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

Tutima Celebrates Heritage – Fliegers, NATOs, Saxon One and Patria

Tutima is a prime example of a small family owned business that has taken firm hold of its roots and quietly and consistently moved full steam ahead. This German brand has long been associated with pilot’s watches (almost since its 1927 inception) — building strong and reliable instruments for decades.  A couple of years ago,…

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Hublot LaFerrari – Is the Verdict In?

While in BaselWorld, we posted on our facebook pages about the new Hublot LaFerrari watch – created to celebrate the partnership between Hublot and the sleek and stealth Ferrari brand.  As those who love cars and watches know, the Ferrari brand has partnered with other watch brands before Hublot: Girard-Perregaux and Panerai are among them.…

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Patek Philippe Unveils Minute Repeaters in Newly Built Acoustical Cylinder

Just a few days ago in Los Angeles, Patek Philippe brought together more than 150 top watch retailers and watch collectors at one of the nation’s most luxurious private mansions to showcase an exhibit of chronographs and minute repeaters. In a stand-alone exhibit space in the gardens of the mansion, Patek Philippe displayed not only…

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Introducing the Carl F. Bucherer Manero Power Reserve

Part of the Bucherer Group – which  celebrates its s 125th anniversary this year – the innovative Swiss watch brand Carl F. Bucherer has quietly been making important changes and growth moves in the past two to three years, including building its timepiece production and focusing on new movements . One of the fruits of…

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Tissot Celebrates 160th Anniversary with New Movements and an 80 Hour Automatic Chronometer

This year marks the 160th anniversary of Swiss watch brand, Tissot. To honor the milestone, the brand has been very busy, and this year unveils multiple new movements and a host of really cool new timepieces that move it to the next level of sophistication. Among the cool new pieces is the Powermatic 80 –…

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Louis Moinet Releases the Derrick Tourbillon – The World’s First watch Equipped with a Derrick

Part of the Treasures of the World collection, the new Derrick Tourbillon from Louis Moinet is an unprecedented piece – complete with a moving, replicated oil derrick on its dial. Essentially, above the tourbillon at 6:00, is an animated pumping oil derrick – made of aluminum to reduce the weight. The derrick is strictly decorative…

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