WatchTime’s July-August Issue Is On Sale Now!

WatchTime’s July-August Issue Is On Sale Now!

WatchTime July-Aug 2012 coverWatchTime’s July-August issue is on newsstands now, with a test of Panerai’s 1950 3 Days 47 mm, an under-the-hood look at Patek Philippe’s Ref. 5204, and a TAG Heuer triple feature focusing on the brand’s innovations in chronograph technology. Click here for highlights from the issue… • In our cover feature, Jens Koch tests the Panerai Luminor 1950 3 Days 47 mm, a timepiece designed to be a near-replica of a vintage Panerai timepiece, which contains the brand’s new in-house movement, Caliber P.3000. The story features dazzling original photos by Marcus Krüger. • Watch expert and historian Gisbert L. Brunner explores the new Patek Philippe Ref. 5204, powered by Caliber CH 29-535, the third in Patek’s trilogy of new in-house chronograph movements; Brunner offers tons of technical details and inside info on how this ultra-complicated timepiece was developed. • TAG Heuer gets the triple-feature treatment in this issue, with a close-up of the brand’s groundbreaking Mikrograph 1/100 watch; technical editor Mike Disher’s profile of TAG’s technical mastermind, Guy Semon; and executive editor Norma Buchanan’s exclusive interview with brand CEO Jean-Christophe Babin. • Alexander Krupp tests Zenith’s new high-flying Pilot Big Date Special; Nik Scholzel contributes the original photography. • Martina Richter explains the inner workings of Harry Winston’s horological marvel, the Opus XI. • Plus lots more, including a behind-the-scenes report revealing what happens to your watch when you send it for servicing; profiles of F.P. Journe founder Francois-Paul Journe and La Montre Hermès CEO Luc Perramond; and an inside look at Switzerland’s hairspring king, Nivarox. Look for the new issue of WatchTime at Barnes and Noble, Hudson News, and other leading book and magazine retailers. Or you can subscribe to receive six issues of WatchTime, plus our All Access package – which includes six issues each on the iPhone and iPad as well as access to our online archive! Click here to subscribe now! WatchTime July-Aug 2012 cover

About Mark Bernardo

Mark Bernardo is the digital media editor of WatchTime magazine, responsible for developing and overseeing the editorial content on as well as for WatchTime's tablet editions for the iPad, Nook, and Kindle. As WatchTime's managing editor, from 2006 through 2011, he has written about numerous watch companies from major brands like Omega, TAG Heuer and Piaget, to exclusive artisan lines such as Jean Dunand, De Bethune and DeWitt. Prior to joining WatchTime, he was the editor of Smoke, a lifestyle magazine for cigar enthusiasts, whose beats included cigars, watches, cars, wines and spirits, celebrities, men's fashion, and other subjects, and has written about luxury items for a variety of men's-interest publications, including Robb Report, Robb Report Motorcycling, Stratos, Worth, and Bloomberg Markets.


  1. WatchTime on Facebook says:

    Thanks. There will be an amazing lucky drawing for our Facebook and Twitter fans very soon. That\'s another way of getting a great watch without spending a single $.

  2. Cindy Sparks says:

    I\'d like to know if it\'s possible to order several issues of the current July/August Issue. Our son Nathan Sparks is featured on page 112 \"A day at the watch spa\" and we can\'t find any one that has issues left.We would very much appreciate it!

    Cindy Sparks

    • WatchTime says:

      Cindy, thanks for asking us. Yes, you can certainly get more copies of our July-August issue. Please send an e-mail to our senior manager Rose Alonzo at with your address and contact details, plus how many issue you\'d like to order. Rose will take care of it.

      P.S.: If you\'re a WatchTime subscriber you can also access our iPad and iPhone edition plus all issues as an e-magazine on for free. All you need is your subscription account number and Zip code. Read more about our All Access package here:

  3. Todd Brooks on Facebook says:

    I sure I will !! Never bought one I didnt like !! I just need more $ so I can enjoy wearing some of these instead of reading about them !!

  4. WatchTime on Facebook says:

    Great, Todd. Let us know if you like the issue.

  5. Todd Brooks on Facebook says:

    well thats a easy sell putting a PAM on the cover.Guess I have to go to the book store now.

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