Recently, WatchTime was among a select group of media outlets invited to tour and explore Chopard’s Swiss watchmaking operations in Geneva and Fleurier. By the end of the comprehensive visit, it was clear that Chopard, a brand still known more for high jewelry than high horology, is devoted to making its mark on the men’s […]
WatchTime spent some time with the most recent model of the Rolex Oyster Perpetual Explorer — a watch originally made for a Mount Everest expedition and recently revamped with a larger case and modern caliber. Scroll down to read our test of the watch from the magazine, along with original photos by Nik Schölzel. The […]
F.P. Journe had to bring something new to the quartz watch in his new quartz-powered ladies' watch collection, the F.P. Journe Élégante. The beauty of the quartz movement is that it gives a low-torque, constant energy.
Read our review of five recent examples of watches that have set records for thinness in their respective categories, with models from Vacheron Constantin, Piaget, Jaeger-LeCoultre and others.
In honor of “Breguet: Art and Innovation in Watchmaking,” the brand’s first major U.S. exhibition, currently on display at San Francisco’s Legion of Honor, we showcase some of the most important Breguet timepieces, including the very first tourbillon watch and the first perpetual calendar for the wrist. 1801: The First Tourbillon Possessed of an analytical […]
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Most of us know the history of Jaeger-LeCoultre’s Reverso and its connection to British polo players. But have you heard about Cartier’s Basculante or Universal Genève’s Cabriolet? Read on for the story behind these vintage reversible watches and other reversible watches they inspired.
WatchTime spent some time with the most recent model of the Rolex Oyster Perpetual Explorer — a watch originally made for a Mount Everest expedition and recently revamped with a … [Read More...]
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