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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.

Gucci Timepieces Celebrates XIII Annual Latin Grammy Awards

Gucci timepieces will continue their partnership with the the Recording Academy, and the Latin Recording Academy at this year’s Latin Grammy Awards. The exclusive two-year partnership between Gucci Timepieces & Jewelry and The Latin Recording Academy began last year with the launch of a special-edition collection of timepieces and jewelry designed by Gucci Creative Director...

SIHH 2013 Preview: Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Grande Complication

This year, Audemars Piguet celebrated the 40th anniversary of the original Royal Oak. Next year marks two decades of the larger, sportier Royal Oak Offshore, and Audemars Piguet plans to commemorate the milestone with the release of the extremely limited Royal Oak Grande Complication. The watch makes its debut at the SIHH watch fair in...

Ulysse Nardin Big Unit Chronograph

Baseball pitching legend Randy Johnson — the 6’10” World Series champ famously nicknamed “The Big Unit” — is a longtime collector of watches and a big fan of Ulysse Nardin in particular. Johnson has been an official “friend of the brand” since early June, when he and Ulysse Nardin CEO Patrik Hoffman announced their strategic...

Horology Meets Astronomy: Geo. Graham the Moon

Most watch fans know Graham best for sporty models like the Chronofighter and Silverstone. Now the Swiss brand with British roots establishes its haute horlogerie bona fides with the new Geo. Graham the Moon limited edition, a complicated, astronomical-inspired timepiece with a flying tourbillon and a perpetual moon retrograde function.

Chimes and Birdsong: Jaquet Droz’s Bird Repeater

Jaquet Droz has channeled the spirit of its namesake, the 18th-century inventor renowned for his complicated automatons and musical clockworks — many of them using singing birds — with its new ultra-complicated timepiece, the Bird Repeater.

Antiquorum October Auction Results

Two weeks ago, we reported on Antiquroum’s October 19th auction at the Mandarin Oriental in Hong Kong, with several Patek Philippe watches and a rare Harry Winston among the timepieces up for auction.

Breguet Unveils New Reine de Naples Anniversary Edition on Isle of Capri

It’s been a big year for Breguet. Not only did the company kick off its sponsorship of Carnegie Hall with a brand-new tourbillon clock, it also celebrated, around the same time, the 200th anniversary of the wristwatch — an invention of brand namesake Abraham-Louis Breguet — with a preview of a complicated haute joallerie watch...

Richard Mille Tourbillon Flyback Chronograph RM 039 Aviation E6-B

Richard Mille has always been a pioneer in the use of aeronautic materials — such as titanium, carbon nanofiber, ARCAP and tungsten carbide — in watchmaking. This year, the brand displays its love of aviation with a new watch, and caliber, designed specifically for flight navigation, the Tourbillon Flyback Chronograph RM 039 Aviation E6-B. The...