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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Time Capsules: News — Sotheby’s Upcoming New York Auction Brings Hope

Next week, Sotheby’s Important Watches and Clocks Auction in New York on April 13 will feature a host of watches and clocks dating back from the 16th century to current best watchmakers. Works include automatons, singing bird clocks, and watches from today’s greats such as Urwerk == as well as many of the best in…

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Time Capsules: News – Longines Races in as Official Timekeeper of Kentucky Derby® Home Track

Swiss watch brand, Longines – long known for its sports timing – has partnered with Churchill Downs Incorporated to become the Official Timekeeper on this most prestigious horseracing event. The Kentucky Derby has been run without interruption since 1875, and is America’s oldest and continuously held sports event.  This year’s Kentucky Derby takes place May…

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Time Capsules: Commentary – Coming together in a Second with Japan

As the world responds to the disasters in Japan — the earthquake, the tsunami, the aftershocks, the nuclear power plant issues and the devastation — I find it difficult to continue to post watch news and product without a simple commentary here. My first trip overseas in the watch industry more than 25 years ago was…

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Time Capsules: News – Omega, Panerai and Rolex Finally in Your Budget; Antiquorum Also Offers Affordable Lots

 Omega Lot 206A few days ago, we talked here about the upcoming March 10 NYC Antiquorum auction and all the great headliner watches coming up for bid. But thanks to some feedback we got, we recognize that some of our readers are newcomers to the world of collecting and buying at auction and so are…

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