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For Only Watch, Piaget Celebrates Man on the Moon

For Only Watch 2009, Piaget presents a unique example of their Emperador Coussin Large Moon. This model, introduced this year, houses Caliber 860P, a self-winding movement designed, developed and produced by Piaget. Within the 46.5mm 18k pink gold (5N) case, the oversize 12mm diameter moon phase display immediately attracts your eye, and if you look...

The Jaquet Droz Only Watch ’09

The Jaquet Droz Only Watch ’09, a unique Grande Seconde, combines a Grand Feu enamelled dial created using an 18th century technique with a case made of 21st century “high tech” ceramic. This unique timepiece proudly displays a rare red dial – red being the color of Monaco, the home of Only Watch.

TAG Heuer Monaco V4 No. 1 for Only Watch

In 2004, TAG Heuer created the revolutionary Monaco V4 Concept Watch. Inspired by the brand’s motor racing heritage (the watch’s name comes from the racing-engine-like V-formation of the movement’s four barrels), the V4 uses ball bearings and is belt-driven – a totally new type of watch movement. The Monaco V4 is the first mechanical watch...

Breguet Travel Clock No. 1 for Only Watch

Breguet built the first modern travel clock in 1796. He equipped it with a balance spring, successfully replacing the pendulum balance that was unfit for travel. Glass-covered on four sides and small in size, this clock bore the number 178. In April 1798, General Bonaparte purchased it to take with him on his Egyptian campaign.

Bell & Ross BR 01 Airborne One for Only Watch

The Bell & Ross BR 01 Instrument started with a simple idea: turn a cockpit instrument panel clock into a wristwatch. Now available in a number of versions and materials, the BR 01 Instrument watch has become popular with collectors. For Only Watch 2009, Bell & Ross has created a unique version of the new...

Unique Patek Philippe Ref. 5106 for Only Watch

For Only Watch 2009, Patek Philippe has created a unique Ref. 5106 by adding a date display and other special features to the Celestial Ref. 5102. This one-of-a-kind piece is crafted in rose gold with a special guilloché pattern on the 22k rose gold bezel. The soft 22k gold allowed the unique guilloché pattern to...

Franc Vila’s Unique Piece for Only Watch

Franc Vila unveils his unique piece for the Only Watch auction: the first fully black watch in the “Cobra” collection. Cobra timepieces are created for aficionados of extreme sports. Built to withstand dives to 300 meters, the Cobra line was conceived for intense water activities. The automatic movement provides chronograph and big date functions.

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LENVINO Watch Co. Returns with a Flying Tourbillon Wristwatch for Only $499

Lenvino Watch Co., launched in Hong Kong in January 2017, is described by its founders as “a group of watch addicts with the passion and constancy of traditional watch craftsmanship” who aim to “awaken people’s minds about the core function of a watch.” In December 2017, the microbrand launched its first Kickstarter campaign to fund...

Omega Collectors Gather in Amsterdam for “Moonwatch Only” Book Launch

If you are into collecting Omega Speedmasters like I am, you need a good reference book. Even though there is a lot of really useful information that can be found online (for instance, in the Fratello Watches Speedy Tuesday section), the world of collecting Omega Speedmaster watches has up until recently lacked a good “standard”...

Understatement at its Finest: Three Dress Watches to Kick off 2023 in Style

Dress watches focus on simple time indication without frills, yet they fascinate with a design that is as straightforward as it is elegant. With this refined charisma, they are perfect for festive occasions, special events or classic business meetings, but also combine intricate and casual styles. Their pure design does not mean uniform or even...

Why You Should Buy a Mechanical Watch (According to AI)

Often described as the next big thing on the Internet, ChatGPT (Generative Pre-trained Transformer), an incredibly sophisticated chatbot launched by OpenAI in November 2022, has been making headlines around the world. To some experts, a platform like ChatGPT not only represents one of the biggest threats to journalism, it might even have the potential to change...

2022 Year in Review: 6 Charged Up Quartz Watches

Continuing our annual recap tradition, today we look back at a handful of innovative and impressive releases that broke onto the scene in 2022. Today we’re covering quartz watches, a category of timepieces not always top-of-mind, but one nonetheless worth its weight when it comes to making waves in the world of watches, especially in...

No Date, No Problem: Six Watches Without Date Displays

While a date display is usually regarded as one of the most popular complications, some purists are opting more and more for harmony and symmetry on their dials by choosing a watch without a date window. Here are six notable examples in our latest story from the WatchTime Archives. Back to the Forties: IWC Big...