New Model – Atlantic Seacrest Automatic Atlantic continues to add interesting, and well priced, mechanical watches to its lineup. The Seacrest is housed in a 37mm case, in steel with a sapphire crystal and a display back (mineral). Movement is an automatic ETA 2824-2. MSRP is 240 Euros. 12/9/02... Read more
New – Bros Manifatture Class Gold Internet Edition Bros, the noted Italian strap maker, has developed an alligator leather strap in a limited edition of 1,000 pieces. The buckle is 18kt gold and the strap comes in a presentation wood box. It is available in size 16, 18 and... Read more
New Model – Ikepod Megapode Date Chronometer The Megapode line boasts a new addition. The Megapode Date Chronometer movementis based on an automatic ETA 2824-2 and is COSC certified.  The dial is simple and is available in seven different colors (black, silver,white, red, blue, green or grey). These watches... Read more
New Model – Tissot T-Collection Steely New from Tissot, is this ETA quartz powered watch, the Steely. It augments Tissot’s T-Collection for ladies. The case is stainless steel, and is available with or without diamonds, and a mother-of-pearl dial. MSRP starts at $395, $795 for the diamond model. 12/9/02... Read more
New Models – Penta Automatic Collection by Rodolphe Rodolphe, a noted designer in the watch-making industry has just brought out the PENTA collection.   The automatic chronograph watch is fitted with a Dubois-Dépraz 2025 caliber. It is water resistant to 30 meters and has a anti-glare coated sapphire crystal.... Read more
New Model – Alain SilbersteinRondo Krono As if Silberstein’s distinctive watches weren’t colorful enough, he’s nowadded diamonds to “enhance” the look! Featuring a modular automatic chronograph movement, the Rondo Krono is sure togive palpitations to the Bling Bling crowd. MSRP is $20,000 12/12/02 Read more
Antiquorum Worldwide Watch Sales Realize an Astounding US$ 88,000,000 in 2002! Antiquorum New York’s total watch sales reach US$ 10,000,000 in 2002!Antiquorum, New York, Dec 4-5, 2002 Auction Total: US$3’172’313 (SFr.4’758’469) (New York, NY)—Antiquorum’s 2002 auction season ended on a high note with a sale of Important Collector’s Pocket Watches,... Read more
New Model – Piaget Re-Issue 1967 This new Piaget, winner of the Design Prize of the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève 2002, is a re-edition of a noted Piaget design from 1967. Back in the 1950s, Piaget pioneered a new creative path in watch design by developing the world’s... Read more
New Model – Versace Character Fashion The noted design house of Versace has added a new model to its watch collection,featuring 64 Swarovski crystals on the bezel. Movement is an ETA quartz, and the MSRP is 2,100 Euros. 12/12/02     Read more
New Model – CK Bold Automatic   Calvin Klein watches, licensed to the Swatch Group, has produced its first ever automatic model, the CK Bold. Movement is an automatic ETA 2892-A2, the case size is 41mm and it comes in a limited edition of 2002 watches. MSRP is $420.... Read more
Industry News – Sotheby’s on the Auction Block Sotheby’s has entered into an agreement to sell its worldwide headquarters inNew York for $175 million to RFR Holding LLC.  The company will lease back the York Avenue building, widely regarded as thebest auction house facility in the world, from RFR... Read more
TimeZone Launches Watchmaking Forum   Machiel Kalf Ed Hahn   TimeZone has launched a new forum calledWatchmaking & Repair. The forum is moderated by Machiel Kalf and Ed Hahn.Machiel is a Master Watchmaker, and he teaches TZ’s Watch School. Machielreceived his formal watchmaker training at the Horlogemakers Vakschool inHolland.... Read more
Montres Passion Selects Watch Of The Year 2002   The panel of judges of “Watch of the Year 2002” has reached its verdict. And each watch in the trio of award-winning timepieces originates from La Chaux-de-Fonds. The panel of judges of the magazine “Montres Passion” and its German counterpart... Read more
Industry News – Breitling To Supply Bentley with Dashboad Clocks In addition to supporting Bentley’s Le Mans entry this year, Breitling has signed an agreement with the Volkswagen group to supply Breitling signed dashboard clocks to Bentley. The first models will come out in the Bentley GT Coupe in 2003.... Read more
Industry News – Ashford.com Sold to Diamond.com   GSI Commerce of King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, has agreed to sell the assets ofAshford.com, an e-commerce luxury goods provider, to Diamond.com for at least $5million.  According to statements from GSI and Diamond.com, a Sunrise, Fla.-based diamondand jewelry online retailer, Diamond.com will... Read more
New Model – Son of BroadArrow Can’t afford the real one? Well you’re in luck! Time Force has produced these interesting watches, MSRP from $80 to $135. Featuring Miyota quartz movements, the models of the Steermax collection seem poised to become someone’s favorite. 12/5/02   Read more
New – Chronoswiss Styloscope The perfect compliment to your Tora or Opus, is this pen from Chronoswiss. Done in a limited edition of 999 pieces, and made of resin and sterling silver,the Styloscope is sure to find a home with plenty of eager Chronoswiss collectors. 12/17/02 Read more
Industry News – IWC Auctions Off Historical Timepiece to Benefit Charity From the 11th to the 18th of December 2002, IWC will hold for the fifth time, anauction of one of its historical timepieces. The proceeds will be donated to UNESCO. Up for auction is a true rarity from... Read more
A Day with A Lange & Söhne Part I   Go to Page 2   On November 16, 2002, about 100 watch collectors and enthusiasts, aka WIS, gathered at the Ritz Carlton Half Moon Bay to spend a glorious day with A. Lange & Söhne. Several of Lange’s top people... Read more
A Day With A. Lange & Söhne Part II Page 1 One of the favorite displays was this 10:1 Datograph movement, housed in a glass case in the center of the room. During a break between presentations, admiring enthusiasts study the Datograph movement display.     Walter Lange talks... Read more