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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...]

Fratello Friday: Watch Nerd Alert! Top 10 Chronograph Movements, Part 1

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A while back, I wrote an article on my top 5 iconic chronograph watches. Some of you readers wondered why Zenith wasn’t in there. Quite simply, it didn't make my personal Top 5. However, I do love the Zenith El Primero movement, and think that its reputation as a great chronograph caliber is well-earned. So, to make it up for some of you fellow watch nerds out there, this week’s Fratello Friday (and next week's) focuses specifically on chronograph movements rather than watches. Here is part … [Read more...]

Watchtoberfest: 5 Tough German Sports Watches

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Germany's Oktoberfest wrapped up earlier this month, but while the dirndls, lederhosen, and giant beer mugs have gone into storage until next year, we thought it might be a good time to showcase some robust, sporty timepieces from some smaller German watch brands that may have flown under your radar this year. Here are five that made their debut in 2013. Mühle-Glashütte collaborated with the research divers at the University of Rostock to develop the Rasmus 2000. The watch features hands, … [Read more...]

Tutima Begins Deliveries of Its Hommage Minute Repeater

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In summer 2011, Germany-based Tutima, known chiefly for its modestly priced pilots' watches, unveiled a watch-world first: the first minute repeater wristwatch whose entire mechanism was built entirely in the German watchmaking town of Glashütte. As of the beginning of this year, the company announced, deliveries of the eagerly awaited timepiece have finally begun. … [Read more...]

Tool of Hard Knocks: Tutima’s Grand Classic Black

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From our watch test archives, writer Alexander Krupp and photographer Nik Schölzel take a close look at Tutima’s Grand Classic Black sport watch, which boasts an extra-hardened, scratch-resistant case and costs less than $2,000. … [Read more...]

Facetime Photos for June 23

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It's time for another round of Facetime photos. Summer's officially here, so be sure to send us photos from your vacations. Send us a hi-res pic at photos@watchtime.com and your photo can appear here, on our social media sites, and in our magazine. Our first photo this week includes an impressive collection of watches. If anyone can top this collection, share it with us (and make sure you're in the picture, too). … [Read more...]

Watch Wallpaper: Sport-Specific Watches

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Certain watch models are inseparably linked with particular sports. In our December 2009 issue, we presented a gallery of specialized sports watches inspired by activities from yachting to golf to horse jumping, with original photos by ace watch photographer Nik Schölzel. Now we present six of these exclusive shots to download for your desktop. Click on the photos for wallpaper images. … [Read more...]

Clockwork Orange: Wallpaper From the WatchTime Archives

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Back in our December 2006 issue, we ran a photo feature called "Clockwork Orange," showcasing watches with orange dials, straps, and other elements. Now we've selected a half-dozen of these striking still-life images, shot by our faithful watch shutterbug Nik Schölzel, for you to download to decorate your computer screen. Simply click on the photos for full-sized wallpaper images. Orange you glad you visited our site? … [Read more...]

Pilot’s Watch Review: Breitling Chronomat GMT

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For many watch lovers, a Breitling is the epitome of a pilots’ watch. So it made sense that we include one in the pilots' watch review in our March-April 2012 issue. For the story, we selected nine watches to accompany a trio of pilots – aerobatics champion Klaus Lenhart and his protégés Axel Schütte and Andreas Langer − while they performed an aerobatic program, specially designed for our review, in the skies above the Swabian Mountains in south Germany. Click below to read how our … [Read more...]

Pilots’ Watch Review: Bell & Ross BR 03-94 Chrono

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For the pilots' watch review in our March-April issue, on sale now, writer Martina Richter selected two three-hand pilots’ watches and seven pilots’ chronographs to accompany a trio of pilots – aerobatics champion Klaus Lenhart and his protégés Axel Schütte and Andreas Langer − while they performed an aerobatic program, specially designed for our review, in the skies above the Swabian Mountains in southern Germany. One of the watches chosen was the Bell & Ross BR 03-94 Chronograph … [Read more...]

WatchTime’s October Print and iPad Editions Now Available!

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WatchTime's October issue is available now. In it, we test Omega's new Planet Ocean chronograph and Breitling's new Navitimer 01, both with new in-house chronograph movements. How do they measure up? Swiss and German retro-inspired chronographs go head to head: Zenith’s El Primero New Vintage 1969 versus Glashütte Original’s Senator Sixties. Which one comes out on top? … [Read more...]

Look – Up in the Sky!Many brands make pilot’s watches. Tutima makes pilots, too.

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Who has the best job in the world? I recently spent some time with an elite group whose members have a strong claim to that title. They are some of the best in the world at what they do. What they do is great fun, very cool, and it saves lives. They’re the instructors at the Tutima Academy for Aviation Safety. Let's go flying. … [Read more...]

Look – Up in the Sky!Many brands make pilot’s watches. Tutima makes pilots, too.

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Who has the best job in the world? I recently spent some time with an elite group whose members have a strong claim to that title. They are some of the best in the world at what they do. What they do is great fun, very cool, and it saves lives. They’re the instructors at the Tutima Academy for Aviation Safety. Let's go flying. … [Read more...]

Visual Quiz: Mystery Watches

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Can you identify manufacturers without seeing their names on the dials? We’ve lined up a dozen images, sans brand identification, to test your visual skills. Some watches are current, while others were produced in years gone by. As always, the answers appear at the end. Good luck! … [Read more...]

Tutima Launches Three New Models in Three Price Ranges

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At Baselworld 2011, Tutima launched three new models: the Grand Classic Black Chronograph PR, the Grand Classic Reserve, and the Pacific Black. Each measuring 43mm in diameter, these new models offer three variations on Tutima's classic good looks. Find wallpaper, launch dates and pricing inside. … [Read more...]

2010: The Year In Review Quiz, Part II

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Once again we look at the biggest and smallest stories of the year. Were you paying attention? As always, the answers appear at the end. Good luck! … [Read more...]

2010: The Year in Review Quiz, Part I

Have you been following the news for the past 12 months? Say goodbye to 2010 with this quiz that focuses on some of the year’s most (and least) important stories. As always, the answers appear at the end. Good luck! … [Read more...]

Tutima Academy Featured on MythBusters

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On October 20, MythBuster Tory Belleci faced his fear of flying during a harrowing aerobatic exercise at the Tutima Academy of Aviation Safety, a premier precision flight training school operated by legendary stunt pilot Sean D. Tucker in partnership with Tutima. The show's theme was fear, and to test his limits, Belleci flew with Sean as he used his small plane to bend the laws of physics. … [Read more...]

New Tutima DI300 Diver’s Watch With PVD Coating

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Tutima presents the automatic winding DI300 diver's watch in titanium with PVD coating. The two-tone rotating bezel secures a sapphire crystal. The chip-proof PVD coating is nearly as hard as ceramic. The DI300 is water resistant to 1000 feet. The MSRP is $1,700. … [Read more...]

Tutima Grand Classic: Tougher Than Steel

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For more than 70 years, Tutima has been producing professional chronographs. Their timepieces have earned the trust of NATO pilots. For 2009, Tutima introduces the the Grand Classic sports watch and chronograph. These watches are produced using special hardened steel. Unlike conventional hardening processes, Tutima uses a unique method which takes several days to complete and that allows the hardening process to penetrate deep into the core of the metal. This allows the metal to achieve its … [Read more...]