“The Art of Bulgari” Exhibition at the de Young Museum in San Francisco
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
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
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
I don’t know much about the 2011 erotic romance novel but I do know that the Ruthenium Resonance has at least 50 gorgeous shades of grey. Here I share a few. After many rainy days in Hong Kong I finally have a clear day to take some new photos.... Read more
(Watches from the collection of TomG). Read more
For 2013, JEANRICHARD is hitting the ground running with a clear identity in its watch designs. Along with a well-designed portfolio, JEANRICHARD is embracing the year with a new marketing campaign, “Philosophy of Life” that celebrates ordinary people doing extraordinary things. Erendira and Nik Wallenda JEANRICHARD is communicating its... Read more
While browsing through old pictures I came across this: Edwin Read more
These 3 are Hamilton Grade 912 size 12 watches, all from 1938. The first two are examples I obtained after seeing Rob B’s extremely nice example shown at the bottom. And, for refernce, here’s a pic of a Hamilton Grade 912 movement in another of my watches. Read more
Last year at the Indy 500, I first saw the all black ARS on François-Paul Journe’s wrist. For two months, anticipation built until the excitement really began. The presentation box looks ultra cool also designed in black aluminium. Inside is the new Octa Sport in Aluminium (model ARS). This... Read more
In the Fall of 1997, IWC introduced a new model line, called “GST”. Within the GST model line-up was a classic diving watch, the GST Aquatimer ref 3536. With a black dial signed “T Swiss Made T”, the early IWC Aquatimer GST used a mix of both Tritium and... Read more