Posts Categorized: Other Watches News

Time to Give Back: Nomos Glashütte for Doctors Without Borders

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South Sudan, Syria, Nepal: In many places worldwide, assistance is urgently needed. Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is committed to bringing emergency medical aid to those who need it — be it in high-profile crisis zones or in places rarely featured by the media. NOMOS Glashütte is supporting the Nobel Peace Prize-winning organization with eight special watch models […]

Back is Beautiful: 10 Luxury Watches With Exhibition Casebacks

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In our “Back is Beautiful” series of photo features, we present a portfolio of fine mechanical watches that are as appealing from the back as from the front. This latest installment includes timepieces from A. Lange & Söhne, IWC, Panerai, Patek Philippe, and more. Scroll down to see the selection and click on each image for the […]

James Bond’s Watches: The Complete Movie Timeline

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He’s the world’s most famous secret agent, and the selection of watches on his wrist is at least as varied as the parade of “Bond girls” at his side. Each watch reflects its epoch: from robust mechanical timekeepers, through digital timepieces, to state-of-the-art chronometers. Our timeline presents an overview of 007’s wrist-wear. 1962 James Bond […]

Depths of Complexity: 5 Ultra-Complicated Dive Watches

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If your plan was to spend less money this year on watches, you might want to skip this article. Most mechanical dive watches are priced under $10,000 (even though the iconic Rolex Deepsea, Sea-Dweller, and Submariner watches, as well as many Blancpain Fifty Fathoms models, might go for a bit more nowadays), but there are […]

24 Ladies’ Watches From the 2016 Swiss Watch Fairs

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The holiday gift-giving season is over, and we stand on the cusp of a New Year. However, as we wrap up our series on notable timepieces from this year’s Swiss watch fairs with an array of ladies’ watches, in all price ranges, we remind one and all that Valentine’s Day is not that far off. Scroll […]

Nomos Launches New Club Campus Series at Baselworld 2017

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While Nomos Glashütte has always been a fan favorite among younger watch aficionados, this year at Baselworld the brand is taking its contemporary and bright-eyed designs a step further, to bring forth a series specially meant to commemorate the milestones of youth. Here is what you need to know about the Nomos Club Campus Series. […]

Vintage Eye for the Modern Guy: Hamilton Intra-Matic 68 Autochrono

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Teased in sneak previews prior to its debut at Baselworld 2017, the Hamilton Intra-Matic 68 Autochrono attracted a lot of attention — partly due to its own aesthetic value, but much more so because of the popular vintage watch that inspired it — the Hamilton Chrono-matic. Originally released in the new model’s namesake year of 1968 (picture below, […]

Vintage Eye for the Modern Guy: Longines Flagship Heritage 60th Anniversary 1957-2017

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Of the many companies drawing from their pasts to create new watches, few have been doing it as long and as successfully as Longines. This year at Baselworld was no different for the brand, with the release of four new vintage-inspired pieces in its Heritage collection. Among these is the Flagship Heritage 60th Anniversary 1957-2017, an homage […]