Watches

A crowd gathered last summer in Moscow’s Sobornaya Square, within the Kremlin walls, to watch 120...
Karl-Friedrich Scheufele, copresident of Chopard, agrees that the manufacture he established to...
A custom skeleton Tecnica timepiece from Swiss watchmaker Michel Parmigiani. Three limited-edition...
A watch manufacturer traditionally has demonstrated its mastery of the mechanical art by producing...
The F.P. Journe Sonnerie Souveraine is hardly the most complicated or flamboyant timepiece, but its...
Throughout his 25 years in the watch industry, Gérald Roden has been a huge fan of legendary watch...
For all its expressive sound, a minute repeater still could be considered a blind purchase. These...
The term “American-made” holds little allure for those who have learned to regard Switzerland as...
By naming the watch after the Prussian medal for outstanding artistic and scientific...
Audemars Piguet’s latest Royal Oak Offshore model, the Alinghi Polaris chronograph, is a compelling...
As dozens of its peers proffer ultramodern interpretations of the complicated wristwatch, Bovet...
Nicolas Hayek did something that every serious watch collector only fantasizes about: He ordered...
A number of watch companies are channeling Jacques Cousteau this year, including Blancpain (877.520...
Although the vast majority of diving watches will never see the bottom of a Jacuzzi, a few are...
Pushing small buttons is difficult when you are wearing gloves—a fact that has prevented Swiss...
Is 100 years of experience really required to produce an exceptional watch? Jérôme De Witt does not...
Shanghai is a city in transition, poised for a major breakthrough as the metropolitan beacon of...
Cellini New York’s horological smorgasbord. Instant gratification is not generally associated with...
Patek Philippe Reference 5101P 10-Day Tourbillon The spin doctor is in. There is certainly no...
The one thing they never tell you when you purchase an ultralong power reserve watch is how...
It has become a popular practice for watch brands to introduce complicated movements as a means of...
“Oh, I’ve already got that.” these words fall like a heavy blow when women of high style, bristling...
The Calibre DB-15, the latest offering from De Bethune (305.695.1435, +41.24.454.22.81, www...
Jochen Benzinger’s atelier in Pforzheim, Germany, a sunlit room filled with intricate antique rose...
The French fashion house Hermès (800.441.4488, www.hermes.com ) wants the world to know that it is...
Sex is something not usually associated with fastidious watchmakers. Nevertheless, sex—in lurid,...
More than a craft, watchmaking is, for some, a compulsion. I learned this during a recent session...
Military Procurement Not everyone has the same idea of what constitutes standard military-issue...
While many watch companies cloak themselves with images of automobile racing or aviation, Richard...
The beauty—or tragedy, depending on how you view it—of Audemars Piguet’s $2.25 million Springtime...

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