Video: Witness the Jaquet Droz $367,500 Signing Machine Do Its Job … For The Person Who Has Everything

 |  June 29th, 2018

Four years in the making, the incredible Jaquet Droz   Signing Machine — an automata unveiled initially four years ago and then officially at Baselworld 2018 in honor of the brand’s 280th anniversary — is ready for delivery. The incredible mechanical machine will sign your name for you — in case you can’t or don’t want to.  Retailing for $367,500 the Jaquet Droz Signing Machine is definitely for the person who has everything. Jaquet Droz is famed for its work…

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Watch Collectors Unite: WatchTime New York 2017 Is Around The Corner

 |  October 6th, 2017

The industry event of the year is just around the corner. WatchTime New York brings together some of the most illustrious brands in the watch industry and opens them up to the public. Held at Gotham Hall in New York City, this two-day event welcomes 30 brands to center stage. Festivities kick off on October 13th during the WatchTime cocktail event. During this 3-hour event guests have the opportunity to meet brand executives, VIP’s, WatchTime editors, and some of the…

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Only Watch 2017 Part 2: Meet the Rest of the 49 Unique Watches Being Auctioned (Slide Show)

 |  July 13th, 2017

Earlier this week, we brought you news about OnlyWatch 2017, and showed half of the 49 (thus far) unique watches that are going up for auction in November for the seventh annual OnlyWatch event.   OnlyWatch is a charity auction with all proceeds going toward finding a cure for  t Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.  As mentioned yesterday, these are all unique watches being donated by the brands for this event only. To heighten the attention, a  world tour of these watches begins in September…

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A Close Up Look at Only Watch 2017 Watches, Part 1 (Slide show)

 |  July 11th, 2017

This November, the seventh annual OnlyWatch auction will take place in Geneva on the 11th of the month. The event is one that pulls the finest watch brands in the world together for charity, as each participating brand (or company) donates a single one-off watch that goes up for charity auction. OnlyWatch is organized by Monaco Association against Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, and the auction is led by Christie’s auction house. This year for the first time, in addition to individual…

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Jaquet Droz Unveils ‘Year of the Rooster’ Petite Heure Minute Watch for the Chinese New Year

 |  December 12th, 2016

It’s around the corner — the Chinese New Year begins on January 28, 2017, and rings in the year of the rooster.  In celebration, certain watch brands unveil timepieces dedicated to this 10th sign of the Chinese zodiac. Jaquet Droz is one such brand and this morning the company released its newest renditions — two dial versions and four final choices of the limited edition  Year of the Rooster Petite Heure Minute watch. Jaquet Droz Petite-Heure Chinese Fire Rooster  As in…

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Watch Brands Celebrate the Year of the Goat with Astonishing Timepieces (slideshow)

 |  February 18th, 2015

Tomorrow marks the Chinese New Year — and this year the celebration is around the Goat. In honor of this eighth sign in the Chinese Zodiac, top watch brands are unveiling stunning goat-motif watches that will steal your heart. Here we bring you a slide show of some of the new watches, and the making thereof.

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Jaquet Droz Restores History in Pocket Watch Project

 |  October 9th, 2014

By Isaac Wingold Watchmaking is an industry that highly values tradition and paying homage to a rich history. One LaChaux de Fonds Swiss brand that deeply understands this is Jaquet Droz. This year, the brand pays tribute to its past with a host of impressive endeavors. For instance, the brand has a special historical exhibit on display in Las Vegas – which you can read about here. Additionally, this year, Jaquet Droz will introduce a unique pocket watch, incorporating antique…

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