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5 Milestone Patek Philippe Watches, from 1868 to Today

Patek Philippe - 1st Wristwatch (1868)

To mark Patek Philippe's recent 175th birthday, WatchTime offers a look at the company's most notable wristwatches. Scroll down to discover's top five. For the complete list of 24 … [Read more...]

7 Milestone Breguet Watches, From 1801 to Today

Breguet Tourbillon Watch - 1988

In honor of "Breguet: Art and Innovation in Watchmaking," the brand's first major U.S. exhibition, currently on display at San Francisco's Legion of Honor, we showcase some of the most important … [Read more...]

Sound and Vision: An Insider’s Look at F.P. Journe, Part 5

F.P. Journe caliber

Grande Sonnerie [Def]: a watch that strikes the hours and quarters automatically. The Professional Dictionary of Horology is clear about the function of a Grande Sonnerie. But let’s understand … [Read more...]

Vintage Eye for the Modern Guy, Part 14: Patek Philippe Perpetual Calendar Chronograph

Patek Philippe Perp Calendar Chrono - vintage

This week we take a look at an original, ground-breaking watch from the 20th century: the Patek Philippe Perpetual Calendar Chronograph. This series — really, more of a dynasty — is founded upon … [Read more...]

SIHH 2016 Preview: Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Perpetual Calendar in Yellow Gold

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak QP - yellow gold - angle

For the first new watch that it is unveiling in advance of SIHH 2016 in January, Audemars Piguet goes for what many would consider old-school horological luxury — releasing a new version of its … [Read more...]

Out of This World: Reviewing the Seiko Astron GPS Watch

Seiko Astron Outer Space background

The Seiko Astron, released to great fanfare in 2012, tells time by receiving GPS signals anywhere on Earth. Was it a world-beater in our test? Click here to read our in-depth review of the Seiko … [Read more...]

Depths of Complexity: 5 Ultra-Complicated Dive Watches

Richard Mille RM 032

If your plan was to spend less money this year on watches, you might want to skip this article. Most mechanical dive watches are priced under $10,000 (even though the iconic Rolex Deepsea, … [Read more...]

7 Milestone Watches From A. Lange & Söhne

Lange Grande Complication pocketwatch

In the upcoming November-December issue of WatchTime, we take a look at a century-plus of notable timepieces from A. Lange & Söhne. Here's a sneak preview. … [Read more...]

Watch Wallpaper: Seven IWC Ingenieur Watches

IWC Ingenieur Constant Force Tourbillon

IWC Schaffhausen recently introduced its revamped IWC Ingenieuer collection, with designs and materials inspired by the brand's partnership with the Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One racing team. … [Read more...]

Close-Up: 5 Rolex Day-Date Watches in 5 Colors (With Video)

Rolex Day-Date in white gold/cherry dial

Rolex's most buzzed-about new release at Baselworld 2015 was the Rolex Day-Date 40, a larger version of the classic 36-mm Day-Date with an all-new movement. However, fans of the original Day-Date … [Read more...]

WatchTime’s Top 10 Most Popular Watches on Pinterest


Did you know that WatchTime has a Pinterest page with nearly 150 boards and close to 4,000 photos of watches, celebrity watch fans and other images? We've got boards devoted to categories such as … [Read more...]

The Same, Only Different: Testing the New A. Lange & Söhne Lange 1

A. Lange & Sohne Lange 1 - angle

The new Lange 1 looks almost exactly like the old one. There’s a big difference, though: a new movement. Good move? In this in-depth watch test, the cover feature of WatchTime's November-December … [Read more...]

10 Things to Know About the Patek Philippe Grandmaster Chime

Patek Philippe Grandmaster Chime

Last year marked Patek Philippe’s 175th anniversary. What better way to celebrate than with a series of limited-edition timepieces? Why not include the most complicated wristwatch Patek Philippe has … [Read more...]

Watch Winders 101: The Ultimate Watch Winder Guide

Gucci Time Box by Scatola del Tempo

Watch winders are machines with a simple but vital task to perform for watch owners: ensuring that automatic (or self-winding) watches have sufficient energy for their clockwork drive by generating … [Read more...]

Carrying on a Tradition: Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Perpetual Calendar 41mm


Audemars Piguet has a rich history of producing complicated perpetual calendar timepieces, dating back to the 19th century.  In fact, the region in which Audemars Piguet was founded – Switzerland's … [Read more...]

The Watches of James Bond

Doctor No

He doesn’t just have a license to kill; he also has a license to tell time. Bond’s creator Ian Fleming made sure to give the world’s most famous secret agent a wristwatch in his novels. In the … [Read more...]

The Rise of Longines Watches: A History of the Longines Watch Company


Become an expert historian on Longines watches! Download this FREE exclusive article from WatchTime magazine and learn more about the history of Longines watches! Longines watches have a long … [Read more...]

Fratello’s Top 5 Vintage Patek Philippe Watches

Patek Philippe Ref. 3940 Perpetual Calendar

Patek Philippe turned 175 fall of 2013. In honor of the anniversary, we at Fratello Watches offered up this list — not an overview of the most expensive Patek Philippe watches, nor the most … [Read more...]

8 Celebrity-Owned Watches That Rocked the Auction Block

Elvis Presley's Omega Constellation Calendar

Few factors can increases the value of a vintage watch quite like its once having belonged to a celebrity. Whenever a watch owned by a famous or historic figure goes on the block at auction houses … [Read more...]

A World Record: Vacheron Constantin Unveils a Watch with 57 Complications

Vacheron Constantin Reference 57260 - front-back

On September 17, at a press event at its manufacture and headquarters in Plan-les-Ouates on the outskirts of Geneva, Vacheron Constantin unveiled the most complicated watch ever made. The double-dial … [Read more...]

14 Milestone Audemars Piguet Watches, From the First Minute Repeater to the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak

WT Spotlight - Audemars Piguet

Download this FREE feature — Watchtime Spotlight: Audemars Piguet – 14 Milestone Audemars Piguet watches — and expand your knowledge about the 14 most important timepieces in more than a century … [Read more...]

Feeling Blue: 21 Watches With Blue Dials and Blue Straps

TAG Heuer 1887 Carrera Chronograph

Blue watches are one of the growing style trends seen in the watch world in the past few years — and on display at the watch shows in Switzerland and in the U.S.A. —, with blue-on-blue dial-strap … [Read more...]

Temptations by Escapement: Moser Endeavour Perpetual Calendar Funky Blue

Moser Endeavour Perpetual Calendar FunkyBlue - front

I am incessantly asked about so-called "smart watches." Usually, I practice incredible diplomacy, seldom revealing my extreme distaste for this genre of gadget, preferring to avoid discussing them … [Read more...]

The World’s Most Expensive Watches: 8 Timepieces Over $1 Million

Roger Dubuis Excalibur Quatuor Silicium

We've all experienced sticker shock while perusing the world's most expensive watches. There are even a few brands for which six-figure price tags are the norm — "expensive watches" by almost … [Read more...]

Hands-On Review: Patek Philippe 5270 Perpetual Calendar Chronograph Blue

Patek Philippe Chronograph Perpetual Calendar Blue 5270 - dialCU

Patek Philippe has been associated with perpetual calendar chronographs for several decades now. Not only was Patek the first to unite both complications in a wristwatch (with the ref. 1518), but … [Read more...]

Temptation Thursday by Escapement: Patek Philippe Perpetual Calendar Retrograde Date Hand, London


I am a Lancastrian. I was born in Blackburn, a locale once synonymous with cotton weaving. In the late 18th Century, the advent of the industrial revolution saw Britain become the world’s biggest … [Read more...]

7 Personalized Watches Made for World Champion Athletes

LeBron James wearing Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore LeBron James

With baseball season heating up and the NBA and NHL finals underway, we at WatchTime thought it would be the perfect time to re-post (with a few updates) our article on the elite fraternity of … [Read more...]

Fratello Friday: My Top 5 Moon-Phase Watches

Jaeger-LeCoultre Duomètre à Quantième Lunaire

Regular readers of my "Fratello Friday" posts know that I'm a sucker for Omega’s Speedmaster Professional, a.k.a the "Moonwatch." Today's post, however, concerns a different type of "moonwatch," … [Read more...]

JCK 2015: Bovet’s New Virtuoso VII Takes the Stage in Vegas

Bovet Amadeo Virtuoso VII

Bovet Fleurier introduced the first two pieces in its Complications collection in 2014. The third makes its debut at this week’s JCK Watch and Jewelry show at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. The … [Read more...]

Temptation Thursday: The IWC Portugieser Perpetual Calendar Digital Date-Month Edition “75th Anniversary”

IWC Perp Calendar Anniversary - glove

Sometimes, I talk too fast and too much, especially when I'm holding an incredible timepiece in my hands. My problem is that when confronted with something stimulating, the words in my head effervesce … [Read more...]