Watches

A decade ago at the Baselworld watch and jewelry show, TAG Heuer introduced the Monaco V4, a radical watch concept that employed a system of belts rather than gears to drive its power train.
British luxury watch brand Christopher Ward (London) announces three significant launches in the evolution of the business – its own in-house movement Calibre SH21, a business merger and a stunning...
The latest addition to a collection that fuses technical prowess with fanciful visual styling, Van Cleef and Arpels’s Midnight Planetarium Poetic Complication brings the movements of the heavenly...
A new addition to the two-decade-old Cat’s Eye line of women’s wristwatches, the Girard-Perregaux Cat’s Eye Power Reserve sports an entirely new dial design that exudes elegance.
The visually arresting Senator Manual Winding Skeletonized Edition is one of the latest timepieces from the German watchmaker Glashütte Original.
In its role as the official engineering partner of the Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula 1 team, the Swiss watchmaker IWC Schaffhausen has introduced two new race-themed additions to its Ingenieur...
Earlier this year, the Lucerne, Switzerland–based watchmaker Carl F. Bucherer introduced Pathos, a women’s timepiece collection that puts the manufacture’s jewelry-making capabilities on display.
On June 10, Sotheby’s New York will bring an impressive selection of timepieces to the auction block in for its Important Watches Including the Titanium Collection sale.
Though the watches of DeWitt’s Twenty-8-Eight collection have featured their fair share of avant-garde design elements, the new Twenty-8-Eight Full Moon may be its most unconventional design yet.
The new Patek Philippe Nautilus Travel Time Chronograph is the first watch in the company’s 38-year-old Nautilus collection to include both GMT and chronograph functionality.
The most recent addition to Jaquet Droz’s Grande Seconde collection, the Grande Seconde Quantième Ivory Enamel, updates the 12-year-old line both mechanically and visually.
As the company celebrates its 10th anniversary year, Christopher Ward has gone "back to the future" to create a stunning new watch — the C5 Malvern Slimline — inspired by the first ever Christopher...
The Swiss watchmaker Louis Moinet recently introduced a new series of timepieces that celebrates the world’s great cities, starting with New York and Doha, Qatar.
In the late 18th century, during the second half of his watchmaking career, John Arnold—founder of Arnold and Son—devoted himself to creating the world’s most precise and rugged marine chronometers,...
Though Graff is primarily known as a purveyor of jewelry and gemstones, since 2008 its Geneva-based watchmaking division has been producing high-end timepieces with visual cues that reference the...
At Baselworld 2014, Ulysse Nardin unveiled a variation of its renowned Dual Time travel-watch series driven by a new automatic movement that was designed, developed, and manufactured entirely in-...
For the last two decades, the Swiss watchmaker Dubey and Schaldenbrand has focused on the aesthetic rather than the technical aspects of watchmaking, purchasing vintage calibers from other companies...
Jaeger-LeCoultre has a history of constructing ultrathin movements that stretches back to the early years of collaboration between the watchmakers Edmond Jaeger and Jacques-David LeCoultre.
While new watches abound at Baselworld—the industry’s largest jewelry and watch show, which ran this year from March 27 through April 3—the collectors and retailers who attended did not necessarily...
The Swiss watchmaker Corum has added new timepieces to its venerable Admiral’s Cup collection, including the Admiral’s Cup AC-One 45 Double Tourbillon.
Some 250 years ago, John Arnold became the favored watchmaker of the British royal court when he presented King George II with a ring less than 1 inch in diameter that kept time and also functioned...
HYT, the Swiss watchmaker that made waves in 2012 when it released the world’s first watch that uses fluids to tell time, is back with variations of its H1 and H2 models.
Since its debut nine years ago, Hublot’s Big Bang collection of wristwatches has ballooned to include a diverse range of styles, from sleek and highly mechanical to fun and colorful.
The original Legacy Machine No. 1 was conceived as a watch that would exemplify the sort of forward-thinking timepiece that MB&F (Maximilian Büsser and Friends) would have created had the brand...
With two models presented at Baselworld 2014, Laurent Ferrier has paid a further tribute to traditional watchmaking by setting a new tone for the Galet Micro-Rotor line. Laurent Ferrier has decided...
Cartier’s newest triple complication, the Rotonde de Cartier Earth and Moon, made its global debut last month at the Salon Internationale de Haute Horlogerie.
Created in 2002 to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Audemars Piguet’s Royal Oak line of watches, the original Royal Oak Concept was a radical reinterpretation of the esteemed design, featuring an...
For decades, the boutique manufacturer Christophe Claret has produced movements for some of Switzerland’s most prominent watch brands.

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