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
TimeZone 2013 Watch of the Year The TimeZone 2013 Watch of the Year is the Girard-Perregaux Constant Escapement L.M. This was the closest race in nine years, with the top two nominees running neck-and-neck throughout the two week voting period. The winner received 24% of the community votes, with... Read more
The Differences Between Applied and Embossed Numerals Paul Delury Recently there was a discussion thread on the forum showing watches with applied numerals. Some of the watches shown actually had embossed numerals and there is sometimes confusion over these two types of markers. The info below will give some... Read more