When he is at home on sunday mornings, Frank Müller, CEO of German watchmaker Glashütte Original, likes to select a pocket watch from his
The tourbillon mechanism was invented more than 200 years ago to diminish gravity’s effect on a
Jules Verne’s 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea captured the imagination of Fabrice
Gonet, who read the novel
as a boy at his gr
Watchmaker Emmanuel Breguet, a
of Abraham-Louis Breguet and the only family
The Centigraphe Souverain has a
connection to car racing than some automotive-themed watches.
Veteran NFL linebacker Donnie Edwards once stayed up all night changing the
straps on his 20 or so Panerais.
Not content with merely selling the wares of German watch manufacturers, the Hamburg-based retailer Wempe (
Four years ago, 33-year-old Stefan Ihnen, a movement development engineer at IWC in Schaffhausen, Switzerland, faced the most daunting tec
With each America’s Cup have come a number of sailing-themed timepieces; watchmakers like to associate their efforts with that competition
As a relatively young company, albeit one with a storied history, A. Lange & Söhne (800.
Harry Winston Rare Timepieces (800.988.4110, www.harrywinston.com
The Van Cleef & Arpels Centenary (800.822.5797, www.vancleef.com
The timepieces that Felix Baumgartner and designer Martin Frei create for their company, Urwerk, are not as bizarre as they seem.
Watch connoisseurs who want to safeguard their collections more effectively might consider borrowing a trick from Mother Nature: camouflage.
Kari Voutilainen studied for years at the finest watchmaking schools, including Tapiola near Helsinki, Finland, and WOSTEP in Neuchâtel, Swi
Despite his self-assured demeanor, Max Büsser, one of Switzerland’s young watch entrepreneurs, has reason to worry.
De Bethune’s latest watch models could be viewed as a bow to the modern, technical designs that now are in vogue among Swiss watchmakers.