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Watch Review: Ulysse Nardin GMT Perpetual

Ulysse Nardin GMT Perpetual

The latest in our end-of-year series on calendar watches, excerpted from a feature in WatchTime’s December 2010 issue, is our review of the Ulysse Nardin GMT Perpetual, which combines a perpetual … [Read more...]

Louis Moinet: Rewriting Chronograph History

Louis Moinet 1815 Chronograph - front

The Swiss watch brand Louis Moinet has unveiled an artifact that may change how we look at the history of timekeeping — a timekeeping device from the early 19th century, invented by the brand's … [Read more...]

Baselworld Preview: Ulysse Nardin’s Musical Stranger

Ulysse Nardin Stranger

Ulysse Nardin is no stranger (pardon the pun) to complicated watches with chiming mechanisms, having already released its Carnival of Venice minute repeater this year. Its latest such timepiece melds … [Read more...]

Seconds City: Exploring La Chaux-de-Fonds

La Chaux-de-Fonds_Inside_Museum

In our March-April issue, on sale now on newsstands and for the iPad, Norma Buchanan visits the Swiss watchmaking town of Le Locle. In this feature story from our June 2009 issue, Buchanan journeys to … [Read more...]

New Moons: Ulysse Nardin Introduces Classico Luna Collection

Ulysse Nardin Classico Luna gold

Ulysse Nardin has once again utilized the expertise of watchmaker Ludwig Oechslin — the creative mind behind the brand's groundbreaking Trilogy of Time astronomical timepieces —  to launch an … [Read more...]

Zenith Annual Calendar


Zenith's new Captain Winsor Annual Calendar brings together two notable watchmaking achievements: the elegantly simple annual calendar complication designed by Ludwig Oechslin, curator of the Musée … [Read more...]

Zenith Captain Winsor Annual Calendar Chronograph


Zenith's new Captain Winsor Annual Calendar brings together two notable watchmaking achievements: the elegantly simple annual calendar complication designed by Ludwig Oechslin, curator of the Musée … [Read more...]

The Ship’s New Captain: Ulysse Nardin’s Patrik Hoffmann


On April 14, one of the giants of the modern watch industry, Ulysse Nardin’s Rolf Schnyder, passed away unexpectedly. Schnyder transformed a small company known for marine chronometers into an … [Read more...]

WatchTime’s August Issue on Newsstands Now


Last week our iPad app became available in iTunes, and this week the print edition hits newsstand shelves. In this issue, Gisbert Brunner goes inside Patek's new 5270; we test watches from Cartier and … [Read more...]

WatchTime’s August iPad App is Now Available


In this issue we take an in-depth look at one of the most important watches of the year, Patek Philippe's new reference 5270 perpetual calendar chronograph with in-house movement. We test Zenith’s … [Read more...]

Visual Quiz: Famous Faces


You know their watches, but would you recognize them on the street? We've lined up images of 15 well-known watchmakers to test your facial recognition skills. So get your keyboards and pencils ready … [Read more...]

Jean-Claude Biver Receives 2010 Entrepreneurship Gaia Award


On September 16, Hublot CEO Jean-Claude Biver received the "2010 Entrepreneurship" Gaia Award for "his career as a whole and his qualities as a visionary businessman and marketing genius". The award … [Read more...]

12 Faces of Time Book Signing At Baselworld


Author Elizabeth Doerr and photographer Ralf Baumgarten will be signing copies of Doerr's new book Twelve Faces of Time during Baselworld. Joining them will be 11 of the watchmakers featured in the … [Read more...]

Lange Zeitwerk Takes Top Honor at 2009 Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève


The A. Lange & Söhne Zeitwerk received the L’Aiguille d’Or Grand Prize at the 2009 Grand Prix d'Horlogerie de Genève. More than 1500 people attended the event, held at the Grand Théâtre. … [Read more...]

La Chaux-de-Fonds and Le Locle Earn World Heritage Site Status


Swiss watchmaking centers La Chaux-de-Fonds and Le Locle have been named UNESCO World Heritage sites. The neighboring towns, with populations of about 37,000 and 10,000 respectively, are located in … [Read more...]

12 FACES OF TIME Profiles Top Watchmakers


The mood was refreshingly festive inside a packed pavilion in front of Hall 1 at Basel as luminaries from the world of watches gathered to celebrate Elizabeth Doerr’s new book, 12 FACES OF TIME: … [Read more...]