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Automatic for the People: 7 Mechanical Watches Under $2,000

Tissot Luxury Automatic - front-back

At the Swiss watch fairs, the attention-grabbing releases are often the most astronomically priced timepieces with the most complex movements. But what about those who are seeking a more "entry-level" timepiece without compromising on the mechanical movement? We've compiled a list of affordable watches with automatic movements that might have flown under your radar. While less complicated and less expensive, at under $2,000 each, these watches won't break the bank. … [Read more...]

Basel Bargain Hunting: 7 New Watches Under $5,000


At the Baselworld watch fair, held in Spring each year, many of the biggest watch brands unveil their new watches and in some cases you will find great products for watch fans who look for budget-friendly timepieces and affordable watches. We present a selection of affordable Baselworld watches. Let us know about your own budget-friendly Baselworld watches in the comments section of this post! … [Read more...]

Time is Money: The 26 Richest Swiss Watch Barons

Swatch Group CEO Nick Hayek Jr.

Each year the respected Swiss business magazine, Bilan, publishes a list of the 300 richest Swiss with a rough estimate of their fortunes. For this article we examined the list for you to see which members of the watch industry made the ranking. Here they are: … [Read more...]

Raymond Weil Maestro – Raymond Weil Limited Edition

Raymond Weil Maestro Limited Edition

Raymond Weil, who founded his eponymous Swiss watch brand in 1976, passed away early this year. Now, the Raymond Weil watch brand honors its pioneering namesake with the release of a special tribute timepiece, the Maestro Raymond Weil Limited Edition, which features a gold case and a COSC-certified mechanical chronograph movement. … [Read more...]

Time Jumper: Testing Raymond Weil’s Don Giovanni Così Grande Jumping Hour

Raymond Weil Cosi Grande Jumping Hour

In this watch test mini-feature from our June 2010 issue, we examine Raymond Weil's strikingly designed Don Giovanni Così Grande Jumping Hour, with original photography by Imagina. … [Read more...]

Baselworld Preview: Raymond Weil Tango


Looking ahead to next week's Baselworld watch fair, Raymond Weil has announced a new addition to its Tango collection of ladies' watches, a two-tone model combining rose gold and steel. … [Read more...]

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

Top Four Watch Advertisers 2012

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...]

88 Rue Du Rhone at the BAFTAs


For its first year as "Official Watch and Timing partner" of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), 88 Rue du Rhone — a young watch brand founded by Raymond Weil heirs Elie and Pierre Bernheim — produced 50 limited-edition timepieces to be given to all presenter of the BAFTA awards. Several of these watches will be given away through social media contests. The 88 Rue du Rhone Limited Edition BAFTA timepiece features an engraving of the EE British Academy of Film and … [Read more...]

Raymond Weil Supports VH1 Save The Music Foundation


Last week, watch brand Raymond Weil continued their relationship with VH1's Save the Music Foundation (a nonprofit organization dedicated to restoring instrumental music education programs in America’s public schools) by sponsoring their Songwriters Music Series, featuring a performance by singer LeAnn Rimes. … [Read more...]

Family Values: Patek Philippe’s Thierry and Philippe Stern

Thierry and Philippe Stern of Patek Philippe

Geneva’s Stern family has owned and operated Patek Philippe for 76 years. When it comes to making watches, they say, family matters. Click here to read WatchTime editor-in-chief Joe Thompson's up-close-and-personal profile of Philippe and Thierry Stern from our December 2008 issue. … [Read more...]

Elegant Accessories: Pens for Watch Lovers


Watch companies have upped the ante in the quality of their branded accessories — particularly in the case of fine writing implements, a category near and dear to the hearts of many watch collectors. In this 2009 column by Fine Pens writer Jan DiVincenzo, the first in our online archive of WatchTime's popular lifestyle columns, we take a look at some of the standouts. In pairing a watch with a pen, the obvious preference would be for both to be of the same manufacture. And this shouldn’t … [Read more...]

A Weekend of Watches in Las Vegas


Days Two and Three of the JCK Watch and Jewelry Show in Las Vegas brought some interesting new watches to our attention, including a few that made their debut at the show and some others that impressed us with their price-to-value ratio. Glycine, a Swiss brand known for pilots' watches, celebrates the 60th anniversary of its Airman model next year. In anticipation, it has released several new Airman models, including one with a smaller case size for ladies. What really blew us away, however, … [Read more...]

2011 Digital IQ Index Finds Luxury Watch Brands Lagging


L2 bills itself as a think tank for digital innovation, and each year the group releases the Digital IQ Index which ranks the “digital competence” of 35 leading luxury watch and jewelry brands. The newest rankings are out, and to the surprise of few, watch brands do not fare well. Find out who is gifted and who is feeble inside. … [Read more...]

Raymond Weil Anniversary Parsifal


This year marks the 20th anniversary of Parsifal, Raymond Weil's most well-recognized collection. Named for a Wager opera and launched in 1990, Parsifal is Raymond Weil's flagship line. To celebrate the anniversary, Raymond Weil has produced an anniversary chronograph featuring six godron décor on the bezel and a signature lacquer crown with the “RW” monogram. … [Read more...]

Trivia Quiz: Watches in the Movies 2 – The Sequel


A few weeks back we offered some general "watches in the movies" trivia. This time around we're focusing on watches worn by leading men such as Brad Pitt, Tom Cruise, Matt Damon and John Travolta, with a few comedy stars added to lighten things up. Do you know which watches these top actors wore? Test your knowledge within. As always, the answers appear at the end. Good luck! … [Read more...]

Trivia Quiz: Watches in the Movies


In the February issue of WatchTime, we reveal which watch Richard Dreyfuss wore as shark researcher Matt Hooper in Jaws. Not all movie watches take decades to identify. Test your knowledge in this quiz to see how well you know your Hollywood watch trivia. Hints in the form of answers appear at the end. … [Read more...]

Raymond Weil Forms U.S.A. Distribution Company


Raymond Weil Genève has announced the establishment of its own distribution company in the United States, RW USA Corp. This new company marks a transition from the brand’s stewardship in the United States from Benny Shabtai and Seville Watch Corporation, who has led the brand here for over 33 years. … [Read more...]

World Watch Report 2009 Reveals Online Trends


Digital marketing specialist IC-Agency has released the 5th World Watch Report market study. Its conclusions are based on a sample of more than 300 million global online searches relating to 25 watch brands in 7 export markets: China, Japan, the United States, the United Kingdom, Italy, France and Germany. The study found that the 3 most-searched watch models are the Omega Seamaster and Speedmaster, and the Rolex Daytona, in that order. … [Read more...]

Rolex Leads U.S. Watch Advertiser Pack


U.S. luxury watch king Rolex was the top watch advertiser by far in the United States in 2008. TNS Media Intelligence, which tracks watch advertising across 17 media categories, estimates that Rolex spent $49.30 million on ad placements last year. The figure is more than $20 million more than the number two advertiser, Breitling, which spent $28.92 million, according to TNS. … [Read more...]