About the author

James D. Malcolmson

Contributing Watches Editor

James D. Malcolmson has been covering the Swiss watch industry as a journalist for more than 15 years. As a contributing editor to Robb Report and the editor of Robb Report Watch Collector, he has enjoyed an insider’s perspective and witnessed a new appreciation of fine mechanical watches blossom in the United States. James visits the factories and workshops in Switzerland several times each year, and brings a unique comparative knowledge of the various techniques used in the industry today to Robb Report’s readers.

INTERESTS:
<<Back to Lalique and Parmigiani Collaborate on Exclusive Clocks
More Stories From James D. Malcolmson
The hardworking, technically obsessed Swiss-German watchmakers rarely steal the spotlight from...
By the time Jaeger-LeCoultre unveiled its Gyrotourbillon ($310,000) last spring, at least three...
Delaneau Tourbillons Producing a complicated mechanical watch for women requires a bit of audacity...
It is not easy to impress connoisseurs of complicated watches, but De Bethune has accomplished this...
Automotive racing–themed chronographs certainly are not a rarity, but none captures the essence of...
Patek Philippe’s original 5036 annual calendar was significant when introduced nine years ago,...
More than a few eyebrows rose five years ago when Corum introduced a lineup of boldly styled and...
For those who believe that a minute repeater is too subtle a complication for a timepiece, Swiss...
A 250th anniversary is certainly an occasion worthy of a fuss, and Vacheron Constantin is marking...
It is no secret that today’s prestige watchmaking business is a far cry from the charming cottage...

Pages