Saddened By The Loss Of Great Watchmaker and Disruptive Designer Roger Dubuis

Roger Dubuis

It was just about two weeks ago that it was announced that, just shy of 80, Roger Dubuis has passed away. The man, whose eponymous brand launched 22 years ago in 1995, is a legend in watchmaking — having created some of the most famous mechanisms and styles not only for his brand,but also for…

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Paul Newman Rolex Daytona Sells for $17.775 Million at Phillips Auction

Paul Newman wearing his Rolex Daytona

Last night in a short 12 minutes, a record was set for the Paul Newman Rolex Daytona wristwatch as the highest priced Rolex sold at auction. This was not just any Paul Newman Rolex Daytona — it was the one that actually belonged to the actor and racecar driver. It is the watch that started…

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Top Six Multi-Time-Zone (Travel Time) Watches of 2017, And Our Picks for GPHG 2017

Manufacture Royal ADN Jumping Disk watch is one of our favorite picks for the GPGH 2017 Travel Time category.

Feeling jet lagged from a recent business trip to Arizona, for me the timing for this week’s deep dive into the top six Travel Time watches of 2017, according to the GPHG pre-selection,  couldn’t be more appropriate. The watches that fall into this category are defined as mechanical watches that display time in several  zones,…

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Introducing the Bronze Montblanc 1858 Chronograph Tachymeter Limited Edition 100

The new Montblanc 1858 Chronograph Tachymeter Limited Edition 100 timepiece is inspired by the vintage chronographs of 1930.

With its newest 1858 Chronograph Tachymeter Limited Edition 100 timepiece, Montblanc brings beauty, form and function together nicely. Inspired by the iconic Minerva chronographs from the 1930’s, the newest monopusher chronograph with tachymeter scale on the outer portion of the dial, features a 44mm case crafted of a special bronze alloy. Additionally, the new sunray…

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Top Watch Brands Unveil New Timepieces at WatchTime New York

WatchTime New York 2017

Just last week, the third annual WatchTime New York (2017) show was held at the magnificent Gotham Hall in midtown Manhattan. With more than 30 brands exhibiting watches – many of which had not yet been seen in the United States market– the day-and-a-half show attracted more than 1,200 watch lovers and collectors. This significant…

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Sir Zoltan David Takes Us to the Moon With Pendant Permanently Displayed at Smithsonian Institute

The value of the Zoltan Davis Iris Pendant is about $56,000.

Sir Zoltan David is truly one of the more innovative jewelry makers of today. With a focus on gemstones and intricate metal work, his pieces are genuinely wearable works of art. That may well be why the curators at the Smithsonian Institute have opted to include one of his pieces in a permanent collection there. It…

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