Jacob & Co

The Astronomia Sky builds on its predecessor’s daring nature. Truly appreciating the latest timepiece from Jacob & Co. (212.719.5887, jacobandco.com ) starts with understanding its antecedent. “...
On June 26, 215 years ago, famed watchmaker Abraham-Louis Breguet patented the first tourbillon watch complication. Recognizing the precision-sapping effect of gravity on watches, Breguet designed a...
Baselworld, the weeklong luxury-watch fair that concluded March 24 in Basel, Switzerland, saw a dip in attendance this year. But what the show lacked in crowds it made up for with a modest but...
Too flashy for most social situations and too large for all but the stoutest of wrists, Jacob & Co.’s Billionaire watch nonetheless inspires awe when seen in person. Much like Howard Hughes’s...
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. Anyone who has ever stood watching an old...