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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...


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.


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.


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...


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.


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.


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.


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...


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...


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...


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.

A Comprehensive Look at Georges Kern’s First Collection with Breitling

It’s been a little over six months since we heard the news that longtime Richemont executive Georges Kern was leaving the confines of the luxury conglomerate to join Breitling. Today, after months of teasing his work on his personal social media account, we received word on what Kern’s first collection will look like and it’s...


Inside the Baume & Mercier Capeland Chronograph

Baume & Mercier launched its redesigned Capeland watch at the SIHH exhibition in Geneva in 2011. In this watch test feature from our archives, WatchTime gives this luxury-sport chronograph the once-over, with original photos by OK-Photography.


Vintage Eye for the Modern Guy: Longines Avigation BigEye

For this week’s “Vintage Eye,” we turn our attention to the vintage re-issue Longines Avigation BigEye. The watch, released late last summer, was one of the most critically-acclaimed timepieces of 2017, and for good reason. With its no-nonsense case, straightforward yet unique dial, and relatively accessible price point, the BigEye represents some of the best...

SIHH 2018:

Ressence Embraces the Future with the Type 2 e-Crown Concept

One of the most intriguing watches we saw at SIHH last week was the Ressence Type 2 e-Crown Concept. Ressence has never been afraid to push boundaries with its watches, just take a look at the original Zero Series from 2011 that introduced the brand’s novel way of telling time to watch enthusiasts everywhere. What’s new...


Basic Breitling: Reviewing the New-Look Breitling Colt

Breitling’s modern take on the decades-old Colt is true to the original, with features that have become hallmarks of the brand. From our archives, here's a hands-on review of the new-look Breitling Colt, an entry-level watch with a mechanical ETA movement.


Vintage Eye for the Modern Guy: Vacheron Constantin Historiques Triple Calendrier 1942 and 1948

Two of the more popular vintage-revival watches released last year were the Vacheron Constantin Historiques Triple Calendrier 1942 and 1948. The pieces, which now sit in boutiques alongside the critically-acclaimed Overseas collection, caught the attention of many publications early last October for their integration of the 1940s triple calendar design and Vacheron’s excellent contemporary manufacturing...

SIHH 2018:

The Weight of Darkness: Urwerk UR-210 Black Platinum

When one encounters a watch with a black PVD case, one would usually expect the base metal under the dark coating to be steel, or possibly titanium. But Urwerk has never been known to do the expected. Hence its headliner release at SIHH 2018: the Urwerk UR-210 Black Platinum.