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Kobold Offers Made-in-Nepal Soarway Transglobe Watch

Kobold Soarway Transglobe

On its newly launched website, koboldwatch.com, Pittsburgh-based Kobold Watch Co. is offering the new Soarway Transglobe to existing Kobold clients for only $2,650 (offer expires June 30th). Made in Nepal, The Soarway Transglobe was designed with the help of explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes. The watch features a second-time-zone indicator that displays hours as well as minutes, designed with … [Read more...]

First Watch: U.S. Presidents and Their Timepieces

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With the presidential race between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney heating up, we felt it was the perfect time to share this feature on presidents and their watches from the WatchTime archives (December 2008). Click here to find out what brands graced the wrists and waistcoasts of our chief executives. … [Read more...]

Facetime September 8

Artist and art professor William Downs wears his Vintage Autavia Heuer Chronograph 1163 MH while enjoying a Nub cigar in New Orleans.

We're back with more Facetime photos! As always, if you’d like to be featured here, in our magazine, Pinterest, and our other social networks, send us a hi-res pic (at least 1mb) at photo@watchtime.com.     … [Read more...]

Horology Comes to Steeltown: Kobold’s Spirit of America

Michael Kobold of Kobold Watch Co.

Our salute to American watchmaking continues with a profile of Pittsburgh-based Kobold Watch Company and the story behind its U.S.-made Spirit of America watch, which brand founder Michael Kobold proudly launched in 2008. Click here to read the story and see photos of the watch. … [Read more...]

FaceTime Photo Gallery Comes to the Web

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One of the most popular departments in our bi-monthly magazine — FaceTime, a  gallery of photos submitted by WatchTime readers of themselves modeling their beloved watches — is now online. Click here to see the latest, and how you can submit your own photos. … [Read more...]

Kobold Launches Program to Train Sherpas as Watchmakers

Kobold has announced a program in which its U.S.-based watchmakers will train a group of Sherpas in the art of watchmaking. The former high-altitude mountain guides from Nepal’s Himalaya region will begin learning how to assemble mechanical wristwatches in March. The one-year-long program also includes a basic course on managing a luxury business. … [Read more...]