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3 Things To Know About the Maîtres du Temps Chapter One Transparence

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Maîtres du Temps — the haute horlogerie brand that brings together all-star teams of talented watchmakers to produce original, collaborative pieces, has added to its small but growing collection with the release of the Chapter One Round Transparence, a new version of its flagship Chapter One watch. Here are three things you should know about this extremely limited timepiece. … [Read more...]

Watch Wallpaper: 7 Moon-Phase Timepieces

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In "Going Through a Phase" in WatchTime's November-December 2013 issue (on sale October 29), executive editor Norma Buchanan explores this year's crop of new moon-phase watches. Here are photos of seven of them that you can download as desktop wallpaper. … [Read more...]

Maîtres du Temps Rounds Out Chapter Two

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Last year's headliner watch from Maîtres du Temps was undeniably the innovative Chapter Three Reveal — but the haute-de-gamme brand, which teams up noted independent watchmakers to produce limited, complicated models, also released a version of its Chapter Two timepiece in a sporty, round case, nicknamed TCR, for Triple Calendar Round. … [Read more...]

Maîtres du Temps Opens First Boutique

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Maîtres du Temps has opened its first-ever boutique, located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Situated in the Starhill Gallery in Bukit Bintang, the heart of the city’s main shopping district, the boutique officially opened on November 22, with VIP guests and dignitaries in attendance. The launch coincided with the start of “A Journey Through Time VI,” Asia’s premier luxury watch-and-jewelry exhibition. … [Read more...]

The Big Reveal: Maîtres du Temps Chapter Three

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Like many others, I was intrigued by the invitation to see the Maîtres du Temps Chapter Three "Reveal" at this year's Baselworld watch fair in Switzerland. Only when I finally got a good look at the shrouded-in-secrecy timepiece — the third model in the haut-de-gamme "Masters of Time" collection, which teams up noted independent watchmakers who pool their skills to produce innovative, complicated watches — did I realize the "Reveal" not only referred to the unveiling of the watch, but to … [Read more...]

An Afternoon with Christophe Claret

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In many ways, the story of Christophe Claret is the story of the Swiss watch industry. He is independent and innovative. Much of his work is done in secrecy. He designed and created many of the most complicated movements introduced during the past 20 years. Now, Claret emerges from behind the curtain to produce timepieces under his own name. … [Read more...]

Scenes from the Grand Finale: Inside Basel/Geneva 2010 Chicago

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WatchTime’s 2010 Inside Basel/Geneva series finished up high above Chicago at the Mid-America Club on the 80th floor of the Aon Center. It was another night for records as more than 170 guests enjoyed timepieces from 19 participating brands – both all-time highs for Chicago. … [Read more...]

Records Fall at Elegant Inside Basel/Geneva New York

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WatchTime's Inside Basel/Geneva 2010 New York City event proved the most successful and most elegant yet as a record gathering of more than 250 enthusiasts and collectors enjoyed a refined evening (jacket and tie required) at one of the city's most prestigious private clubs in the heart of Manhattan. Sixteen leading manufacturers and independents showed their latest creations beneath an ornate, soaring ceiling and chandeliers. … [Read more...]

Images from Inside Basel/Geneva Philadelphia

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On September 16 more than 140 collectors and enthusiasts attended WatchTime's penultimate Inside Basel/Geneva show at the Down Town Club in Philadelphia. The energy in the room was high as guests enjoyed cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, met fellow enthusiasts, brand executives, and leading independent watchmakers, and tried on the latest watches from the Swiss shows. … [Read more...]

WatchTime’s New York ‘Inside Basel-Geneva’ Event Sold Out

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WatchTime’s “Inside Basel-Geneva” event in New York City, which will be held on Sept. 14, is sold out. WatchTime is putting names of people wanting to attend on a waiting list, said publisher Wolfgang Blum, but tickets to the event are no longer available. … [Read more...]

Inside Basel/Geneva 2010: Next Stop, Miami

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Inside Basel/Geneva 2010 is better than ever, with more exhibiting brands, luxurious venues, and Jeff Kingston's new and improved HD video presentation. These shows are better than going to Baselworld and SIHH, because you can try on the watches. They're better than going to see a retailer because the selection of pieces on display is amazing, and you can talk to knowledgeable brand executives and representatives (not to mention the great food and wine!) Each show starts with a 90 minute … [Read more...]

Inside Basel/Geneva West Coast, page 3

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We've finally arrived at the reason we do this...the watches. You may click the images to view larger versions. Click here to continue to page 4 to see several more watches and Jeff Kingston's presentation. … [Read more...]

Quick Shots From Inside Basel/Geneva Los Angeles

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A record number of collectors and enthusiasts gathered at the beautiful Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades this past Thursday evening for the second in WatchTime's Inside Basel/Geneva 2010 series. A record number of brands also exhibited at this show - 17 in all, including Panerai, Lange, IWC, Cartier, Vacheron, GP, Zenith, and Blancpain, and independents like Max Busser, Jean Dunand, and Peter Speake-Marin. There's a complete exhibitors list below. … [Read more...]

Sneak Peek: Inside Basel/Geneva 2010

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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...]