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Beautiful in Black: Hanhart Releases Preventor9 S

Every year has its own color trend, or at least it has in the past. In 2024, color in general is all the rage, with gorgeous hues across the palette. Of course, a true “evergreen” on watch faces is black. No other shade exudes such timeless elegance and can be combined with other colors and...

Bronze Age: Hands-on with the Hanhart 417 C Flyback

German manufacturer Hanhart has presented the new 417 C Flyback timepiece in collaboration with Chronos — the German sister magazine of WatchTime. The watch features a hand-wound flyback chronograph that has some exciting special features in store. We had the opportunity to wear the watch beforehand, but before we delve into our experience, let’s explore...

A Legend Reborn: Meet the Limited Edition Hanhart 417 C Flyback

With the 417 C Flyback LE, Hanhart and Chronos — the German sister magazine of WatchTime — present a limited-edition model in steel and bronze. The favorite of Steve McQueen and former German Bundeswehr chronograph comes with a column-wheel chronograph, flyback function, and a manual-winding movement. The Hanhart 417 started its career as a tool...

Recalling a Vintage Original, Hanhart Introduces the Pioneer Silva

With the Pioneer Silva, Hanhart revives a model from the company archives which was driven by the historic Kal 36/39. Silva is the Latin name for woods and refers to the brand’s Homeland in the Black Forest. While the original was a gold watch with a salmon-hued dial and blued hands (below), the newcomer is...

Sponsored: The Return of the Legendary Hanhart 417 ES

The reissue of the Hanhart 417 ES marks the return of a legend among wristwatches. More than 60 years ago, the original model served as the first pilot’s chronograph for the German armed forces. Today Hanhart combines the watch’s iconic historical design with the most modern production techniques to produce a robust chronograph suitable for...

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All For One: Reviewing Monopusher Bicompax Chronographs from Hanhart, Longines, & Montblanc

Monopusher chronographs honor the origins of the stopwatch function with looks that often cite their own history – a good fit for the current vintage-look trend. The bicompax displays on our test pieces — from Hanhart, Longines, and Montblanc — underscore the linear nature of the stopwatch function. See how they stack up against each other in this feature from our archives.

Vintage Eye for the Modern Guy: Hanhart Pioneer One Limited Edition

Hanhart is a German watch brand that, for the better part of the twentieth century, was a staple in the production of pilots’ watches and chronographs in Europe. In more recent years, the brand’s focus has remained across the pond with little means of distribution in the United States, yet their watches — especially their...

Hanhart Heads West

In this feature from our current issue, we profile Hanhart, a Swiss-German company known mostly in Europe — and mostly for its stopwatches — and its plans to bring its wristwatches to the United States.

Thomas Morf is Hanhart’s New CEO

Effective October 1, former Carl F. Bucherer CEO Thomas Morf took charge of the watch brand Hanhart, which is based in Diessenhofen, Switzerland, and in Gütenbach, in the German Black Forest. Morf server as CEO at Carl F. Bucherer until May, 2010. The brand also announced that the Gaydoul Group is now the majority shareholder...

Stop & Go: Reviewing the Sinn 910 Anniversary Split-Seconds Chronograph

A split-seconds chronograph is a rather rare complication. Sinn offers the 910 Anniversary model at a reasonable price. In this visit to the WatchTime Archives, we look at our latest watch test on the piece, taking a closer look at this retro stopwatch with contemporary features. While Sinn offers various classic models, especially in its...

Highlights from WatchTime’s May-June 2021 Issue, On Sale Now

The May-June issue of WatchTime is available at retailers (and in our online store) today. Among the highlights of the issue are our cover feature showcasing the new IWC Big Pilot’s Watch 43, an in-depth review of the first Omega Speedmaster Moonwatch equipped with the revived Caliber 321, a comprehensive analysis of how the COVID-19...

Highlights from WatchTime’s November-December Issue, On Sale Now!

The November-December 2019 issue of WatchTime hits newsstands (and our online shop) today, with highlights ranging from our cover story on the TAG Heuer Carrera Heuer 02; in-depth reviews of such crowd-pleaser timepieces as the Rolex GMT-Master II “Batman,” Panerai Submersible Marine Militare Carbotech, and IWC Pilots Watch Automatic Spitfire; comprehensive profiles on new collections...

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A Look Inside the Favre-Leuba Renaissance

Date: August 7, 1964 Location: The vertical north face of Pointe Whymper in the Grande Jorasses, a particularly steep mountain in the Mont Blanc range within the Alps. Geneva-based guide Michel Vaucher and celebrated Italian mountaineer Walter Bonatti are ascending the precarious peak. Temperatures are dropping. Clouds are approaching. Every so often, impossibly large rocks...

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How To Buy Vintage Watches

The market for truly "vintage" watches is something quite different from that for relatively young "pre-owned" watches. In this in-depth article, FratelloWatches founder and WatchTime contributor Robert-Jan Broer offers advice to newbies looking to dabble in the vintage watch market.

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Vintage Eye for the Modern Guy: Tutima Grand Flieger Classic Chronograph

Of the many noteworthy World War II watches, there have been few, if any, designs that have become more recognizable and influential than the original B-Uhr  (Beobachtungs-Uhren, or observation watch) pilots’ watch of the 1940s. Excluding this general style as a whole, still seen in watches from historical companies IWC, Laco, and Stowa, among others, the individual...

Vintage Eye for the Modern Guy: Hamilton Khaki Field Mechanical 38 mm

Like many United States-based watch enthusiasts, Hamilton has long held a soft spot in my heart. Founded in Pennsylvania in 1892, Hamilton has symbolized American excellence from its start as a railroad companion through its prominent appearance in every war up to the 1980s. It’s a brand that has become so synonymous with American watchmaking...

Time is Money: The 26 Richest Swiss Watch Barons

Each year the respected Swiss business magazine, Bilan, publishes a list of the 300 richest Swiss with a rough estimate of their fortunes. For this article we examined the list for you to see which members of the watch industry made the ranking. Here they are:

Fratello Friday: How to Buy Vintage Watches, Part 2

In last week’s Fratello Friday — part 1 of this feature on buying vintage watches — I offered my take on what I consider the most important aspects of buying vintage watches: knowledge of the watch, the trustworthiness of the seller, the watch’s service history, and whether the package is complete. In this week’s part...

WatchTime’s March-April Issue is On Sale Now!

The March-April issue of WatchTime is on newsstands now (and also available for the Nook, Kindle, and iPad), featuring a test of the Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra GMT, a look at new watch releases from SIHH, a visit to the Swiss watchmaking village of Le Locle, the untold story of Winston Churchill’s lost watch, a...