Category: Other Swiss Watch Brands

Baselworld 2015: Jacob & Co. Introduces Stunning Update to Astronomia Tourbillon

Categories: Baselworld, Other Swiss Watch Brands, Watch Tech, Watchmaking

Jacob & Co. is back with an updated version of its stunning Astronomia Tourbillon. This time it has a domed sapphire case and a spinning 288-sided diamond representing the moon, which orbits around a hand-painted model of the earth. Most … Read More

Rewind 2014: Our 6th Annual Look at the Best of Swiss Watch Wire

Categories: Apple, Baselworld, Omega, Other Swiss Watch Brands, Rolex, Swatch, Swiss Watch News, Swiss Watch Tips & Trivia, Swiss Watch Wire, Watch Design, Watch Tech, Watch Trends

Thank you for being part of the Swiss Watch Wire community and helping to make it a great year with record unique visitors and page views to the site. As the New Year rings in, let’s take a quick look at … Read More

Switzerland’s Most Famous Font Inspires New Watch: Mondaine Helvetica No. 1 Bold

Categories: Other Swiss Watch Brands, Swiss Watch News, Watch Reviews

Mondaine has released the Helvetica No. 1 Bold inspired by the classic font developed in 1957 by Swiss typeface designer Max Miedinger. Helvetica means “Swiss” or “Switzerland” in Latin and is widely recognized as the most influential typeface in the world. … Read More

Summer Special: Invicta Men’s 9937OB Swiss Automatic Coin Edge Bezel Pro Diver Black Watch for 77% Off

Categories: Other Swiss Watch Brands, Swiss Watch Boutique, Swiss Watch Deals & Steals

For our readers only, we present the Swiss-made, Rolex Submariner-inspired Invicta Men’s 9937OB Automatic Coin Edge Bezel Pro Diver Black Watch at very special price through our partner Swiss Watch Boutique. Shipping is just $15 to anywhere we ship in … Read More

Tissot Scores with Quickster Football Chronograph

Categories: Other Swiss Watch Brands, Swiss Watch News, Watch & Sports

Tissot is getting in on the action at the world’s great sporting event with the release of the Tissot Quickster Football Chronograph. As might be expected, the feature model’s colors are emblematic of the host country Brazil. But other color … Read More

Leica, Valbray Release ‘Iris Dial’ EL1 Chronograph Watch

Categories: Other Swiss Watch Brands, Swiss Watch News, Watch Tech

Leica has teamed up with small Swiss watchmaker Valbray to create an unusual watch in celebration of the famed photography company’s 100th birthday. The special edition, limited run of the EL1 Chronograph features a “Oculus diaphragm system” with 16 individual matte … Read More

Why are Swiss Watches Prized?

Categories: Audermars Piguet, Blancpain, Breitling, Doxa, Girard-Perregaux, Hublot, IWC, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Movado, Omega, Other Swiss Watch Brands, Patek Philippe, Piaget, Richard Mille, Rolex, Swatch, Swiss Watch Tips & Trivia, TAG Heuer, Ulysse Nardin, Vacheron Constantin, Zenith

Swiss watches are at the peak of the industry. Why? Because almost every important innovation in wristwatch technology was born in Switzerland, including the first water-proof watch, the first chronograph, the first automatic, the first quartz watch, the first featuring … Read More

China Haidian Buys Dreyfuss Group, Rotary

Categories: Other Swiss Watch Brands, Swiss Watch News, Watch & Sports

China Haidan, the Hong Kong-based owners of Eterna and Corum, have acquired the Dreyfuss Group for $45.3 million (USD). The Dreyfuss Group’s lead brand is Rotary, perhaps best known as the official watch of Chelsea FC, a popular soccer club … Read More

5 Watch Trends from Baselworld 2014

Categories: Baselworld, Other Swiss Watch Brands, Rolex, Swiss Watch News, Watch Reviews

Baselworld is ground zero for emerging trends on the watchmaking product front. Here’s a round-up of the big trends and themes from the 2014 edition: Retro designs. Revival watches, especially those based on 1960s designs, were more prevalent than ever … Read More

Bremont A1 Is World’s First Mechanical ‘Smart’ Watch

Categories: Baselworld, Other Swiss Watch Brands, Swiss Watch News, Watch Tech

One of the more interesting launches at Baselworld 2014 was the Bremont A1, which Bremont is hailing as the the first ever mechanical smart watch. The A1 aims to fuse the finest in traditional Swiss mechanical watchmaking with the technology … Read More