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Revisiting a Divers’ Classic: The Rolex Submariner

Rolex released a new version of its Submariner Date watch in 2010, in a steel case with a ceramic bezel. We test that watch in our March-April issue, on newsstands now. But did you know that the Rolex Submariner has been around for almost 60 years, and has been worn not only by professional divers...

Gentlemen’s Holiday Gift Guide 2010

Still seeking the right gift for the watch aficionados and other men of discerning taste on your shopping list? Check out WatchTime’s lineup of luxurious items and accessories for some last-minute ideas.

Renovated Omega Museum in Biel Reopens

The Omega Museum in Biel reopened on May 3, following several months of renovation. Originally opened in January, 1984, the museum is the oldest dedicated to a single watch brand. Located just opposite Omega’s headquarters in Biel, it features items representing the brand’s entire history, from Louis Brandt’s 160-year-old watchmaker’s bench to the Olympics, moon...

Trivia Quiz: Watches in the Movies

In the February issue of WatchTime, we reveal which watch Richard Dreyfuss wore as shark researcher Matt Hooper in Jaws. Not all movie watches take decades to identify. Test your knowledge in this quiz to see how well you know your Hollywood watch trivia. Hints in the form of answers appear at the end.

Ploprof Returns Better Than Ever

The name makes me think of a bad guy in a James Bond film. I hear Sean Connery saying, “The game is over, Ploprof.” The name of course belongs to an icon of the 1970s – a dive watch created by Omega for the wrists of PLOngeurs PROFessionals, French for professional divers. To quote Omega’s...

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Every Journey is Better Shared: Toc Watch Introduces the Ulysses

Toc Watch is back and this time around it has something for every watch lover. Toc released its first watch last July with the Toc19, and now, the brand has customers in 37 different countries. It’s hard not to be impressed by that, given the two-man team at the helm of the brand. In the...

Omega Introduces Online Video Manuals

Omega is branching out its customer service with a recently launched series of video manuals. Each video features a 3D animation voiced by Omega specialist Julian Lichtsteiner, explaining how to perform tasks like setting the time and date, adjusting the time zone, and operating the chronograph. In addition, the videos go into detail about special...