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Thursday, November 23, 2017

WATCHTIME Daily

10 Milestone Moments in the History of the Wristwatch

Today it is common to wear a watch on one’s wrist, but it was a different story around 100 years ago. World War I, which started in 1914 and ended in 1918, brought to the battlefield much that was new — airplanes, mustard gas, military … Read full story »

The Winning Watches from the 2017 GPHG Awards

The Grand Prix d’Horlogerie — a.k.a “The Oscars of Watchmaking” — wrapped up in Geneva last night and we have the scoop on everything you need to know about this year’s champions. The winner of the prized Aiguille … Read full story »

Pioneers of Style: 7 Watches Inspired by Architecture

The buildings we inhabit and the watches we wear are everyday facts of life. We usually take them for granted and scarcely even notice them – until a creation crosses our path that captures our undivided attention. Here we look at seven … Read full story »

Deep Blue Seafarers: 4 Panerai Watches With Blue Dials

Last year, Panerai unveiled four new versions of existing Luminor and Radiomir models, each featuring a blue dial with eye-catching satiné soleil finish inspired by the rays of the sun on ocean waves (as well as by the brand’s naval history), … Read full story »

4 Panerai Watches With Blue Dials

Last year, Panerai unveiled four new versions of existing Luminor and Radiomir models, each featuring a blue dial with eye-catching satiné soleil finish inspired by the rays of the sun on ocean waves (as well as by the brand’s naval history), … Read full story »

Nomos Glashütte Tangente Neomatik Reviewed

We examine the new Neomatik version of Nomos Glashütte’s familiar Tangente watch, now with an automatic in-house movement. Our review of the Nomos Glashutte Tangente Neomatik includes detailed specs and prices. Read full story »

Introducing the Big Bang Calavera

It seems as if skulls and watches go together like candy corn and nausea on the first day of November. With more and more brands moving toward the skull motif (check out our interview with Fiona Krüger and the Moritz Grossman Atum Skull that … Read full story »

When Rolex Went Quartz: A Tale of the 1970s

In this excerpt from the book “Electrifying the Wristwatch,” by WatchTime contributor Lucien Trueb, we explore how mechanical-watch king Rolex dealt with the arrival of quartz in the 1970s. Read full story »

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