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Parmigiani Fleurier Introduces the Tonda Annual Calendar

The annual calendar timepiece has been having a moment lately, as brands aim for that sweet spot between simple day-date and highly complex perpetual calendar complications. The latest to join the party is Parmigiani Fleurier, and its new offering, the Tonda Annual Calendar, is as distinctive in the category as the watchmaker's fans would expect.

SIHH 2018 REVISITED:

A New Spin on a Wandering Hour Display from H. Moser & Cie.

Fresh off trolling the entire Swiss watch industry, H. Moser & Cie. also had one of the more technically interesting introductions of the entire SIHH fair back in January. H. Moser has made its name on watches that are either supremely traditional, featuring sunburst fumé dials and time-only displays, or watches that are based out of...

SIHH 2018:

The Grönefeld Parallax Tourbillon Gets Updated with a New Dial

The past few years have been especially fruitful for Grönefeld, a young independent brand run by two Dutch brothers. In 2016, the twosome took home the GPHG award for Best Men’s Watch with the 1941 Remontoire. Two years before that, the duo won the prize for the top Tourbillon Watch with the Parallax Tourbillon. At...

SIHH 2018 REVISITED

Vacheron Constantin Métiers d’Art Les Aérostiers: Celebrating the History of Ballooning

The French called them aérostiers — those early aviation pioneers who piloted the first hot air balloons into the sky during the late 18th century, paving the way for the advent of powered flight. This year, Vacheron Constantin pays tribute to these balloonists with five new timepieces in its Métiers d'Art collection, called Les Aérostiers, which showcase on their breathtakingly detailed and colorful dials a combination of artistic techniques.

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...

BASELWORLD 2018 PREVIEW:

Bell & Ross Introduces the Horoblack and Brings Back the Horolum

One of last year’s many highlights for us from Bell & Ross was the Horolum BR03-92. It seemed to combine the best of the brand’s unique design history. The Horolum amped up the luminosity to recall the blinking lights of a landing strip as well as its shape which was highly reminiscent of clocks found in...

INTRODUCING

The TAG Heuer Autavia Jo Siffert Collector’s Edition

The vintage Heuer collecting community is one of the most passionate in the entire industry. Just check out OnTheDash and Calibre 11 if you don’t believe me. These forums are home to some of the most knowledgeable Heuer fanatics on the planet and also host some of the more fervent horological discussion on the web. This...

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...

BASELWORLD 2018 PREVIEW:

The TAG Heuer Carrera Heuer 02

TAG Heuer is celebrating the 55th anniversary of the Heuer Carrera this year. As one of the tentpole models for the brand, the Carrera line has always functioned as a clear representation of TAG Heuer’s racing DNA. We recently covered the tale of Jack Heuer releasing the Carrera — his first motorsport chronograph — in...

SIHH 2018 REVISITED:

Panerai’s Entry-Level Luminor Base and Marina Logo Collections Get an Upgrade

Panerai has received justified accolades for the two high-complication models it introduced at SIHH 2018, the L'Astronomo and the Lo Scienziato. However, another significant release has been more under the radar: the Luminor Base Logo and Luminor Marina Logo, the Florentine brand's entry-level models, have become the latest in the collection to be equipped with in-house movements.

FEATURE

24 Highlights from the Rolex 24 at Daytona Race

January 27-28 marked the 56th running of the 24 Hours of Daytona — known as the Rolex 24 ever since the Swiss watch brand became official timekeeper and title sponsor in 1992 — and WatchTime was there among a select group of media guests of Rolex to witness a history-making weekend of racing — along with several other memorable moments. Here are 24 of them, one for each hour of the legendary endurance race.

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Vintage Eye for the Modern Guy: IWC Tribute to Pallweber Edition “150 Years”

IWC has a long history of revamping entire collections during SIHH, and alongside this norm, the brand often previews most of the watches months before the actual show. Yet this year the Schaffhausen-based brand has broken from its tradition to commemorate 150 years of watchmaking, and in the process has released 27 limited-edition models across...

WATCH TO WATCH

Midnight Flyer: Introducing the Bell & Ross BR03-92 Nightlum

Bell & Ross adds to its fleet of BR03-92 "professional aviation" watches — which recently welcomed a black camo version as well as a model that evoked the night-lit tarmac of airport runways — with the new Nightlum edition, a timepiece singularly suitable for nighttime navigation.

CHINESE NEW YEAR 2018

Rare Breeds: Five Limited-Edition Timepieces Celebrating the Year of the Dog

February 16, 2018, marks the start of the Year of the Dog on the traditional Chinese calendar. As in past years, a handful of luxury watch companies are celebrating — and reaching out to affluent Asian collectors — with limited-edition timepieces prominently featuring this year's animal on their artistically ambitious dials. Here are five we discovered.

WATCH TEST

Testing the Longines Avigation Oversize Crown

The Longines Avigation Oversize Crown, launched in 2013, is modeled on a Longines pilots’ watch from the 1920s. Its most salient feature is, as its name suggests, its crown, which is prominent not just because it’s huge but because it protrudes very far from the case. Read on for our in-depth test of the watch.

PROMOTION

TAG Heuer Celebrates 55 Years of the Heuer Carrera

How Jack Heuer Launched his First Motorsport Chronograph in 1963 Its name alone conjures visions of racecars and rallies: the Heuer Carrera is more intimately associated with auto racing than any other wristwatch. Now this iconic chronograph celebrates its 55th birthday. We tell its story – and the tales of the heroes and triumphs, emotions...

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Vintage Eye for the Modern Guy: Timex Marlin

Timex has never been a luxury brand, nor has it ever attempted to be. It has simply remained, at least since its modern debut in the 1950s, as an inexpensive and reliable option for those seeking out a watch capable of the two most basic requirements: to tell the time and not break. This is...

PROMOTION

Patek Philippe Ref. 5960 Flyback Chronograph with Annual Calendar

In 2014, Patek Philippe‘s Ref. 5960/1A Annual Calendar Chronograph in stainless steel became one of the manufacture’s rare classically elegant watches that combine a complicated movement with a stainless steel case. When the model was first was launched in 2006, the Patek Philippe Annual Calendar Chronograph in platinum was the manufacture’s first self-winding chronograph, featuring...

BASELWORLD 2018 PREVIEW:

The Hamilton Khaki X-Wind Auto Chrono Limited Edition

As one of the more accessible watch brands within the Swatch Group, Hamilton always tries to balance innovation with affordability in its new pieces, while maintaining the hybrid tool watch aesthetic that its fans have come to love. The first new watch from Hamilton that we'd like to show you manages to do all of that, while still looking fresh. Here is the Khaki X-Wind Auto Chrono Limited Edition.