Black-on-black watches, read our review of 17 "all-black" watches, including the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Diver, the Breitling Navitimer Cosmonaute Blacksteel and the Ulysse Nardin Blacksea.
The worlds of watchmaking and automobile racing have shared a strong connection for decades, with racing and high-performance cars often serving as a direct inspiration for watches, including classic models like the Rolex Daytona and TAG Heuer Carrera, which both turned 50 in 2013. Below we take a look at 13 currently available watches with […]
If your plan was to spend less money this year on watches, you might want to skip this article. Most mechanical dive watches are priced under $10,000 (even though the iconic Rolex Deepsea, Sea-Dweller, and Submariner watches, as well as many Blancpain Fifty Fathoms models, might go for a bit more nowadays), but there are […]
We’ve all experienced sticker shock while perusing the world’s most expensive watches. There are even a few brands for which six-figure price tags are the norm — “expensive watches” by almost anyone’s definition. But a handful of luxury watches go well beyond “pricey” and into the rarefied “million dollar watch” category, i.e., costing more than […]
When discussing historical figures who shocked and scandalized their era’s societal norms, Swiss watchmakers do not immediately come to most people’s minds. However, the history of horology is rife with “erotic timepieces” — watches that depicted sexually suggestive scenes on their dials, often using mechanical automaton figures to simulate acts of libertine pleasure that would […]
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