If you are an avid watch lover and collector then get in gear and head to the Times Center (at 242 west 41st between 7th and 8th) this weekend for an amazing display of the newest timepieces from some of the most luxurious top-notch brands on the market. The TimeCrafters show officially opened yesterday, and is a blend of watch history, making and finished savoir faire.
The event features 19 of the most storied brands – with representatives there to show the pieces. Additionally, the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie (FHH) has brought from Switzerland more than 50 historically significant watches. Several key master watch artisans (including a watchmaker, gemsetter and chamferer) are on site, as well, demonstrating their extraordinary craft. Who’s exhibiting? Well – it’s a Who’s Who of watchmaking: A. Lange & Sohne, Audemars Piguet, Baume & Mercier, Bulgari, Cartier, Chopard, Girard-Perregaux, Harry Winston, Hublot IWC, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Jean Richard, Montblanc, Officine Panerai, Richard Mille, Roger Dubuis, Vacheron Constantin, Van Cleef &Arpels, Zenith. For hours and more information, visit www.timecrafters.us.