At the Palos Verdes Concours d’Elegance with Dubey & Schaldenbrand Jessica The 21st Palos Verdes Concours d’Elegance at the Trump National Golf Club, Rancho Palos Verdes celebrated the “Age of Elegance” with an impressive showing of pre-war Rolls-Royce, Bentley, Duesenberg and Dietrich Coachwork. The concours had over 200 cars... Read more
Our friends at Bulgari provide TimeZone with this exclusive hands-on look at their new ladies timepieces, including the new BVLGARI BVLGARI Catene bracelet watch, two sensual additions to the iconic Serpenti Collection, and three boldly designed complications. BVLGARI BVLGARI Catene Popularised in the 1970s, the BVLGARI BVLGARI collection is... Read more
10:17 The new Peter Speake-Marin Renaissance case is thinner than the Piccadilly case. One of only six Renaissance MR Tourbillons crafted, each timepiece is a unique piece due to the hand-engraving on the back plate. Read more
Eminem joined Casio to celebrate the G-SHOCK’s 30th Anniversary at the annual Shock The World event in New York City. The event started with a press conference led by Casio executives Yuichi Masuda, Kikuo Ibe (Father of G-Shock), Shigenori Itoh and David Johnson. Yuichi Masuda, Director of Timepiece Development,... Read more
Just weeks before the US Open, several of the top 20 tennis players competed at the Southern California Open at La Costa Resort & Spa in Carlsbad, California. As the tournament’s official watch sponsor, Bulova awarded a pair of fans with his & her watch prizes. Fifth-seeded Samantha Stosur... Read more
The Chopard Racecar-Trophy is an historic car competition that takes place annually during the three days of the legendary Ennstal-Classic. The owners of vintage and historic cars drive through three scenic courses in and around Gröbming, Austria. As the Official Timekeeper of the Ennstal-Classic, Chopard commemorates the annual event... Read more
This year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed was the scene of the Carrera’s 50th birthday celebration. The Carrera is the first sports choronograph designed specifically for professional drivers and sports-car enthusiasts. Throughout the weekend, the Festival of Speed showcased iconic cars representing TAG Heuer’s historic association with motorsport and the... Read more
The Transforma CBF (Confederação Brasileira de Futebol) is a convertible set that includes two watch heads: a chronograph and an annual calendar that transform to a wristwatch or pocket watch. The watch-winder/presentation case can also double as a table clock. Both watch heads are interchangeable because the wristwatch and... Read more
The beating heart for a special One Hertz: exclusive gold model for Le Club Horloger in Shanghai. Edwin Read more
I’ve never really paid attention to watches in the sub $5K range. Not out of elitism, I just believed there weren’t that many offerings in the segment that appealed to me enough to buy. But lately I feel like some of the smaller brands are coming out with some... Read more
Hi All; That was the headline which Omega used, over 40 years ago, when they launched the Constellation Megaquartz 2.4. At that time it was guaranteed to one second a month, see the contemporary brochure below: Knowing how, nowadays, quartz is regarded as ‘disposable’ technology; it is good to... Read more
As promised, a comparison showing the thickness of the 40 mm Ingenieur ref 3239 compared to the 42mm Aquatimer GST ref 3536: The profile of the Ingenieur 3239 makes clear that it wears very comfortable. Not just due to its small 10mm thickness but also because of how the... Read more
Look what I bumped into at the Hublot manufacture today: All I can say about the red ceramic is WOW. Thankfully I had my DSLR and macro lens with me. The best is yet to come 😉 Read more
Presented in order of production date, (as far as I can ascertain for the later watches). 1974 Seiko 5 Actus, cal. 7019. 1976 Seiko 5, cal. 6309 TV-dial. 1984 Seiko 5, cal. 7009A. Late-1990s Seiko 5, cal. 7S26. Late-1990s Seiko 5, cal. 7S26. Early-2000s Seiko 5, cal. 7S26. (Ref:... Read more
Just before a stately dinner with a good friend: At a dinner of langoustine seared on one side, roasted hemp seed, curry cream, pumpkin and pure runner bean juice: Another dinner of langoustine tartare, yogurt pearls, fish stock and lime: Read more
Here are some examples of American-made pocket watch movements, presented in order of production date. 1890 Waltham Model 1889. 6 size. 1902 Waltham Model 1890. 6 size. 1916 Hamilton Grade 992L. 16 size. 1917 Waltham Model 1900. 3/0 size. 1933 Waltham Colonial A. 12 size on 14 size mainplate.... Read more