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Nomos Introduces its First Bracelet in Update to Club Campus Line

Nomos has taken an incremental approach to expanding its various collections and lines over the past decade or so. Despite what its large — and constantly growing — audience has demanded, each launch for Nomos is guided by what it can produce in either its Berlin design studio or one of its three Glashütte workshops....

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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....

SIHH 2019:

Girard-Perregaux Evolves the Laureato with the Absolute Collection

Three years after the Laureato first reappeared in Girard-Perregaux’s catalog, there is little doubt that it is the headlining collection for the brand. Since it’s limited-edition re-introduction at Baselworld 2016, we’ve seen skeletons, chronographs, and a large number of variations in size, material, and color. In 2019, to go along with a new Laureato Perpetual...

SIHH 2019:

Precise Chiming: Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Grande Tradition Gyrotourbillon Westminster Perpetual

Ahead of this week’s SIHH watch salon, insiders at Jaeger-LeCoultre teasingly promised us that this year’s new releases would feature some very interesting complications. What they didn’t tell us was that most of these complications would all be in a single watch. Read on to discover the top features of the Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Grande Tradition...

SIHH 2019:

Revolution Number Nine: Bovet Tourbillon Amadeo Fleurier Virtuoso IX

For its first appearance as an exhibiting brand at the SIHH, Bovet Fleurier offers up as a highlight the ninth model in its high-complication Virtuoso series. Like its predecessors, the Tourbillon Amadeo Fleurier Virtuoso IX packs a host of functions and horological highlights — here a flying tourbillon, big date, dual time-zone display, and 10-day...

SIHH 2019:

Panerai Partners With Free Diving Champ Guillaume Néry to Launch New Submersible Collection

Despite offering a list of PAM-numbered references that could fill a phonebook, Panerai has long been defined by just two major families: the Radiomir and Luminor, with the rugged, dive-ready Submersible models mostly regarded as offshoots of the Luminor 1950. As of this year, however, the Submersible — whose design inspiration can be traced back...

SIHH 2019:

The Freak That Wears a Crown: Ulysse Nardin Launches the Freak X

Ulysse Nardin, which shook up the watch world with the release of the first Freak watch way back in 2001, flew its Freak flag high again in 2018 with the introduction of the Freak Vision, the first in the unconventional series equipped with a self-winding movement. For those wondering what the brand would do for...

SIHH 2019:

Introducing the Baume & Mercier Clifton Baumatic Perpetual Calendar

After the highly successful introduction of the Clifton Baumatic line last year, the collection has returned with the launch of the first complication bearing the Baumatic designation. The Baumatic was regarded as a strong step forward for the accessibly priced Richemont brand when it was launched at SIHH 2018. Boasting a five-day power reserve, the original Baumatic...

REVIEW:

Borrowed Time: Glashütte Original Sixties Panorama Date in Green

What makes a watch stand out to those not interested in horology? It’s an intriguing question and is one I sought to answer as I received the Glashütte Original Panorama Date in Green (Ref. 2-39-47-04-02-04) for review before I left for my hometown over the holidays. I’m originally from an area of the United States...

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Borrowed Time: Hands-On with the Leica L2 GMT

It’s been a little over six months since we first heard the news that Leica was branching out from its position as a longtime leader in the camera industry and into the world of watchmaking. The reaction at that time by industry pundits and enthusiasts was one of mixed enthusiasm. Would this be another example...

SIHH 2019 PREVIEW:

Armin Strom Updates the Masterpiece 1 Dual Time Resonance with a Sapphire Crystal Case

Only days remain until SIHH 2019 officially gets started. As the press releases and announcements continue to flow in before the show, we’ve discovered that the first release from Armin Strom in 2019 will be an update to one of last year’s most horologically compelling travel-time releases: The Masterpiece 1 Dual Time Resonance. First revealed...

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Oris Announces the Heavy-Duty ProDiver Dive Control

The first watch to be released by Oris in 2019 is a professional-grade diver that was developed in collaboration with Roman Frischknecht, one of Switzerland’s only commercial divers who has helped spearhead the build-out of the ProDiver collection since 2009. One of the most notable results of this partnership has been the brand’s proprietary Rotation Safety...

FEATURE

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...

In Partnership with Ulysse Nardin

The Ulysse Nardin Logbook: The Brand

Since 1846, Ulysse Nardin has continued to introduce iconic timepieces full of wonderful ingenuity and extraordinary technical achievement. Part of this achievement comes from the company’s determination to master every aspect of the craft in-house. For this ongoing video series about the Swiss watch brand, WatchTime met with Ulysse Nardin’s CEO Patrick Pruniaux to talk about...

NEWS

Blancpain Unveils Fifty Fathoms Automatique in New Titanium Case

Blancpain, like all of its brethren in the luxury segment of the Swatch Group, will not be exhibiting at the 2019 Baselworld watch fair, so this announcement doesn’t qualify as a “Baselworld preview” as it would have in recent years. Nevertheless, the venerable Swiss maison is getting a jump on the new year with a...

2018: THE WATCH YEAR IN REVIEW

Eight Tourbillon Timepieces That Caught Our Eye 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 eight watches from 2018 that offered interesting takes on that classical mainstay of high horology, the tourbillon.

NEWS

Crimson Timed: Hublot Classic Fusion Chronograph Orlinski Red Ceramic

Hublot began its partnership with best-selling French artist Richard Orlinski in 2017, and expanded its palette of colored ceramic watches in 2018 with the Baselworld launch of the Big Bang Unico Red Magic, notable for its use of the watch world’s first “vibrant-color” ceramic. With the just-announced Classic Fusion Chronograph Orlinksi, the “Art of Fusion”...

REVIEW:

Borrowed Time: Tissot Heritage Petite Seconde

Ever since I spent a few brief moments with the Tissot Heritage Petite Seconde at Baselworld 2018, I’ve been looking forward to getting some real wrist time with it. I was immediately attracted to the brushed finish on the dial, the combination of the large, printed Arabic numerals and vintage Tissot logo, and the sharp,...