Time Capsules: News – IWC Dubs 2012 its Year of the Pilot Watch – Unveils New TOP GUN watches

In November, 2007, I was one of a very elite group of international journalists fortunate enough to travel with IWC to California for the experience of a lifetime. There, we visited the TOP GUN flight school, met with pilots, took some courses,  and then had the awesome experience of arrested landing on (and later catapulting…

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A Moment in Time: IWC’s Kurt Klaus, Master Watchmaker, Inventor

For the Holidays, from our friends at IWC, a special interview with Master Watchmaker Kurt Klaus – inventor of IWC’s famous perpetual calendar with century slide. Kurt Klaus spend more than 50 years with IWC, and his designs include the perpetual calendar with moonphase and easy-to-use crown settings, as well as the Da Vinci Perpetual…

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Time Capsules: Commentary – Fun Facts – The Wristwatch from the 1920’s to 1940

Recently, we brought readers a little insight into the birth of the wristwatch – for those who enjoy a little history and some fun facts.  Continuing that saga, which covered the turn of and the first two decades of the 20th century (see that coverage here), we now bring you perspective on how the wristwatch…

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Time Capsules: News – SIHH Sneak Peeks at watches coming in 2012

Baume & Mercier booth at SIHH 2011Those in the know in the watch world know that the Salon International de Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) is just around the corner. In January, this by-invitation-only exhibition takes place in Geneva and it is the backdrop for the unveiling of the newest timepieces from some of the world’s foremost…

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Breaking News: IWC Unveils Portuguese Siderale Scafusia –Swiss Luxury Watches Just Got Better

It’s hard to believe that IWC Schaffhausen could top its already incredible Swiss Luxury Watch –the Il Destriero Scafusia – one of the most complicated watches in the world – but as of this weekend – it has come close to doing so – and in true IWC style! For those who really know and love IWC…

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