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Time is Money: The 26 Richest Swiss Watch Barons

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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 in WatchTime's November-December issue, on sale now, we examined the 2013 list to see which members of the watch industry made the ranking. Here they are: … [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...]

5 Mechanical Watches Under $2,000

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At this year's Swiss watch fairs, as in most years, the attention-grabbing new releases were 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 new watches with automatic movements that might have flown under the radar. While less … [Read more...]

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

Tudor Heritage Chrono Blue

At the 2013 Baselworld watch fair, held in April, many of the biggest watch brands unveiled their new watches for the year. As expected, most of the buzz was generated by complicated (and often very limited) models with extraordinary price tags, and the entry-level prices for many luxury brands, in most cases, continued to tick up. However, we also found some makers of timepieces that demonstrated … [Read more...]

Baselworld Preview: Raymond Weil Tango

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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. The Tango Two-tone Rose comes in a 39-mm steel case, with rose gold used on its bezel, crown, and the two central rows of its bracelet links. The white dial features a star pattern in its central zone surrounded … [Read more...]

Raymond Weil Supports VH1 Save The Music Foundation

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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. Rimes sang in front of an audience of 200 guests at the William Hill Winery in Napa … [Read more...]

Elegant Accessories: Pens for Watch Lovers

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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 … [Read more...]

A Weekend of Watches in Las Vegas

Glycine Combat pilots watches

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 … [Read more...]

Million-Dollar Club: What Watch Brands Spent the Most on Advertising in 2011?

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If watch advertising is a barometer of the health of a market — and it is — then the U.S. watch market is bouncing back after the catastrophe of 2009. Spending on watch advertising in the United States jumped 16 percent in 2011 to $365.8 million, indicating that the watch market here is improving. … [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...]

Raymond Weil Forms U.S.A. Distribution Company

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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...]