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SIHH Preview: Piaget Unveils its First Minute Repeater

Piaget has announced the launch of its first minute repeater timepiece, set to debut at next month’s SIHH watch fair in Geneva. In the brand’s tradition of historically thin watches and mechanical movements, the new watch sets another record for slenderness in its category: only 4.8 mm thick for the caliber and only 9.4 mm...

Cuervo y Sobrinos Introduces 1950s-Inspired Historiador Chronograph

Cuervo y Sobrinos is unique among Swiss watch brands in that it is the only one founded in Cuba, and even recently opened a flagship boutique in Havana. Many of the company’s modern timepieces are based on designs from its pre-embargo heyday, including, most recently, the first chronograph in its Art Deco-inspired Historiador collection.

New for 2013: Richard Mille RM 036 Tourbillon G-Sensor Jean Todt

Auto racing enthusiast Richard Mille has long been inspired by cars and motorsports in the designs for his eponymous watch brand, but the new RM 036 Tourbillon G-Sensor Jean Todt, which makes its official debut at next month’s SIHH watch fair in Geneva, is the first to include a complication dedicated to road safety.

Video: David Beckham & Breitling’s Transocean Chronograph Unitime

Breitling has announced David Beckham as the representative for its Transocean Chronograph Unitime worldtimer watch, establishing a long-term partnership between the Swiss brand and the famous athlete. About his involvement with the brand, Beckham says “I’ve always been a long-time admirer of Breitling. As a company, they create not only the highest-performance watches but also...

At Piaget, Thin is Always In

In 2007, Piaget marked the 50th anniversary of its ultra-thin Caliber 9P by reissuing the movement that made it famous and by launching its first in-house mechanical chronograph movement. In this feature from our November-December 2007 issue, contributor and Watch Insider blogger Alexander Linz covers this milestone for WatchTime.

Girard-Perregaux’s New Hawk Collection Takes Flight in Miami

One night after its limited edition FOReverglades watch made its debut during the Art Basel Miami Beach festivities, Girard-Perregaux launched its new sports watch line, called Hawk, at a “watchmaking on the beach” event at Miami’s Mandarin Oriental Hotel. Before the event, WatchTime sat with Michele Sofisti, CEO of the brand, who gave us a...

Roger Dubuis at Art Basel

Girard Perregaux wasn’t the only brand celebrating at Art Basel, the week-long series of exhibitions and performance art taking place in Miami. Roger Dubuis had festivities of its own to introduce its newest brand ambassador, model/designer/artist Daphne Guinness.

Video: Hublot F1 King Power Austin

Hublot is celebrating the return of Formula 1 to the United States by unveiling their latest King Power watch. The penultimate Grand Prix of the season will take place in the new “Circuit of the Americas” built in Austin, Texas, so Hublot, as the Official Watch of Formula 1, has named their new watch the...

SIHH 2013 Preview: A. Lange & Söhne Grand Lange 1 “Lumen”

A. Lange & Söhne has revealed the first of its new timepieces to be launched at January’s SIHH watch fair in Geneva: the Grand Lange 1 Lumen. A limited edition of 100 pieces, the watch features two firsts for the German luxury brand: a luminous outsize date and a partially transparent dial.

Limited-Edition Girard-Perregaux Hawk Debuts at Art Basel Miami

On the eve of the official launch event for its new Hawk line of sports watches in Miami, Girard-Perregaux presented the first limited-edition model of the new collection, inspired by FOReverglades, a public art exhibition by William Sweetlove and the Cracking Art Group collective that is a centerpiece attraction of Miami’s Art Week. The unveiling...

Mountain Climbing: Montblanc’s Journey to Haute Horlogerie

In this profile piece from WatchTime’s January-February 2009 issue, executive editor Norma Buchanan reveals how Montblanc, a brand best known for pens, entered the heady world of haute horlogerie, and explores the brand’s ultra-complicated Grand Tourbillon Heures Mystérieuses. In the fall of 2006 the Richemont Group surprised the watch world when it bought Fabrique d’Horlogere...

Antiquorum to Sponsor Geneva Time Exhibition

Auction house Antiquorum will serve as an official sponsor of the Geneva Time Exhibition (GTE), a watch exhibition running concurrently with the larger, better-known SIHH watch salon in January, which showcases smaller, independent watchmakers. Since its launch in January 2010, the GTE’s stated goal has been to bring together the leading independents under one roof,...

SlingShox for G-Shocks

Avid Casio G-Shock fans looking to upgrade their collection on the cheap are advised to check out a recently launched brand of G-Shock accessories known as SlingShox — a line of silicone skins that wrap around existing G-Shock models to give the watch a new look.

Seven Questions for Breitling VP Jean-Paul Girardin

In our November-December issue, on sale now, Rüdiger Bucher, editor-in-chief of WatchTime’s German sister magazine, Chronos, speaks to Breitling Vice President Jean-Paul Girardin about a wide variety of topics, including the development of its in-house B01 chronograph caliber. Click here for excerpts from the interview.

Hublot Teams with Cigar Maker to Create King Power Arturo Fuente

Fine cigars have much in common with fine watches — luxury products with romantic heritage, handmade by skilled craftsmen, appreciated by connoisseurs — and now Hublot has created a timepiece that ties the two together together in a significant way — the new King Power Arturo Fuente edition, developed in collaboration with one of the...

More November Auction Results

Earlier today, we posted results from recent record-breaking Antiquorum and Christie’s watch auctions.  Sotheby’s also had strong results for its November watch auctions.