While the boats in the 34th America’s Cup may struggle to make the starting line, watches dedicated to sailing, and racing in particular, have arrived in greater numbers than ever before.
Finely decorated vintage movements attracted a small group of enthusiasts to the tiny watch manufacturer Dubey & Schaldenbrand during the 1990s and early 2000s.
Louis Moinet’s Derrick Tourbillon, a limited edition of 12 watches ($280,000), seems expressly designed for a specific customer who owes his fortune to the blessings of petroleum.
Vacheron Constantin has reimagined its classic men’s Overseas sport watch in a sparkling women’s version set with more than 600 diamonds at a total weight of 2.5 carats.
The following is one in a series of impressions taken at BaselWorld 2013, one of the Swiss watch industry’s most important venues for introducing new models.
With a delicate, cushion-shaped case reminiscent of the 1920s, Glashütte Original’s new women’s-watch collection has a distinctly feminine edge.
Chanel’s first timepiece, the Première, was unveiled in 1987.
Timed to coincide with the 60th anniversary of the firm’s original diver’s watch, Blancpain’s Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe can dive to new depths: It is water resistant to 1,000 feet.
Every spring, most of the major Swiss watch brands unveil their new product innovations for the year at BASELWORLD.
Famous for its large-scale builds for serious watch collectors, the watch-winder manufacturer Orbita has unveiled a modern unit for those with slightly smaller troves of high-end