The Big Inside Basel/Geneva West Coast Report…The Miami Show is July 14!


Inside Basel/Geneva 2010 kicked off with two West Coast shows that played to full houses as collectors and enthusiasts came out to see the newest watches and to meet the record number of exhibiting brands. Don't forget that the Miami show is July 14. There are still a few tickets left, so check out the West Coast shows in this article, then head over to the sign-up page and come on down! … [Read more...]

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  After about two hours looking at and trying on the latest watches while enjoying wine and cocktails, it was at last time for dinner and Jeff's presentation. Joe Thompson introduces Jeff, and we're off... That's it for Inside Basel/Geneva's West Coast shows. Thanks again to our guests, and to the exhibiting brands. Don't forget that our next show is in Miami on July 14 - just around the corner! Click here to learn more, and to sign up! You can use the same link … [Read more...]

Sneak Peek: Inside Basel/Geneva 2010


Following a challenging 2009, the watch industry enters 2010 with a level of creativity and energy that seemed unimaginable 12 months ago. This was evident at Baselworld and SIHH in Geneva, where WatchTime and noted collector Jeff Kingston visited 50 brands to discover the most interesting and intriguing watchmaking achievements for 2010. … [Read more...]

Scenes From Inside Basel-Geneva 2009 New York


If you were looking for reasons to be more upbeat about the U.S. economy this week, there were a few to be found. You could have watched Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke on the TV news proclaiming that the recession is over. Or you could’ve had a lot more fun by attending this year’s largest-ever “Inside Basel-Geneva” watch collectors’ event in New York, hosted by WatchTime and noted watch expert Jeff Kingston. … [Read more...]

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IBG 2009 New York guests...   Dinner gets under way Joe Thompson introduces Jeff Jeff's presentation begins.. That's the end of this show. You can still catch IBG 2009 in Chicago on September 29, and in Dallas October 1. Click here to register. We hope to see you there! Click here to return to the home page … [Read more...]

The Decade that Was


You can’t see us, but we’ve got our party hats on. This September, WatchTime magazine celebrates its 10th birthday. To mark the event, we’re publishing in our September-October issue (on newsstands now) a 38-page special section on the wild, wacky watch decade that just ended. The bulk of the section is a rundown of the top 10 watch-related stories from 1999 until now. Here’s a glimpse at that top 10 (for a fuller view, you’ll have to read the magazine). … [Read more...]

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In this final section of the photo essay, we look at a few of the many watches that were on display at Inside Basel/Geneva 2009 San Francisco, and Jeff's presentation gets under way... … [Read more...]

Scenes from Inside Basel/Geneva ’09 San Francisco


The Inside Basel/Geneva 2009 series launched with a bang on Tuesday June 23 at the elegant City Club in the heart of San Francisco's financial district. Sponsors Lange, IWC, Vacheron Constantin, Piaget, Carl F. Bucherer and Montblanc displayed their newest timepieces, and Antiquorum’s Charles Tearle presented a collection of watches that will be offered at upcoming auctions. Guests came from as far as Illinois and Washington to share the experience. I was on hand with my camera, and the images … [Read more...]

Inside Basel/Geneva 2009 Debuts in San Francisco


Inside Basel/Geneva 2009 got off to a great start in San Francisco Tuesday night June 23. A sell-out crowd of almost 150 watch collectors and enthusiasts from as far away as Illinois, Oregon and Washington gathered at the upscale City Club for an evening of shared passion and enjoyment. Guests began arriving ahead of the 6 p.m. start time for an opportunity to see the latest creations from San Francisco sponsors Lange, IWC, Vacheron Constantin, Piaget, Carl F. Bucherer and Montblanc. Guests were … [Read more...]