For Only Watch, Piaget Celebrates Man on the Moon

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For Only Watch 2009, Piaget presents a unique example of their Emperador Coussin Large Moon. This model, introduced this year, houses Caliber 860P, a self-winding movement designed, developed and produced by Piaget. Within the 46.5mm 18k pink gold (5N) case, the oversize 12mm diameter moon phase display immediately attracts your eye, and if you look closely at this Only Watch, you'll see what makes it unique... … [Read more...]

Frédérique Constant Heart Beat Trilogy for Only Watch ’09

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Frédérique Constant's contribution to Only Watch 2009 is the Heart Beat Trilogy, assembled for the first time in a single, luxurious box that includes a choice of different bracelets. This very feminine Heart Beat Trilogy set is designed by women for women. … [Read more...]

The Jaquet Droz Only Watch ’09

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The Jaquet Droz Only Watch '09, a unique Grande Seconde, combines a Grand Feu enamelled dial created using an 18th century technique with a case made of 21st century “high tech” ceramic. This unique timepiece proudly displays a rare red dial - red being the color of Monaco, the home of Only Watch. … [Read more...]

TAG Heuer Monaco V4 No. 1 for Only Watch

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In 2004, TAG Heuer created the revolutionary Monaco V4 Concept Watch. Inspired by the brand’s motor racing heritage (the watch’s name comes from the racing-engine-like V-formation of the movement’s four barrels), the V4 uses ball bearings and is belt-driven – a totally new type of watch movement. The Monaco V4 is the first mechanical watch movement to replace traditional pinions with driving belts. The pinions of the traditional mechanical movement have been replaced with a relay of five … [Read more...]

Breguet Travel Clock No. 1 for Only Watch

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Breguet built the first modern travel clock in 1796. He equipped it with a balance spring, successfully replacing the pendulum balance that was unfit for travel. Glass-covered on four sides and small in size, this clock bore the number 178. In April 1798, General Bonaparte purchased it to take with him on his Egyptian campaign. … [Read more...]

Bell & Ross BR 01 Airborne One for Only Watch

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The Bell & Ross BR 01 Instrument started with a simple idea: turn a cockpit instrument panel clock into a wristwatch. Now available in a number of versions and materials, the BR 01 Instrument watch has become popular with collectors. For Only Watch 2009, Bell & Ross has created a unique version of the new Airborne Talisman watch called the BR 01 Airborne One. … [Read more...]

Unique Patek Philippe Ref. 5106 for Only Watch

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For Only Watch 2009, Patek Philippe has created a unique Ref. 5106 by adding a date display and other special features to the Celestial Ref. 5102. This one-of-a-kind piece is crafted in rose gold with a special guilloché pattern on the 22k rose gold bezel. The soft 22k gold allowed the unique guilloché pattern to be applied with a special hand tool created just for this watch. … [Read more...]

Franc Vila’s Unique Piece for Only Watch

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Franc Vila unveils his unique piece for the Only Watch auction: the first fully black watch in the "Cobra" collection. Cobra timepieces are created for aficionados of extreme sports. Built to withstand dives to 300 meters, the Cobra line was conceived for intense water activities. The automatic movement provides chronograph and big date functions. … [Read more...]

Buzz Aldrin Celebrates Moon Landing With Omega

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On June 3, astronaut Buzz Aldrin and Omega CEO Stephen Urquhart celebrated the 40th anniversary of the first moon walk at the Omega flagship boutique on Fifth Avenue in New York City. Aldrin and Neil Armstrong were the first humans to set foot on the moon when they made their historic Apollo 11 moonwalk on July 20, 1969. The Omega Speedmaster was the first and only watch worn on the moon. To mark the anniversary, Omega has launched the Speedmaster Apollo 11 Moonwatch, a limited edition timepiece … [Read more...]