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Cellini Goes Automatic: Testing the Rolex Cellini Time

Rolex Cellini Time

Rolex launched the first Cellini self-winding models last year. We test one of them, the Rolex Cellini Time, in this feature, the cover story for our September-October 2015 issue. … [Read more...]

Dive Watch Review: Citizen Promaster 1000 M Professional Diver

Citizen Promaster 1000M Professional Diver

A while back, our editors went 11 feet under water to test various divers’ watches for legibility, ease of use, and toughness in actual diving conditions. One of these watches was the Citizen … [Read more...]

Only Watch 2015 Auction Results: Another Record for Patek Philippe

Patek Philippe 5016A - Only Watch 2015

The sixth edition of the biennial Only Watch charity auction took place on November 7th at Geneva's La Réserve, with 44 one-of-a-kind timepieces, sold under the hammer of watch expert Aurel Bacs, … [Read more...]

Hands-On Review: Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Ultra-Thin 1907

Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Ultra-Thin 1907

We at Monochrome Watches do get our share of impressive timepieces to wear, but a watch that is (almost) the thinnest watch in the world still manages to impress. The Jaeger-LeCoultre Master … [Read more...]

A Darker Diver: Introducing the Tudor Heritage Black Bay “Black”


To many watch aficionados, Tudor emerged from the considerable shadow of its big brother Rolex in 2013, when its vintage-inspired divers' watch, the Tudor Heritage Black Bay, won the "Revival" prize … [Read more...]

Expert Advice: 3 Ways to Safely Store Your Watches

Safe Deposit Box - 2 Keys

If you have more then one watch, you essentially have a watch collection. So what do you do with your other watch (or watches) when you are leaving home or will be out of town for a couple of days (or … [Read more...]

Dive Watch Wednesday: Introducing the Tudor Heritage Black Bay “One” for Only Watch 2015


Not only will Tudor be participating in this year's Only Watch charity auction, but the watch the brand has presented for it may well be the most beautiful version of its Heritage Black Bay model to … [Read more...]

A Record-Breaking Patek Philippe Highlights Top 5 Watches from Only Watch 2013

Patek Philippe - Only Watch 2013

The fifth edition of the biennial "Only Watch" auction took place over the weekend at the Hermitage Hotel in Monaco. When the final hammer fell, the auction of unique timepieces had raised 5,066,000 … [Read more...]

Maurice Lacroix Contributes Masterpiece Seconde Mystérieuse to Only Watch


Maurice Lacroix has introduced a one-of-a-kind version of its Masterpiece Seconde Mystérieuse as its contribution to the Only Watch charity auction being held in Monaco on September 28, 2013. … [Read more...]

Chopard, Corum, & Ulysse Nardin Unveil Timepieces for Only Watch 2013


As the Only Watch charity auction draws nearer, more brands have unveiled their unique contributions to the sale. Below we take a look at the one-of-kind watches from Chopard, Corum, and Ulysse Nardin … [Read more...]

More Unique Pieces From Only Watch 2013


More watch brands are unveiling their unique timepieces to be auctioned at the upcoming Only Watch in Monaco. Below, we take a look at the pieces to be offered by Bell & Ross, Richard Mille, and … [Read more...]

Only Watch Auction 2013 Preview: 5 Unique Timepieces

Breguet Classique Chronograph - Only Watch 2013

The fifth edition of Only Watch, the charity timepiece auction held biannually in Monaco, takes place on September 28, and news and photos of several of the one-of-a-kind watches to be auctioned off … [Read more...]

Only Watch Auction Returns to Monaco in September


The fifth Only Watch, a charity auction of unique timepieces, returns on September 28th, taking place once again in Monaco and conducted by Antiquorum Auctioneers. … [Read more...]

Only Watch 2011 Raises €4,563,000 to Support Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Research


The fourth edition of the biennial Only Watch Charity Auction was held at the Hotel Hermitage in Monaco on September 23, in the presence of H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco. The sale brought an … [Read more...]

Antiquorum & The Consulate of Monaco Host Only Watch Reception in New York


Watch Collectors, VIP guests, philanthropists, members of the press and representatives from the leading watch brands filled Antiquorum’s auction room on September 12 in New York City to get a … [Read more...]

Unique Blancpain Villeret for Only Watch


You may be accustomed to seeing the dial side of the watches featured here, but in the case of this Blancpain Villeret for Only Watch 2011, the case back reveals the art that makes this watch special. … [Read more...]

Only Watch USA Previews Just Days Away


The U.S. previews of the unique pieces to be auctioned at Only Watch in Monaco later this month will take place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday, September 9 at Westime Beverly Hills in Los Angeles, … [Read more...]

Glashütte Original Creates Unique Senator Chronometer for Only Watch


Glashütte Original has created this "1 of 1" Senator Chronometer for Only Watch 2011. The 18k red gold case is perfectly sized at 42mm. On tap are panorama date, day/night indication, and a … [Read more...]

Patek Philippe Creates Unique Ref. 3939 for Only Watch 2011


Patek Philippe collectors will want to keep an eye on Lot 30 at the Only Watch 2011 auction. This Ref. 3939 is a unique manually-wound minute repeater and tourbillon in a 33.3mm diameter stainless … [Read more...]

Bell & Ross BR01 Casino for Only Watch 2011


For Only Watch 2011, Bell & Ross has created the BR01 Casino. The dial is made up of three rotating concentric circles in pink gold. And yes, it does tell the time. Have you worked out how? We'll … [Read more...]

Corum Golden Bridge for Only Watch 2011


Corum is pursuing its commitment on behalf of research on Duchenne muscular dystrophy and creating a new unique piece to be included in the Only Watch 2011 auction: a Golden Bridge Automatic presented … [Read more...]

Breguet Creates Unique Réveil Musical Watch for Only Watch 2011


Breguet presents a unique creation specially made for Only Watch 2011. A patented music box-type mechanism enables this one-of-a-kind white gold Réveil Musical watch to play a unique tune, Castle in … [Read more...]

Only Watch World Tour Runs August 30 – September 22


On September 23, the Principality of Monaco will stage the world-famous Only Watch charity watch auction. Under the High Patronage of HSH Prince Albert II, 40 unique timepieces will be sold by leading … [Read more...]

Harry Winston Midnight GMT Tourbillon for Only Watch 2011


On September 22 in Monaco, Harry Winston is taking part in the Only Watch charity auction organized by the Monaco Association against Muscular Dystrophy (AMM), under the Patronage of HSH Prince Albert … [Read more...]

Vacheron Constantin Creates Unique Dove Watch for Only Watch


This piece embodies the famous Métiers d’Art cultivated within Vacheron Constantin: engraver, enameler, gemsetter and guillocher worked together to create this unique watch, especially developed … [Read more...]

De Bethune DB25 Special Edition for Only Watch


What is a watch, if not a “machine” to measure the flow of time? A kind of speed counter for the flux of an energy of which we know almost nothing, except that it exists and that it is carrying us … [Read more...]

Urwerk Creates Unique UR-103 Phoenix for Only Watch


Master watchmaker and Urwerk co-founder Felix Baumgartner proudly announces Urwerk's presence at Only Watch 2011. As an expression of commitment to the Only Watch cause, Urwerk will be auctioning the … [Read more...]

Richard Mille Donates Rafael Nadal RM 027 to Only Watch Charity Auction


On September 22, HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco will preside over the fourth Only Watch auction of exceptional watches. The proceeds of this event, organized by Antiquorum Auctioneers, will be used to … [Read more...]

Only Watch – Monaco

Only Watch is an auction of unique timepieces created by leading manufacturers to raise funds for for research into Duchenne muscular dystrophy, a childhood disease. The auction is held in Monaco … [Read more...]

Ronnie Wood, Armin Strom, and Virgin Racing Team Up


Armin Strom, Official Timing Partner of the Virgin Racing Formula One Team, has announced that it will participate in an art project with the Ronnie Wood. Best known as a Rolling Stone, Ronnie is also … [Read more...]