Some shots taken at a gathering of Vacheron collectors
Paul Boutros joins Barron’s as a watch columnist By day, Paul Boutros works in the aerospace industry as a rocket scientist. The rest of the time, we know and appreciate Paul as a lifelong watch collector, an extraordinary photojournalist & a TimeZone Senior Moderator. Earlier this year, Paul joined... Read more
LIVE Photos of Panerai at SIHH 2014 by PAUL BOUTROS Hi All, Thanks to the Panerai North America team, I was able to take photos of a selection of this year’s new introductions during my short, 30-minute SIHH appointment last week. All timepieces were in huge demand, which means... Read more
PHOTO REPORT: Cartier Novelties at SIHH 2014 Paul Boutros 27 January 2014 Once again, Cartier came out in full force this year with several major new introductions across its regular collection and their Fine Watchmaking Collection (FWC). For those unfamiliar with Cartier’s FWC, it’s a collection that was launched... Read more
LIVE Photos of A. Lange & Söhne at SIHH 2014 by PAUL BOUTROS Hi All, Below are some photos I was able to take during my short, 30-minute SIHH appointment this week. The demand for the watches was very strong, and in some cases, I had literally less than... Read more
Hi All, I had the good fortune of attending a series of “Hour Club” events in Geneva this week during SIHH. For those unfamiliar, the Hour Club is VC’s wonderful collectors club open to any owner of a Vacheron Constantin watch. The first Vacheron Constantin Hour Club event was... Read more
PHOTO REPORT: Vacheron Constantin at SIHH 2014 by PAUL BOUTROS Dear Friends, This was the year of the skeleton watch for Vacheron Constantin, with several new skeleton models in the Métiers d’Art, Patrimony Traditionnelle, and Malte collections. In addition, the Malte collection was updated, with exhibition casebacks and mechanical... Read more
Recently Mike Margolis wrote about what Baselworld is like from the viewpoint of an exhibitor. Now, I would like to give you an idea of what it is like from the viewpoint of a working journalist and to do that I will focus on just one day; Thursday, the... Read more
When we last met with master watchmaker Martin Braun, he had successfully launched his new brand Antoine Martin, developed a remarkably precise in-house Calibre 39 with two patented technologies, and was nominated by the prestigious Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève for his Tourbillon Perpetual Calendar (Tourbillon Quantième Perpétuel). For... Read more
Our friends at MB&F present TimeZone with the MusicMachine, as seen through the lens of Paul Boutros. Nope, this time it isn’t a watch. The Music Machine is a music box collaboration between MB&F and Reuge. MB&F conceived and designed the futuristic spaceship with its sleek hull, propellers and... Read more