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Million Dollar Watches: 7 Of The Most Expensive Watches Over $1 Million

Hublot Classic Fusion Haute Joaillerie "$1 Million"

We've all experienced sticker shock while perusing the world of the most expensive watches... there are even a few brands in which five- and six-figure prices are the norm. But some of the most expensive watches go well beyond "pricey" and into the rarefied over-$1-million category. Below, we've compiled seven of these million dollar watches in which the only things grander than the complications … [Read more...]

7 Rare Watches at Antiquorum’s 40th Anniversary Auction

Patek Philippe Ref5004J - Lot 236

Geneva-based Antiquorum Auctioneers turns 40 this year, and it is celebrating with an auction of “Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces,” to be held at the Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong, on Saturday, February 22. Among the highlights of the more than 250 timepieces on the block are a rare, steel Patek Philippe chronograph; a prototype Richard Mille tourbillon watch; and several vintage … [Read more...]

SIHH 2014 ROUNDUP: 4 DAYS, 47 WATCHES

A. Lange & Söhne 1815 Tourbillon

At last week's SIHH 2014 in Geneva, we saw and covered so many new watches, we're concerned our readers might have missed some of our live updates. To make it easier for you to see everything we covered, we've created this handy recap with links to all 47 watches we covered over the watch fair's four days. Day One: The first day of SIHH saw the introduction of Baume & Mercier's … [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...]

SIHH 2014: Richard Mille RM 63-01 Dizzy Hands

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From time to time, Watchmakers like to free us from the temporal demands our timepieces can place upon us, because every now and then, we all need to lose track of time. In years gone by, independent watchmakers Andreas Strehler and Thomas Prescher created wristwatches that told time only on demand - to learn the current time, you had to press a button. In 2011, Hermès gave us Le Temps Suspendu, … [Read more...]

3 Standout Skeleton Watches From SIHH 2014

VC Malte Tourbillon OW

Skeleton watches — which show off the watchmaker's art by means of removing much of a watch's movement so that only its "bare bones" remains, and giving us a glimpse of it through a transparent dial — were not as much of a presence at this year's SIHH as in previous years. However, the few skeletonized timepieces (also referred to as "openworked") that did make their debut here were quite … [Read more...]

WatchTime’s Top 10 Watches to Watch of 2013… What Was Your Favorite?

Breitling Transocean Chronograph Unitime

Every week, WatchTime's Mark Bernardo picks one watch to showcase in our "Watch to Watch" feature. As the year is winding down, we've decided to spotlight the most popular "Watches to Watch" of 2013, based on page views. Here we count down the top 10 watches you were watching this year. Can you guess what made Number 1?   10. Panerai Luminor 1950 Regatta 3 Days Chrono Flyback … [Read more...]

Richard Mille Introduces Another New Material to Watchmaking

Richard Mille NTPT Carbon Case

Richard Mille has long been known for using unusual and often unprecedented materials in its timepieces, many drawn from the worlds of automobiles and aeronautics. Now the brand has announced another horological world-first — a case made of NTPT (North Thin Ply Technology) carbon, to be used in a new version of the brand's RM011 Flyback Chronograph watch. … [Read more...]

Need for Speed: 8 New Watches Inspired by Auto Racing

2012 Blancpain L-Evolution Super Trofeo

The worlds of watchmaking and automobile racing have shared a strong connection for decades, with racing and high-performance cars often serving as a direct inspiration for watches, including classic models like the Rolex Daytona and TAG Heuer Carrera, which both turned 50 this year. Below we take a look at eight watches from the last year or so with designs influenced by automobile racing. As … [Read more...]

5 Personalized Watches Made for World Champion Athletes

Kobe Bryant - Hublot watch

This weekend, we brought you the news of the new, limited-edition Audemars Piguet watch made for Miami Heat star LeBron James. With the new timepiece, the NBA's "King James" joins an elite fraternity of athletes who have not only won a world championship in his sport but also boast a watch made specifically for him. Here are five more. … [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...]

Fratello Friday: Top 5 Rectangular Watches I Might Wear

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In my modest collection of watches, there is not a single one with a rectangular case; the only non-round one is the octagonal Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Extra-Thin. Nevertheless, since rectangular-case watches do have their fans, this week's Fratello Friday focuses on the top five I would wear... if I did indeed wear them. … [Read more...]

Facetime August 24

Young watch fan Omid Shirzadi in Toronto, Ontario, wears a Richard Mille RM10 in rose gold.

Welcome to another installment of Facetime! Thanks to Omid Shirzadi and Paul Schmolt for the great pictures! As always, if you would like 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. We’ll also select the most popular weekly photos every two months and present them in … [Read more...]

Richard Mille Introduces Americas-Only RM 030 Limited Edition

Richard Mille RM 030 Americas

Richard Mille, which has had success with other limited-edition watches made exclusively for the Americas — including models in its RM 011, RM 016 and RM 028 lines — has unveiled another, called the RM 030 Americas. The watch follows up the previous Americas-only RM 030 Black Out and Black Rose limited editions. … [Read more...]

Richard Mille Partners with Diana Luna and Lacoste Ladies Open

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Richard Mille first entered the world of professional golf when it created a watch for Bubba Watson; now the brand enters the world of women's golf in its new partnership with the Lacoste Ladies Open. Italian golf champion Diana Luna has also signed on as Richard Mille's latest spokesperson and the brand's first female athlete partner. Ranked number one in her country, Luna has been a professional … [Read more...]

More Unique Pieces From Only Watch 2013

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More watch brands are unveiling their unique timepieces to be auctioned at the upcoming Only Watch in Monaco. Below, we take a look at the pieces to be offered by Bell & Ross, Richard Mille, and Jaquet Droz. All proceeds of the auction, held on September 28th 2013, will benefit the Monegasque Association against Muscular Dystrophy. Bell & Ross is offering a set of six watches in a … [Read more...]

Richard Mille Opens New Factory in the Swiss Jura

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Richard Mille has become the latest luxury watch manufacturer to take a decisive step toward becoming a full-fledged manufacture, announcing the opening of its new case and component factory in Les Breuleux in the Swiss Jura. … [Read more...]

Richard Mille Official Timing Partner of Lotus F1 Team

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Richard Mille, a brand long associated with Formula One auto racing in both its design and use of materials, has signed a two-year deal with the Lotus F1 racing team, joining the team as Official Timing Partner.  As part of the partnership, Richard Mille branding will appear on the team’s 2013 Formula 1 challenger, the E21, as well as on driver uniforms. Richard Mille will also produce a Lotus … [Read more...]

Star Time: 10 Celebrity-Branded Sports Watches

Kobe Bryant and the Hublot King Power Black Mamba

There is no shortage of celebrities, many of them celebrity athletes, who serve as "brand ambassadors" for watch brands, appearing in ads and attending events wearing their watches. However, a few of these big-name stars go the extra mile, giving input and often even becoming involved in the design process, for special watches to which they lend their own names. Below is a list of 10 sports … [Read more...]

Richard Mille Sponsors Les Voiles de Saint Barth 2013

RM 028 Voiles de Saint Barth

Richard Mille once again sponsored the Voiles de Saint Barth, a week-long ocean racing event in the Caribbean, now in its fourth year. The event, which Richard Mille has partnered with since its inception, brought together 60 sailing vessels and 800 sailors from around the world. Facing a steady 20-knot breeze and regularly high seas, several boat classes raced on course near the island of Saint … [Read more...]