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

The Devil is in the Details of the new Panerai Luminor Marina 8 Days Acciaio, and the Price is Heavenly

By Gordon Henderson New and exclusive to the North American market is the Panerai Luminor Marina 8 Days Acciaio. Vintage watch lovers, those with an appreciation for military pieces, and especially Paneristis will need to take a close look at this North American exclusive – as it has a lot to offer in terms of…

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Audemars Piguet Watches Supports Broadway and the 2014 Tony Awards

The Tony Awards – Where Stars Align – is the Oscars of the live stage – where plays, musicals, revivals, actors, actresses, song writers and even choreographers are honored for their work. This year, with the 68th Tony Awards, the nominee lineup is superb. Hosting the event, is actor Hugh Jackman, Tony Award winner, Academy…

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HYT Watches: Hands On with the HYT H1 Iceberg Watch at TimeCrafters 2014 (slideshow)

We love HYT watches. It’s that simple – except they are anything but simple. HYT watches are all about hydro-mechanics – the blending of fluid and mechanical precision for unrivaled innovation in timekeeping indication. This brand — the brainchild of Vincent Perriard, watch veteran – is now in its first full year of watch production.…

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Incomparable Watchmaking: Jaeger-LeCoultre Watches Hybris Artistica (slide show)

Every once in a while, we are wowed in the watch industry by technology, creative invention and the spirit of the arts. Thankfully, this happens more often than not lately thanks to the innovative and free spirited thinking prevalent in today’s watch world. Recently, I had the distinct pleasure of experiencing first-hand one such demonstration…

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Ryan Hunter-Reay, Ritmo Mundo Ambassador, Wins Indy 500

Congrats go to Ryan Hunter-Reay for winning the 98th Indianapolis 500 miles race today. He was the first American driver to win since 2006, and won by0.060 seconds – the second closest finish in race history. (The closest finish in history happened in 1992 when Al Unser Jr. beat Scott Goodyear by 0.043 seconds.) Hunter-Reay…

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Time and Speed: Watch Brands and the Indy 500 2014, and the Coca Cola 600 Drivers

Starting at 11:00 am Eastern Standard Time today, the 98th Indy 500 – The Greatest Spectacle in Racing — begins. In this series 33 racers will zoom 200 laps in a counter-clockwise direction on the 2.5-mil oval track at speeds that average about 230mph. Racing, virtually, right along with them are top watch brands. Precision…

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