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The Swing of Things NOMOS GLASHÜTTE Declares its Independence Katie Wudel This article originally appeared in Our Minutes. With the premiere of their new Metro model, the charming independent brand NOMOS Glashütte rocked Baselworld 2014. Though the timepiece itself is compelling, it’s what powers the watch that caused a... Read more
Paul Boutros joins Barron’s as a watch columnist By day, Paul Boutros works in the aerospace industry as a rocket scientist. The rest of the time, we know and appreciate Paul as a lifelong watch collector, an extraordinary photojournalist & a TimeZone Senior Moderator. Earlier this year, Paul joined... Read more
Joachim Loew and his IWC Portuguese Yacht Club Chronograph by Jessica Head coach Joachim Loew of Germany wore his IWC Portuguese Yacht Club Chronograph throughout the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil. He wore it during training sessions, press conferences, Quarter-Final and Semi-Final matches and, ultimately, the Final match. At... Read more
The Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Grande Tradition Tourbillon Cylindrique à Quantième Perpétuel Jubilee is fitted with the new JLC Calibre 985 automatic movement that combines a flying tourbillon with a cylindrical balance-spring. The new 42mm pink gold case frames a beautifully grained and layered silver-tone dial. The perpetual calendar indications are... Read more
On 26 June 1801 (7 Messidor, Year 9), Abraham-Louis Breguet registered his patent for the tourbillon regulator. Although he was a prolific inventor, A-L Breguet only ever registered two patents. He registered his first patent for the constant force escapement only a few years earlier on 9 March 1798.... Read more
Swiss Watchmakers Dominate the 24 Hours of Le Mans 2014 Jessica Le Mans not only celebrated a record crowd of over 260,000 spectators at the thrilling 82nd edition of the 24 Heures du Mans, it also celebrated a record year of Swiss watch sponsors. At least eight Swiss watchmakers... Read more
Tourneau Honors Seven Graduates of its Watchmaker Program Last week, seven students graduated from the Tourneau Watchmaker Program. The Tourneau Watchmaker Program is an eight-week vocational course that teaches New York City students the skills and knowledge they need to start a career as a professional watchmaker. Seven students... Read more
Scenes from 24 Heures du Mans 2014 Jessica The thrilling 82nd edition of the 24 Heures du Mans went down to the wire in all four categories. The racing was compelling and rivalries intense. The #2 Audi Sport Team Joest of Marcel Fässler (SUI), André Lotterer (DEU) and Benoît... Read more
Bell & Ross Photo Essays Edward Hahn Bell & Ross sent up three watches to get their pictures taken, which are now up on the Bell&Ross Forum. Click on the picture or link to go to the articles: BR03-94 Carbon Orange BR03-97 Reserve de Marche Vintage BR126 “United States”... Read more
Their second French Open final in three years: Rafa vs. Novak Jessica Today at Roland Garros will be a fierce competition between the RM27-01 (on red strap) vs. the Astron Chronograph. Good luck to both! Rafa wearing a Richard Mille RM27-01 Novak wearing a Seiko Astron GPS? *** Post-match... Read more
Breva Génie on the Wrist Jessica TimeZone recently met with the team from Breva Genève SA and took a few more quick photos of the collection: Génie 01 (Weather Forecast) and Génie 02 Air (Altitude), including some wrist shots of Stefan Feltgen wearing his Génie 01. The Génie 01... Read more