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10 Notable Tourbillon Watches from Baselworld 2016

Every Baselworld watch fair brings its share of new and often innovative variations on the still-popular tourbillon watch. Here’s a look back at 10 tourbillons, from 10 very diverse brands, that commanded our attention at last year’s Baselworld, all of which should be available at retailers now. 1. Angelus U30 Tourbillon Rattrapante From the recently...

NEWS

Military Greens: 3 New Green-Dialed Watches from Panerai

Panerai, which introduced its first blue-dialed watches earlier this year, continues to expand its palette with the launch of three new models with dark green dials that evoke the brand's storied history as a provider of timekeeping instruments to military divers in the 1930s and '40s. Here's what you need to know about the new watches.

Fratello Watches

Fratello Classics: Top 5 Gold Watches

You may have noticed that a lot of the “Fratello” articles from WatchTime contributor Robert-Jan Broer focus mainly on watches with stainless steel or titanium cases – and a select few with more exotic case materials such as forged carbon and bronze — and that Fratello Watches rarely covers gold watches. Not only can gold...

Showing at WatchTime New York 2017: Alpina Startimer Pilot Quartz GMT

On October 13-14, WatchTime New York, America’s largest luxury watch show, returns to Manhattan’s Gotham Hall. A total of 28 watch brands will be exhibiting at the show and will allow guests to not only see but try on the latest models from their collections. Among these exhibitors is Alpina, which will show its new Startimer Pilot Quartz GMT.

NEWS

Tennis Time: Citizen Launches New Special-Edition Watches At U.S. Open

This year marks both Citizen Watch Co.'s 25th anniversary as official timekeeper of tennis's U.S. Open Tournament and the beginning of its new partnership with one of the games icons, 39-time Grand Slam champion and social activist Billie Jean King. Citizen celebrates both milestones with two new watches, to be unveiled at next week's U.S. Open in Flushing, NY.

BOOK REVIEW

Marie Antoinette’s Watch: Adultery, Larceny & Perpetual Motion

On August 16, 2006, Zion Yakubov, a small-time antiquities dealer in Tel Aviv, met with a lawyer representing an anonymous American client who needed some old watches authenticated.  The lawyer handed Yakubov some poorly packed boxes containing 40 old watches, among which a stunned Yakubov found the most famous watch ever made: Abraham-Louis Breguet’s 160,...

PROMOTION

Introducing North Sea II — E.C.Andersson’s Most Advanced Watch Yet

It’s been a while since E.C. Andersson Watch Company launched its first generation North Sea and much has happened with the company as a whole, and the North Sea watch in particular. Today, we take a look at the second-generation, newly in-stock version of the North Sea, with the calendar wheel exposed in the center...

Showing at WatchTime New York 2017: Grand Seiko Hi-Beat 36000 Professional 600m Diver’s

America’s largest luxury watch show, WatchTime New York, returns to Manhattan’s Gotham Hall on October 13-14. Japan's Grand Seiko — which this year became independent of the larger Seiko brand — will be in attendance for the third year in a row, and will have among its showcase pieces the new Grand Seiko Hi-Beat 36000 Professional 600m Diver’s — the first-ever mechanical Grand Seiko dive watch.

WATCH QUIZ

Sounding Off: How Much Do You Know About Watches That Make Noise?

Minute repeaters, grandes sonneries, watches with mechanical alarms (like these) — these are just a few of the types of timepieces that are made not only to tell the time visually on their dials but to alert their owners audibly on time-related info as well. Chiming timekeepers have been around since the 17th century, but how much do you really know about them? Take our quiz and find out for yourself.

FROM FRATELLO WATCHES

Top 3 Rolex GMT-Master Watches

Historically the watch of Pan-Am pilots and NASA astronauts, the Rolex GMT-Master could even be found on the wrist of Tom Selleck in "Magnum: P.I." Here, our Fratello Friday writer shares with us three of his favorite Rolex GMT-Master models.

FROM FRATELLO WATCHES

Join Fratello Watches in Japan for the Exclusive Grand Seiko Experience

Ever wondered why watch connoisseurs are praising Grand Seiko? Or perhaps you are already a Grand Seiko fan and want to learn more about this Japanese manufacture. Together with Grand Seiko, Fratello Watches organizes an exclusive reader’s trip to Japan from September 23 to September 29. We visited (Grand) Seiko ourselves at the end of 2015, which not only opened our eyes to high-end watchmaking in Japan, but also remember it as one of the best experiences ever (and we’ve seen many manufactures). This led to the idea to do a very similar journey for our readers, together with Robert-Jan Broer of Fratello Watches and Grand Seiko.