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Meet the 84 Shortlisted Watches in the 2021 Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève

The 2021 edition of the Grand Prix d’Horologerie de Geneve (GPHG) has just announced the shortlisted (pre-selected) watches that will be competing for an award in one of the 14 categories (as well as for the “Aiguille d’Or” award, which recognizes the overall best watch among all the entrants). “Building on the contribution of over 500 significant...

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The Shortlisted Watches in This Year’s Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève

Today, the 2019 edition of the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG) has announced the shortlisted (pre-selected) watches that will be competing for an award in one of the 14 categories (as well as for the “Aiguille d’Or” award, which recognizes the overall best watch among all the entrants): Pre-Selection GPHG 2019: Ladies’ Ladies’ Complication...

All the Independent Watch Brands You’ll See at WatchTime New York 2018

Although we celebrate all brands, big and small, at WatchTime New York, we have a special place for many of the independents that choose to exhibit during our annual showcase. This year, we have a spectacular lineup of independent brands, many with their namesakes, founders, and primary watchmakers attending, that will be showing off their...

Making the Past Present: Inside the Parmigiani Manufacture

Michel Parmigiani holds up an antique singing-bird snuff box and pushes a slider on its side. The lid of the box lifts and out pops a small, mechanical bird, which stands upright at the center of an oval opening. The bird, covered with iridescent feathers, then turns from side to side, flapping its tail and...

Redecorate With These Watch Wallpapers

For your viewing and home decorating pleasure, WatchTime offers a selection of watch wallpapers featuring IWC, Lange, Omega, Vacheron Constantin, Ulysse Nardin, De Bethune, Audemars Piguet, and Parmigiani. These images measure between 2400 and 7000 pixels wide and are sure to brighten up your desktop. Click the smaller images to view the full-size versions. Happy...

Ineichen Auctions: New World Record for Vacheron Constantin

Ineichen Auctioneers’ March 2022 sale, La Vie en Rose, saw two F.P.Journe collectors’ pieces achieve eye-watering hammer prices on March 12: Top lots included the Chronomètre à Résonance Sincere Limited Edition No. 202-RN, which was estimated at CHF 200,000-300,000 and sold for CHF 360’000. Similar success was achieved for the Octa Calendrier Sincere Limited-Edition No....

2021, The Watch Year in Review: Seven Tantalizing Tourbillons

By almost any standard, the luxury watch world enjoyed a successful year in 2021 despite the lingering effects of the Covid-19 pandemic and its worldwide economic consequences — with high-profile retailers reopening and expanding, new auction records set, some large-scale industry events (like our own WatchTime New York) returning, and of course, a host of...

The Extra-Terrestrials: 5 Timepieces with Meteorite Dials

Meteorites are extraterrestrial objects that have passed through the atmosphere and landed on Earth. They can be divided into two different types: stone meteorites and iron meteorites. Most meteorite dials are made from the latter, which make up only four percent of all meteorites. Iron meteorites were born in the core of four-billion-year-old asteroids that...

GPHG 2021: The Winners

A big night for Bulgari: he ultimate ‘best in show’ distinction, the “Aiguille d’Or” Grand Prix, was awarded to Bulgari for the Octo Finissimo watch. See all the winners:

New Watch Reveals, Celebrity Sightings, and In-Person Reunions: WatchTime New York Wraps Up its 2021 Edition in Grand Fashion

WatchTime New York 2021 wrapped up this Sunday following three days of new wristwatch presentations, talks, and warm reunions as the global watch community gathered for the first live, in-person WatchTime New York event since 2019. The triumphant comeback also marked a notable expansion for the major event, widely regarded as America’s most important public...

2020, The Watch Year in Review: 10 Tantalizing Tourbillon Watches

It goes without saying: 2020 was far from an ideal year for most of us. Looking back, however, it was also a year that brought many noteworthy watch launches despite the huge obstacles posed by the pandemic and its effects on the world economy. As we look ahead hopefully to 2021, it’s time for our...