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Around the Web: Babe Ruth’s Watch, Erotic Timepieces in Demand, CIA Watches, and More

Babe Ruth Pocketwatch

Welcome to this week’s installment of “Around the Web”. As always, WatchTime social media maven Alan Loren updates watch aficionados with what we thought were some of the most interesting watch-related stories and news tidbits of the past weeks, culled from the websites of your favorite brands as well as popular watch blogs and other media. Here’s what caught our  eye this week. … [Read more...]

Video: Perrelet Turbine Chronograph

Perrelet Turbine Chrono

In WatchTime's November-December 2013 issue, on sale October 29, technical editor Mike Disher tests the Perrelet Turbine Chronograph. Take a look at this new Perrelet watch, and its double-rotor turbine dial, in motion in this video taken by the story's photographer, Robert Atkinson. … [Read more...]

Blackout: 10 New Black-on-Black Watches

Omega Speedmaster Moonwatch “Dark Side of the Moon”

Blue-on-blue isn't the only popular watch-color trend this year. "All-black" watches, with ebony-colored cases, dials, and straps, have also remained popular. The trend had a notable presence at this year's watch fairs, so this week we're taking  a look at 10 new watches that, like Johnny Cash and goth teens, are clad in black from top to bottom. Introduced in January at the SIHH watch fair, … [Read more...]

Video: Touring the Perrelet Turbillon

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At Baselworld 2013, Perrelet added to its flagship Turbine collection of double-rotor timepieces with the line's first tourbillon watch — in this case, cleverly spelled "Turbillon." The new watch is among the 60+ new watches covered in our September-October issue, on sale August 27. Click here for a video showing the Turbillon and its spinning rotor blades in action. … [Read more...]

Vegas, Baby! 6 Watches for High Rollers

Christophe Claret 21 Blackjack

WatchTime is in Las Vegas this week for the JCK and Couture watch and jewelry shows. While we're in a Vegas mood, we've compiled a list of watches that evoke the spirit of Las Vegas. Below are watches inspired by the city and its games of chance, including some watches that double as functioning games themselves. Christophe Claret's 21 Blackjack functions as a miniature casino with three … [Read more...]

Couture Watch and Jewelry Show Opens in Las Vegas

Ball Trainmaster Roman

With Baselworld barely in the rearview mirror, watch brands and those of us who cover them made the pilgrimage this week to the annual watch and jewelry fairs in Las Vegas. The first of them, called Couture, kicked off yesterday at the Wynn Hotel and Casino. Below you'll find some photos and brief descriptions of several of the timepieces, some of which were not unveiled in Basel, that I saw at … [Read more...]

Horological Headbones: 4 Watches With Skull Dials

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Many watch brands have a skeleton watch in their collection, but only a few have actually introduced timepieces with skulls on their dials. Here are four that we can't get out of our heads: Romain Jerome's skull watch was inspired by the work of artist John M. Armleder. Romain Jerome and Armleder collaborated to create a collection of 10 unique timepieces, all bearing the image of a skull, … [Read more...]

Video: Perrelet Introduces the Turbine XL

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Last year Perrelet pumped up its iconic (and patented) double-rotor design with the Turbine, a distinctive 44mm re-imagining that transformed the dial-side rotor into a spinning 12-bladed titanium dynamo. Not one to rest on its laurels, for 2010 Perrelet launches the new 50mm Turbine XL. Click here for photos of the Turbine XL. Click below to start the video... Receive all the news, … [Read more...]

Baselworld Preview: Perrelet Turbine Chrono

Perrelet Turbine Chrono

Perrelet launched its first Turbine wristwatch, with its dynamic, double-rotor movement that resembles an aircraft's turbine blades, in 2009. Since then, the company has introduced several variations on it, including dials inspired by the American flag and by erotic Japanese manga. This year, the Turbine gets its first complicated model, the Turbine Chrono. … [Read more...]

Video: Perrelet’s Turbine Dragon

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Perrelet’s newest Turbine watch is the Limited Edition Turbine Dragon. As with the other pieces in Perrelet’s Turbine double-rotor collection, such as the Turbine Toxic Special Edition and Turbine XL America Limited Edition, the spinning blades on the Turbine Dragon reveal an image on the dial when in motion. The dial bears the image of a dragon, commemorating the Year of the Dragon in the … [Read more...]

Facetime November 24

Joe O'Brien wears his Perrelet turbine 1047/1 while apple picking with son Alex O'Brien and brother George O'Brien, wearing a Rolex Submariner Green Anniversary, in Potomac, Maryland.

Welcome to another Facetime! We hope you all had a great Thanksgiving. This week our selected readers are Joe O'Brien, Ira Tytel, John Dodenhoff, and Ryan Lenhardt. Thanks to everyone for the great pictures! As always, if you want to be featured in our weekly Facetime section, as well as on Pinterest and our other social networks, please submit a hi-res pic (at least 1mb) to photo@watchtime.com. … [Read more...]

Adults Only: Perrelet’s Erotic Dial Limited Editions

Perrelet Turbine Erotica 2

The themes of Perrelet's previous limited-edition Turbine watches have ranged from patriotism to auto racing to the Chinese Year of the Dragon; its latest are targeted to more, shall we say, prurient interests: the Turbine Erotic collection, which feature decidedly adult illustrations behind the spinning, dial-side rotors. … [Read more...]

Perrelet Turbine Racing Series

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Perrelet's latest series of spinning turbine watches draws inspiration from race cars for the colorful Special Edition Turbine Racing collection. There are two different versions, the 44mm Turbine and the 50mm Turbine XL, each of which is available in four colors, with either red, blue, yellow, or white on the strap and inner bezel. As with the Turbine XL America Limited Edition and the Turbine … [Read more...]

Perrelet Launches Alternance 10 In-House Movement

Perrelet Caliber A10

Swiss watch manufacturer Perrelet has added its name to the growing list of manufacture brands with the introduction of an independently produced caliber, an automatic double-rotor movement called Alternance 10, or A10. … [Read more...]

Perrelet’s Turbine Dragon

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Perrelet's newest Turbine watch is the Limited Edition Turbine Dragon. The launch of this watch was celebrated on Sunday, June 10, 2012 at the Soho Grand in New York City along with fine jewelry retailer Magnolia Jewelers. Among the guests in attendance were Michael Goldstein, president of Perrelet North America, and William Wu of Magnolia Jewelers. As with the other pieces in Perrelet's … [Read more...]

Perrelet Releases Turbine Toxic Special Edition Timepiece

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Perrelet continues its unique series of spinning turbine watches with the Turbine Toxic Special Edition. This watch bears the image of a skull and crossbones, visible when the 12-blade wheel spins, and is powered by Perrelet's automatic P-331 Double Rotor movement. The men's version is set with 210 dia­monds (0.82 cts) and the ladies' variation with 155 dia­monds (0.59 cts). The watch comes … [Read more...]

Perrelet Turbine XL America Limited Edition

Perrelet TurbineXL America

Perrelet has recently made the decision to use its proprietary "turbine" double-rotor technology as the centerpiece of most of its flagship models, including a number of limited editions — like this piece we discovered for our "Salute to America" week, the Turbine XL America Limited Edition. As in Perrelet's other Turbine models, the 12-bladed, jet-engine-inspired rotor wheel from which the … [Read more...]

Basel Preview: Perrelet Big Central Moonphase

Perrelet’s latest timepiece places the moonphase display front and center and scales it up dramatically for maximum effect. Developed and manufactured by the group’s affiliate, MHVJ, (Manufacture horlogère Vallée de Joux). The Big Central Moonphase combines a striking appearance with precision. Find pricing and wallpaper inside. … [Read more...]

Perrelet Introduces the Turbine XL

Last year Perrelet pumped up its iconic (and patented) double-rotor design with the Turbine, a distinctive 44mm re-imagining that transformed the dial-side rotor into a spinning 12-bladed titanium dynamo. Not one to rest on its laurels, for 2010 Perrelet launches the new 50mm Turbine XL. … [Read more...]

New From Perrelet: Air, Sound, and Eternity

For 2009, Perrelet introduces two new watches and a limited edition set with two timepieces in a special case. The first new model, known as the Turbine, takes Perrelet’s double rotor design to a new level. The dial-side rotor is transformed into a 12 bladed titanium turbine that covers the whole of the dial. The turbine-inspired rotor spins beneath an outer ring bearing the luminous numbers. … [Read more...]