The September-October issue of WatchTime is on newsstands now (and also available on Nook, Kindle, and the WatchTime app for iOS and Android) featuring our exclusive test of the Panerai Radiomir 8 Days Ceramica, a blockbuster section on the Baselworld watch fair featuring more than 60 new watches, interviews with Swatch’s Nick Hayek and Patek Philippe’s Thierry Stern, and more. Click here for highlights from the issue…
• In our cover story, “Breaking Away,” Jens Koch offers up a comprehensive test of Panerai’s Radiomir 8 Days Ceramica, with some original photography by Nik Schölzel and Marcus Kruger, including several stunning two-page spreads showcasing the watch’s movement.
WatchTime’s editors collaborate on a massive 39-page report from the 2013 Baselworld watch fair, spotlighting more than 60 new timepieces and chock-full of sidebars, including an exclusive Q&A with Swatch Group chairman Nick Hayek and a special section on unusual and creative watches from lesser-known independent brands.
• In the watch test feature, “Track Suited,” Alexander Krupp and OK-Photography go under the hood of the TAG Heuer Monaco Calibre 11 Edition Steve McQueen, an updated version of the watch the actor wore in the classic auto racing film
• Technical editor Mike Disher tackles another timepiece test in “Reserved Power,” a detailed look at A. Lange & Sohne’s 1815 Up/Down and its new movement, Caliber L051.2
• In “Watches Come to Me,” associate editor Jay Deshpande and photographer Steve Kurtz profile California-based watch collector Larry Seiden and pull back the curtain on some of the showcase timepieces in his 300-piece collection.
• In his ‘Last Minute” column, editor-in-chief Joe Thompson reveals four under-the-radar watch brands that enthusiasts should be watching.
• Plus: news from around the watch industry, a visual quiz of watch dials, and executive editor Norma Buchanan’s interview with Patek Philippe CEO Thierry Stern on how the brand tests its coveted minute repeaters.
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