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“Sound” Investments: 10 Notable Minute Repeaters and Chiming Watches

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One of the most difficult watch complications to produce, a minute repeater transforms a watch from mere timekeeping device to miniature music box. Below we take a look at 10 minute repeaters — and other, even more sophisticated chiming watches — that are more than just bells and whistles. … [Read more...]

Watches at Wimbledon 2014: Who Wears What

Rado ambassador Andy Murray

Wimbledon 2014 rolls on, and, as many watch aficionados and tennis fans know, some of the tournament's biggest stars are also "brand ambassadors" for some watch brand or other. So which watch will we see on the wrist of the eventual men's and ladies' Wimbledon champs at the trophy presentation this year? We don't know yet, but here's a primer on which tennis players wear which timepieces. … [Read more...]

Watch Insider’s Top 10 Chronograph Watches: Are These The Best Chronographs?

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Top chronograph watches remain incredibly popular, even if most of us don't even use their signature chronograph watch functions. I am no exception; along with GMT/UTC functions, chronographs are one of my favorite complications. For all chronograph fans like myself, I have compiled a top 10 list of my personal best chronographs and best chronograph watches here and on my blog, Watch-Insider.com. All watches are relatively new, either from 2013 or 2014. The list will be updated throughout the … [Read more...]

Watch Insider’s Top 17 Ultra-Technical Timepieces

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On my blog, Watch-Insider.com, I assembled this list of 17 "techie" watches, or ultra-technical timepieces, that so far most fascinated me in the area of technical innovation and watchmaking prowess. This list of ultra-technical watches will be updated whenever we stumble upon a new extraordinary watch. Here are my top 17, with photos and very brief descriptions. Enjoy this collection of my favorite ultra-technical watches and extraordinary timepieces. Leave a comment at the end of this post if … [Read more...]

Watch Insider Explains the New Rado Hyperchrome Ceramic Touch Dual Timer

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At Baselworld 2014, Rado introduced a watch that has no crown, in which the wearer activates the functions and sets the time by touch. In my opinion, the Rado HyperChrome Ceramic Touch Dual Timer, with its easy-to-use second-time zone function, is a perfect travel companion as well as a great-looking watch. Discover how it works in this article from my blog, Watch-Insider.com. … [Read more...]

Watch Insider: My Top 10 Watches From Baselworld 2014

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With Baselworld 2014 now passed, I have as usual assembled my personal list of favorite watches from the show. In the coming days and weeks, on Watch-Insider.com, I will publish lists that are more rational and technical than emotional, but for now, here are the top 10 watches from Baselworld that I most liked and would likely buy. … [Read more...]

Monochrome Monday: New Tudor Watches We’d Love to See at Baselworld 2014

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In Last Week's "Monochrome Monday" post, the Monochrome team gave you our ideas on what could (and, in our opinion, should) be Rolex’s new models at the upcoming Baselworld fair. Tudor, having been in the shadow of its big-brother brand Rolex for several decades, has been mounting a rather successful comeback in recent years. Tudor did so by brilliantly resurrecting vintage models from its past and adding modern twists. Much like its big brother, Tudor guards its secrets carefully, especially … [Read more...]

Audio: 14 Watch Executive Interviews from SIHH 2014 (Updated)

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At this year's SIHH in Geneva, I spoke with 14 important figures, from 13 luxury watch brands, about the timepieces unveiled at the show and what each brand has in store for 2014. Follow the links below to hear the audio from these interviews, all conducted for my blog, Watch-Insider.com. … [Read more...]

Watch Insider’s Christmas List: 28 Watch Gift Ideas for Watch Lovers

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The holiday shopping season is in full swing, and many of you are probably considering buying a watch, either as a gift for a loved one or as a year-end reward for yourself. In response to the many readers of my blog, Watch-Insider.com, asking me what watch I would recommend, here are my personal selections of watches to give as gifts, all introduced this year or very recently. … [Read more...]

Review: 9 iPad Apps for Watch Aficionados

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Though tablets such as the iPad arrived on the market just a few years ago, it is already difficult to imagine our lives without them, and the world of apps that complement them. But have you ever thought about how a tablet app could help you choose your next watch, or even help enhance your passion for watches in general? … [Read more...]

Vintage Style: Watch Insider’s Top 10 Modern Re-Edition Watches

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The vintage look is having a moment in the watch world right now, with many brands releasing modern takes on old classics. Here, in this article from my blog, Watch-Insider.com, are my personal choices for 10 of the best of these re-editions that have debuted within the past few years. Many will have you asking yourself if they are old or new. Alpina Heritage Pilot Chronograph Automatic: Inspired by an Alpina aviation chronograph from the 1930s. Cartier Tank Louis Cartier: This modern … [Read more...]

Top 20 Swiss Chronometer Watch Brands 2012: Rolex Leads the Pack

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Here, we examine data from COSC that reveals the top 20 Swiss watch brands by number of COSC chronometer certificates issued to them in 2012. An interesting list for fans of swiss made watches. … [Read more...]

Fratello Friday: 8 Watches for Friday the 13th

Rolex GMT-Master

This week, Fratello Friday falls on a Friday the 13th. For the occasion, I thought it would be fun to highlight eight watches that have the number ‘13’ in their reference number — admittedly, an unusual method for generating a list of watches, and the results were somewhat surprising; before I started searching for "13" in the strings of characters that make up watch reference numbers, I didn't know what would pop up. … [Read more...]

What Watch is Mets Ace Matt Harvey Wearing?

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New York Mets ace Matt Harvey recently pitched his first career shutout against the Colorado Rockies, adding to an already impressive resume. He's also, apparently, become something of a watch enthusiast. Sharp-eyed fans of baseball and watches may have noticed the pitcher's recent timepiece of choice — the CT Scuderia Salt Flat Racer "0-60" — which Harvey was first seen wearing during MLB All-Star week festivities in New York. (In the 2013 All-Star Game, played at the Mets' home ballpark, … [Read more...]

So What Watch Was Nik Wallenda Wearing?

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TV viewers were glued to the Discovery Channel this past Sunday night, as daredevil Nik Wallenda set another Guinness World Record (his seventh) by walking across the Grand Canyon on a tightrope. Wallenda's tightrope feat took him a quarter mile over the Little Colorado River Gorge, walking on a 2 inch steel cable, about 1,500 feet above the river on the Navajo Nation’s Hellhole Bend in the Grand Canyon. He completed the walk in 22 minutes and 44 seconds, without a tether or safety net. And … [Read more...]

Million Dollar Club 2012: Watch Advertising at All-Time High

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In an exclusive report in the upcoming May-June issue of WatchTime, we reveal which watch brands are spending the most on advertising in 2012, a record year for watch-company ad spending, and we provide a complete list of the 60 brands that spent more than $1 million on ads. … [Read more...]

Watch Insider Interviews Rado CEO Matthias Breschan

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At watch-insider.com, WatchTime contributor Alexander Linz has posted an audio interview with Rado CEO Matthias Breschan, discussing the brand's latest offerings, it's upcoming appearance at Baselworld, and Rado's relationship with the sport of tennis. To hear the interview click here. Linz also provides details on two new Rado collections: Rado HyperChrome Glam Slam for women and the Rado HyperChrome Court Collection for men. … [Read more...]

Kobe Bryant Joins Hublot’s Roster of All-Star Athletes

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Hublot continues its domination of the sports world with the signing of all-star Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant as its newest "brand ambassador." Like other high-profile athletes in Hublot's stable, including fellow NBA star Dwyane Wade of the Miami Heat, Olympic runner Usain Bolt, and soccer star Diego Maradona, Bryant will lend his name to a limited-edition Hublot timepiece. … [Read more...]

Rado Airs Andy Murray TV Commercial

Rado ambassador Andy Murray

Rado has launched its first television commercial, which aired internationally yesterday, starring last year's U.S. Open Men's Champion and Rado brand representative Andy Murray. The commercial, shot in Miami, shows Murray testing the scratch-resistance of his watch, the Rado HyperChrome Chronograph, in a variety of training activities. The commercial, which will debut on the Tennis Channel on March 22nd, will also run on CBS during the Ladies' final and Men's final of the Sony Open on … [Read more...]

Facetime February 9

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Welcome to another installment of Facetime! … [Read more...]