A Chronograph History Lesson: A Matter of Timing

A Chronograph History Lesson: A Matter of Timing

Turn to a watch enthusiast one day, hopefully catching them off guard, and ask them to name a complication. I’d put money on the fact tha...

The Art of Time Travel: GMT Complications

The Art of Time Travel: GMT Complications

The GMT Complication As a watch collector, the GMT is an indispensable watch in my collection. Any GMT watch evokes the spirit of travel ...

Soaring To New Heights With The Zenith Pilot Montre d’Aéronef Type 20 “40 mm Lady.”

Soaring To New Heights With The Zenith Pilot Montre d’Aéronef Ty...

Zenith, which for decades has been the only watch brand allowed to place the word “Pilot” on a watch dial, is welcoming four versions o...

Powered by the Sun: Omega’s Contributions are an Integral Part of the Solar Impulse Project

Powered by the Sun: Omega’s Contributions are an Integral Part o...

The Solar Impulse project aims to achieve the first round-the-world flight powered only by the sun. Can it be done? Principals of the Swi...

Should I Consider A Luxury Watch Trade?

Should I Consider A Luxury Watch Trade?

When a collector decides that the time has come to sell a watch, he should explore his options for trading watches. Asking, “Should I con...

Inside The Wave: The IWC Aquatimer Collection Embraces Ecological Commitment

Inside The Wave: The IWC Aquatimer Collection Embraces Ecological Comm...

IWC has sponsored and supported the Charles Darwin Foundation since 2009, making a substantial contribution for the continuation of its m...

Insider’s Guide to Panerai Straps

Insider’s Guide to Panerai Straps

Insider’s Guide to Panerai Straps As I was reviewing our current inventory of Panerai watches, I was awestruck at the plethora of Panerai...

Inspired By: Architecture and Design

Inspired By: Architecture and Design

Though the connection is less prevalent than some of the other sources of inspiration we’ve discussed in this series, there’s a certain l...

His & Hers: Marine Diver and Lady Diver from Ulysse Nardin Make Diving a Luxury Experience

His & Hers: Marine Diver and Lady Diver from Ulysse Nardin Make D...

With a strong reputation in marine chronometers, Ulysse Nardin takes on the depths with its Marine Diver. The 44 mm stainless steel timep...

Tennis Stars and Their Watches: The French Open Watch Spotting

Tennis Stars and Their Watches: The French Open Watch Spotting

The French Open is in just a few days, and when it comes to tennis, it seems like everyone who is someone has a watch brand behind them. ...

Motorsport series — Watches For Drivers

Motorsport series — Watches For Drivers

There are so many facets to the connection between watches and motorsport, and the automotive world in general, that it has provided us a...

Two New: L.U.C Takes on New and Complicated Roles

Two New: L.U.C Takes on New and Complicated Roles

Since its introduction as an integral member of Chopard’s family of watch products almost twenty years ago, the emblematic L.U.C ha...

Fifty Fathoms: The newest Blancpain Bathyscaphe adds a fly Back Mechanism

Fifty Fathoms: The newest Blancpain Bathyscaphe adds a fly Back Mechan...

Blancpain Fifty Fathoms In the sixty-plus years since the Blancpain Fifty Fathoms set the standards for dive watches, note that many of i...

The Peculiar World of Niche Sports Watches

The Peculiar World of Niche Sports Watches

Looking beyond the sports watch as a general term, I find it interesting to see how many watches were created with a specific sporting ac...

Pivotal Points in the History of Patek Philippe (Video)

Pivotal Points in the History of Patek Philippe (Video)

You never really own a Patek Phillippe. You merely take care of it for the next generation. Video Transcription: So the big first step, I...

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