New Traditionnelle World Time watch unveiled ahead of Moscow time zone change

The Elevenplus World Clock

July 10, 2014 | $1,000 or less

The Elevenplus World Clock

Korean company 11+, has come out with an ingenious, and good looking, World Clock. It lets you adjust the time zone by simply rolling its cylindrical body to the correct time zone. The body has 24 different cities listed, and when you roll the clock so that your preferred city is at the top (12 o’clock), the rolling mechanism instantly adjusts the hour hand to the selected city. Watch the video.


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Richard Mille introduces the RM 56-02 Sapphire Tourbillon

July 10, 2014 | Richard Mille

Richard Mille introduces the RM 56-02 Sapphire Tourbillon

In 2012, Richard Mille launched the exuberant RM 56 Felipe Masse Tourbillon Sapphire, which at the time was the first watch to utilize a pure sapphire crystal case. That was followed by the RM 56-01, which went a step further with the addition of a sapphire crystal baseplate, bridges and third wheel.


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Destination: Guide to the Watch Stores on Madison and 5th Avenues

July 9, 2014 | Retail

Guide to Watch Shopping on Madison and 5th Avenues

New York City has long been home to some of the best selection of watch boutiques in the country. By the end of 2014, that selection will be significantly better. There are so many watch boutiques on Madison and 5th Avenue, including new and soon-to-open stores, that we had to highlight what we consider one of the best watch shopping destinations in all of North America.


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Introducing Christopher Ward's New Manufacture Movement

July 9, 2014 | Christopher Ward, Watchmaking

Introducing Christopher Ward's New Manufacture Movement

English watchmaker, Christopher Ward, which is celebrating their 10th Anniversary this year, has developed their first in-house watch movement. The self-winding movement, dubbed “caliber SH21,” has been under development for the last 4 years. It is the result of Christopher Ward working with Swiss watchmaker, Johannes Jahnke, who previously worked with one of the brand’s key suppliers, Synergies Horologères. Together, Christopher Ward who has merged with Synergies Horologères, which includes watchmaker Johannes Jahnke, and a number of external suppliers, have designed this highly impressive caliber.


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The Zeitwinkel 273° in rose gold

July 8, 2014 | Baselworld, Hands-On, Zeitwinkel

The Zeitwinkel 273° in rose gold

Zeitwinkel’s flagship “273°” watch, with its signature big date display and power reserve indicator, is now available in 18K rose gold. The case measures 42.5 mm in diameter by 13.8 mm in thickness, and has a mixture of polished and brushed surfaces. The top surfaces, caseback, lug edges and raised areas of the crown are all fully polished. Whereas, the sides of the case and the non-raised areas of the crown have a distinctive “frosted” matt finish that contrasts the shiny surfaces.


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The HYT H1 "Velvet Gun"

July 7, 2014 | HYT

The HYT H1 "Velvet Gun"

This is the new HYT H1 “Velvet Gun,” which comes in a titanium case with a new satin purple PVD treatment. It has the same dial layout and dimensions as the original H1 (48.8 mm by 17.9 mm). Same hand wound 4Hz, 35-jewel movement with hand-chamfered bridges, Geneva stripes, rhodium treated bellows and 65-hour power reserve. And it still features the signature retrograde fluid hours display; a minutes dial at 12 o’clock, a seconds disc between 9 and 10, and a power reserve indicator between 2 and 3.


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