Watches

Few things rankle more than when someone disses your sweetheart—even if she happens to be a watch...
Would you buy a watch from a designer whose work was thrown out of Switzerland’s most prestigious...
A few years ago, as Hermès watchmakers in Switzerland were hard at work developing the innovative...
Only a hardened watch industry insider or collector recognizes the names Svend Andersen, Thomas...
Maurice Lacroix’s flagship Masterpiece Collection strives to marry traditional craftsmanship with...
President Nixon made his historic trip to China, Carole King’s Tapestry swept the Grammys, M*A*S*H...
Cristina Thévenaz is not your typical watch executive. At the annual watch and jewelry fair in...
The Sonnerie Souveraine is one of François-Paul Journe’s most remarkable accomplishments in...
Like Magellan, who had trouble enlisting a patron for his 16th-century quest to find a new route to...
With histories that are measured in centuries, venerable brands Patek Philippe and Girard-Perregaux...
Audemars Piguet (888.214.6858, www.audemarspiguet.com ) has high hopes that its new Promesse women’...
As long as man has been compelled to strap a watch to his wrist to track the passing hours, minutes...
This month, we travel back in time for a look at . . . time, and how Robb Report readers were...
You may not attract many stares wearing Blancpain’s subtle 1735 grand complication—except among...
When Matt Chambers, owner and president of Confederate Motorcycles in Abita Springs, La., unveiled...
Charles Lewis Tiffany had an eye for watches. In 1851, he became the first retailer to bring Patek...
Time Trial Put up a million dollars to purchase next year’s Veyron supercar from Bugatti, and you’...
Pierre Kunz defies the notion that high-end mechanical watchmaking is strictly a handicraft refined...
Few living artists are as much in demand as Suzanne Rohr, a Swiss painter whose works are sold long...
Although it’s easy to imagine agent 007, trapped on a remote mountaintop, unscrewing the cap of...
Any watch’s ultimate purpose is to tell the time of day, but an obviously unbridgeable gulf exists...
When Audemars Piguet introduced its groundbreaking Royal Oak in 1972, the company assumed a split...
When Patek Philippe unveiled its supercomplicated Sky Moon Tourbillon wristwatch at last year’s...
Youth Movement Girard-Perregaux is a classic manufacture that is prized among the cognoscenti for...
During my annual pilgrimage to the Grimoldi store in Milan’s Piazza Duomo last fall, I noticed that...
If Aspen hasn’t appeared on your watch-buying radar, consider this: One of the most celebrated...
A complicated watch movement—its intricate mechanisms engaged in the rhythmic tracking of time—is...
Rolf Schnyder, president and CEO of Ulysse Nardin, sounds like an expectant father when he...
The Swiss are confident that they make the best watches in the world, but they cannot agree on how...
Parmigiani Fleurier has marked a watchmaking milestone with Forma, the first timepiece from the...

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