Time Capsules: News– Christie’s Auction Packed with Great Lots and Special Pieces

Lot 94The upcoming June 15 Christie’s New York sale of Important Watches promises to offer a good number of lots for collectors interested in pieces in any price range. With watches on public exhibition from June 11 to June 14, Christie’s highlights more than 400 individual watches from vintage to modern day pieces for men…

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Trend Report: Enamel Watches

CartierSantos 100Yesterday, atimelyperspective brought you a video of the up-close workmanship — the art of enameling. Today, we bring a few modern-day examples of this alluring work. This is a centuries old art – one that lives on in watch dials of the finest caliber. Translating nature’s finest birds, flowers and animals in miniature onto tiny…

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A Moment in Time: Abbas – a Man of 1,000 watches

The one thing I have learned through my many interviews with watch collectors around the world is that there is no set number of watches one looks to collect. It’s all about finding the right watches. But for Abbas, Middle East watch collector, there seems to be no limit. Thus far, he has collection that…

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Trend Report: Multiple Time Zone Watches

IWC Portofino Dual Time with Automatic Caliber 64000In today’s hectic, fast-paced world, frequent travelers appreciate the ability to check the watch on their wrists and know the time not only where they are, but also where home is, as well. What’s more, business travelers often need to know the time in multiple markets. For this…

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Time Capsules: Product — Patek Philippe Unveils Its Ladies First Minute Repeater

Patek Philippe- long the leader in complex timepieces pays closer attention to women’s complexities this year with an extensive array of complicated women’s watches that run the gamut from a split-seconds chronograph to the ultimate, first-time-ever for the brand Minute Repeater. This alluring and inviting complication – the elaborate acoustical chiming timepiece – is the…

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Watch Stops: BaselWorld – Patek Philippe Unveils Triple Complication

Patek Philippe is known for unveiling amazing new pieces here at BaselWorld and this year is no exception. While it focuses strongly on women’s watches this year — to be covered in detail shortly — the brand has an acute sense of complexity for men this year, as always. Actually, Patek Philippe releases, among other…

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