Up-to-the-minute news and announcements about watch brands and the watch industry.

FIFA World Cup 2014 and Carl F. Bucherer Watches

Continuing in our coverage of watch brands that sponsor FIFIA World Cup teams, Carl F. Bucherer is the Official sponsor of the Swiss National Football Association. The newest watch created in honor of this relationship for World Cup FIFA 2014:  A Patravi ScubaTec SFV Special Edition is being created in honor of the Swiss National…

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FIFA World Cup 2014 and Richard Mille Watches

It was a busy weekend in Rio — with several great matches, fairly predictable wins, teargas firings and more…. but, hey, it’s FIFA so who wouldn’t expect some exctitement? As we continue on our near  month-long reportage of a comprehensive look at who’s who in the watch world as it relates to international football, we…

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Would You Pay $400,000 for a Nine-Year-Old Patek Philippe?

Christie’s Important Watches Auction yesterday in New York yielded nearly $8.8 million in sales, further underscoring the thriving collector watch market. The top lot, Lot 366, in the auction was a 2008 Patek Philippe Reference 5033 platinum tonneau minute repeater with annual calendar. Sold with original certificate, the watch went to a private American collector…

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A Complete Break-Down of Watch Brands Involved in International Football: Official Timing

It’s a long headline, but then this is such a long post that we are splitting it into multiple parts.  Today marks the start of the FIFA World Cup – an approximately one-month-long stint of games and matches – held in Brazil for the first time since 1950. The much anticipated event finds some of…

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Twice in One Day! Patrick Dempsey Teams with TAG Heuer Watches

Earlier today we brought you the story of Patrick Dempsey and Dempsey Racing teaming with Porsche Design to create a new timepiece (you can read that here). Now, it turns out (could he be fickle?) that he has also teamed with TAG Heuer to make history at Le Mans. Indeed, TAG Heuer and Dempsey Racing…

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Porsche Design Watches Teams with Dempsey Racing for Powerful Timing

Porsche Design — a child of the sports car industry — has teamed up with Dempsey Racing—the Porsche Motorsport customer team — to create a limited edition, track-inspired timepiece.  As the designer of the iconic sports car, the Porsche 911, Ferdinand Alexander Porsche was known as a true functionalist and minimalist. When he left the…

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