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

Time Capsules: News — Franck Muller Hits a Home Run with The Reggie Jackson Collection at Tourneau

Beginning Monday morning May 2nd, and throughout the month of May, New Yorkers are in for a treat:  the windows of Tourneau Time Machine on 57th Street will pay tribute to Yankees all-time great Reggie Jackson, and will showcase renderings of the new Franck Muller Reggie Jackson watch Collection – for which Tourneau is the…

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Time Capsules: Product — Hermes Stops Time with the Time Suspended Watch

One of the most original unveilings of BaselWorld 2011 is the Time Suspended watch  by Hermes — developed by well-known watchmaker Jean-Marc Wiederrecht.  A classic beauty at first glance, with a retrograde date indication in arc format across the lower portion of the dial, the watch is a true surpriser. Closer inspection reveals the timepiece’s true abilities –…

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Time Capsules: News – James Blunt wears Piaget on Video Single

Singer James Blunt, whose most recent new video for the single “If Time Is All I Have” came out on April 4, is a fan of Piaget timepieces. In the video, he is clearly seen wearing a Piaget Polo FortyFive chronograph.  This is the third single to be released from Blunt’s multi-platinum selling album entitled…

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Time Capsules: News – Win Your Pilot’s License from Breitling; Or At Least Go Fly with Them

Breitling, Instruments for Professionals and long-time aviation watch expert, has announced an amazing photo contest that will let aviation enthusiasts and Breitling lovers enter to win a chance to fly with the Breitling Jet Team, or to win your pilot’s license. The Facebook Contest requires entrants to submit a photo that best captures the spirit…

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Watch Stops 2011: BaselWorld – Boucheron Spreads Its Wings

Known for centuries as one of the great innovators in the jewelry world, the great House of Boucheron has teamed with Girard-Perregaux to bring timepieces of haute horology and haute joaillerie to the surface time and again. The brand’s newest one-of-a-kind Hera Tourbillon is an amazing example of beauty and awe that demonstrates the French…

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Watch Stops 2011: BaselWorld – Jacob & Co. Makes Cyclones Desirable

  Since its entry onto the watch scene, the Jacob & Co. brand has been an edgy –often provocative and talked about – brand. From its Five Time Zone watches with their bold colors and big bling to the Crystal and Quentin Tourbillons that made headlines, the brand continues to collaborate with top Swiss firms…

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