Functions and indications of the George Daniels Space Travellers' watch

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.

Piaget Altiplano Tourbillon High Jewellery

60 Years Of Piaget Altiplano: Sophisticated Style Versus Fugitive Fashion

Piaget’s Altiplano collection is, in my opinion, one of the most beautiful contributions to horological design of the last century. Timeless refinement and unique understatement distinguish both the inside and the outside of this ultra-slim style icon. And now, as it celebrates 60 years of existence, Piaget introduces some gorgeous limited editions of its flagship.

Chopard LUC Full Strike minute repeater

Chopard L.U.C Full Strike Minute Repeater With Crystal Power! Plus Video: Listen For Yourself

Get ready to be blown away by the incredible Chopard L.U.C Full Strike, the brand’s first minute repeater featuring a pair of sapphire crystal gongs! Machined from a solid block of sapphire, they are one piece with the front sapphire crystal. Holy smokes! Let’s just dive right in.

“crossbar / cutthroat razor” on the Laurent Ferrier Galet Tourbillon

The Schmidt List: Top 5 Funky Clicks

The click spring is one of the smaller components of a mechanical watch, but it is of enormous importance. Ever wondered why the crown doesn’t retaliate furiously and unwind every time you crank it? Without the click spring, a wound mainspring would immediately – and explosively – uncoil like a raging viper in a hat box.

The “big three” recent additions to the author’s collection

Selling Watches To Buy Watches: One Collector’s Story

Wouldn’t it be splendid to have everything your heart desired? Well, it’s a nice fantasy but it’s not going to happen for me. And besides, I’m not so sure that the experience of “selling to buy” isn’t actually a significant part, albeit a bittersweet one, of the collecting experience.

Richard Mille at the wheel of his 1967 BRM at the 2015 Richard Mille Chantilly Arts and Elegance

The 2017 Gaïa Awards: Richard Mille, Jean-Marc Wiederrecht, And Laurence Marti Honored

The 2017 Prix Gaïa awards, the Nobel Prizes of the watch industry, have gone to Agenhor founder Jean-Marc Wiederrecht, Richard Mille, and Laurence Marti.

Our Predictions In The Men’s Category Of The 2017 Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève, And They Are All Different

Welcome to the 2017 edition of Quill & Pad’s Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève predictions in which the team picks favorites and explains why: here we pick our favorites shortlisted in the Men’s category.

Louis Vuitton Monterey II

Monterey I & II: The (Almost) Forgotten First Watches Of Louis Vuitton

Many think that Louis Vuitton’s first watch was the Tambour, which was launched in 2002. However the brand actually began with a watch collection called Monterey in the 1980s. The Monterey I, an unusual world time watch designed by Gae Aulenti with alarm function, date, and moon phase, soon followed by the ceramic-encased Monterey II.

View through the display back of the Hublot Big Bang Unico Sapphire Usain Bolt Only Watch 2017

Hublot Big Bang Unico Sapphire Usain Bolt Unique Piece For Only Watch 2017: Feel The Need For SPEEEED!

The Big Bang Unico Sapphire Usain Bolt for Only Watch 2017 is a flyback column-wheel chronograph dedicated to and bearing the name of “lightning bolt” Usain Bolt, the fastest man in the world. It offers a number of intriguing details that bear closer scrutiny!

Rebellion Weap-One

Weapon Of The Rebellion? Nope: The Rebellion Weap-One Flying Tourbillon (With A Twist)

The Rebellion Weap-One is built around one main concept: an asymmetrical tourbillon in the center of a massive sapphire crystal tube. And by massive, I truly mean massive! And it twists as it turns. What else is so extraordinary about it? There is even more to consider!