A look at the world’s watch brands, their newest timepieces, brand ambassadors, events and news – by brand.

Time Capsules: Product – Breitling Soars With Navitimer Super Constellation Limited Edition

Aviation enthusiasts may be happy to know that the Lockheed L-1049 Super Constellation “Star of Switzerland” – a fine symbol of the conquest of the skis and one of the world’s three remaining flight worthy Super Constellations – is preparing to take to the skies again. In Breitling renewed its financial support for the preservation…

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Time Capsules: Product — Cartier Watches and the Grand Traditional Arts

Cartier has long been known for its extraordinary works of high jewelry and haute horology. A pioneer for more than 160 years in the watch and jewelry world, Cartier has always focused on artistry in its designs. In the past five years, this brand has created masterful new calibers in high watchmaking that has brought…

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Time Capsules: Product — Ressence Comes to US Market

Conceived of by Belgian industrial designer Benoît Mintiens, RESSENCE is a watch brand designed on the philosophy of less is more. The bold, visually appealing timepiece features a patented display system that was designed and developed in house for showing the time that features a revolving dial module driven by a Swiss modified 2824-A2 caliber. …

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A Moment in Time: Baseball’s Hall of Famer, the legendary Reggie Jackson

Born Reginald Martinez Jackson, “Reggie”, nicknamed “Mr. October” for his postseason clutch hitting  with the New York Yankees, is easily one of the most famous former American Major League baseball players. He enjoyed a 21-year career, played for four different teams and accumulated a number of record accomplishments. Reggie Jackson was inducted into the Hall…

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Time Capsules: News – Would you pay a million for a Rolex?

Someone did this weekend at the Christie’s Geneva Sale of Important Watches. In fact, the bidder paid $1,163,340 — a new world record price for ANY Rolex wristwatch ever sold at auction. It was for this legendary ultra-rare split-seconds chronograph (reference 4113). Just 12 were made by Rolex and only 8 of them are known…

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A Timely Event: NY TimeCrafters Show Open to Collectors this Weekend

If you are an avid watch lover and collector then get in gear and head to the Times Center (at 242 west 41st between 7th and 8th) this weekend for an amazing display of the newest timepieces from some of the most luxurious top-notch brands on the market. The TimeCrafters show officially opened yesterday, and is a…

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