COVER STORY ALL THE TIME IN THE WORLD
Vacheron Constantin’s new Patrimony Traditionnelle World Time watch shows the time in 37 time zones, and both time and time zone are set by a single crown.
A TOUR OF THE TIME ZONES
A fold-out map showing the 37 locations on the city ring of our cover watch.
WATCH TEST SAMURAI STOPWATCH
Seiko’s Ananta Automatic Chronograph was inspired by traditional Japanese swords. We find out if this timepiece and its manufacture movement are really cutting-edge.
FEATURES BASELWORLD 2011
Part One of WatchTime’s annual roundup of new timepieces from the world’s most important watch fair.
MR. TOURBILLON MAN
Stephen Forsey, of Greubel Forsey, tells how he and partner Robert Greubel rode the tourbillon to watch-world fame.
NICK HAYEK’S AMERICAN AGENDA
The Swatch Group CEO considers the state of watch retailing in America to be abysmal. Fix it, he says, and the United States could be the world’s top watch market again.
REBOOTING THE RADIOMIR
The new Panerai Radiomir Titanio 42 MM has a smaller case made of titanium and a new manufacture movement. We give this classically styled divers’ watch the WatchTime once-over.
SPLASH OF THE TITANS
We asked a real diver to test four divers’ watches — from Cuervo y Sobrinos, TAG Heuer, Oris and Doxa — and find out how they perform under water.
With a streamlined product portfolio and a newly earned manufacture status, Corum is moving beyond “the Bubble” and into serious watchmaking.
DEPARTMENTS & COLUMNS EDITOR’S LETTER READERS’ FORUM
Reaction to WatchTime’s test scores, the new Rolex Explorer, jumbo watches, and more.
Ulysse Nardin’s new movement, TAG Heuer’s 1/1,000-second chronograph, worldwatch-production rebound, and more.
How well do you know the big watch groups?
Are electric cars like the Tesla, Volt and Leaf the vehicles of the future?
Krone’s King George VI limited edition is a tribute to the reluctant monarch of The King’s Speech.
Spirits and mixed drinks are not just for dessert anymore.
Nat Sherman keeps the fires burning in smoking-ban-besieged New York City.
A photo mélange of readers and their watches.
Luxury-goods giant LVMH’s watch ambitions.