How Black Watches Get Their Black Color (PVD, DLC, Ceramic)

Black watches get their color from a variety of processes, including DLC, PVD and ceramic or alloys made in black.

Happy Halloween. Typically this is a day we take a look at skull watches, skeleton watches, or serpent watches. However, we opted for a different tact this year — a close up look at how black watches get their black color. As an educational piece, this topic is timeless and is one we answer questions…

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RGM Watch Company Brings 25th Anniversary Watches to WatchTime New York

RGM Model 222-RR box car inspired anniversary watch, made in America.

 Last month, Roland Murphy of RGM watches sponsored a 25th anniversary event at the RGM workshops in Mt. Joy, PA, where guests toured the factory, as well as the nearby NAWCC museum, and were treated to the unveiling of the newest watches made by RGM for the brand’s anniversary. The event was highly attended on…

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IWC Ingenieur Chronograph Sport Edition ’50th Anniversary of Mercedes-AMG’ Makes US Debut at Formula 1 Racing, US Grand Prix at COTA

The IWC Ingenieur Limited Edition 50th Anniversary of Mercedes AMG watch is a 44mm titanium watch with an in-house-made self-winding chronograph caliber.

As a journalist, I get a lot of questions asked of me all the time. It is an unusual twist, because typically I am the one asking the questions. The questions usually revolve around best interviews, best stories and the like. However, I once received the question: “Where was the craziest place you ever conducted…

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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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