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Panerai Launches its First Green-Dialed Submersible as an Online Exclusive

Panerai first dipped its toes into e-commerce in 2017, with the release of a limited-edition model in its Submersible collection (then called Luminor Submersible), with the first 30 of 100 pieces offered to online customers. Today, Panerai takes it to the next level, with another special-edition Submersible — this one with all 500 of its pieces available exclusively via the brand's e-commerce site. Here's a look at the Panerai Submersible Verde Militare - 42 MM, which also happens to be the first-ever Submersible with a green dial.

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Introducing the Greubel Forsey Hand Made 1

Boutique haute horlogerie brand Greubel Forsey has done more than most established maisons to promote the artisanal virtues of watchmaking. For a good number of years now, the two founders — Robert Greubel and Stephen Forsey — have championed the cause of artisanal watchmaking in an industry that is increasingly turning to machines to do...

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Whirlwind in a Web: RJ Teams with Marvel for Arraw Spider-Man Tourbillon

We might want to declare #spideyfriday here at WatchTime.com. One week after covering the new Spider-Man watch released by Citizen, we find Marvel's wondrous web-slinger once again lending his likeness to a timepiece, this one on the highest echelon of haute horlogerie. The Arraw Spider-Man Stealth Tourbillon by RJ marks not only the iconoclastic watchmaker's second collaboration with Marvel but also its very first in-house movement.

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Vacheron Constantin Introduces Historiques Cornes de Vache 1955 in Steel

Vacheron Constantin's Reference 6087 from 1955 is coveted by collectors and historically notable, with its unusually shaped lugs that resembled the "horns of a cow" (Cornes de vache in French). Vacheron revived the model for its vintage-inspired Historiques collection in 2015, and has thus far only offered it in precious metals. This week, however, the Historiques Cornes de Vache 1955 makes its debut in stainless steel.

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Vintage Eye for the Modern Guy: Longines Heritage Classic “Sector Dial”

In a follow-up to its enduringly popular Heritage 1945 and interesting Heritage Military watches, released in 2017 and 2018, respectively, Longines this fall has opted to release another retro-look timepiece evocative of the 1930s and ’40s. The new Heritage Classic “Sector Dial” is a modern reissue of a 1934 “Calatrava”-style sector-dial model currently residing in...

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Zenith and Phillips Partner for a One-of-a-Kind El Primero A386

Zenith this year has been celebrating the 50th anniversary of the EL Primero chronograph, and to cap off this massive milestone has partnered with auction house Phillips, in association with Bacs & Russo, to produce and auction a unique piece for charity. This new watch will be the first and only El Primero A386 to...

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Diving with the Square-Shaped Bell & Ross BR 03-92 Diver

“A divers’ watch with corners? That’s absurd.” This comment, or a similar one, might be heard from techies who know that it’s much harder to make a square watch case watertight than a round one. But Bell & Ross has succeeded in constructing the brand’s characteristic quadratic case in such a way that it can...

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The Eagle Has Landed: Chopard Launches New Alpine Eagle Collection

It’s always notable when a brand like Chopard introduces an entirely new collection, but the new Alpine Eagle series, announced today, is particularly special: it revives for a modern audience the very first watch conceived by current Chopard co-president Karl-Friedrich Scheufele, introduces a new, exclusive material to the watch industry, and even contributes to the...

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New Omega Seamaster Diver 300M Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Bond’s On Her Majesty’s Secret Service

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1969 James Bond film On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, Omega is releasing a new edition in its popular Seamaster Diver 300M series. This latest watch is the most recent release to spring from the long partnership between the Bond franchise and the famed Swiss watch manufacturer, with Omega...

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Nomos Glashütte Updates the Metro with New Size and Case Material

While Nomos has been focused on its more sports-watch oriented range in 2019, it has recently announced that it is bringing back one of its most important models in a new size, case material, and with a different movement. Say hello to the new Metro rose gold 33. Designed by Mark Braun, the first Metro model...

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Double Vision: H. Moser & Cie. Pioneer Perpetual Calendar MD Features New Dual-Window Display

H. Moser & Cie. gave the watchmaking world its most elegantly minimalist perpetual calendar in 2005. That award-winning timepiece has been reimagined in several iterations in the years since, most recently in 2016's Endeavour Perpetual Calendar Concept, with an even starker, more streamlined design. For its most recent evolution, as part of Moser's sport-luxury Pioneer collection, the dial gets slightly more complex in the service of being eminently more legible.

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Vintage Eye for the Modern Guy: Seiko 5 Sports

Ever since I began writing this column, I’ve wanted to cover the Seiko 5. Like many watch enthusiasts, it was an automatic Seiko 5 that first brought me into the world of watches, and I can recall many conversations I’ve had through the years with collectors and non-collectors alike on the many esteemed qualities of...

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Talking with Pascal Ravessoud, International Development Director and Secretary-General of the FHH Cultural Council

Recently, WatchTime had the opportunity to talk with Pascal Ravessoud, International Development Director and Secretary-General of the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie Cultural Council, about the FHH’s mission, his role, and why even the most passionate watch collector could not become a member. In one sentence, what does the FHH do, and who can join?...

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Time Machine: Testing the Hublot Big Bang Meca-10

The Hublot Big Bang Meca-10 transports us into the future of mechanical timekeeping with its in-house-developed 10-day movement and its complex design. In this in-depth review, we delve into its award-winning design and technical innovations.

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Now Available: The Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Selfwinding Perpetual Calendar Ultra-Thin, the World’s Thinnest Automatic Perpetual Calendar

Audemars Piguet made a big splash at SIHH 2018 when it introduced the Royal Oak RD#2 Perpetual Calendar Ultra-Thin, a concept watch that claimed the title of being the world’s thinnest automatic timepiece featuring a perpetual calendar. When that watch was shown to the press during the annual Geneva showcase, there was no word on...

Close-Up: The Carl F. Bucherer Heritage BiCompax Annual

In late 2018, Carl F. Bucherer revealed the Tourbillon Double Peripheral Limited Edition as the launch point for the new Heritage Collection meant to commemorate the company’s 130-year history of involvement in the watch industry as a jeweler and watchmaker. According to the brand, the Heritage Collection would function as a tentpole range of exclusively...