What did divers use before Rolex and Blancpain launched their first wristwatches for divers in the early 1950s creating the archetype of the modern dive watch.
WatchTime shares, in this feature on presidents and their watches, what brands graced the wrists and waistcoasts of our chief executives, such as JFK's Omega Ultra Thin and Bill Clinton's Cartier Ballon Bleu.
Download this FREE article and expand your knowledge of 25 watches from Officine Panerai! Officine Panerai has a colorful history and many interesting watch models. WatchTime’s FREE Download, WatchTime Spotlight: Panerai – Milestone Watches from the First Panerai Radiomir to the Panerai Luminor L’Astronomo, shows you the 25 most important timepieces in the history of […]
The 2015 America’s Cup begins in a few weeks, with British watch manufacturer Bremont as official timing partner and other brands sponsoring teams. In addition to sponsorships, some brands have developed timepieces specifically suited for competitive sailing and other nautical activities, often with some version of the all-important regatta countdown function. Here we run down […]
Some watches simply “have it” and some do not. These 10 timepieces, to me, have that certain something that sets them apart. Scroll down to see my choices. These are the watches introduced in 2014 that appeal most to the emotions of your Watch Insider, plain and simple. No other criteria have been taken into account, […]
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In the esoteric world of watchmaking, Devon Works watches represent a very small segment within an already niche area of the watch-collector market. Why? Its unique timepieces are … [Read More...]
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Baume & Mercier celebrates its 185th anniversary this year by introducing a pocketwatch with a rare complication, a five-minute repeater at Watches & Wonders, held in Hong Kong last week. The brand also introduced a ladies’ quartz watch, the Jade Promesse, at the show. It is set with a jade bezel as an homage to Asian and Chinese cultures.
We put Audemars Piguet’s Royal Oak Offshore Diver, a watch built for sport but suited for leisure, through its paces. Don’t be fooled by its chic styling and haute-de-gamme … [Read More...]
In our December 2013 issue, we profiled Oris Watch CEO Ulrich Herzog and revealed how he steered the company to an all-mechanical future during the heart of the Quartz Crisis. Here … [Read More...]
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