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Skeleton Racers: Roger Dubuis Excalibur Spider Pirelli Limited Editions

Roger Dubuis began its partnership with Italian tire maker Pirelli, exclusive supplier to the Formula One championship, this year, as part of the Geneva-based brand's new emphasis on unconventional materials and motorsports-inspired design. This week, Roger Dubuis brought its Excalibur Spider Pirelli collection, first unveiled at SIHH 2017, to the U.S. for the first time, including two new models not seen in Geneva.


Georges Kern Exits Richemont, Becomes CEO of Breitling (Updated)

Georges Kern, Richemont's Head of Watchmaking, Marketing and Digital, and the man widely credited with building IWC Schaffhausen into a global success story, today announced his resignation from the Richemont Group, after only four months in the new management position. According to industry sources, Kern will be taking his talents to another aviation-themed Swiss luxury watch brand, Breitling,


The Climber’s Timer: Testing the Rolex Explorer I

WatchTime spent some time with the Rolex Oyster Perpetual Explorer — a watch originally made for a Mount Everest expedition and recently revamped with a larger case and modern caliber. Click here to read our test of the watch from the WatchTime archives.


Hands-On: Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Squadra World Chronograph

It’s happened to all of us, right? We discover a watch — either online or on the wrist of one of our watch-savvy friends — and are eager to try one on for ourselves, only to find that the brand has either discontinued the watch, changed it to a style that doesn’t sing to us...


Richard Mille RM 27-03 Rafael Nadal: Quartz Outside, Tourbillon Inside, and a New Shock-Resistance Record

As the 2017 Wimbledon Championships approach, we spotlight the newest timepiece worn by, and developed in cooperation with, one of the world's top tennis players: the Richard Mille RM 27-03 Rafael Nadal. Perhaps the most intriguing aspect of this 50-piece limited edition with a six-figure price tag? It's a quartz watch! (Well... not in the way you'd normally expect. Read on.)


Vintage Eye for the Modern Guy: Bulgari Bulgari Solotempo

Of all the classic watches designed by Gérald Genta, the Bulgari Bulgari is, to me, the most interesting, with its minimalist Bauhaus look and engraved outer bezel. Here we compare the original Bulgari Bulgari, and its predecessor, the digital Bulgari Roma, to the modern day watch with a mechanical Solotempo movement.


Gucci Timepieces President and CEO Piero Braga on Tradition vs. Fashion

Fashion industry veteran Piero Braga took over as President and CEO of Gucci Timepieces in 2016, and was tasked with bringing the company's watch collections into sync with the design vision of Gucci's Creative Director, Alessandro Michele, who has reimagined the brand's image for a younger generation. I had a chance to talk with Braga at Baselworld 2017 about what the future holds for Gucci watches.


Vintage Eye for the Modern Guy: Panerai Mare Nostrum

Panerai has built its modern collections almost entirely on the narrative of its 20th-century history. Hence the countless variations on the Radiomir and Luminor models, the use of vintage designs and faux-patina coloration, and the arrival of the watch we’ll be covering today: the Panerai Mare Nostrum. How does it compare to the 1943 Italian Navy prototype that inspired it?


The Legend of the Rolex GMT-Master, the Ultimate Two-Timer

In this feature courtesy of our friends at WatchTime Middle East, Dubai-based Christie's watch specialist Remi Guillemin traces the evolution of the Rolex GMT-Master —the iconic Rolex dual-time watch and among the most collectible models to date — through five important references.


Six Questions for Glashütte Original CEO Thomas Meier

“We are building on Senator Excellence,” says Thomas Meier, CEO of Glashütte Original, referring to his brand's high-precision, efficient Caliber 36 (automatic) and 37 (chronograph). Learn more in this exclusive interview conducted by WatchTime's Rüdiger Bucher.


A Splashy Debut: Grand Seiko Hi-Beat 36000 Professional 600m Diver’s

Seiko has spun off its Grand Seiko collection into a separate, independent brand. And nowadays, you can scarcely qualify as a brand if you don't produce your own dedicated divers' watch. Grand Seiko has done just that, introducing its Grand Seiko Hi-Beat 36000 Professional 600m Diver's — the first-ever mechanical Grand Seiko timepiece for divers — at Baselworld 2017.


Omega CEO Raynald Aeschlimann on 60 Years of Speedmaster

“The Speedmaster conveys the same emotions as [it did in] 1969,” says Omega President and CEO Raynald Aeschlimann, who talks to WatchTime's Rüdiger Bucher in this exclusive interview about the 60th anniversary of the Omega Speedmaster and how he responds to today’s buyers with a model that is so steeped in history.


Borrowed Time: A Week in Basel with the Corum Golden Bridge Rectangle

The Golden Bridge Rectangle is the latest iteration of the genre-busting original Golden Bridge from 1980, which introduced the world’s first linear-oriented, manual-winding movement in a distinctive tonneau-shaped case. I had the opportunity to wear the watch at Baselworld 2017, ahead of its official launch. Read on for a detailed review, including original photos and price.