Pre Basel 2003 – Jean-Mairet & Gillman “Chrono Alexandre” This small boutique maker is exhibiting at Basel for the second time this year. Their latest addition is this chronograph that features a modular ETA movement with 41 jewels, beating at 28,800 bph. The case is in rose gold, 39mm... Read more
New Model – Zenith ChronoMaster XXT Quantième Perpétuel Movement is a new El Primero 4003 Caliber with automatic chronograph movement and perpetual calendar, COSC certified. It has 31 jewels, beating at 36’000 vibrations per hour. Power reserve is over 50 hours. It has automatic winding in both directions. Central... Read more
Hello TimeZoners, Thanks to the generosity of Antiquorum, we have catalogs from 1998-2001 sales available to give away, limit 2 per person, our selection. Information about how to order is below. Since these books are rather heavy, we ask only that you cover shipping/handling costs, which is a flat... Read more
Industry News – “A-auction” Of Important Collector’s Pocket Watches & Wristwatches    On Thursday, March 20, beginning at 10:00 a.m. (EST), Antiquorum will hold an A-auction devoted to Important Collector’s Pocket Watches and Wristwatches. The electronic catalogue for this auction, complete with images, descriptions and Antiquorum’s grading system will... Read more
Pre Basel – Ball Engineer GMT Movement is an automatic Ball Caliber B2002 (base ETA 2893-2) with 24-hour illuminating indication (second time zone). It has 54 micro gas (3H) tubes on the hour/minute/second hands and dial. This self-powered micro gaslight glows 100 times brighter than standard Tritium, lasting over... Read more
Pre Basel 2003 – Ball Moonglow Automatic Ball presents the world’s first illuminating calendar automatic watch (date at 9 o’clock). The seconds hand bears the ‘RR’ – Official Railroad Standard logo. Movement is a base ETA 2824. The case is 40mm with an AR coated domed sapphire crystal. The... Read more
New Model – Pre Basel 2003 – Quinting Peace Chronograph Quinting’s newest is this chronograph with a dove engraved in the sapphire discs that make up the case. He is releasing this model at the upcoming Basel watch fair in April. 2/28/03 Read more
New Model – De Grisogono Instrumentino S9 This ultra-feminine and precious version of the Instrumento watch boasts 717 white diamonds on its case and dial. An “appliqué” in pink gold provides an elegant surround to the analogue display of the two time zones. Movement is a modified automatic ETA... Read more
Industry News – Tiffany Reports Sales Increases Tiffany & Co. (NYSE-TIF) today reported increases in sales and earnings in its fourth quarter and full year which ended January 31, 2003. Results were in line with the Company’s expectations. In the three months (fourth quarter) ended January 31, 2003, net... Read more
New Model – Eberhard Chrono 4 Bellissimo A more elegant and dressier model than the original Chrono 4, this Eberhard comes in a 40mm X 13.5mm steel case. Other case variations are white and pink 18kt gold. It features a curved sapphire crystal with AR coating and water resistance... Read more
New Model – Jacques Etoile Monaco Lunarium Chronograph Jacques Etoile, the noted German manufacturer of complicated mechanical watches, has added a dazzling new moonphase chronograph to its line-up. Functions are hour, minute, constant seconds, moonphase and chronograph. The movement is an automatic JE Calibre IV.C2 (based on a Valjoux... Read more
New Model – Glashutte Original Julius Assmann 3 On the occasion of the famous Glashütte watchmaker Julius Assmann’s birthday, the master watchmakers at Glashütte Original have created a new “pièce de résistance” for the company’s legendary Assmann Edition. The dial displays off-center hours and minutes at 6 o’clock, seconds... Read more
New Model – Antigone “Les Années 30” Vintage Chronograph Antigone pays homage to the fine art of watchmaking with this elegant chronograph with two counters which bears the signature “Claude Meylan Vallée de Joux”. It comes in a limited edition of 75 pieces. Movement is a NOS Meylan hand-wound... Read more
New Model – Matthew Norman Helios 8 Day Power Reserve Not only watches are exhibited at Basel, here is a travel clock being introduced at the watch fair. Movement is an eight-day mechanical power reserve, with 19 rubies, hand-cut rhodium-plated bridges and plates. The cabinet is solid rhodium-plated 5-micron... Read more
New Model – Carl F. Bucherer Patravi Tonneau Carl F. Bucherer will add a new tonneau model to its Patravi collection at the upcoming Basel 2003 watch fair. Movement will be a modified ETA 2892 that displays the hours, minutes, seconds, date, GMT 24-hour time display and power reserve.... Read more
Industry News Basel 2003 – Bergeon Echappemetre Tool In addition to wristwatches, clocks and jewellry, the Basel show is an opportunity for tool makers to show their latest wares. Bergeon has been specializing in the production of high-quality tools for watchmakers since 1791. The company has now launched a... Read more
New Model – Camel Active Travel Chronograph Camel Active is a company that produces shoes, bags, clothes and watches, and helps sponsor the famous Camel Trophy expeditions. Their latest, is the Travel Chronograph. The case, 40mm in diameter, is in steel with a rotating bezel in bronze-colored steel with... Read more
New Models – Bovet “Kaga Makie” Lacquerware Bovet, started in 1822, is the 7th oldest brand in Switzerland. They produce watches with European traditional artistic decoration – miniature or cloisonné enamel dials. They have now created these two models for the Japanese market. “Makie” is a Japanese traditional lacquer... Read more
New Model – cK Watches Bold Summer Chronograph The latest addition to the Bold collection from cK Watches is a quartz chronograph with a brushed steel case and black dial with high visibility yellow chronograph hands. The dial is reminiscent of a Navigator’s watch. The case size is 41mm,... Read more
New Model – Chronoswiss Timemaster Chronograph An addition to the Timemaster line, featuring manual-wind and automatic models, the new Timemaster Chronograph is sure to delight all Chronoswiss fans! with “lefty” versions as well Housed in a 40mm case (16mm tall), with double sapphire crystals, the watch is water resistant... Read more
New Model – JLC Master Réserve de Marche Diadem Collection Movement is an automatic Jaeger-LeCoultre Caliber 928, 45 jewels (256 parts) crafted, polished and decorated by hand, beating at 28,800 vibrations per hour, with a power-reserve of 40 hours. The rotor is in 22kt gold. Functions are hours, minutes,... Read more
New Pre-Basel 2003 – Bvlgari Diagono 2000 Meter Scuba Introducing the new Bvlgari Diagono Professional Scuba Diving, which is water resistant to 2,000 meters. Housed in a steel case 42mm in diameter, the case features a helium escape valve and a curved sapphire crystal with Anti-Reflective coating. Movement is... Read more
New Model – Omega Launches Aqua Terra Jewellery The Aqua Terra jewellery models are available in 18kt yellow gold or stainless steel with two different case sizes: 35mm and 28mm. For each size and metal there are three versions featuring a mother-of-pearl dial which has 11 large diamond hour... Read more
New Model – Oris Miles Davis Tonneau Day-Date Housed in a steel case measuring 38.5mm x 48.5mm this latest addition compliments the expanding Miles Davis collection. Movement is an automatic (base ETA ebauche) which displays hours, minutes and seconds from the centre, window for weekday at 12 o’clock, date... Read more
New Model – Oris Miles Davis World Timer Oris’ Miles collection has been enhanced with this world timer version. Measuring 38.5mm x 48.3mm, this is not a small piece! Movement is an automatic (base ETA ebauche) with second time zone, hours and minutes from the centre, small second at... Read more
New Model – Oris TT1 Divers Titan 1,000 Meters Oris’ latest addition to the TT1 collection is this 44mm diver, water resistant to 1,000 meters! Movement is an automatic (base ETA ebauche) which displays hours, minutes and seconds from the centre, date window at 6 o’clock, structured black dial... Read more
New Models – Pre-Basel 2003 – Omega Aqua Terra’s Here are the latest Aqua Terras: Both use the Omega Caliber 2500 movement with Co-Axial Escapement, which if used in conjunction with the Omega free sprung-balance without index, maintains isochronism over longer periods. The movement is a COSC-certified chronometer with... Read more
New Model – Inhorgenta 2003 – Carl F. Bucherer Pathos Bucherer, the world-famous jewelry company based in Lucerne, first launched its own watch collection in 1919. Its Pathos collection has now been expanded with this ladies round model. 112 highest-quality diamonds (top Wesselton), with a total weight of 1.15... Read more
Industry News – Inhorgenta 2003 – Aristo Watch Collection Aristo, the German watch company has announced new models at the Inhorgenta Jewelry & Watch Fair in Germany. Station Watch: Movement is an ETA 2824, case size is 38.5mm X 9.5mm and features a sapphire crystal. Blaue Flieger Automatic: Movement... Read more
New Model – Wenger Airwolf Chronograph With a design reminiscent of the Revue-Thommen AirSpeed quartz chrono, Wenger latest is the Airwolf. This watch is also available with a 24-hour time display. Functions of the ETA sourced quartz ebauche are hours, minutes, seconds, date, chronograph and tachometer scale. In a... Read more
New Model – Auguste Reymond Boogie Gold The Boogie model marks a revival of the Unitas manual calibre 6425 produced in the 1960’s, which has now been fully restored and newly decorated for a limited series of 999 watches. The case is in 18kt gold, with a sapphire crystal... Read more
New Model – Pre-Basel 2003 – Omega Speedmaster L.E. Schumacher The latest addition to the Speedmaster line, the 2003 limited-edition Speedmaster Day-Date Racing is a tribute to Michael Schumacher’s historic fifth Formula 1World Championship title. The familiar Speedmaster case in stainless steel houses a dial dedicated to Formula 1:... Read more
Pre-Basel 2003 – Omega AC Racing Chronograph Well, since our good friends can’t wait until tomorrow…. Here is the newest Omega Seamaster America’s Cup Racing Chronograph in titanium and rubber. This is a unique model in the Seamaster collection developed in conjunction with the crew of Team New Zealand.... Read more
New Model – Rainer Nienaber King Size Regulator Rainer Nienaber is a gifted German clockmaker, whose trademark is the oversized date feature. He has created this Regulator style wristwatch using NOS manual wind movements with 17 jewels, so only a few will be made. This watch follows the traditional... Read more
New Model – Hublot Chronograph SuperB The “Chrono SuperB” in pink gold, is a limited edition of 100 watches by Hublot. Movement is a Dubois Dépraz automatic chronograph caliber (base ETA). The case is in 18kt pink gold, with screw-down crowns in rubber, and the dial is also in... Read more
Industry News – Basel Fair 2003 Renamed “BASELWORLD” A new name has been adopted by the international watch and jewelry trade show in Basel, Switzerland. ‘BASELWORLD – The Watch and Jewelry Show’ will be first used with the Basel 2003 trade fair (April 3 – 10, 2003). The new... Read more
New Model – Fortis Ducati Chronograph Limited Edition This Limited Edition chronograph by Fortis for Ducati, is now available at Ducati dealers. It comes in a bike inspired display box with an extra synthetic strap and tool changer. Movement is the Lemania 5100 automatic chronograph. It features a steel... Read more
New Model – Chopard LUC Prince of Wales This Chopard LUC is created in honor of Britain’s Prince of Wales. The double barrel caliber LUC 4.96 with off-center microrotor provides a 65-hour power reserve. The case is 18kt white gold and there are two versions, one with diamonds, another... Read more
New Model – Concord Saratoga Big Date Automatic Concord’s latest addition to the Saratoga collection is equipped with an oversized double window for the date at 12 o’clock and small seconds at 6 o’clock. The case is in an octagonal shape and is available in white or pink gold.... Read more
New Model – Chopard 2003 Mille Miglia Chronograph The new edition of the famous Mille Miglia chronograph is available in a limited numbered series of 2003 pieces for this year. There is also a pink gold and a white gold version, 250 of which have been created in each... Read more