What do Winston Churchill, Cuba and Cuervo y Sobrinos Have in Common? Find Out

 |  September 28th, 2015

With roots in Havana, Cuervo y Sobrinos is a brand with a Cuban soul and Swiss heart. Made in Switzerland, Cuervo y Sobrinos watches often recall their heady roots – when, in the 1940’s heyday of the country — top dignitaries from around the world would bask in the Cuban sun. Such was the case with Sir Winston Churchill. Now, all elements come together in the Robusto Day-Date “Churchill” watch. The unique timepiece is a tribute to the cigar lover and former…

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The Editor’s Perspective: An Interview with Roberta Naas

 |  May 4th, 2013

With the upcoming JCK show around the corner — I was interviewed recently by the Fair Organizers about my take on time. For those who may be interested, the following is the printed result. As a contributor to numerous influential publications and sites and founder of the industry beacon, A Timely Perspective, Roberta Naas is a true veteran and superstar of watch journalism. She continually showcases an extraordinary range of watch content across all of her outlets, so it seems…

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Time Capsules: Cuervo y Sobrinos Unveils Historiador GMT

 |  March 26th, 2012

The brand with a Swiss heart and Cuban soul — Cuervo y Sobrinos – does it again. This top-notch Swiss-made brand, with roots in Cuba, is adept at creating classic mechanical watches, and this year does so in a style befitting its Havana 1950’s Havana heyday.  The Historiador GMT is beautifully crafted in a 40mm stainless steel case two-tone cream-colored dial and applied logo offering dramatic retro appeal. The watch offers GMT function (via a universal hour indicator) thanks to…

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Time Capsules: Cuervo y Sobrinos Unveils Historiador Retrograde

 |  February 18th, 2011

Swiss heart, Cuban soul — Cuervo y Sobrinos knows classic mechanical watches and harnesses its passion for craftsmanship in this Historiador Retrograde, inspired by the cosmopolitan sensibility of Havana in the 1940s, where the brand then resided. This is a watch I would want. The elegant 40mm steel case with its Clous de Paris dial and blued hands is a reproduction of an iconic original Cuervo y Sobrinos model from that era. The 30-jewel automatic movement offers day of the…

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Time Capsules: Product – Everyone Loves Pirates, especially Cuervo y Sobrinos

 |  January 4th, 2011

 Cuervo y Sobrinos – the Swiss watch brand with Cuban heritage that has stolen so many hearts since its re-introduction to the world in 2002 – has rounded it outs beloved Pirata collection with the newest Pirata Chronograph with complete calendar. While this watch was shown to the world earlier in 2010 – it has made it to the stores and is available for sale now- at a keen price of $9,500.   So, what makes this watch so cool? Well,…

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