” Omega Watch Auctioned for $254,273

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The Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean worn by Daniel Craig in “Skyfall,” the latest in the James Bond franchise (celebrating its 50th anniversary this year), was sold for $254,273 at Christie's in … [Read more...]

Omega Releases New James Bond Seamaster “Skyfall” Limited Edition (Video)

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You knew it was coming... as inevitable as James Bond seducing a femme fatale and ordering a shaken-not-stirred martini, Omega has launched its latest limited-edition Seamaster watch in anticipation … [Read more...]

Bérénice Marlohe is OMEGA’s Newest Brand Ambassador

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The newest Bond girl, Bérénice Marlohe, is now the newest brand ambassador for Omega. The half-French half-Cambodian actress portrays Séverine in SKYFALL, the James Bond film to be released in … [Read more...]

Revisiting a Divers’ Classic: The Rolex Submariner

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Rolex released a new version of its Submariner Date watch in 2010, in a steel case with a ceramic bezel. We test that watch in our March-April issue, on newsstands now. But did you know that the Rolex … [Read more...]

James Bond 007 50th Anniversary Collector’s Piece

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To celebrate fifty years of James Bond films, Omega is releasing a special update of the popular Seamaster Diver 300m James Bond watch which has been worn by 007 in every adventure since GoldenEye. … [Read more...]

The Birth of the Modern Dive Watch A Conversation with Cpt. Robert Maloubier

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Captain Robert Maloubier’s life story reads like an action thriller that makes James Bond look like a milquetoast, and his exploits launched a chain of events that would result in the creation of … [Read more...]

Gentlemen’s Holiday Gift Guide 2010

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Still seeking the right gift for the watch aficionados and other men of discerning taste on your shopping list? Check out WatchTime’s lineup of luxurious items and accessories for some last-minute … [Read more...]

James Bond Weekend Coming September 10 and 11

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The James Bond Enthusiast Weekend is part of the first-ever "Bond Watches, James Bond Watches" exhibition at the National Watch & Clock Museum in Columbia, PA. The display includes the widest … [Read more...]

NAWCC Presents James Bond Enthusiast Weekend September 10 & 11

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Mark your calendars for the weekend of September 10-11 when a special James Bond Enthusiasts Weekend will be held at the National Watch and Clock Museum in Columbia, PA. Attendees are encouraged to … [Read more...]