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.
Unique opportunity to read this test of the Breitling Transocean Chronograph Unitime from the pages of WatchTime magazine.
Grande Sonnerie [Def]: a watch that strikes the hours and quarters automatically. The Professional Dictionary of Horology is clear about the function of a Grande Sonnerie. But let’s understand what it means by “automatically.” Here it does not refer to an automatic movement, but rather that, without outside help, the watch will strike, on its own, in […]
Our friends at watch lifestyle website Watch-Anish.com helped make this year’s WatchTime New York Event at Gotham Hall a huge success. Here is their report on the event — which they dubbed “the most kick-ass horological weekend we’ve ever attended” — along with some stunning watch photos.
WatchTime’s Spotlight shines on the Patek Philippe story; the history of this famous watchmaker spans more than 160 years and in that time, Patek Philippe has won international renown and has reconfirmed its standing as one of the world’s most important watchmakers.
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How can François-Paul Journe justify making a quartz watch when he is considered to be one of the greatest watchmakers alive? Simple: Perspective! Or, more to the point: How could … [Read More...]
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Inspired by extreme sports, the Wryst Ultimate watch collection is designed to endure the toughest conditions. The Swiss brand thrives to break the monotony of classicism with … [Read More...]
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Swiss watch brand Tudor began its partnership with Italian motorcycle maker Ducati in 2011, and introduced its first Fastrider Black Shield watch — directly inspired by the … [Read More...]
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Several years ago, Glashütte Original introduced its first Senator Observer, a limited-edition, white-gold timepiece that celebrated the memory of German watchmaker Julius Assmann and famed explorer Roald Amundsen. It was modeled on the traditional observation watches (more widely known as “deck watches”) made in the German town of Glashütte, which were used by navigators to […]
In this triple-feature watch test our writer Alexander Krupp and photographer Nik Schölzel test a trio of entry-level timepieces from Rolex, IWC and Panerai that offer an entrance … [Read More...]
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