Watches

Two years ago Corum updated its 48-year-old Admiral’s Cup collection, which is dedicated to sailing...
Throughout his life, Swiss engineer Jean-Léon Reutter was fascinated by the idea of a clock that...
It appears that the Hong Kong collector who paid some $564,000 at last year’s Only Watch auction in...
Fashion powerhouse Chanel, in an attempt to elevate its standing among watch collectors, approached...
Superstrong and ultralight, carbon fiber has long been the preferred material for high-performance...
Around 1880, Constant Girard—founder of Girard-Perregaux—unveiled a pocket watch that could measure...
As a publicity stunt, early-20th-century watchmaker Paul Wyler once demonstrated the durability of...
While browsing through an antiques shop five years ago with well-known complication specialist...
Within minutes of meeting at the Cannes International Boat Show in September 2006, executives from...
Zenith’s Zero-G Tourbillon ( www.zenith-watches.com ) is a fantastically complex mechanical...
Swiss watchmaker Corum, the official timepiece supplier for the World Series of Poker (WSOP), is...
An eminent London diamond merchant since 1789, Backes & Strauss approaches the wristwatch as a...
When brothers and professional aviators Nick and Giles English launched a collection of watches in...
Similar to other timepieces of its genre, the new Girard-Perregaux Bi-Axial Tourbillon ( www.girard...
While refurbishing stopwatches and dashboard rally timers in vintage sports cars, Manchester-...
Britannia ruled the waves thanks to the finely jeweled bearings of the marine chronometer. This...
In 1999, watchmakers Robert Greubel and Stephen Forsey left Renaud et Papi with the vision of a new...
Since its launch, Breguet’s open-works La Tradition model has stood as a paean to the original...
In 2005, Parisian jewelry house Van Cleef & Arpels presented its Midsummer Night’s Dream high-...
Cristina Wendt-Thévenaz, CEO of Delaneau in Geneva, brings a feminine perspective to Swiss...
Atop a table in Geneva’s Grand Théâtre and surrounded by dozens of male dancers, Elisabet Ros moved...
Long before he established his watch company in 2001, Richard Mille ( www.richardmille.com )...
When Colorado businessman (and avid fly fisherman) Kip Dellinger glances at his watch, he sees not...
When Hermès decided, at the end of the 1990s, to upgrade its men’s watch offerings, the resources...
At nearly 3,300 feet underground, the air in shaft number 10 at South Africa’s Impala mine is warm...
The MV 75 World Champion is the first in a series of MV Agusta–themed timepieces from Swiss...
Max Büsser was hesitant to launch a watch brand, because he lacked a certain prerequisite. "I...
Swiss watches served as a kind of appetizer during Pascal Raffy’s childhood in Lebanon. Before the...
"Is there anything more inspiring to man than the sky?" asks Louis de Meckenheim, who manages the...
The master compressor Extreme Lab is not only a ground-breaker; it is a scene-stealer. When Jaeger-...

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