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Showing at WatchTime New York 2021: Norqain Adventure Neverest GMT

With the countdown to WatchTime New York 2021 now standing at exactly one month, we are excited to return for the sixth time to Midtown Manhattan’s Gotham Hall on October 22-24, along with more than 25 participating watch brands set to display their newest timepieces. Among these is Norqain, which will showcase a variety of...

The Year of the QP? Five Perpetual Calendar Watches Introduced in 2021

If there has been one most notable complication among the many new watches introduced throughout 2021 thus far, it has clearly been the Perpetual Calendar. First introduced commercially in a wristwatch in 1925 by Patek Philippe, a perpetual calendar movement can display the date, day, month, and year with precise accuracy and even account for...

Showing at WatchTime Live 2021: Oris Aquis Date Caliber 400 41.5 mm

WatchTime New York, America’s largest luxury watch event, is returning for its sixth year at Midtown Manhattan’s Gotham Hall on October 22-24, with more than 25 participating watch brands displaying their latest and greatest timepieces. Among these brands is Oris, which is showcasing the new Aquis Date Caliber 400 41.5 mm, the latest model to contain the brand’s...

A Nod to Mod: Introducing the Seiko 5 Sports Custom Watch Beatmaker Limited Edition

Few watch brands are as associated with the so-called watch modding community than Seiko. With many affordable watches and equally affordable replacement parts, modding enthusiasts — basically collectors who engage in hands-on tinkering (“modifiying”) of their watches to produce customized pieces — have long championed the Japanese brand as their most popular canvas for a...

Showing at WatchTime New York 2021: The Zenith Chronomaster Sport

America’s largest luxury watch event, WatchTime New York, is returning for its sixth year at Midtown Manhattan’s Gotham Hall on October 22-24. This year’s event is shaping up be a fantastic return, with more than 25 participating watch brands displaying their latest and greatest timepieces. Among these brands is Zenith, which is showcasing its most significant launch...

B.R.M Chronographes Teams With Montecristo Cigars on Limited-Edition Watch & Humidor

Since its founding in 2003 by French watchmaker and designer Bernard Richards, B.R.M (Bernard Richards Manufacture) has forged numerous partnerships in the world of motorsports and its highly automotive-influenced and customizable timepieces have made their way to the wrists of many racing drivers as well as other enthusiasts. For its latest collaboration, however, B.R.M looked...

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Undercover Wrist: Six Noteworthy Camouflage Watches

Not just intended for outdoor recreation these days, camouflage has emerged as a trendy and bold alternative for your daily wristwear. Found on both watch straps and dials, the military-focused hue isn’t one normally associated with the luxury world of watchmaking but it has evolved into a distinct look for those in search of a...

The WatchTime Q&A: “The Naked Watchmaker” Co-Founder Peter Speake

English watchmaker Peter Speake and his business partner Daniela Marin founded Speake-Marin & Partner in 2002 in Rolle, Switzerland. When he left the independent brand in 2017, he and Daniela started The Naked Watchmaker online platform “to inform and inspire future generations of watch lovers and collectors, giving everyone a unique insight into timepieces and...

Sponsored: How Chrono24 Elevated the Status of Online Secondhand Watch Buying

Have you noticed that the watch collecting community is rarely whispering about the so-called “gray market” these days, and has instead become deeply engaged with discovering valuable pre-owned watches, hunting down prized “unicorn” timepieces, and embracing the thrill of side-stepping the impossible wait lists for certain new models? Chrono24 has not only been at the...

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Flight Fight: A History of IWC and Breitling Pilots’ Watches

When longtime IWC head honcho Georges Kern left became CEO of Breitling, some saw it as the latest salvo in the two Swiss brands' historical duel for horological supremacy in the air. Here we explore how both brands have made their marks on the history and evolution of pilots' watches.

Vintage Dive Watches Resurface as Seiko Introduces New SPB239 and SPB237, Inspired by ’60s and ’70s Models

Few dive watches, historical or modern, enjoy such persistent praise from knowledgeable aficionados as those produced by Seiko. With a vast catalog of offerings at many different price points and levels of precision, the Japanese brand excels in producing watches that appeal to a wide variety of enthusiasts. Recently, Seiko once again revisited its archives...

Sponsored: Real Divers Talk Dive Watches and Underwater Inspiration with WatchTime & Citizen

WatchTime and Citizen Watch Co. recently co-hosted a virtual event in which professional divers Mike Coots, Brent Durand, and Yovan Sanchez engaged in a wide-ranging discussion with WatchTime Editor-in-Chief Roger Ruegger. Read on for more on the panelists, highlights from the conversation, and to discover Citizen’s new Aqualand Diver collection. Mike Coots is a surfer,...

When Runway Meets Racetrack: IWC Big Pilot’s Watch Constant-Force Tourbillon Edition “IWC Racing”

Throughout its history, IWC Schaffhausen has been heavily involved in the world of aviation and also, to a lesser extent, in the world of motorsports. Until recently, the company’s work in the latter field exerted its influence mainly on one particular IWC watch family, the racing-inspired Ingenieur, while the modern evolution of the Pilot’s family...

How High the Moon? Arnold & Son Luna Magna Features Watch World’s Largest 3D Moon-Phase

Arnold & Son has mastered many high complications but has become particularly lauded for its striking, photorealistic moon-phase displays, the most recent showcased in last year’s Perpetual Moon Obsidian. This year, at Watches & Wonders, the Swiss manufacture named for 18th Century British horologist John Arnold elevated its lunar savoir faire to a new, record-setting...

From Cockpit to Compact: IWC Introduces the Big Pilot’s Watch 43mm (with Live Photos)

Since its successful revival as a military-styled luxury icon in 2002, IWC’s iconic Big Pilot’s Watch, has spread its wings, one might say, to encompass a veritable fleet of offspring, over several different product families, with complications ranging from chronographs to perpetual calendars and even a “Heritage” limited edition in titanium that replicated the 55-mm...