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Press Release: WatchTime’s Last-Minute Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide 2014

New York City (NY): America’s best-selling watch magazine, WatchTime, has compiled the ultimate holiday wish list for watch enthusiasts: The WatchTime Holiday Gift Guide 2014. The guide contains descriptions and photos of more than 100 watches released this year. Every important watch brand is included, every price range is represented, and the watches feature numerous different functions and complications. The WatchTime Holiday Gift Guide 2014 is ideal for shoppers seeking just the right … [Read more...]


WatchTime Redesigns Mobile Website After Audience Increase of 1,000% Since 2012

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WatchTime has redesigned the mobile website of watchtime.com. The new design is elegant and simple and presents content in a responsive way, adapting itself automatically to a variety of device sizes. All reviews, features, news, blog posts and educational elements are available on the mobile version, and the sponsored content section has been optimized for mobile devices as well. WatchTime's mobile traffic has grown at a rate of 1,000% since 2012 and today accounts for more than 50% of … [Read more...]


Zenith Watch Test: WatchTime Reviews the Zenith Moon-Phase Watch

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Download this FREE article and find out what we thought of the Zenith Captain Grande Date Moonphase! This WatchTime Spotlight falls on Zenith watches, specifically the Captain Grande Date Moonphase, a Zenith watch that offers two complications in its movement. In this article from our print archives, WatchTime goes past the elegant exterior to see how well it works. This Zenith watch uses a conventional moon-phase display, but has an outsize date with concentric disks that is very easy to … [Read more...]


Press Release: WatchTime’s Black Friday Deal

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New York City (NY): America’s best-selling watch magazine, WatchTime, presents a unique opportunity for watch aficionados: a one-year digital subscription to WatchTime for only $19.97 rather than the usual rate of $39.97. This Black Friday deal includes six digital issues as well as free access to the online archive on watchtime.com. The issues are available on all iOS and android devices. The archive includes digital versions of very issue of WatchTime back to 2000. Subscribers to WatchTime … [Read more...]


IWC Watch Test: WatchTime Reviews the IWC Portuguese Yacht Club

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WatchTime Spotlight on IWC Schaffhausen: Testing the Portuguese Yacht Club Chronograph Download this FREE article and take a sail with this IWC watch. The Yacht Club was IWC’s most popular model of the late 1960s and 1970s. Today, enthusiasts of IWC Schaffhausen have a new model: The IWC Portuguese Yacht Club Chronograph, easily one of the sportiest IWC Portuguese models. WatchTime tested this most nautical of IWC watches, and you can read all the results in our free article, in which … [Read more...]


WatchTime Exclusive: Inside Rolex Bienne

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On a rare tour of Rolex’s movement-manufacturing complex in Bienne, Switzerland, WatchTime's Joe Thompson and Norma Buchanan witnessed the making of the Cosmograph Daytona Caliber 4130. We reported on it in this feature from our March-April 2010 issue. … [Read more...]


WatchTime’s November-December Issue is On Sale Now!

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The November-December issue of WatchTime is on newsstands now (and also in the WatchTime online shop), featuring our test of the Omega Speedmaster Mark II, a showcase of Patek Philippe's 24 most historic wristwatches, a horological tour of Switzerland's Vallée de Joux,  and more. Scroll down for highlights from the issue… … [Read more...]


Press Release: WatchTime November/December Cover Story: Testing the new Omega Speedmaster

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New York City (NY); America’s best-selling watch magazine, WatchTime, presents an in-depth watch test of the new Omega Speedmaster Mark II. When this Omega watch was launched in 1969, it was a more streamlined, spiffier version of the Speedmaster that landed on the moon that year. Now Omega has brought the Mark II back. … [Read more...]


WatchTime at 15: A Growing Audience of 600,000

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This year WatchTime celebrates its 15th anniversary. What started as a small watch magazine in 1999 has become what some regard as the world’s best watch magazine. One of those is Sidin Vadakut, a journalist with Mint, a leading business newspaper in India, who has no connection to WatchTime other than as a reader. In 2012, he wrote in Mint: “For more than a decade, Joe Thompson and his team have produced arguably the most influential watch magazine in the world. With an unmatched reputation … [Read more...]


Press Release: 150 years of Junghans – A WatchTime Special

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New York City (NY); America’s best-selling watch magazine, WatchTime, has released its 2011 special issue, “Junghans: 150 years,” as a digital download. This brand-specific special edition includes features, interviews, product information, and a focus on the visionaries and pioneers of Junghans watches as well as insights into the brand’s hometown of Schramberg, a German watch city in changing times. … [Read more...]


WatchTime is World’s First Watch Magazine to Win 7 Digital Magazine Award Nominations

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The Digital Magazine Awards, one of the world's largest awards for digital media and publishing, have announced their 2014 finalists, and WatchTime has been nominated in four categories: specialist magazine of the year, magazine website of the year, men's lifestyle magazine of the year, and publisher of the year. Together with last year's nominations WatchTime now has been nominated an unprecedented seven times as a finalist at the Digital Magazine Awards. WatchTime is the world's first watch … [Read more...]


Press Release: WatchTime Special Issue: Vacheron Constantin

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New York City (NY): America’s best-selling watch magazine, WatchTime, has released its 2009 special issue on Vacheron Constantin as a digital download. This special edition explores the history of Vacheron Constantin watches, taking the reader inside the brand’s Swiss manufacture and highlighting the most iconic timepieces from its 250-year history. … [Read more...]


WatchTime’s September-October Issue is On Sale Now!

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The September-October issue of WatchTime is on newsstands now (and also in the WatchTime online shop), featuring our test of the Rolex GMT-Master "Batman" with blue-black ceramic bezel, an exclusive interview with Swatch Group CEO Nick Hayek, a foldout timeline covering 100 years of the wristwatch, and more. Scroll down for highlights from the issue... … [Read more...]


Highlight Watches From WatchTime’s IBG 2014 Watch Collector Events

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The sponsoring luxury watch brands for WatchTime's "Inside Basel.Geneva" series of watch collector events have really strutted their stuff this year. As noted by WatchTime's IBG event partner, watch collector and aficionado Jeff Kingston, not only did each brand have a broad selection from its collection on display at the opening event in Chicago — far broader than you'd ever find at a boutique or other retailer — but key new watch models from SIHH and Baselworld that won’t be in stores … [Read more...]


Press Release: WatchTime Magazine Celebrates 15 years with Special Subscription Rate

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New York City (NY): America’s best-selling watch magazine, WatchTime, celebrates 15 years of wristwatch journalism this year. On the occasion of this anniversary, WatchTime is offering its readers a special offer: Watch enthusiasts will now be invited to receive two years’ worth of WatchTime for the price of one. … [Read more...]


Press Release: Inside Basel.Geneva – The Premier Watch Collectors’ Event of 2014

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New York City (NY): America’s best-selling watch magazine, WatchTime, once again hosts “Inside Basel.Geneva,” its exclusive annual event for watch aficionados. … [Read more...]


WatchTime’s July-August Issue is On Sale Now!

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The July-August issue of WatchTime is on newsstands now (and also in the WatchTime online shop), featuring a comparative test of the TAG Heuer Carrera Calibre 1887 Jack Heuer Edition and the Tudor Heritage Chrono Blue, more than 75 new watches from Baselworld 2014, and more. Click here for highlights from the issue... … [Read more...]


WatchTime Offers 75% Off Digital Subscriptions in Special July 4th Promotion

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WatchTime magazine is celebrating Independence Day with a special offer for new subscribers. For a limited time, you can order an all-access one-year digital subscription to WatchTime for only $9.97 — an amazing savings of 75% from the usual price of $39.97. Click here for details. … [Read more...]


Press Release: WatchTime Special Issue Explores the Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso

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New York City (NY); America’s best-selling watch magazine, WatchTime, has released its 2011 special issue on Jaeger-LeCoultre — “80 years of the Reverso” — as a digital download. This special edition is packed with feature articles and interviews, all filled with information and photos, about the famous Reverso watch, an icon of Jaeger-LeCoultre’s collection. The history of this cult-favorite watch is also illustrated and reconstructed in a comprehensive catalog. Modern Reverso … [Read more...]


WatchTime Becomes First Watch Magazine To Win Folio Fame Award, Future 50 Award and Apex Award

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WatchTime has broken yet another record (after reaching 600,000 monthly readers for the first time ever): it becomes the world’s first luxury watch magazine to win a Folio Fame Award, SmartCEO Future 50 Award, and Apex Award. Within the past year, WatchTime has been honored with eight prestigious global and domestic awards and nominations. The Apex Award jury praised WatchTime’s excellence in electronic media while the Folio Fame Award jury honored WatchTime’s outstanding success in … [Read more...]


For First Time Ever, WatchTime Reaches 600,000 Monthly Readers

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WatchTime reached a record-breaking audience of affluent watch collectors in May 2014. More than 600,000 readers accessed one of WatchTime’s products, setting a new record and marking a rapid growth of more than 200 percent versus May 2013. The digital channels grew most quickly, while there has also been growth in print and tablet subscribers. On watchtime.com, the so-called "power brand" channels, together with the watch database, continue to attract an increasing number of readers, while … [Read more...]


WatchTime’s Top 10 Most Popular Watches on Pinterest

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Did you know that WatchTime has a Pinterest page with nearly 100 boards and more than 2,300 photos of watches, celebrity watch fans and other images? We've got boards devoted to categories such as divers' watches and tourbillons as well as dozens of individual brands from Rolex to Breguet to Greubel Forsey. Below, we count down the WatchTime pins that you've been clicking the most. Is one of your favorites among them? (And don't forget to visit our boards if you're still doing some early … [Read more...]


Press Release: WatchTime E-Special: Modern American Watchmakers

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New York City (NY): Watchtime.com, the website of America’s best-selling watch magazine, WatchTime, has published a new E-Special, “Modern American Watchmakers.” This downloadable e-special can be found here: http://watchtime-shop.com/specials/watchtime-e-special-modern-american-watchmakers.html … [Read more...]


WatchTime’s May-June Issue is On Sale Now!

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The May-June issue of WatchTime is on newsstands now (and also in the WatchTime online shop), featuring a comparative test of the Breitling Chronomat GMT Blacksteel and the Omega Speedmaster Professional Dark Side of the Moon, a showcase of milestone Breitling watches, and 39 highlight watches from the SIHH watch fair. Click here for highlights from the issue... … [Read more...]


Press release: WatchTime E-Special: Milestone Breitling Watches

E-Special: Breitling Milestones

New York City (NY): Watchtime.com, the website of America’s best-selling watch magazine, WatchTime, has published a new E-Special, “Milestone Breitling Watches.” This downloadable e-special can be found here: http://watchtime-shop.com/specials/watchtime-e-special-breitling-milestone-watches.html Breitling looks back on a history of important watch innovations, beginning with its legendary pilots' watches, which have become famous all around the world. This E-Special tells the … [Read more...]


Press Release: WatchTime May-June Cover Story: Omega Speedmaster vs. Breitling Chronomat

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New York City (NY); America’s best-selling watch magazine, WatchTime, tests two black beauties — the Omega Speedmaster Dark Side of the Moon and the Breitling Chronomat GMT Blacksteel — for the cover story of its upcoming May-June 2014 issue. For those who don’t want to wait for the print issue, WatchTime is offering this feature article — including all specs and scores for both watches — as a special downloadable preview for $2.99. … [Read more...]


WatchTime Presents 7 Of The Most Expensive Watches Over $1 Mio

New York City (NY); Watchtime.com, the website of America’s best-selling watch magazine, WatchTime, presents seven of the world's most expensive luxury watches over $1 million: http://www.watchtime.com/blog/million-dollar-watches/ This unique list of amazing timepieces includes: Vacheron Constantin Tour de I’Ile, a limited edition watch of only seven pieces, which celebrated the brand’s 250th anniversary. It has two faces to make room for its many displays, including a second time … [Read more...]


WatchTime E-Special: The Watch Cities of Switzerland

New York City (NY); Watchtime.com, the website of America’s best-selling watch magazine, WatchTime, has published a new E-Special: “The Watch Cities of Switzerland.” This downloadable e-special can be found here: http://watchtime-shop.com/specials/watchtime-e-special-the-watch-cities-of-switzerland.html This E-Special compiles four feature-length articles about four watchmaking cities in Switzerland: Bienne, where Rolex, Omega, and the Swatch Group make timepieces; La Chaux-De-Fonds, … [Read more...]


WatchTime Magazine Announces Launch of WatchTime Middle East

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WatchTime, America’s best-selling luxury watch magazine, has announced the launch of its new Middle East edition. WatchTime Middle East will be based in Dubai and sold throughout the entire region as well as all in large metro areas. The Middle East is one of the world’s fastest growing markets for fine watches. … [Read more...]


WatchTime Magazine Presents New Shop

New York City (NY); Watchtime.com, the website of America’s best-selling watch magazine, WatchTime, has launched a new online store: http://watchtime-shop.com. Visitors to the store can download new issues; back issues dating back to 2011; digital “e-specials” devoted to various watch brands and topics; and exclusive videos, and can also order subscriptions. In addition, the online store offers access to exclusive, live video tours of important watchmakers, created by watch expert Jeff … [Read more...]