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AUCTION PREVIEW:

Seven Highlight Watches from the Current Christie’s Online Auction

In my opinion, Christie’s ongoing series of online watch sales is one of the most consistently interesting parts of the watch auction world. Their watch specialists are able to curate a terrific balance of vintage and contemporary models at a diverse range of price points, meaning there’s practically something for everyone regardless of collector status. The...

IN-DEPTH:

Is the Watch Industry on the Cusp of a Physical Retail Renaissance? Part 2

For years, the watch industry has been resistant to selling online. But now, luxury watch brands and, most importantly, the larger groups are not only racing to embrace digital clientele but are also trying to gain more control over the final sale. As a result, traditional retailers are facing even more pressure in the age...

IN-DEPTH:

Is the Watch Industry on the Cusp of a Physical Retail Renaissance? Part 1

For years, the watch industry has been resistant to selling online. But now, luxury watch brands and, most importantly, the larger groups are not only racing to embrace digital clientele but are also trying to gain more control over the final sale. As a result, traditional retailers are facing even more pressure in the age...

NEWS:

Bremont Launches New Supermarine S300 Dive Watch with a White Dial

Bremont was one of the first notable watch brands to abandon the trade show calendar when it left Baselworld after the 2016 fair. Rather than showcase its products during the large industry showcases, Bremont has preferred to announce its releases on its own turf during an annual “Townhouse” event series in London and New York...

WATCH TEST

Comparing Dive Watches from Alpina, Davosa, and Hamilton

Alpina’s Seastrong Diver 300, Hamilton’s Khaki Navy Frogman and Davosa’s Apnea Diver Automatic love to dive, but today they’re at a swimming pool. In this comparative review from WatchTime's March-April 2018 issue, we test these three sporty dive watches to see how they perform swimming laps and jumping from diving boards.

NEWS:

Girard-Perregaux Launches the Quasar at Watches & Wonders Miami 2019

The second edition of Watches & Wonders takes place this weekend in Miami. If you’re planning on attending, not only will you have the opportunity to peruse many of the timepieces that made their debut at last month’s SIHH, but you’ll also get to see a number of watches make their official premiere during the three-day long festival. The first...

SIHH 2019 REVISTED:

Exploring All Eight of the New Blue-Dialed Vacheron Constantin Watches Released at SIHH 2019

On Tuesday, I wrote about the latest entries in Baume & Mercier’s Clifton Baumatic collection and how blue dials continue to remain in demand by collectors and enthusiasts. In that article, I mentioned Vacheron Constantin and Jaeger-LeCoultre as two of the other Richemont brands that exhibited an extensive selection of blue-hued timepieces at SIHH 2019....

NEWS:

Romain Gauthier Introduces His First Watch in Stainless Steel

The Prestige HMS was the second watch produced by Romain Gauthier and his eponymous brand. It followed the original Prestige HM and was released in 2010, helping further establish the then-nascent firm’s capabilities before going on to more technically challenging releases such as the Logical One and the Insight Micro-Rotor. Previously rendered in precious metals...

MICROBRAND MONDAY:

Giorgio Piola: Motorsport Watches From the Mind of an F1 Racecar Artist

Watches and racecars have been brothers-in-arms, design-wise, for nearly as long as cars have been on the road and timepieces have been worn on the wrist. In the modern era, the relationship between motor racing and timekeeping has gotten even more intimate, with watches developed in close collaboration with car manufacturers becoming more common: Hublot’s...

INTERVIEW

My Favorite Watch: Britta Rossander, Watch Journalist

In our ongoing series, My Favorite Watch, WatchTime speaks to interesting personalities in the watch industry. The interviews revolve around the subject’s favorite watch model, their experience in the industry, and other topics. Today, in the series' final installment, we talk with Swedish journalist Britta Rossander, editor at Robb Report Sweden.

PRE-BASELWORLD 2019:

Grand Seiko Builds Out the Elegance Collection with Four Watches Featuring a New Manual-Winding Caliber

Baselworld is only six weeks away and Grand Seiko has some exciting news to tide us over until the big show. The Japanese brand has revealed four new watches in the Elegance Collection that feature a new manual-winding caliber, a slimmed-down case profile, and a variety of attractive dials. The big news here for fans of Grand Seiko...

PROMOTION:

A Very Scandinavian Dive Watch: The E.C.A Denise

After the success of last year’s Calypso, E.C.Andersson Watch Co. is back with its first professional dive and heavy-duty tool watch, produced within the brand’s recognizable Scandinavian style. The E.C.A Denise is quite the opposite of a standard “heavy-duty” tool watch. It’s sophisticated and refined, yet optimized for an active lifestyle. Designed with the intention of...

Introducing Pharos Watches, a New Lume-Focused Brand

The Pharos of Alexandria, more widely known as The Lighthouse of Alexandria, was one of the tallest man-made structures in the world for centuries. Commissioned during the reign of the first Ptolemy in Egypt, and eventually finished by his son Ptolemy II Philadelphus, the structure is believed to have stood over 100 meters tall and...

The WatchTime Q&A:

In Conversation with Jeff Hess, CEO of Duber Time and Ball Watch USA

If you’ve ever purchased or been interested in purchasing an Anonimo, Ball, MeisterSinger, or Mühle in the United States, there’s a good chance you interacted with Jeffrey P. Hess in some way. In fact, if you’ve followed the watch industry over the past three decades, you’ve likely come in contact with the man himself in some...

Six Annual Calendar Watches to Start the New Year

The Annual Calendar is often thought of as the less glamorous sibling to the more complicated perpetual calendar. Knowing how particular many watch enthusiasts are, this statement might ring true to some, but it’s not all doom and gloom for fans of this 23-year-old complication. In fact, there have been a number of releases over...