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Under the Hammer: My Favorite Lots from Today’s Christie’s NYC Auction

Today at 10AM Eastern Time Zone (UTC -05:00), Christie’s New York Important Watches Auction will begin. I got to sit with the newly appointed Vice President and Senior Specialist of Watches, Eric Wind, and ask him about a few of my favorite timepieces from this season’s auction. If you’re reading this after 10AM, click here...

Omega DeVille Chronograph Co-Axial Calibre 9301

We present here one of Omega's most strikingly elegant recent releases, the Omega De Ville Chronograph powered by manufacture Caliber 9301, with Omega's now-famous co-axial escapement, and outfitted in a rose-gold case and blue dial and strap.

Fratello Friday’s Top 5 Omega Seamaster Watches

WatchTime contributor offers his personal all-time "Top 5" list of Omega Seamaster watches, which includes the traditional Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean GMT GoodPlanet and the mother of all Omega divers' watches, the Seamaster 300.

Fratello Classics: 8 Watches for Friday the 13th

As we all try to survive another Friday the 13th, I thought it would be fun to re-post this “Fratello Friday” article highlighting eight watches that have the number ‘13’ in their reference number. It is, admittedly, an unusual method for generating a list of watches, and the results were somewhat surprising; before I started...

Why Do Comic Book Super-Heroes Never Have Time for Watches?

Every time a watch brand lands a deal with an actor or a studio, and every time a watch is prominently featured on screen, the online watch community immediately recognizes and responds to it. We know exactly which star wears what watch model — and also which ones immediately change their preferred watch brand as...

Dive Watches 101: How Swatch Helped Rescue the Dive Watch

The quartz watch revolution (aka “quartz crisis”) of the 1970s affected not only the watch industry in general, but also, of course, the dive watch category within it. Considering the number of model launches, innovations and constant improvements to such watches in the 1960s and the first half of the ’70s, the ’80s and early...

Where the Rolex Submariner, Rolex Explorer 1, Rolex Sky-Dweller and other Rolex Men’s Watches Were Born

Curious about Rolex men’s watches? This is a must-read! Discover the pedigrees of the Rolex Submariner, Rolex Explorer I, and Rolex Sky-Dweller, along with an exclusive WatchTime test of the Explorer I, in this FREE triple feature. Whether you’re an avid collector of Rolex watches, or a budding connoisseur looking to learn more about them,...

Video: Omega DeVille Chronograph Co-Axial Calibre 9301

In a year when Omega has introduced a slew of very high-profile timepieces tied to major events that it sponsors — the London Olympics, the new James Bond film, Golf’s Ryder cup — watch aficionados might have thus far overlooked one of the Swiss brand’s most strikingly elegant new releases for 2012, the new De...

“Skyfall” Omega Watch Auctioned for $254,273

The Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean worn by Daniel Craig in “Skyfall,” the latest in the James Bond franchise (celebrating its 50th anniversary this year), was sold for $254,273 at Christie’s in London on Friday, October 5th, with all proceeds going towards Orbis, a non-profit organization that provides eye care in developing nations.

Bérénice Marlohe is OMEGA’s Newest Brand Ambassador

The newest Bond girl, Bérénice Marlohe, is now the newest brand ambassador for Omega. The half-French half-Cambodian actress portrays Séverine in SKYFALL, the James Bond film to be released in November. Marlohe also participated in the opening of Omega’s Venice boutique.