FrontRunners: Time Peace

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    Döttling Luxury Safes (www.doettling-safes.com), which restores antique safes while adding such features as wet bars, humidors, and gun cabinets, now offers models for watch collectors. Prices begin at about $65,000. Each Döttling safe is customized for its purchaser; one, for example, has been given a secret compartment for especially valuable pocket watches. The company has created  11 watch safes so far, in styles ranging from Biedermeier (1820–1840) to Art Deco.

    Photo by Denis Hayoun
    This stunning timepiece is the most diamond-studded of the line’s three new hand-wound watches…
    A tribute to 19th-century watchmaker Nicolas Rieussec, Montblanc’s new timepiece has modern appeal…
    The HMX utilizes an intriguing system of mirrors and prisms to display the time for the driver…
    The dial features 18-karat gold Jaquemarts and a striking mechanism that sets them in erotic motion…
    Guests are taught to make timepieces surrounded by one of the largest selections of Rolex around…
    Gemstones reign supreme in this jewel of a collection inspired by the landscape of Provence…
    It is safe to say the 500-year-old craft of watchmaking is poised for a revolution...
    Arnold & Son reenvisions its founder’s 18th-century clocks through contemporary eyes…
    Lambert explains Montblanc’s considered approach to embracing the smart watch…
    Having sold out in a matter of months, the limited-edition release will be available again July 1…