By Roger Ruegger | Paying homage to the brand’s connection to
the Eternal City, Bulgari has just introduced the renewed Octo
Roma collection with a Clous de Paris motif on the dial — for the
frst time with a chronograph model.
TESTS & REVIEWS
By Martina Richter | Te Seamaster Planet Ocean Ultra Deep, a
concept watch that set a world record when it went to the bottom
of the Mariana Trench, goes into serial production. It has earned
the title of Master Chronometer and has been certifed by METAS
for saturation diving. Come along for a deep dive with this test.
THE ICONIC PILOT
By Rüdiger Bucher | IWC has maintained and developed
the Mark, its classic pilots’ watch, for decades, while giving it
progressively higher designation numbers. But with the latest
Mark, you can see many similarities to another star of the brand.
JUST WHAT WE WERE MISSING
By Alexander Krupp | It’s a phenomenon! Ever since the
Glashütte Original SeaQ Chronograph was launched last fall,
it’s felt like the watch we’ve always wanted.
BULOVA, ACCUTRON, NASA & THE U.S.
By Bilal Khan | Bulova and now-standalone brand Accutron
are inextricably linked with NASA and the U.S. Space Program
(and even the CIA). Tis year, we saw a new re-edition series
and the refnement of an existing one that pay tribute to these
CHRISTIAAN VAN DER KLAAUW
By Martin Green | Aligning the stars as the third-generation
majority shareholder takes over the helm.
By Bilal Khan | Te RM 07-04 automatic sport is Richard Mille’s
frst women’s watch collection, arriving in six colorful versions,
and debuts the brand’s most compact automatic movement
BORN TO SAIL
By Jens Koch | Te Rolex Yacht-Master sailing watch was
introduced in 1992 and recently celebrated its 30th anniversary.
We trace the development of an often-underappreciated model.
CLASH OF THE COMPLICATIONS
By Jens Koch | In the ’70s, Patek Philippe and Audemars Piguet
briefy pursued similar strategies. While this has changed radically
in recent times, the two extremely successful brands very much
compete in the complications they ofer, and much more.
BORN FROM THE FIRE
By Martin Green | We take a look at six very diferent tool
watches at a blacksmith’s workshop in Te Netherlands.
DEPARTMENTS & COLUMNS
A glimpse at what’s on our site to keep you up to date
on the latest watch news. It’s also where Martin Green
WORLD OF WATCHTIME
See the global reach of WatchTime and its partners
Timepieces from Blancpain, Citizen, Montblanc,
Longines, MB&F, IWC, and more
Breguet draws a contemporary art crowd at Frieze.
Tár, keeping time and Leonard Bernstein
Christie’s is bringing together an array of F.P. Journe
timepieces for a unique stand-alone auction.
A photo gallery of readers and their watches
THE LAST WORD
WatchTime talks with John Reardon, founder of Collectability.