Entries by Elizabeth Doerr

Greubel Forsey Art Pieces: Putting Breathtaking Micro Sculptures And Awe-Inspiring Micro Mechanics In The Spotlight

Greubel Forsey’s Art Pieces are among the world’s most notable art-related timepieces, and not just because they tackle the subject of art for art’s sake, but because Art Pieces highlight the relationship horology has with art; and I don’t think that there is any denying that the modern art of watchmaking certainly has a synergy with art as a whole.

Sotheby’s Auctions Four Timepieces By George Daniels, And Space Traveller Goes For More Than £3 Million (Hammer Prices Inside)

Sotheby’s auctioned four watches by George Daniels at its 2017 Fine Timepieces sale, three from his personal collection that were originally auctioned in 2012 and a very rare 1999 Millennium wristwatch. Get the full story on these pieces and the astronomical prices they hammered for right here.

90 Years Of Tutima: An Abbreviated, Complete History

The history of Tutima is inextricably linked to the history of Glashütte, the German city whose watch industry was founded in 1845 by Ferdinand Adolph Lange. Although Tutima’s roots don’t extend back quite that far, its story does begin in 1927, a turbulent time in Germany’s premier city of high watchmaking. Relive 90 years of this brand’s history in this post.

Haute Horlogerie Enthusiast John Keil Goes Micro Brand And Launches WatchGauge, A Novel Community And Retail Site

Quill & Pad’s resident retail expert John Keil has just launched WatchGauge, an interesting new online retail venture that is worth bringing to your attention. The aim of WatchGauge is to help the consumer wade through the crowded and sometimes murky waters of the emerging micro brand scene.

The Icon Duesey: An Automotive-Inspired Watch So Interesting You Won’t Believe That It Was Created By A Car Designer

Icon 4×4 founder Jonathan Ward has always had a connection to design, engineering, and all things mechanical. “I was drawn to watches organically, but even before that I was the weird kid who would take my alarm clock apart and then try to put it back together and see if I could make it work again.” Now he introduces his first watch, and it’s a doozy: the Duesey.