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TECHNOMARINE Cruise Sport Rave

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Technomarine Cruise Sport line now includes the new Cruise Sport Rave model.

The new Technomarine watch is offered in two variations: one with black and blue dial and bezel and one in black and orange color scheme. The watch is designed for men, it boasts 45 millimeters in diameter, and delivers a handful of useful functions. In addition to central hours and minutes, the wearer can read time from 24-hour counter, positioned at 3 o'clock. Small seconds sub-dial dominates the left portion of the dial and a discrete date indication is placed just above 6 o'clock. As a true sports watch, Technomarine Cruise Sport Rave is...

TAG Heuer Link Collection For 2011

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TAG Heuer finally opened their first USA boutique. The store is located at Crystals at CityCenter in Las Vegas, and the opening ceremony was also a nice occasion to launch the revamped Link, which is one of the brand’s emblematic pieces.

In addition to Link, you’ll find about 240 genuine TAG Heuer timepieces, at 800 square feet of the boutique. The boutique also offers TAG Heuer lifestyle accessories: sunglasses Meridiist mobile phones, leather wallets, belts, tote bags, and leather jackets. The new Link will be available exclusively at TAG Heuer’s Las Vegas boutique until August 2011. After that period, it will become available worldwide, at all other TAG Heuer boutiques and from authorized retailers. The new redesigned collection is offered in variety of styles priced fro...

Girard-Perregaux John Harrison

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Girard-Perregaux introduces new exceptional piece as a part of collection. The new, limited series timepiece is dedicated to John Harrison, one of the world’s greatest watchmakers.

John Harrison was a self-educated English watchmaker. History remembers him as the inventor of marine chronometer, a device used to determine longitude by means of celestial navigation. John Harrison was first to solve the problem of establishing East-West position of a ship at sea, which became essential for safe long distance sea travel in the age dominated by sailing ships. After the great incident in 1707, when an error in estimating the longitude of a squadron warship resulted in wreckage and death of 2,000 men, the British Parliament off...

DeWitt X-Watch - Only Watch 2011

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Montres DeWitt unveils their newest Concept Watch No 3: X-WATCH, made especially for Only Watch 2011 Charity Auction in favor of research programs on the Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

This is a lively and playful piece, designed in the manner of reversible watches. DeWitt X-Watch features “bonnet” in the shape of an “X” that partly covers the face of the watch. Four push-pieces, positioned at the upper and lower edge of the case, are used to separate the middle and slowly open up to reveal a face of a watch. Only in this position the wearer can flip over the case and lock it up again. However, the watch will continue to serve its inner purpose even when the bonnet is in the closed position, and will remain completely readabl...

Hublot 2 Million € BB for sale

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The unique Hublot 2 Million € BB is finally available for sale.

This extraordinary luxurious and unique watch has arrived in the principality of Monaco at Zegg & Cerlati. This exclusive watch and jewelry shop is known for great selection of rare and limited edition collections, and Hublot 2 Million € BB is an exclusivity in a true sense of that word. Development of this watch was a secret project that started as an amusing challenge between Hublot's CEO and their master gemstone setters. The watch was finally completed after 12 months of careful and dedicated gem setting, and it came to life just before the...

Urwerk UR-103 Phoenix

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Urwerk Presents the UR-103 Phoenix for Only Watch 2011.

The Only Watch auction, an extraordinary event held every two years in Monaco, again gathers watch manufacturers from all around the world to support research into Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. This year 35 high watchmaking brands are each making a unique piece and Urwerk arrives with astonishing one-of-a-kind UR-103 Phoenix. Urwerk is a watchmaking company, created in 1995 by two brothers, Felix and Thomas Baumgartner, watchmakers, and their friend Martin Frei, an artist and designer. The company, based in Geneva, Switzerland, represents a t...

Hublot Oceanographic 4000

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We were among the first to introduce the Hublot’s new diver’s watch, OCEANOGRAPHIC 4000. The watch is now officially unveiled, in association with the Oceanographic Museum of Monaco!

The new Hublot diver’s watch is a truly unique piece, able to withstand the pressure exerted at a depth of 4,000 meters. It took more than 18 months of research development and testing to push the limits of all possibilities and create such an extraordinary watch. This sturdy diver’s watch is fitted with the synthetic sapphire crystal that is 6.5 thick. The case back is screw-down and crafted in titanium, a strong, lustrous, and corrosion-resistant material. Cases are available in two variations: titanium or carbon fiber, both extremely lig...

Omega Speedmaster Moonwatch Apollo 15 - Commemorative Limited Edition

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The Apollo 15 mission began on July 26, 1971. In just a couple of days, we will be celebrating the 40th anniversary of this great historical event.

Apollo 15 was the fourth of NASA's six missions to land on the Moon, and the ninth manned mission in the American Apollo space program. The mission began on July 26, 1971, and was finished on August 7, becoming famous as the most successful manned flight ever accomplished. It will also be remembered as a first mission where the Lunar Roving Vehicle, battery-powered four-wheeled rover, was used. Moon buggy could carry one or two astronauts, their equipment, and lunar samples. Omega watches were chosen by NASA to become the first watches used...

Only Watch 2011

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Under the patronage of his highness Prince Albert of Monaco, the exceptional charity auction the ONLY WATCH is scheduled for 22 September 2011, at Monte Carlo.

There are 34 participating brands and each of them will offer a unique piece for the auction. All of the proceedings from this auction will go to the research on Duchenne muscular dystrophy. This is the fourth edition of the biannual event and, based on the previous results, everygobody hopes the auction will raise 2.5 million of Euros. According to Luc Pettavino, President of the AMM and initiator of “Only Watch”, in 2009-2010 over 3 million euros were donated to 15 scientific partners and their teams including 90 researchers and clinicians in...

Jaeger-LeCoultre Duometre a Quantieme Lunaire

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The famous Swiss manufacturer just extended the Duomètre line by introducing the magnificent Quantième Lunaire.

This watch uses the Dual-Wing movement concept and indicates time, date and moon phase, at the same time. The dial displays time using a jumping seconds hand, showing 1/6th of second increments. The date and the moon phase are indicated in their own realms, two separate counters positioned at the upper left and the upper right portion of the dial. A glance at the watch reveals it is a special, very limited edition of only 200 pieces – a small silvered plate at 6 o’clock indicates the number of the series. Another interesting detail is two secon...

Unique Minute–Repeating Audemars Piguet

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Antiquorum Offers Unique Minute–Repeating Audemars Piguet

Antiquorum, is the world's leading watch auction house. In just a couple of days, on June 8th, they will launch a sale of "Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces" at their US headquarters in New York City. The highlight of the sale is the Audemars Piguet unique piece made for the company's 125th anniversary in 2000. The back of the watch is engraved with Arnold Schwarzenegger's signature. This watch is a large minute-repeater, crafted in titanium and 18K pink gold. Estimated price is $250,000 - $ 350,000. Nate Borgelt of Antiquorum Auct...

Romain Jerome - Rock the Rock DNA Unique Piece

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Romain Jerome created this truly unique piece - a watch carved out of rock.

The Only Watch 2011 will showcase a selection of one-of-a-kind watches made and donated by brands for charity auction from which all proceedings will go to the Monegasque Association against Muscular Dystrophies (AMM) to support long-term, in-depth research on Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Romain Jerome created a truly unique piece - a watch carved out of rock. The dial of a watch is made from stone on which the Principality of Monaco was built. The limestone rock was selected from the western cliff of the Rock of Monaco, in the Saint-Martin...

Graham Silverstone Tourbillograph Full Black

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The new Graham’s Silverstone Tourbillograph Full Black is a combination of tourbillon and chronograph. Message from the brand said this watch is made to withstand extreme conditions, even while wearing a dinner jacket.

This bold black watch is an automatic Graham column-wheel chronograph-tourbillon. It is an automatic minute tourbillon, distinguished by superior design and a skeleton cage made of 48 components. The construction integrates the tourbillon into the chronograph movement using an oversized balance wheel. Alongside design, tourbillion has a number of unusual advantages over the standard ones: it is assembled from a small number of components, it is extremely light and weighs only 0.485 grams, and it features a double-bridge construction that holds...

F.P. Journe Centigraphe Sport Watch No.001 Sold for 467,152 Dollars

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A couple of days ago we announced charity sales at the Christie’s Hong Kong Watch Sale that took place on May 30th, 2011.

The Christie’s paired with legendary master watchmaker F. P. Journe for a charity auction from which all proceedings are donated to the relief efforts for the recent earthquake and tsunami victims in Japan. The results were extraordinary as the final price scored HK$ 3,620,000 /US$ 465,170. This is close to nine times as its original estimate! The auctioned piece was the Centigraphe Sport Number 001, the first in a new series of all-aluminum wristwatches. François-Paul Journe said: “I am tremendously happy with the extraordinary sales resul...

Vacheron Constantin Overseas Small Model Date Self-Winding Ladies Watch

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The Vacheron Constantin Overseas Small Model Date Self-Winding is made especially for women who appreciate fine watchmaking.

This Vacheron Constantin model is animated by a mechanical self-winding movement, nested in fashionable new design. Skillfully crafted to meet the ladies’ subtle demands, this watch is both a piece of jewelery and highly technical timepiece. This ladies’ watch is sculptured in 18-carat pink gold and features 36 millimeters in diameter. The housing is very thin, but preserves the technical complexity of the collection, and also features the Cross inspired bezel. Back of the case reveals the Overseas collection’s insignia: a medallion engraved wi...

Vacheron Constantin Overseas Perpetual Calendar Chronograph - Review

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A couple of days ago we gave you the first view on the new Vacheron Constantin Overseas Chronograph. Today, the official information from the brand is released so we can finally get a closer look at the models.

The Overseas collection is this year boosted with two new models. The Overseas Chronograph Perpetual Calendar, which we already introduced, and the Overseas Small Model Date Self-Winding watch. Overseas Chronograph Perpetual Calendar is a boutique exclusive. It is available only at 27 Vacheron Constantin boutiques around the world. This watch also presents the first highly complicated watch in the Overseas collection. It combines perpetual calendar and chronograph, animated by the Calibre 1136 QP movement. Exclusive as it is, the watch is avail...

Van Cleef & Arpels Poetic Complications From the Earth to the Moon

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Poetic complications is a series of outstanding luxury watches that are completely distinctive and unique embodiments of creativity, comfort and practicality.

All of them are refined creations, products of the high-end craftsmanship. The lodestar of the collection is the idea that technology must complement beauty and design. Actually, this is one of the most important postulates for Van Cleef & Arpels whose exceptional watches are perfect bond of high jewelry and fine watchmaking. Another crucial idea embodied in these creations is that details there are no unimportant details, because everything is detail. One of the extraordinary watches of this line is From the Earth to the Moon. Inspired by...

TAG Heuer Monaco Mikrograph Exclusive Preview

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Tag Heuer has just launched the newest watch - very special Monaco Mikrograph, unveiled at the 2011 Monaco Formula 1 Grand Prix.

This is a unique watch and probably the best piece this manufacture ever created. According to the official announcement, this piece is going to be auctioned at the Only Watch Charity auction in Monaco, planned for Superyacht Show in September 2011. The watch uses TAG Heuer’s recently introduced Mikrograph movement which provides amazing 1/100th second accuracy. The movement is nested in the perfectly finished square case made of stainless steel. The case pretty much reminds of the Monaco models and features a double-pusher chronograph butto...

Richard Mille RM 028 Brazil and RM 028 Mexico

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Richard Mille unveils two new diver’s watches.

The limited edition items are made to honor the Brazil and Mexico, painting each of the pieces with colorful associations of these two countries. Limited series embraces 20 pieces of each creation. The RM 028 Brazil is crafted in titanium and coated in black DLC. It features vibrant yellow details on the bezel, bright yellow inner bezel and rubber crown protector. The watch boasts white numerals and time markers, as well as bright white luminous hands. The RM 028 Mexico features the colors of Mexico: red, white and green, against the black s...

Vacheron Constantin Overseas Perpetual Calendar Chronograph

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Vacheron Constantin just announced a new addition to their Overseas line.

This time it is the limited series of a perpetual calendar chronograph, available in titanium and stainless steel. The watch looks amazing and it is probably one of the most visually appealing watches from this collection. It boasts 42 millimeters in diameter and beats with Vacheron Constantin caliber 1136QP. This automatic movement is fitted with 37 jewels and beats at 21,600 vibrations per hour. The base caliber is F.Piguet cal 1185 chronographs, and the same one used for Audemars Piguet ’s Royal Oak chronographs. Here, the base caliber is en...

Longines Competition

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Follow the tournament news live and win a host of prizes.

As official timekeeper at Roland-Garros 2011, Longines is giving you the chance to win a trip to Paris as well as a number of magnificent Longines Column-Wheel Chronograph watches. Three ways to enter and win: on the Longines minisite Roland-Garros: on the Longines Facebook page: on the iPhone application And this is what you could win:

Frederique Constant Junior Ladies

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Frédérique Constant, genuine Swiss watch manufacturer, launches a new and very special collection dedicated to young girls.

According to the brand, the collection is designed for girls aged 12 to 16 but these watches are so sweet and lovely that they could easily complement women of all ages, as long as they feel young at heart. The watch resembles the design of Frederique Constant Delight timepiece, which is designed for mature ladies. The watch is available in three youthful and feminine variations and the case-back is designed to allow for the engraving of a personal message. Therefore, this piece is perfect gift for any kind of special occasions. The watch is...

Vacheron Constantin Atelier Cabinotiers Vladimir Unique Watch

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One of the world's most complicated wristwatches, both technical and aesthetic triumph.

In one of the previous articles, we introduced Atelier Cabinotiers, a special-order division founded in 2006, to fulfill the wishes of Vacheron Constantin ’s most exclusive patrons. In the same article, we presented Philosophia, a unique watch named and envisioned by its current owner, who wanted to have a watch based on the postulate that mankind does not need to constantly know the exact time to the nearest minute. Another interesting one-of-a-kind piece from the exclusive workshop is Vladimir, created for one of the brand’s most prestigious...

Longines Column-Wheel Chronograph for Equestrian Beijing International Gran Prix in China

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Longines became the Official partner of the Equestrian Beijing International Gran Prix in China.

To celebrate the occasion, Longines presents the refined Column-Wheel Chronograph, which is going to be used for timing this huge sports event. The new piece truly embodies the brand's philosophy and motto “Elegance is an attitude”. The well-designed piece is made of stainless steel and houses an exclusive self-winding caliber with a blue column-wheel. Case-back is fitted with sapphire crystal, allowing the wearer to admire the beating of the core. Fitted with silvered dial, the watch features 13 applied indexes and equally distributed chronogr...

OMEGA Seamaster Planet Ocean Collection Upgraded in 2011

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The Seamaster Planet Ocean 42.00 mm, calibre 8500

OMEGA’s Seamaster Planet Ocean line of watches is upgraded and now each of the models is equipped with one of the brand's revolutionary family of in-house Co-Axial calibres – the 8500/8501, the 8520/8521 or the new 9300 chronograph. The Seamaster Planet Ocean family embraces professional diver’s watches which are now fitted with the Si 14 silicon balance spring and reliable enough for a full four-year warranty. The unveiling of the upgraded Seamaster Planet Ocean collection was held on the Italian island of Capri. Like every Planet Ocean, th...

Baume and Mercier - Linea Collection

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Baume & Mercier is one of the oldest European watch manufacturers. Their story begins in 1830 and continues until today, passing the same ideal to each new generation: <i>“Accept only perfection, only manufacture watches of the highest quality.”</i>

In 2011, Baume & Mercier offers contemporary reinterpretation of some of their most successful collections: Classima, Capeland and Linea. Their new design policy is signed as “seaside living” a way of life which perfectly corresponds to the genuine values of conviviality, sharing, and durability, which are promoted by the brand. Baume & Mercier's new motto is: “Life is about moments,” and that is perfectly illustrated in each of their new pieces. All of them are engraved with the Greek letter Phi, a symbol of balance and perfection. Line...

Rolex Sets New Million Dollar Record

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The epic piece is sold for $1.16 million at Christie's Important Watches sale in Geneva.

Christie’s auction house has been in the center of our attention for the last couple of days. If you have been following our posts, you certainly learned that Patek Philippe made a new world record price at Geneva auction, and F.P. Journe is just about to make another important milestone by offering the world’s first all-aluminum mechanical chronograph. The amazing race for luxury goods continues, and it is now the rare piece, manufactured in 1942, that set a world record for the most expensive Rolex ever to be sold at auction. As you can se...

Hublot Big Bang Flamengo

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Hubolt creates a piece to honor the Flamengo, one of the most legendary football clubs in the world, with more than 40 million supporters.

Even the FIFA ranks Flamengo as one of the greatest clubs of the 20th century. To commemorate the club’s victory in the With 40 million fans, Hublot issues a limited edition series of only 250 exquisite pieces in the club colors: red and black. The watches are also distinguished by the club’s legendary emblem, featured on the dial at 3 o’clock. Moreover, this limited edition piece is the first watch ever dedicated to this great club. Flamengo is truly a legend from which all the great Brazilian players have emerged. Today it is led by Ronald...

Vacheron Constantin Atelier Cabinotiers Philosophia Unique Watch

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Reviving the horological spirit of 18th century Geneva.

As we already learned from the example of Patek Philippe simple chronograph wristwatch, which has been created and sold at the time of Great Depression, luxury watches are always at a high demand, especially if they are unique. Very limited, high-end creations of world’s most skilled watchmakers are always appreciated among the connoisseurs. And who knows this better than Vacheron Constantin, the oldest Swiss watch manufacturer. This company even formed a special-order division founded in 2006, to fulfill the wishes of their most exclusive patr...

F.P. Journe World’s First All-Aluminum Mechanical Chronograph Watch

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If you’re on a hunt for rare, unique and one-of-a-kind pieces, then you should prepare for the Christie’s Hong Kong Watch Sale on May 30th, 2011.

Christie’s, the world’s leading fine art auctions and private sale, paired with legendary master watchmaker F.P. Journe for a charity auction from which all proceedings and buyer’s premium will be donated to the relief efforts for the recent earthquake and tsunami victims in Japan. What is so unique about this event is that the offered piece is the world’s first all-aluminum mechanical chronograph watch – the new Centigraphe Sport wristwatch. François-Paul Journe, Master watchmaker and CEO of F.P.Journe wanted to make something completely ne...

Patek Philippe - New World Record Price at Geneva Auction

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Patek Philippe simple chronograph wristwatch sold for CHF 3,235,000 this morning!

This morning, Christie’s auction launched a Connoisseur’s Vision Part V, a selection of the world’s finest watches and wristwatches. The selection includes more than 420 lots by the most renowned manufacturers such as Patek Philippe, Rolex, Audemars Piguet, Vacheron Constantin, Cartier and Breguet. The star of the show is a most likely unique Patek Philippe white gold single button chronograph wristwatch manufactured in 1928. This item, lot 81, is an important and extremely fine 18-carat white gold cushion-shaped chronograph wristwatch, with...

Cannes Film Festival and Watchmakers

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Chopard is the Official Partner of the 64th Cannes Film Festival, for the 14th consecutive year.

The Palme d'Or (Golden Palm) is a prestigious trophy, awarded to the winner of the Best Film category at the Cannes Film Festival. Palme d'Or is a delicately curved 18ct gold stem with a small heart at its base, reminiscent of the symbol of the firm. The stem is adorned with leaves appearing to have been caught in mid-motion and it rests on a crystal cushion shaped like an emerald-cut diamond. This precious detail makes each Palme d’Or unique - for mother nature never creates identical crystals… Palmes are hand crafted every year in the worksho...

GRAHAM LONDON - Mercedes GP Time Zone

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One of the interesting launches last month was the Graham’s Mercedes GP Time Zone.

Graham is already known as the official timekeeper of the Mercedes GP Petronas Formula One Team, and this watch was created especially for a team of 45, preparing to participate in 19 Grands Prix. The most useful to the team was GMT complication with simultaneous reading of a second time zone, designed for travelers and people who keep changing continents while continuously racing around the globe… and the new Mercedes GP Time Zone was born! The watch measures 42 millimeters and fits perfectly on all wrists – both male and female racing...

Girard-Perregaux Cats Eye Tourbillon Haute Joaillerie Watch

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Girard-Perregaux has a new piece in the collection: an astonishing timepiece that combines refined jewelcrafting and the highest mechanical watchmaking achievement – toubrillon.

The new Girard-Perregaux Cat’s Eye Tourbillon Haute Joaillerie watch is distinguished by refined feminine design, so typical for the Cat’s Eye collection. It is encased in crystal clear baguette cut diamonds, combining 287 precious stones of almost 20 carats. Only the cutting, adjustment and setting of every stone took more than 700 hours of patient commitment. Even the crown of this watch reveals exceptional finishing with 12 baguette-cut diamonds and a single brilliant rose-cut diamond. The very style of cut is a symbol of nobility itself, us...

Franck Muller Reggie Jackson Collection

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Franck Muller unveiled the Reggie Jackson collection, dedicated to the legendary baseball player and current Yankees advisor Reggie Jackson.

The special gala ceremony was held at the Tourneau Time Machine in New York City where only the VIP customers and carefully selected guests had the honor to attend the unveiling of this limited collection of Reggie Jackson watches. The whole new Franck Muller collection embraces three models: two of them are three-handed timepieces with sweep seconds, and one is a chronograph. The Center Seconds models are offered in two basic variations. One of them is a limited edition of only 25 pieces, crafted in combination of black and pink gold wi...

Chopard Happy Sport La vie en rose

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Chopard just announced the newest addition to the Happy Sport collection. The new model is called “La vie en rose” and created to celebrate the return of summer with all of the colors, scents and laid back moods.

The Happy Sports collection, first presented in 1993, is one of the most desired of all Chopard’s collections. The keyword of this collection is “diamonds”. Diamonds are here skillfully combined with stainless steel and gold, to deliver both luxurious and sporty appeal at the same time. The watch is extremely glamorous and feminine, making the rose a central theme. The rose motif is repeated on the mother of pearl dial, as well as in the color and the shape of sapphires and delicate satin strap. Chopard keeps the signature detail of the col...

Chopard Mille Miglia GT XL Chrono 2011 Limited Edition

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Since 1988, Chopard supports the famous Mille Miglia race. This year, to celebrate the occasion, the manufacture released the new Mille Miglia GT XL Chrono, 2011 edition.

As the rest of their exclusive pieces, the new Chopard Mille Miglia GT XL Chrono 2011 is issued in a limited edition. The new chronograph is available in 2011 pieces in stainless steel and 250 pieces in rose gold. The watch is immediately recognizable owing to the natural rubber strap with the emblematic 1960s Dunlop Racing tire-tread motif. The Mille Miglia GT XL Chrono 2011 is nested in 44 millimeters wide round case with a distinctive vintage-style dial, featuring elongated Arabic numerals. The contrasting black and silver surfaces of t...

HUBLOT King Power Red Devil

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The Hublot RED DEVIL is finally officially unveiled!

The new King Power is unveiled on the hallowed turf of Old Trafford, in a special ceremony held by Manchester United players, Sir Alex Ferguson and Jean-Claude Biver, CEO of Hublot. The new King Power is a tribute to the world’s most famous football club, for which the Hublot has been the Official Timekeeper since 2008. The new honoring piece is for the first time equipped with a chronograph movement with two center chrono hands: the first hand indicates the seconds, and the other hand, especially designed for football fans, indicates the time...

Rolex replaced former CEO Bruno Meier - possible problems?

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Rolex, the world's biggest luxury watch brand, has replaced former CEO Bruno Meier with Riccardo Marini who was previously the head of Rolex Italia.

Rolex is a very discreet brand but, according to some rumors, this may indicate possible management problems, as stated in the Reuters article. The former Rolex CEO Bruno Meier was appointed in 2008, as a successor of Patrick Heiniger, who held this position for 16 years. The reason why the former chief executive held the position for only two years are completely unclear. The company is working well and their estimated sales in 2010 range around 4.4 billion Swiss francs ($5.1 billion). Even the global demand for luxury watches is growing, e...

TAG Heuer Formula 1 Grand Date Gulf Edition

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First look at the upcoming TAG Heuer Formula 1 Grand Date Gulf Edition

About a month ago, TAG Heuer released Gulf Meridiist Limited Edition Cell Phone, to honor the 1971’s movie Le Mans, in which Steve McQueen wore the Tag Heuer Monaco Chronograph. What is even more exciting is that the company now re-issues the epic TAG Heuer Formula 1 Grand Date quartz watch, which is now for the first time adorned with the Gulf motif. TAG Heuer and the McLaren Formula One enjoy the long-running sponsorship agreement since 1985. This company often releases Formula 1 inspired models and special Gulf series with vertical b...

Breitling Navitimer Super Constellation Limited Edition

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The new edition of the Navitimer aviation chronograph will fund another 200,000 Swiss Franc for the association.

The famous Breitling Super Constelation, one of the world’s three remaining operating “Supper Connies” will take to the air once again! In a special ceremony held on April 30th in Germany, Breitling announced renewal of the financial support for preservation of this legendary flight machine. Moreover, Breitling will make an exclusive limited edition Navitamer chronograph, to raise funds and secure the future of the Lockheed L-1049 Super Constellation. The new edition of the Navitimer aviation chronograph will fund another 200,000 Sw...

Chopard Mille Miglia 2011 Contest

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Since 1988, Chopard supports the famous Mille Miglia race. This year, to celebrate the occasion, the manufacture launched the Mille Miglia Contest, which is opened from May 2nd to May 15th.

They have also released released the new Mille Miglia GT XL Chrono, 2011 edition, which is going to be officially unveiled in a couple of days. Stay tuned for more information. In the mean time, you can take a part in the Contest and get a chance to win this powerful watch. All you have to do is to answer five simple questions about the Mille Miglia race, and you’ll get a chance to win the Mille Miglia GT XL Power Control, as well as the unforgettable experience at the Chopard manufacture. To enter the competition, visit the Chopard Mille...

Exclusive Preview Of The New Hublot Timepiece: First Clue

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On the eve of the English Premiere League match between Manchester United and Chelsea FC, Hublot will officially present THE KING POWER RED DEVIL

The live event will be broadcasted from the mythic Old Trafford Stadium at 6:00 pm UTC+1 on May 7th 2011. In a next couple of days, Hublot will unveil a number of clues, or teasers, before they officially present the Red Devil. The event will be full of surprises and Hublot has decided to share this great moment with via an exclusive live webcast on their new blog, Hublot Nation ( Here is the first clue from the series! Stay tuned for more information. Author: Marina Milojevic If you use one of my articles on your o...

Vacheron Constantin - Metiers d Art La Symbolique des Laques - the second set

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Some of the most sophisticated timepieces issued from the beginning of this year are certainly Métiers d’Art “La Symbolique des Laques”.

This is the second set of the Vacheron Constantin series of the exceptional timepieces that are created as an embodiment of a delicate relation between East and West. These pieces combine the best of two worlds: western watchmaking tradition and sublime eastern aesthetics. Art and the craftsmanship blend together in the Métiers d’Art “La Symbolique des Laques”, a series born of the encounter between the men of one of the oldest Japanese lacquer firms – Zohiko, located in Kyoto since its founding in 1661 – and those of Vacheron Constantin, the w...

LOUIS ERARD - Excellence Moon Phase 24 hour

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Louis Erard celebrates the 80th anniversary of the original 1931 collection.

Since the beginning, this company was focused on production of exclusively mechanical watches. Their new line of timepieces, evocatively named “Excellence” represents the brand’s subtle revolution, crowned in a golden jubilee. The supreme collection embraces seven different models, of which two are made exclusively for women. The models include different complications, including power-reserve indicator, regulator, chronograph with moon phases, 24-hour indicator, and three-hand watches. The newest piece in Excellence collection is the Louis...

Jaeger-LeCoultre Grande Reverso Ultra Thin Italian Limited Edition

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Jaeger-LeCoultre Grande Reverso Ultra Thin Special Edition honors the 150th anniversary of Italian Unification

This year marks the 150th anniversary of Italian Unification: in 1861, their first Parliament declared the independent and unified Italy. However, 2011 also marks the 80th anniversary of Jaeger-LeCoultre ’s most desired timepiece: the epic Reverso. Earlier this year, the brand issued the Laeger-LeCoultre Tribute to 1931 Reverso US-only limited edition. Now they continue the celebration by issuing a model, especially for Italian market. The watch is issued in limited edition, featuring only 150 pieces in stainless steel and 50 pieces in pink gol...

Breguet Marine Ladies Non Gem-Set Chronograph

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Breguet’s attention to the ladies is not a recent phenomenon, since it dates back to the end of the 18th century.

Breguet Marine Collection is based upon the traditional values of watchmaking interpreted in more contemporary manner, in order to create sporty pieces. The Marine Collection truly stands out from the rest of the Breguet’s line, which is very classic and traditional. However, this shouldn’t come as a surprise if we remember that Breguet used to be an official chronometer maker to the French Navy. But Breguet also had a quite different audience – they made watches for royalties. Queen Marie-Antoinette was fascinated by Breguet's unique self-win...

Treasures of Vacheron Constantin - A legacy of watchmaking since 1755

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An exhibition of the exceptional watchmaking heritage of the Manufacture, from June 24th to August 14th 2011, at the National Museum of Singapore.

The upcoming exhibition is the first major public exhibition of the heritage of the world’s oldest watch manufacturer, Vacheron Constantin. The exhibition will showcase the legacy of watchmaking since 1755, and reveal the details about more than 250 years of ingenuity and savoir faire. Visitors are invited to an exceptional journey circling around the spirit of the artisans cabinotiers of the 18th century and exploring three aspects that strongly define the history of Vacheron Constantin: the evolution of the time telling, of its crafts and ar...

Richard Mille Rafael Nadal RM 035 Watch

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Rafael Nadal, the official ambassador of Richard Mille, won the Barcelona Open title for 6th time.

Last week, he has defeated David Ferrer and became the first ever tennis player to win two separate tournaments 6 or more times. At only 24 years old, Rafael Nadal has already won nine Grand Slams, and during his latest match, he wore Richard Mille RM 027 Tourbillon on his wrist. The RM 027 Tourbillon is one of the world’s lightest mechanical tourbillon wristwatches, weighing just 20 grams. It is especially designed for Nadal to allow him total freedom of movement on the tennis court. A couple of months ago, the company presented their new mod...

Rolex Mickey Mouse Watch Available On James List

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What would you say if someone tried to sell you this watch for 2400 euros, which is somewhere around 3.500 dollars?

I bet you’d probably think it’s fake, since watches with Mickey Mouse on the dial are not something one would expect from Rolex. Well, even though it has been suggested for long that all Mickey Mouse Rolex watches are fake – this one isn’t. It’s actually a genuine piece of Rolex’s history, dating from somewhere around 1960. These rare watches are probably a tribute to the original Ingersoll Mickey Mouse watches. Mickey Mouse first appeared on a wristwatch by the Ingersoll Waterbury Clock Co. of Waterbury, Conn. in 1933. The original watch wa...