Time Capsules: Product – Montblanc Does World Timing at a Great Price

We all know world time watches are today’s great watch. They say a lot about the person wearing them … world traveler, busy business man, hot shot, maybe? But most of them are top dollars, as well.  Now, Montblanc offers one of the most stunning – and affordable – Automatic Worldtimers on the market. The…

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Time Capsules: News – Would you pay a million for a Rolex?

Someone did this weekend at the Christie’s Geneva Sale of Important Watches. In fact, the bidder paid $1,163,340 — a new world record price for ANY Rolex wristwatch ever sold at auction. It was for this legendary ultra-rare split-seconds chronograph (reference 4113). Just 12 were made by Rolex and only 8 of them are known…

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Weekend Sojourn: Piaget Brings the Garden to Life

Long known as an haute joaillerie brand as well as a watchmaker extraordinaire, Piaget delights the senses with its amazing jewelry.  In its Limelight Garden Party collection unveiled earlier this year, the brand brought together the essence of nature in a garden collection of flowers and birds that is at once playful, whimsical and magical. …

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A Timely Event: NY TimeCrafters Show Open to Collectors this Weekend

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…

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Around the World: Tutima Makes History with First German-made Minute Repeater since Reunification

“There is no present without the past,” Dieter Delecate, owner of Tutima, said yesterday as he welcomed guests to his new factory in Glashütte.  After three years of R&D, Tutima proudly revealed something not one industry observer would have expected to see from this predominantly pilot-watch company: a minute repeater that was fully conceived, designed,…

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Time Capsules: product — Zannetti Breathes Fire and Life into its Watches

Zannetti creates timepieces of true distinction. Handmade in Rome, the y are works of exceptional art. To touch one of these beauties, to see it on the wrist and to understand the amazing craftsmanship that goes into its making is a rare treat.  Each watch starts with a hand drawing so exact it could be…

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