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What do Robert Morris, John Witherspoon, and Wolfgang Blum have in common? They belong to the fraternity of lesser-known founding fathers. WatchTime readers surely know the names Joe Thompson, Norma Buchanan and Mark Bernardo – our Washington, Jefferson and Franklin. A few trivia nuts may even know who Howard Fine is. But as your eyes move down the masthead, toward the bottom, you’ll find the … [Read more...]

Scenes From Inside Basel/Geneva 2011 New York City and San Francisco

Inside Basel/Geneva was bigger and better than ever this year, with twice as many participating brands compared with last year - as many as 28 independent watchmakers and brands at the shows. Attendance also set all-time records - more than 300 guests in New York. This report includes more than 30 images from the New York City and San Francisco events. Let's see some watches! … [Read more...]

Scenes from the Grand Finale: Inside Basel/Geneva 2010 Chicago

WatchTime’s 2010 Inside Basel/Geneva series finished up high above Chicago at the Mid-America Club on the 80th floor of the Aon Center. It was another night for records as more than 170 guests enjoyed timepieces from 19 participating brands – both all-time highs for Chicago. … [Read more...]

WatchTime’s New York ‘Inside Basel-Geneva’ Event Sold Out

WatchTime’s “Inside Basel-Geneva” event in New York City, which will be held on Sept. 14, is sold out. WatchTime is putting names of people wanting to attend on a waiting list, said publisher Wolfgang Blum, but tickets to the event are no longer available. … [Read more...]

The Big Inside Basel/Geneva West Coast Report…The Miami Show is July 14!

Inside Basel/Geneva 2010 kicked off with two West Coast shows that played to full houses as collectors and enthusiasts came out to see the newest watches and to meet the record number of exhibiting brands. Don't forget that the Miami show is July 14. There are still a few tickets left, so check out the West Coast shows in this article, then head over to the sign-up page and come on down! … [Read more...]

Scenes From Inside Basel-Geneva 2009 New York

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If you were looking for reasons to be more upbeat about the U.S. economy this week, there were a few to be found. You could have watched Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke on the TV news proclaiming that the recession is over. Or you could’ve had a lot more fun by attending this year’s largest-ever “Inside Basel-Geneva” watch collectors’ event in New York, hosted by WatchTime and … [Read more...]

Scenes from Inside Basel/Geneva ’09 San Francisco

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The Inside Basel/Geneva 2009 series launched with a bang on Tuesday June 23 at the elegant City Club in the heart of San Francisco's financial district. Sponsors Lange, IWC, Vacheron Constantin, Piaget, Carl F. Bucherer and Montblanc displayed their newest timepieces, and Antiquorum’s Charles Tearle presented a collection of watches that will be offered at upcoming auctions. Guests came from as … [Read more...]

Inside Basel/Geneva 2009 Debuts in San Francisco

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Inside Basel/Geneva 2009 got off to a great start in San Francisco Tuesday night June 23. A sell-out crowd of almost 150 watch collectors and enthusiasts from as far away as Illinois, Oregon and Washington gathered at the upscale City Club for an evening of shared passion and enjoyment. Guests began arriving ahead of the 6 p.m. start time for an opportunity to see the latest creations from San … [Read more...]