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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
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
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
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
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
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
Scenes from the Maurice Lacroix Epic Night in Las Vegas Jessica Over the weekend, TZ sponsor Maurice Lacroix hosted 16 lucky VIPs to an all-expense paid trip to Las Vegas for an epic get-together. Guests were flown in first-class from all over the country, met by a limousine and... 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
Breitling Superocean Chronograph Steelfish As promised, live photos of the Breitling Superocean Chronograph Steelfish available in a choice of three dials: Mariner Blue, Stratus Silver or Volcano Black. Water-resistant to 500 meters (1,650 feet), the new Superocean Chronograph Steelfish is an authentic seagoing instrument. The 44mm stainless steel case... 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
Introducing the MB&F Legacy Machine 101 Jessica It’s been a closely held secret since Baselworld 2014, but MB&F now officially announces the Legacy Machine 101 (LM101). The LM101 case measures a classical 40mm x 16mm and houses the very first movement developed entirely in-house by MB&F. The 23-jewel, hand-wound... Read more