Breitling Superocean Chronograph Steelfish As promised, live photos of the Breitling Superocean Chronograph Steelfish available in a choice of three dials: Mariner Blue, Stratus Silver or Volcano Black. Water-resistant to 500 meters (1,650 feet), the new Superocean Chronograph Steelfish is an authentic seagoing instrument. The 44mm stainless steel case... Read more
The 3rd Annual TimeCrafters Watch Show will transform New York City’s Park Avenue Armory for three glittering days with exhibitions of over twenty of the world’s most exceptional watch brands. Watch brands such as A. Lange & Söhne, Audemars Piguet, Bulgari, Chopard, Christophe Claret, De Bethune, Frédérique Constant, Hublot,... Read more
The gorgeous IWC Portuguese Grande Complication Edwin Heusinkveld Finding reasons NOT to visit Amsterdam became even more complicated since the opening of the IWC Boutique. Some photos of the IWC Portuguese Grande Complication: What an absolute GORGEOUS watch. I expected it to be much bigger but it was pleasantly... Read more
Introducing the MB&F Legacy Machine 101 Jessica It’s been a closely held secret since Baselworld 2014, but MB&F now officially announces the Legacy Machine 101 (LM101). The LM101 case measures a classical 40mm x 16mm and houses the very first movement developed entirely in-house by MB&F. The 23-jewel, hand-wound... Read more
Rolex and the Bloodhound SSC: the world’s first 1,000 mph car The Bloodhound SuperSonic Car (SSC) is a project to build the world’s first 1,000 mph car. The land speed challenge is slated to take place in 2016 at the Hakskeen Pan in South Africa. The Bloodhound SSC team... Read more
James Dowling on CNN Fashion brands get serious about watches TimeZone’s very own James Dowling is interviewed in this CNN Money segment, “Fashion brands get serious about watches”. In this video segment, James discusses in-depth how iconic fashion and jewellery houses like Louis Vuitton, Hermès and Harry Winston are... Read more
President Clinton visits the Shinola Factory in Detroit President Clinton on a factory tour with Willie Holley of Shinola Earlier today, President Bill Clinton visited the Shinola factory in Midtown Detroit. During the visit, President Clinton met Shinola’s watchmakers and craftspeople and toured the factory and newly built leather... Read more
Cushions of the 1960s & 1970s Paul Delury I find many of the cushion cased designs that emerged in the 1960s & 70s to be an acquired taste. Indeed, it took me quite some years of collecting to acquire any taste for them. Initially I would generally avoid such... Read more
Scenes from the Hermès “A Moment in Time” Launch Party Jessica During Baselworld 2014, Montres Hermès hosted “A Moment in Time” cocktail dinner to officially launch its latest watch models. Hundreds of guests attended the launch event at the Brasilea Arts Centre, a converted ship engine factory located in... Read more
At the 10th Annual La Jolla Concours d’Elegance with Panerai Jessica The La Jolla Concours d’Elegance celebrated its tenth year anniversary with a display of over 150 cars in 32 classes. Originally started as the, “La Jolla Motor Car Classic”, five years later the show grew into an internationally... Read more
A very bold move from Rolex: Jean-Frédéric Dufour CEO of Rolex William Massena At TimeZone, we would rather concentrate on the watches than the people; especially, CEO movements among the brands. However, some are more important than others and this one is really important. Jean-Frederic Dufour, the CEO of... Read more
Grönefeld Parallax Tourbillon & One Hertz in a couple 1000 words Edwin H. Heusinkveld A couple of 1000 words about the new Grönefeld watches: Parallax Tourbillon in both Steel and Pink gold and the new One Hertz. You can find more information in Jorge’s post here: here I live... Read more
Achieving the Impossible: The Rolex Red & Blue Cerachrom Bezel Insert Jessica In the beginning, there was red and blue. From its launch in 1955, the Rolex GMT-Master emerged as a convenient travel watch with smashing good looks. It had a rotating 24-hour red and blue bezel, and an... Read more
Hands-on with the Ulysse Nardin Skeleton Tourbillon Manufacture Jessica Although released last year at Baselworld 2013, we thought the forum might enjoy these outstanding hands-on photos by Paul Boutros of the Skeleton Tourbillon Manufacture from the Ulysse Nardin Exceptional Collection. The skeletonised Caliber UN-170 manual wind movement is outstanding... Read more
Sailing Heals is a non-profit organization that hosts sailing experiences for cancer patients and their caregivers. The Sailing Heals mission is to bring the sport of sailing and the healing properties of the sea to patients going through a serious health issue. Sailing Heals and Panerai event at the... Read more