COVER STORY BRINE TIME
Can IWC’s new sailing watch, the Portuguese Yacht Club Chronograph, survive the perfect storm of a WatchTime test?
WATCH TESTS TOOL OF HARD KNOCKS
A close look at Tutima’s Grand Classic Black sport watch, which boasts an extra-hardened, scratch-resistant case
The Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Memovox was designed to keep time on the wrist and double as an alarm clock on the nightstand. We see how well the newest version of the watch performs both tasks.
We take the pulse of A. Lange & Söhne’s yearold Saxonia Annual Calendar.
FEATURES PRECISION MAKERS
The specialists who work in réglage — the art of fitting the balance and hairspring and adjusting them for accuracy — play a crucial role in the watch production process.
Rolex produced 7.08 million chronometers in the last decade, 4.7 million more than its nearest competitor.
An inside look at the Sandoz Family Foundation’s MHF group, the corps of companies that work together to produce Parmigiani watches.
For Felix Baumgartner, co-founder and movement designer for the avant-garde watch brandUrwerk, raising eyebrows is its own reward.
Does the Chronoswiss Sirius shine as brightly as the star it’s named after?
BACK IS BEAUTIFUL V
A picture portfolio of watches with to-die-for derrières
DEPARTMENTS & COLUMNS EDITOR’S LETTER READERS’ FORUM WATCHTALK
Remembering Gino Macaluso of Girard-Perregaux and Allen Brill of Rolex, Seiko’s Grand Seiko models come to the U.S., and more
Watch-related events of 2010
Audi’s 2011 A8 sedan takes German luxury to
the next level.
Onoto’s flagship pen of yore, the Magna, is not extinct after all.
Exploring the complex world of vintage single-malt Scotch
The legendary La Palina, created by CBS’s Paley family, makes its return.
A photo mélange of readers and their watches
What lies ahead in 2011, watch-wise, according to a prominent watch-industry seer