World Time

The History of The Patek Philippe World Time Watches

A function on its own is never everything. This is not exclusive to watchmaking, but it is particularly true here. Take a watch, for example, with which you can dive thousands of meters deep (at least if you wanted to,…

Patek Philippe 5930P-001 World Timer with Flyback Chronograph

Geneva-based manufacturer Patek Philippe is presenting three intricate chronographs, each with a further complication. The house is showing the 5204R-011, a split-seconds chronograph with a perpetual calendar. In addition, the 5905/1A-001, a sporty chronograph with a stainless steel case. In…

The All-Black Montblanc 1858 Geosphere UltraBlack

Montblanc is presenting the 1858 Geosphere UltraBlack as part of the new UltraBlack Collection. The latter is a new cross-category range that aims to celebrate the colour black. Along with leather goods, Montblanc is also presenting a matching ballpoint pen…

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From Rome to the World: Bulgari Octo Roma WorldTimer

Bulgari presents two versions of the Octo Roma WorldTimer, which can display 24 time zones. The Italians have housed the watch in the typical angular case. The version with a blue dial is joined by a watch with a black…

A. Lange & Söhne LANGE 1 TIME ZONE

A. Lange & Söhne is introducing three new LANGE 1 TIME ZONE models. With fifteen years having passed since the launch of the original, the manufacture has decided to equip the 41.9 mm models with the in-house calibre L141.1. As…

Montblanc 1858 Geosphere Worldtime Blue Dial in Titanium Ref. 125565. Watches & Wonders 2020 Novelty
The New Mountaineers of Montblanc – 1858 Split Second Chronograph and Geosphere in Vibrant Blue

It is one of the biggest privileges of our time: To have space to ourselves. To enjoy the wideness. To become one with nature, rather than bumping into masses of people in an overcrowded city. This is how life was…

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W&W 2020: Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Control Geographic

Jaeger-LeCoultre’s ‘Master Control’ collection has introduced several newly designed 40mm editions, featuring open sapphire crystal casebacks and sunray brushed silver-white dials. The watches are now driven by updated calibres integrating various energy-saving enhancements. The Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Control Geographic is a…

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Breguet Classique Hora Mundi 5717 Düsseldorf Boutique Edition – Mechanical Genius

Ever since watchmaker Louis Cottier developed the first world time wristwatch in 1931, its mechanism was steadily improved in order to make this function as attractive and simple for its wearer as possible. The classic execution displays the 24 world…

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SIHH 2019: Montblanc 1858 Collection – Novelties

In 2018 Montblanc celebrated the 160thanniversary of the traditional watch manufacture Minerva, which since 2007 belongs to the Hamburg based brand that produces its timepieces in Le Locle and Villeret in the Swiss Jura. Bronze is the key material used…

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Jaeger-LeCoultre World Time Travel Watches

For some people travelling is the epitome of freedom – for others it is just normal daily business. “Once a year you should visit a place you have never been before” Dalai Lama said and points out a desire that…

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Patek Philippe World Time Ref. 5230 – A brief history of time(-zones)

Did you know that in regards to the world time-zones, the Russian capital Moscow recently has shifted one hour closer to Western Europe, being relocated to UTC+3 instead of UTC+4 as it has been for decades? And did you hear…

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Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris Geographic WT

Jaeger-LeCoultre added a new model to the ‘Polaris collection’, revealed at the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie in Geneva: the Polaris Geographic WT (Ref. Q904847J). Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris Geographic WT Ref. Q904847J The design is inspired by the 1968 Memovox Polaris watch, one of…