Meet the People: A Dozen of the Wealthiest Swiss Watch “Families” Today, and How I Know Them

Some of the wealthiest Swiss watch families and individuals are worth billions.

  Sure, Forbes has its billionaire lists and its highest-paid athletes/CEOS/celebs lists, but they don’t have the list that is currently out and circulating of the richest people in the Swiss watch industry. The wealthiest Swiss watch families include names we are all too familiar with, including Rupert, Hayek, Stern and Scheufele. Here we bring…

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Meet the Hublot Big Bang Meca-10, with New Manufacture Caliber, HUB 1201

Hublot Big Bang Meca 10 Magic Gold watch with HUB 1201 Caliber

Just before 2016 came to a close, Hublot unveiled its newest in-house-made movement:  HUB1201. The caliber is highly unusual in that its construction enables the interlocking power reserve system to be viewed from the dial side. The movement is housed in a watch the brand is calling the Big Bang Meca-10, with a case made from Hublot’s…

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Heritage Auctions Picks 10 Most Intriguing Timepieces of Upcoming Sale

Heritage Auctions has picked the 10 most “intriguing” timepieces that will be up for auction at the October 27 New York Watches and Fine Timepieces Auction. According to the auction house, world-wide bidders will see  a hand-curated selection of exotic, fresh-to-market timepieces at opening bids “unheard of in the collecting hobby.” According to Jim Wolf, director of…

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How Hublot, the New York Giants, Victor Cruz and the Classic Fusion Aerofusion Limited New York Edition Watch Made Manhattan History Last Night (slide show)

Ok football fans and watch lovers — this one is definitely for you. In its ongoing effort to make its “Hublot loves Football” theme truly meaningful around the world, the brand turns to the good old-fashioned century-plus game of American football while on American soil. In the second announcement of its American Football campaign (because,…

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Interview: Usain “Lightning” Bolt, Hublot Brand Ambassador, Makes History at Rio 2016

Last night in Rio, Usain “Lightning” Bolt made history as he won the Gold in the 100M men’s run — making him the first athlete in history to win the Gold for the 100M in three successive Olympic Games. While he didn’t break any of his own personal  records, he is still known as the fastest person in…

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