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“Extreme Watches for Extreme Conditions:” An Interview with Richard Mille

Richard Mille launched the first timepiece from his eponymous watch brand in 2001. Seventeen years later, the brand has made an indelible mark on the luxury watch industry with its avant-garde designs, its pioneering use of space-age materials, and its partnerships with some very high-profile athletes and celebrities. A few months back, I caught up...


Leica Camera Enters the Watch Industry with Two Timepieces

Leica, one of the most well-regarded camera producers in the world, announced late last week that it was introducing an intriguing new product line into its portfolio. That’s right, the brand beloved by camera enthusiasts around the globe is crossing over into the watch world with two new timepieces, the time-and-date-only Leica L1 and the Leica L2 GMT....


The Watch Connoisseur’s Father’s Day Gift Guide

Father’s Day is around the corner, and if your dad (or brother, or son, or best buddy) is a watch guy like you, its likely he also shares other interests — an eye for fashionable accessories; a taste for fine spirits and premium cigars; an appreciation for high-end writing instruments; and a need to store...


Why Hublot’s Big Bang Referee Smartwatch Might Be a Lot More Important Than You Think

Shortly before Baselworld 2018 opened its doors to the public in March, Hublot introduced its very first smartwatch, the Big Bang Referee 2018 World Cup Russia™ Connected Watch (Ref. 400.NX.1100.RX). The 49-mm titanium-cased tech device is based on Google’s Android Wear OS and will be worn by the 101 referees (36 referees and 63 assistants)...


How to Buy Pre-Owned Watches

The market for pre-owned items is huge. The success of websites like Craigslist, AutoTrader and so on are a testimonial. And the wristwatch market is no exception. WatchTime contributor Robert-Jan Broer of FratelloWatches offers some guidance on where to look and what to look for when buying a pre-owned wristwatch.


Five Lots to Keep an Eye on at Christie’s “An Evening of Exceptional Watches” Auction on June 13, 2018

Is there such thing as Paul Newman fatigue in the contemporary watch auction sphere? In a little over 24 hours, we’ll once more have a chance to see how far Daytona mania has come in the past few years. Lot #17 in tomorrow night’s Christie’s “An Evening of Exceptional Watches” auction is a first-rate example of...


Vintage Eye for the Modern Guy: IWC Pilot’s Watch Chronograph Ref. IW377724

About a month ago, via the Instagram of its CEO, Christophe Grainger-Herr, IWC Schaffhausen casually released the Pilot’s Watch Chronograph Ref. IW377724 to the market. This new watch is a conglomeration of historical designs by the brand, taking its foremost influences from the legendary WWII-era Mark 11 military watch, the early-1990s IWC Doppelchronograph reference 3711;...

Blackout: 17 Black-on-Black Watches

Black-on-black watches, read our review of 17 "all-black" watches, including the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Diver, the Breitling Navitimer Cosmonaute Blacksteel and the Ulysse Nardin Blacksea.


Introducing: Seals Watch Co. Model C Field Explorer

Based out of El Dorado Hills, California, Seals Watch Co. got its start after its owner Michael Seals began sketching at a bar one night. Doodles of armored tanks soon formed the outline of a bezel and case with the glacis plate and tracks forming the lugs and centerpiece underneath. Soon, an idea formed to...


From WWII to the Golden Age of Rock ‘n’ Roll: 5 New Graham Chronofighter Vintage Nose Art Watches

Last year, Graham rolled out the Chronofighter Vintage Nose Art collection, a quartet of military-aviation-inspired, limited-edition timepieces with classical pin-up girl dials that echo the fuselage art on Allied warplanes of World War II. This year, the brand named for pioneering London clockmaker George Graham, and known widely for its cockpit-style chronograph designs, launched another...


Which Watch Brands Are Most Likely to Increase in Value?

It's a question watch collectors — especially new ones — always want answered: What watches that tend to increase in value over time? FratelloWatches founder and WatchTime contributor Robert-Jan Broer shares his insights and delves into the most collectible watch models from brands like Rolex, Omega, and Audemars Piguet.