As Presidents' Day approaches here in the United States, we at WatchTime decided it would be a great time to revisit our piece on watches worn by American presidents over the years. Scroll down to see the list we've compiled of notable wristwatches and pocketwatches belonging to past (and current) commanders-in-chief. … [Read more...]
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As the U.S. enters a new year with a new divided government, we felt it was the perfect time to share this feature on presidents and their watches from the WatchTime archives (December 2008). Click here to find out what brands graced the wrists and waistcoasts of our chief executives. … [Read more...]
WatchTime Spotlight On Patek Philippe: The Birth of a Legend WatchTime’s Spotlight shines on Patek Philippe, taking you on a fascinating journey through the history of this famous watchmaker. The Patek Philippe story spans more than 160 years; in that time, the brand has won international renown and has reconfirmed its standing as one of the world’s most important watchmakers. Discover the story now, as only this historical article from WatchTime Magazine could tell it! Download … [Read more...]
Around the Web: 2014 Watch Predictions, Tiffany-Swatch Legal Decision, Blancpain’s Chefs and the “Death Watch”
The new year has begun, and it is time for our first installment of "Around the Web" for 2014. 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 some of the most popular watch blogs and other media. Here's what caught our eye on the web this week. … [Read more...]
Welcome to another Facetime! This week our selected readers are Serge Ouanounou and son Caleb, Robert and Christian Doucet, newlyweds Alison Marli and Steve McNamee, and Michael Beck. 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 email@example.com. We'll also select the most popular weekly photos every two months and present … [Read more...]
Earlier today, we posted results from recent record-breaking Antiquorum and Christie's watch auctions. Sotheby's also had strong results for its November watch auctions. … [Read more...]
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...]
Dear WatchTime readers, thank you very much for continuing to send us photos of yourselves wearing your favorite watches in all kinds of interesting places and situations! Here are some of the latest we've received. If you'd like to see yourself and your timepiece here, email us a high-res photo, along with a descriptive caption, to firstname.lastname@example.org. The best photos will also be selected for our Facetime category in the next issue of WatchTime magazine. … [Read more...]
Antiquorum Auctioneers will hold part one of its "Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces" auction at its U.S. headquarters, on Madison Avenue in New York City, on April 25. Included in the spring auction will be an exceptional lineup of collectible Patek Philippe wristwatches, including a Patek Philippe Ref. 3974 in platinum as well as a Patek Philippe Ref. 5013 in yellow gold. Click below for details and to see large images of some of the watches being offered. … [Read more...]
It's December, and you know what that means. It's time to look back. Have you been paying attention for the past 12 months? You knew there would be a quiz, right? Say goodbye to 2011 with this little test the focuses on some of the most (and least) important stories of the year. As always, the answers appear at the end. Good luck! … [Read more...]
Tiffany Watch Co. Ltd. is launching a new line of Art Deco-inspired watches called Tiffany Gallery. The curved, polished, 18k red-gold case is available in three sizes: 19mm, 22mm and 26mm. The bezel and central hour track are set with full-cut diamonds - 109 are used on the 26mm model. The classic "exploding" Arabic numerals are also 18k rose gold. … [Read more...]
Swatch Group announced today that it has terminated its cooperation contracts with Tiffany & Co. According to Swatch Group, "This action became necessary following Tiffany & Co’s systematic efforts to block and delay development of the business." … [Read more...]
Christie's December 14 sale to be held at 20 Rockafeller Plaza in New York includes 424 lots, and the stars of the show in terms of pre-sale estimates are Patek Philippe, Breguet, and Piaget. Three pieces are estimated at $250,000 to $350,000: Patek Philippe references 2499/100 and 1462, and a platinum Breguet ref. 3857. A Piaget ladies Kanthara is estimated at $200,000 - $300,000. … [Read more...]
Sotheby's October 27 auction of Important Watches and Clocks in New York City features a wide-ranging selection, ranging from 18th century enamel watches, snuff boxes and music boxes, to tourbillons from modern horological masters. Here are five pieces sure to delight wristwatch collectors. Lot 114 is a platinum IWC Il Destriero Scafusia, No. 105, circa 1993 with platinum bracelet. Cal. 1868 movement with 76 jewels. 43mm case. - 1 minute tourbillion - Split-seconds chronograph - Moon … [Read more...]
Nayla Hayek has been named chairwoman of the Swatch Group Ltd., succeeding her father, Nicolas G. Hayek, who died of heart failure at Swatch Group headquarters in Bienne, Switzerland on June 28. She was elected by a unanimous vote of the board of directors on June 30. Previously, she was vice-chairman of the board. … [Read more...]
A platinum Patek Philippe ref. 3974 with three dials sold for a record $1.2 million on December 9 at Antiquorum's 35th Anniversary year-end sale in New York. A Patek ref. 5101P Ten Days Tourbillon retailed by Tiffany & Co. brought $295,200, and a Patek ref. 3450 with rare display-back case achieved $270,000. A Rolex ref. 1665 Double-Red Sea Dweller owned by famous diver Patrice Chemin sold for an extraordinary $162,000 - six times the presale estimate. … [Read more...]
TAG Heuer has been awarded first place in the "Watches" category of the "Digital IQ Index: Ranking the Digital Competence of Luxury Brands", a survey conducted by the Luxury Lab of New York University's Stern School of Business. The Digital IQ Index ranks brands as Genius, Gifted, Average, Challenged and Feeble based on their digital competence. Apple finished first overall with a Digital IQ of 170. TAG Heuer finished in 8th position with a Genius-level rating of 141. TAG was the only watch … [Read more...]
Antiquorum's May 10 Geneva sale realized SFr. 6,520,180. Of the 331 lots, 80% were sold, representing 134.62% in value. A Patek Philippe Ref. 1436 (lot 161) brought the highest price of the day. The stainless steel split-seconds chronograph, one of only two stainless steel split-seconds watches known to exist, sold to a European collector for a world-record SFr. 1,244,800 after fierce in room and telephone bidding. … [Read more...]
On May 9 and 10 Antiquorum will auction over 300 watches and clocks at the Grand Hotel Kempinski in Geneva. The highlight of the sale is a Patek Philippe Ref. 1436, stainless steel split-seconds chronograph, pictured below. This piece is one of four known examples of which three survived, and one of only two first generation watches known to exist. This timepiece was produced in 1945 and sold on May 11, 1949. It is the first time ever that this watch will be offered at auction. The pre-sale … [Read more...]
On May 9 and 10 Antiquorum will auction over 300 fine timepieces at the Grand Hotel Kempinski in Geneva. Featured lots include Patek Refs. 1436 and 5016, and a 1928 Patek Tiffany single-button split-seconds chronograph. Previews will be held in Shanghai April 26 and 27, Hong Kong April 29 and 30, and Geneva May 7 - 10. … [Read more...]