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Ulysse Nardin Announces New In-House Movement for Dual Time Manufacture

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Ulysse Nardin re-introduced its GMT watch with a new manufacture movement this week at Baselworld. UN’s Dual Time watch has a simple, legible display and is designed for ease of use, particularly in setting the time. Now these characteristics have been incorporated into an in-house caliber. … [Read more...]

Baselworld 2014 Preview: 19 New Watches We’ve Seen So Far

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Baselworld 2014 is almost upon us, and the WatchTime team will be on-site at the world's biggest watch fair to provide you up-to-the-minute coverage of the scores of new timepieces making their world debuts there. Before we dive in, here's a roundup of the watches we've reported on so far, from brands that have provided pre-Baselworld press materials on some of their new products. Follow the … [Read more...]

Basel 2014 Preview: 3 New Watches from Carl F. Bucherer, Speake-Marin, and Ulysse Nardin

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As we continue the countdown to Baselworld 2014, we present three more watches making their worldwide debuts at the fair — two new perpetual calendar watches from Carl F. Bucherer and Ulysse Nardin and the first-ever chronograph from Britain's Peter Speake-Marin. … [Read more...]

Around the Web: Rolex in Wartime, Baume & Mercier’s Holiday Video, & More

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Welcome to the second installment of "Around the Web," where WatchTime social media maven Alan Loren delivers some of the most interesting watch-related stories and news tidbits of recent weeks, culled from the websites of your favorite brands as well as some of the most popular watch blogs and lifestyle media.  This week we've homed in on two very special articles from The New York Times and … [Read more...]

Watch Wallpaper: 8 Calendar Watches

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Throughout the holiday season, we've been featuring reviews of various types of calendar watches, culled from a feature in our December 2010 issue. We thought you might appreciate having access to Nik Schölzel's original photos of all seven of those watches from the original story, now available as wallpaper images for your desktop. … [Read more...]

Need a Gift for Her? Here are 25 Ladies’ Watches from WatchTime.com and Watch Insider

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With the holiday season upon us, many of you are probably seeking out a gift for the lady in your life. Why not share with her your passion for fine watches? We've decided to make your search a bit easier by gathering several of our recent articles on ladies' watches all in one place. Follow the links below, where we highlight recently released ladies' watches to narrow down your gift … [Read more...]

Watch Review: Ulysse Nardin GMT Perpetual

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The latest in our end-of-year series on calendar watches, excerpted from a feature in WatchTime’s December 2010 issue, is our review of the Ulysse Nardin GMT Perpetual, which combines a perpetual calendar with a second time zone. Click here to read the article and see original photos by Nik Schölzel. … [Read more...]

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...]

“Sound” Investments: 7 New Chiming Watches

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One of the most difficult complications to produce, a minute repeater transforms a watch from mere timekeeping device to miniature music box. Below we take a look at seven new minute repeaters that are more than just bells and whistles. … [Read more...]

The Phantom: Ulysse Nardin’s Newest Freak

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Ulysse Nardin made the watch cognoscenti sit up and take notice back in 2001, when it unveiled its wildly unconventional Freak watch, one of the first timepieces to use silicon in key parts of its movement. This year's new Freak Phantom, introduced at Baselworld 2013, continues that tradition of innovation and, well, freakishness. … [Read more...]

5 New Skeleton Watches For 2013

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In skeleton watches, the watchmaker strips the watch's dial and/or movement to their bare essentials, revealing as much of the watch's interior as possible. For watch fans who love the technical artistry that goes into watchmaking, these timepieces give them a detailed look at a watch's inner workings. Below we take a look at 5 new skeleton watches available in 2013. This year, Hublot … [Read more...]

3 Standout Tourbillon Watches From Baselworld 2013

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After a few challenging economic years for the watch industry, in which some feared big-ticket haute horlogerie timepieces were on the wane, tourbillon watches came roaring back at this year's Baselworld. Here's a trio of unusual tourbillons that grabbed our attention. … [Read more...]

7 Watch Brands That Make Their Own Metals

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We're all familiar with the most popular materials for watch cases — steel, rose gold, titanium, et cetera. But what about Rolesium, Ceragold, and Zenithium? While many watch brand take great pride in making their own cases, movements and dials, only a handful have gone the extra mile and actually invented their own materials, mostly for use in cases, but sometimes even for parts inside the … [Read more...]

Her Time: 5 New Ladies’ Watch Collections from 5 Luxury Brands

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We've covered dozens of new watch releases from the SIHH and Baselworld watch fairs here at WatchTime.com, as well as in our print edition. The vast majority of these have been targeted squarely at the male consumer. But several brands have also launched entirely new collections this year aimed at the ladies market, some with in-house movements, high jewelry, or both. Here are five of them. … [Read more...]

Chopard, Corum, & Ulysse Nardin Unveil Timepieces for Only Watch 2013

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As the Only Watch charity auction draws nearer, more brands have unveiled their unique contributions to the sale. Below we take a look at the one-of-kind watches from Chopard, Corum, and Ulysse Nardin to be auctioned in Monaco on September 28th... Chopard will offer a unique L.U.C Tourbillon model featuring movement bridges adorned with relief or “filet” engravings (also known as … [Read more...]

Watch Insider’s Top 17 Ultra-Technical Timepieces for 2013

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On my blog, Watch-Insider.com, I assembled this list of 17 "techie" watches, new models introduced in 2013 that most fascinated me in the area of technical innovation and watchmaking prowess. Here are my top 17 (Why 17? Why not?), with photos and very brief descriptions. (For more detailed info on many of these pieces, search watchtime.com and watch-insider.com.) … [Read more...]

Look, Ma, No Hands: 7 Watches That Tell Time Differently

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The vast majority of watches stick to traditional hour and minute hands to display the time, but a handful of bold manufacturers use their technical prowess to find new, innovative, and often downright audacious methods to indicate the hours, minutes, and occasionally beyond. Below is a list of watches that deviate from the conventional time-telling style, finding creative alternatives to hour and … [Read more...]

Ulysse Nardin Launches Marine Chronograph Manufacture With In-House Movement

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Ulysse Nardin's journey toward more in-house movement production, a stated goal of UN CEO Patrik Hoffman, continued apace at this year's Baselworld, when the brand released the new Marine Chronograph Manufacture, its first chronograph watch with an in-house movement. … [Read more...]

Star Time: 10 Celebrity-Branded Sports Watches

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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...]

Baselworld 2013, Day Four: Rolex, TAG Heuer, Cuervo y Sobrinos, Ulysse Nardin

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My fourth day of reporting from the Baselworld watch fair, I got a look at new watches from a variety of brands, from boutique producers like Cuervo y Sobrinos and Ulysse Nardin to industry giants Rolex and TAG Heuer. … [Read more...]