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Open-Dial Season: 5 Watches With Skeleton Dials

Skeletonization, in which the dial and all non-essential materials are removed from the movement construction, is one of modern watchmaking’s most enduring trends, with roots dating back to the mid-20th century. Each year, dozens of brands unveil skeletonized timepieces that range from over-the-top and garish to pleasantly subtle. Here, we’ve gathered five noteworthy timepieces that have embraced skeletonization to great effect.

The WatchTime Q&A: Grenon’s of Newport Founder Raymond Grenon

Avid watch collector and founder of Grenon’s of Newport Raymond Grenon has devoted 20 years to dealing high-end vintage timepieces at his store located on Bellevue Avenue, Newport, Rhode Island. WatchTime recently had the opportunity to chat with Ray to discuss how he is holding up during the pandemic, what emotional connection watches play in his life, and his thoughts on brands introducing technology-produced wristwatches.

Launching at Geneva Watch Days: The Ferdinand Berthoud Chronomètre FB 2RE

Five years after the launch of its Chronomètre FB 1, Chopard-owned Ferdinand Berthoud celebrates the 250th anniversary of its namesake receiving the prestigious title of “Watchmaker-Mechanic,” with the launch of a new timepiece inspired by Marine Clocks at the upcoming and much-anticipated Geneva Watch Days event later this month in Switzerland. Ferdinand Berthoud, a Swiss...

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Second Life: Nine Watches Featuring “Upcycled” Materials

More so than any other consumer product, watches are intertwined with history. Whether it’s your grandfather’s Elgin pocket watch or Paul Newman’s Rolex Daytona that broke the record for most expensive wristwatch ever sold, it’s these relationships between time and personality that allow watches to retain a sort of indefinable sense of humanity on the...

The WatchTime Q&A: Jaeger-LeCoultre CEO Catherine Rénier

Jaeger-LeCoultre, like most every luxury watch brand, has faced unprecedented challenges in 2020, but the Le Sentier-based manufacture has managed to capture accolades for the new models released under its “Sound Makers” theme, launched on the Watches & Wonders digital platform in April. As she enters her third year at the helm, Jaeger-LeCoultre CEO Catherine...

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Borrowed Time: Longines Avigation Watch Type A-7 1935

There’s nothing quite as distinctive — and, in some cases, as polarizing — in the arena of vintage-style timepieces as a really period-accurate replica pilot’s watch, and Longines — whose century-plus timepiece archives have yielded an expansive and increasingly popular collection of Heritage models — has taken the style to a new level with the Avigation Watch Type A7 1935, a re-edition of a watch that debuted in that model name's suffix year and which was worn by U.S. Army pilots in the years leading up to World War II.

Christophe Claret Unveils New Blue Editions of X-TREM-1 and Poker Watches

Swiss luxury watchmaker Christophe Claret and its eponymous founder have long been known for their playful, avant-garde timepieces, and the tradition continues this year as the brand unveils two new watches, both draped in blue. The first of these is a new iteration of Claret’s X-TREM-1, while the second is an update to its original...

The WatchTime Q&A: Officine Panerai CEO Jean-Marc Pontroué

In an interview conducted shortly after Watches & Wonders 2020, Jean-Marc Pontroué, CEO of Officine Panerai, spoke to WatchTime about how the company is planning to emerge from the worldwide health crisis, its continuing dedication to bringing new high-tech materials to watchmaking, and its commitment to environmental sustainability.

MicrobrandMonday: Hands On With The Audric SeaBorne 500 M Dive Watch

This week, #MicrobrandMonday returns, as we turn our focus to a new Singapore-based start-up, Audric. Last time, we had the opportunity to go in-depth with Brew Watch Co. and some of its most popular models; today we’ll be sitting down with Akshay Solomon of Audric and taking a closer look at his brand’s debut model,...

Nine Cities, One Watch: Bulgari Launches Bulgari Bulgari Cities Special Edition 2020

Recently, Italian jeweler and watchmaking maison Bulgari unveiled the latest update to its collections with the new Bulgari Bulgari Cities Special Edition 2020. The new collection includes nine watches, each with the same matte-black-and-rose-gold base “Bulgari Bulgari” design, but distinguished from the others by the engraved name of one of nine world cities that have...