Louis Vuitton Tambour Twin Chrono Match Racing Hamdi Chatti, Yves Klein and my amazing new watch James Dowling For most folks who attended, Baselworld 2013 will be remembered for the amazing brand new hall and the opening concert by Lana Del Rey. But for me it was the show... Read more
A. Lange & Söhne Lange 31 More Complicated than Meets the Eye Peter Chong Originally published on TimeZone in 2007. A watch which runs at a constant rate for 31 whole days without winding? Impossible, say some…Can be done, says the incredible team at Lange. The result – the... Read more
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Watch 101: Power Reserve Indicators One of Horology’s Most Useful Complications Katie Wudel This article originally appeared in Our Minutes. Today, we take a deeper look at one of the most important elements of a mechanical watch: its reserve of power. The mainspring (a metal coil) is what powers... Read more
A private collector graciously allowed me to play with some of his timepieces to photograph and review for TimeZone. He owns 16 exceptional timepieces and regularly wears each of them. He considers the platinum Invention Piece 1 to be one of his favourites for its creativity, craftsmanship, exclusivity and... Read more
Presidential Pockets: Illinois A. Lincoln & Hampden Wm. McKinley Paul Delury The two vintage pocket watches addressed here have model names dedicated to former US Presidents, both of whom unfortunately met their demise by assassination. The watches carry engraved signatures of the respective Presidents on the movements. Illinois A.... Read more
Live Photos & Videos of Jaquet Droz at Baselworld 2014 Jessica Grande Seconde Tourbillon Aventurine Jaquet Droz has long mastered the use of aventurine for some of its most elegant dials and, this year, combines the sparkly mineral in a Grande Seconde Tourbillon. The center of the dial is... Read more
Live Photos: Introducing the Dubey & Schaldenbrand Structure Jessica For 2014, the independent boutique brand Dubey & Schaldenbrand provides TimeZone with an exclusive look at its new “Structure” chronograph with complete calendar and moon phase. The day and month windows are located inside the 30-minute counter at 12 o’clock,... Read more
Live Basel Photos: Breva Forecasts Weather & Altitude on the Wrist Jessica From the onset, Vincent Dupontreué was determined to launch a watch company that offered entirely new complications. He was not content to run another “me too” Swiss watch company that made different variations of the same movements.... Read more
Live Photos: Glashütte Original at Baselworld 2014 Jessica For 2014, Glashütte Original celebrates the chronograph and its new manufacture Calibre 37 column wheel chronograph movement made entirely in Glashütte. With a 70-hour power reserve, the new movement features the longest power reserve for the manufactory and is especially notable... Read more
Live Photos: Christophe Claret Maestoso at Basel 2014 Jessica At Basel, Christophe Claret officially launched two new watches, the Margot and the Maestoso. Margot is the brand’s first ladies timepiece with a “He loves me, he loves me not” complication of a daisy petal and sentiments window. Maestoso is... Read more
Basel 2014: Ball Watch William Massena Ball watch is growing exponentially in the US, now with about 200 dealers and some prestigious ones such as Tourneau, Topper and Manfredi. Ball introduced a lot of new watches this year and we had a chance to see them at Basel and... Read more
Christophe Claret Margot at Basel 2014 Jessica Margot is Christophe Claret’s first timepiece developed specifically for ladies. This remarkable timepiece features a blue mother-of-pearl outer dial that frames a three dimensional inner dial of daisy petals. The pusher at 2 o’clock causes a petal or two to disappear in... Read more
Live Photos: Breitling at Baselworld 2014 Jessica Breitling is celebrating its 130th year anniversary as an independent, family-run watchmaker. For 2014, Breitling is focusing on individualising its emblematic Navitimer and Chronomat collections by offering visual and technical diversity to existing models, as well as trending towards slightly larger case... Read more