Tag Archives: Luxury Watches

Manufacture Royale Unveils its Seventh Caliber in 1770 Haute Voltige

Manufacture Royale, the Swiss watch brand whose original incarnation was founded by 18th-century French philosopher Voltaire, has developed six entirely new mechanical movements since its “rebirth” in 2010. At this year’s Baselworld, the company launched its seventh, which debuts in the 1770 Haute Voltige, a luxury travelers’ watch with an easy-to-set, independent, second-time-zone feature. The… Read More »

Somethings About TAG Heuer You Don’t Know

TAG Heuer is one of the world’s leading luxury watch brands, offering a strong history of innovation, deep connections with sports timing and automobile racing, and more recently, a series of groundbreaking developments in the field of ultra-fast mechanical chronographs, an innovative tourbillon watch priced under $20,000, and the launch of a luxury smartwatch. Here… Read More »

Exploring Cartier’s Maison des Métiers d’Art

In its Maison des Métiers d’Art in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland, Cartier creates artisanal dials for manufacture watches. WatchTime was among a group who were the first visitors to the facility. In this feature from the WatchTime archives, we offer an inside look. The field next to Cartier’s giant, ultra-modern, glass-walled watch manufacturing facility in La… Read More »

Vintage Eye for the Modern Guy: Patek Philippe Calatrava Pilot Travel Time

Many times the watches we cover from major brands are the pieces left over from a century of watchmaking. They are the series that are both adventure- and time-tested through the years, and thus have earned a spot in the minds of modern consumers. It’s plain to see these pieces — from Rolex, Omega, Patek… Read More »