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JeanRichard Highlands Big Life Limited Edition

JeanRichard, the watch brand named for 17th-century Swiss watchmaker Daniel JeanRichard, has released a limited edition of its sporty Highlands model in collaboration with the Big Life Foundation, a non-profit organization whose mission is to preserve the fauna and ecosystem of Africa. Created in 2010 by British photographer Nick Brandt, who specializes in intimate portraits...

Betting on Black: Richard Mille New RM 030 Limited Editions

In 2011, Richard Mille presented a watch with a new technical innovation: a model called the RM 030, powered by the new automatic Caliber RMAR1, which features a so-called “declutchable” winding rotor. Now the company has released a pair of limited-edition versions of the watch to be sold exclusively in North and South America, both...

Idol Time: American Idol’s Randy Jackson Talks Timepieces with WT

It’s been a big week for “American Idol’s” Randy Jackson. Not only is “AI” fandom abuzz over his future as a judge on the popular musical competition program, but this week also saw the launch of a new business venture for the famously watch-loving Jackson — Timepieces by Randy Jackson, a new line of watches...

100 Points of Time: Reviewing TAG Heuer’s Carrera Mikrograph 1/100

Last year, TAG Heuer introduced the Carrera Mikrograph 1/100, the first mechanical wristwatch with a central sweep-seconds hand that measures 1/100-second increments. Click here to read WatchTime‘s comprehensive look at this groundbreaking timepiece, part of the TAG Heuer triple feature in our July-August 2012 issue.

Tech Talk: Montblanc’s TimeWriter II Chronographe Bi-Fréquence 1000

If three watches constitute a trend, then measuring milliseconds, or 1/1,000s of a second, is a trend. Two watch brands, each with high-speed horological histories, have launched mechanical chronographs claimed to be capable of accurately measuring 1/1,000s of a second. Last year, TAG Heuer debuted its Mikrotimer Flying 1000 Concept Chronograph, followed this year by...

BRM’s Mak 44

WatchTime received an unexpected visit this week from Frederic Gasser of the French watch manufacturer BRM, who was anxious to show us the brand’s new timepiece, the Mak 44. It features a case made of Makrolon — according to Gasser, the material used in the windshields of racecars — and a skeletonized movement visible through...

Controlled Chaos: Harry Winston’s Opus XI

For a couple of seconds every hour, the dial looks like a mess, but then all is made clear. Meet the Harry Winston Opus XI. Click here to read WatchTime writer Martina Richter’s in-depth report on the watch for our July-August issue, along with a video of how its ultra-complicated movement works.

Nomos Glashütte Expands Tetra Collection

German brand Nomos Glashütte is adding new colors to its Tetra watches, a collection of square timepieces. The watch had previously only been available in white, but they have now added four variations: Tetra weltweiß (world white) and himmelblau (heavenly blue), Tetra biskuit (scone) and zartbitter (bittersweet). All four have rhodium-plated hands, with the movement visible...

Hublot Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Ferrari 250 GTO

Hublot is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Ferrari 250 GTO, of which only 36 were ever made, with the creation of an exclusive complication model. The watch is only available to owners of a 250 GTO. It was unveiled at a dinner which featured a gathering of 24 owners and their 250 GTOs.

Audemars Piguet’s Limited Edition Leo Messi Royal Oak

Audemars Piguet has teamed with brand ambassador and soccer player Leo Messi to announce the release of the limited edition Leo Messi Royal Oak Chronograph. The watch will be available as a limited series of only 1000 pieces: 500 in steel/tantalum, 400 in pink gold/tantalum and 100 in platinum/tantalum. Each watch is delivered in an original case...

Hublot’s King Power Miami Heat Chronograph

With the NBA Finals heating up, it’s the perfect time to take a look at Hublot’s King Power Miami Heat Chronograph. The watch is cased in 18-carat King Gold (a special alloy of gold and 5% platinum) with a black skeleton dial on a black rubber strap, and features a special 28-minute central counter that...

Corum Admiral’s Cup Legend 42 Tourbillon Micro-Rotor

Corum has added a tourbillon model to its yachting-inspired Admiral’s Cup collection of watches — specifically, a tourbillon with automatic winding via a microrotor — a timepiece whose steel-case version retails for under $50,000. The Admiral’s Cup Legend 42 Tourbillon Micro-Rotor has a 42-mm-diameter case and the 12-sided bezel, with 12 nautical pennants indicating the...

Girard-Perregaux Launches Limited-Edition Sea Hawk Pro for World Oceans Day

Swiss watchmaker Girard-Perregaux released a special, limited-edition model of its Sea Hawk Pro 1000m divers’ watch at a special event at New York’s Museum of Modern Art on June 5. Hosted by environmental conservationists Susan and David Rockefeller, Jr., the evening’s highlight was the New York premiere screening of Mission of Mermaids, Susan Rockefeller’s new...

Eberhard Chronograph from WWII Auctioned for 56,000€

The “Sistema Magini”, later called the “Metodo Magini” by Eberhard & Co., was auction for 56,000€ at the Meeting Art Auction House to an unknown buyer. This 24-hour split-second chronograph is said to have flown from Rome to Tokyo and back in 1942, during World War II. As stated in an Eberhard document dated 1943,...

Titanium Timekeepers at JCK Las Vegas

Swiss Watch by JCK, part of the annual JCK Watch and Jewelry show, opened today, with luxury watch brands showing their wares at the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino. On our first day at the show, we discovered some intriguing timepieces, including one new model, which was not ready in time to debut at Baselworld,...

Ulysse Nardin Commemorates Columbus’s Santa Maria with Limited Edition

Ulysse Nardin’s origins as a maker of nautical clocks and marine chronometers are on display in many of the brand’s modern wristwatches, like its Marine collection of divers’ watches. The newest model from the Swiss brand’s Cloisonné collection of limited-edition timepieces, the Classico Limited Edition Santa Maria, continues the theme of sailing with its tribute...

Panerai Tuttonero Luminor 1950 3 Days GMT Automatic Ceramica

“Tuttonero” is Italian for “all black,” so it made the perfect nickname for this new model from Panerai, a brand with a strong Florentine heritage. The full name, as per usual with Panerai, is a mouthful: Tuttonero Luminor 1950 3 Days GMT Automatic Ceramica – 44 mm. Its Paneristi-friendly reference number is PAM00438. The watch,...

Close-Up: Carl F. Bucherer Patravi EvoTec PowerReserve

In 2010, Carl F. Bucherer added a power-reserve indicator to its Patravi EvoTec watch, launched the year before, thus creating the Patravi EvoTec PowerReserve. WatchTime gives the watch and its in-house movement a thorough once-over in the May-June issue 2012 issue. Click here to read the story and see stunning photos by Zuckerfabrik Fotodesign.