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Il Dolce Orologio: Exploring the Eclectic Watch Families of Eberhard & Co.

While Italian watch enthusiasts have embraced the timepieces of Eberhard & Co. for well over a century, only a relative handful of American collectors are aware of the brand’s rich history and diverse offerings. Now, buoyed by a surprise Geneva Grand Prix win for its most historically significant model, Eberhard is making the U.S. sit up and take notice.

Showing at WatchTime Live 2020: Eberhard & Co. Scafograf 300 “MCMLIX” Edition

Swiss watchmaker Eberhard & Co. is a brand known for diversity within its catalog, though it has probably garnered the most attention from collectors with its vintage-inspired modern watches. Among these are the Contograf chronograph, the Nuvolari Legend racing series, and, perhaps best known, the diving-focused Scafograf collection, which takes its inspiration from models in...


Eberhard & Co. Adds a Chronograph to the Aquadate Collection

Eberhard & Co., founded in 1887, adopted the chronograph as one of its specialties from very early on, building much of its modern appeal on popular chronograph models like the Extra-Fort and Chrono 4. Now the brand adds a chronograph variation to its maritime-influenced Aquadate series.


Eberhard & Co. Quadrifoglio Verde Limited Edition Chrono: A Tribute to Alfa Romeo

Eberhard & Co. was on the growing roster of watch manufacturers that skipped Baselworld this year, so we've been waiting for a while now to see what the venerable Swiss brand with the distinctly Italian appeal would offer up for 2019. We got our first glimpse at the CoutureTime event in Las Vegas, where Eberhard unveiled its new “Quadrifoglio Verde” Chronograph, a limited edition of 250 pieces that pays homage to the high-octane history of iconic Italian automaker Alfa Romeo.


Eberhard & Co. Returns to Its Roots and Launches a New Caliber

Eberhard & Co. was founded in La Chaux-de-Fonds — then, as now, the epicenter of Swiss watchmaking — in 1887 but moved its operations to neighboring Bienne in 1975, where it has been based ever since. This year, the venerable watch maison not only returns to its original home but also celebrates the milestone with...


Vintage Eye for the Modern Guy: Eberhard Contograf

The modern Eberhard Contograf finds its origins in a 1960 release of the same name. The original watch was distinguished most of all by its period design (picture below, via Analog/Shift). With panda-style subdials, dauphine hands, and the unique red line and “50” print marking the 50 km/hour mark on the tachymetric scale — the...

Showing at WatchTime New York 2018: Eberhard Nuvolari Legend

WatchTime New York, America’s largest luxury watch show, is just a few weeks away! As we continue our countdown to the event, we are highlighting notable new timepieces that guests will discover there. Today we showcase the Eberhard Nuvolari Legend, a vintage-look chronograph inspired by one of the icons of early 20th-century auto racing.

Eberhard & Co. Chrono 4 Géant Full Injection

Eberhard & Co. has joined the “all-black” watch party with a new, limited-edition version of its well-known Chrono 4 Géant, nicknamed “Full Injection,” released ahead of the 2013 Baselworld watch fair in April. The watch gets its name — and its sleek, dark, “stealth” look — from the special treatment used to harden the 46-mm...

Eberhard & Co.’s Gilda in the Garden of Eden

Eberhard & Co. recently showed support for “Les Pommes du Jardin d’Eden,” an event held in Geneva to raise funds for breast cancer research. The event, held on September 11th, included several brands presenting original creations with an apple as the theme.

Eberhard’s Sailing Victory and 125th Anniversary

Watch brand Eberhard, partner of the Audi Italia Sailing Team, is celebrating its recent victory at the Kieler Woche. The Melges 24 Audi-Eberhard, skippered by Riccardo Simoneschi, stayed in the lead for the three days of the competition, achieving a “clear round.” The Italian crew were at the fore in all eleven trials, leaving the...

Eberhard Chronograph from WWII Auctioned for 56,000€

The “Sistema Magini”, later called the “Metodo Magini” by Eberhard & Co., was auction for 56,000€ at the Meeting Art Auction House to an unknown buyer. This 24-hour split-second chronograph is said to have flown from Rome to Tokyo and back in 1942, during World War II. As stated in an Eberhard document dated 1943,...

WatchTime Live 2020: View All The Panels and Presentations

From October 21 to October 24, WatchTime hosted its very first WatchTime Live virtual event, an unprecedented online festival including the industry’s top brands, leaders, writers, and collectors for four days of presentations, panels, and discussions. Below you can find each of these videos, with more highlights planned for the weeks and months to come....

11 Advantages of Wearing a Watch Over Using a Smartphone

So, we’ve talked about where wearing a watch beats checking a cell phone; now we’re going to talk about why rocking a timepiece on your wrist is the superior choice, for a lot of reasons that have nothing to do with knowing the time 1. A WATCH PROJECTS AN IMAGE OF WHO YOU ARE. Imagine...


WatchTime Los Angeles 2019: Introducing the Brands, Part 3

As we previously announced, WatchTime is bringing the WatchTime New York event concept to the West Coast on May 3 – 4, 2019. We’ll be taking over the Hudson Loft space in Downtown Los Angeles — just minutes from Staples Center — for two days to bring you the best in luxury timepieces. For those who...


Vintage Eye for the Modern Guy: Glycine Airman Vintage

After writing about the Eberhard Contograf last month, I’ve been thinking more about historic brands with one or two trademark watches. Brands like Zodiac with their Sea Wolf (and later the Super Sea Wolf) and DOXA with their SUB 300 series both come to mind, as do B-Uhr style focused brands like Stowa and Laco....


Vintage Eye for the Modern Guy: Oris Big Crown Pointer Date

Swiss watch brand Oris is no novice to the “Vintage Eye” series. With previous releases like the ever-popular Diver Sixty-Five; the Big Crown 1917 with its distinctive pocketwatch style; and last year’s ChronOris Date, the century-plus-old Holstein-based watchmaker has long been taking part in the ongoing retro-look watch trend, with models resurrected from its rich...


10 Notable Chronograph Watches Released in 2018

As we approach the end of 2018 and prepare for 2019 — surely destined to be another interesting year in the world of watches — we take a look back at some of the most noteworthy timepieces that came out this year, in various popular categories. Today, we look at 10 chronograph watches released in 2018 that stood out from the pack.