The 5 Top Patek Philippe Watches in Antiquorum’s June Watch Auction

Patek Philippe Ref. 5004

Antiquorum's next "Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces" auction will be held at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Hong Kong on June 28. More than 532 watches will be on the block and highlighted, as … [Read more...]


Baselworld 2014: Corum Presents New Admiral’s Cup Watches

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At Baselworld this week, Corum added several novelties to its Admiral’s Cup collection. Part of the AC-One family of watches, these Admiral’s Cup pieces draw upon different aspects of the … [Read more...]


Watch Wallpaper: 8 A. Lange & Söhne Watch Images from SIHH 2014

A Lange & Sohne Zeitwerk

We continue our series of wallpaper images from SIHH 2014 with Saxon luxury watch brand A. Lange & Söhne, which introduced several notable new timepieces at the fair. Many of these new Lange … [Read more...]


Advertisement: Jaeger-LeCoultre 2014 Collection

JLC Master-Ultra Thin Minute Repeater Flying Tourbillon

Jaeger-LeCoultre has released an array of new timepieces at the 2014 Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie, held in Geneva this week. Click here for detailed information and photos of the all-new … [Read more...]


SIHH 2014: Montblanc Meisterstück Heritage Collection

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Ninety years ago, Montblanc  launched a writing instrument that came to symbolize the brand: the Meisterstück. To celebrate the ninetieth anniversary, Montblanc is launching the Meisterstück … [Read more...]


SIHH 2014: Richard Lange Perpetual Calendar Terraluna

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There is never any doubt about which watch is A. Lange & Söhne’s  “hero” each year at SIHH. The brand presents it proudly in the center of its booth, scaled up to proportions even Panerai … [Read more...]


SIHH 2014: Live Images from Cartier

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On Day 1 at SIHH we visited Cartier and had a chance to get some quick and dirty live shots of the new models, including the Astrocalendaire, the Earth and Moon tourbillon, the Night & Day, and … [Read more...]


SIHH 2014 Preview: Our Watch Insider Reveals The Montblanc Star Twin Moonphase

Montblanc Star Twin Moonphase

Both here on WatchTime.com and on my blog, Watch-Insider.com, we've been showing you new watches that will launch at this month's SIHH watch fair in Geneva. Here is one of the latest, the first watch … [Read more...]


Pre-SIHH: 3 New Cartier Men’s Watches

Cartier RDC Earth & Moon

The previews of new luxury watches debuting at the SIHH watch salon in Geneva this January continue to roll in. Our "Watch Insider" Alexander Linz has already shown you one of the new Cartier watches … [Read more...]


Pre-SIHH: 3 New Watches from Panerai, Lange, & Jaeger-LeCoultre

Jaeger-LeCoultre Grande Reverso Ultra-Thin 1931- Chocolate dial

Geneva's SIHH watch fair is only a month away, and the luxury watch brands exhibiting there continue to offer sneak peeks at several of their new timepieces set to debut in 2014. This week we take a … [Read more...]


The Big Fix: Behind Girard-Perregaux’s Makeover

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The new Girard-Perregaux Chrono Hawk goes under the microscope in WatchTime's November-December issue, on sale now. In this feature from the June 2013 issue, we delve into how new Sowind Group CEO … [Read more...]


Watch Insider: 4 New IWC Watches Debut at “Watches and Wonders” in Hong Kong

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The inaugural Hong Kong "Watches and Wonders" fair — inspired by the rapid growth of the Asian market and showcasing new watches from 13 luxury watch maisons — was held September 25-28 at the Hong … [Read more...]


Girard-Perregaux Traveller: The Evolution of the ww.tc Collection

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The streamlining of Girard-Perregaux, which began last year with the introduction of the Hawk collection, continues with the debut of the new Traveller, an updated version of G-P's ww.tc collection, … [Read more...]


Frédérique Constant Slimline Moonphase Manufacture

Frederique Constant Slimline Moon-Phase white dial

Since its founding in 1988, Frédérique Constant has developed a well-earned reputation as a “value brand” among watch aficionados for its accessibly priced timepieces with in-house mechanical … [Read more...]


Christie’s to Auction Historic Patek Philippe Grand Complication

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At the Important Watches auction on June 11, Christie's will be auctioning the historically significant Stephen S. Palmer Patek Philippe Grand Complication No. 97912. … [Read more...]


Antiquorum’s May Auction: World Records for Two Rolex Daytona Paul Newman Watches

Rolex Paul Newman Daytona - Antiquorum Lot 512

Antiquorum’s “Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces” auction held on Sunday, May 12th at The Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Geneva, headlined by a selection of vintage Rolex Daytona watches … [Read more...]


Baselworld Preview: Arnold & Son HM Perpetual Moon

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Arnold & Son is expanding its Royal Collection with the addition of the HM Perpetual Moon, making its debut at Baselworld 2013. … [Read more...]


Baume & Mercier Clifton Complete Calendar

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Among the big news coming out of this year's SIHH watch fair was Baume & Mercier's launch of an entirely new men's collection, the Clifton, inspired by a 1950s model from the brand's extensive … [Read more...]


Chopard L.U.C. Lunar One

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Chopard introduced the first L.U.C Lunar One Grande Complication — one of the most prestigious models in its haute horlogerie L.U.C. collection, named for founder Louis-Ulysse Chopard — in 2005. … [Read more...]


Records Fall at Antiquorum and Christie’s Watch Auctions in Geneva

Patek Philippe Ref. 1463

In early November, the watchmaking city of Geneva hosted two auctions of fine timepieces, held one day apart — one by Antiquorum and the other by Christie's — each of which achieved new records … [Read more...]


Horology Meets Astronomy: Geo. Graham the Moon

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Most watch fans know Graham best for sporty models like the Chronofighter and Silverstone. Now the Swiss brand with British roots establishes its haute horlogerie bona fides with the new Geo. Graham … [Read more...]


Piaget’s Gouverneur Collection: Pictures, Specs, and Video

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Piaget's headline introduction at this year's SIHH watch fair in Geneva was a new collection of dress watches called Gouverneur. Click here to read our report on all three models in the line, … [Read more...]


Jaeger-LeCoultre’s New Reversos Offer Decorative Finishes

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Jaeger-LeCoultre's headline watch at this year's SIHH was its ultra-complicated Duomètre à Sphérotourbillon, but the Swiss brand did not by any means ignore its iconic Reverso model, releasing … [Read more...]


Annual Check-Up: Testing A. Lange & Söhne’s Saxonia Annual Calendar

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WatchTime takes the pulse of A. Lange & Söhne's Saxonia Annual Calendar, the first such complication for the Glashütte-based luxury watch brand, in this Watch Test feature from our archives. … [Read more...]


Carl F. Bucherer Manero MoonPhase

Carl F Bucherer ManeroMoonPhase rose gold bracelet

The name of Carl F. Bucherer's Manero collection comes from the Latin word manuaria, meaning, "that which is directed by hand," a reference to the handcraftsmanship in high-end watchmaking. Some of … [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...]


MB&F and Sarpaneva Shoot for the Moon with New Horological Machine

MB&F MoonMachine by Sarpaneva

Finnish independent watchmaker Stepan Sarpaneva has joined MB&F's growing circle of "friends," collaborating with MB&F founder Max Büsser to develop the newest MB&F "horological machine," … [Read more...]


Longines 180th Anniversary Collection Embraces the Brand’s History

Longines Single Push-Piece Chronograph

The Swiss watch brand Longines was founded 180 years ago this year in the village of Saint-Imier. The current Longines president, Walter von Känel, has not been around quite that long, but his tenure … [Read more...]


Patek Philippe Ref. 5726 Nautilus Annual Calendar

Patek Philippe Ref. 5726 1A Annual Calendar white dial

Annual calendars were a popular complication among the new watches introduced at this year's Baselworld watch fair, and now Patek Philippe has introduced a new steel-bracelet version of the one from … [Read more...]


Blancpain Villeret Traditional Chinese Calendar

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With 2012 being the Chinese Year of the Dragon, and with the momentous growth of Asia, and China in particular, as a luxury wristwatch market, it should be no surprise that many brands have created … [Read more...]