Christiaan Van Der Klaauw Real Moon Joure Horizon

Christiaan Van Der Klaauw Real Moon Joure Horizon: An Imagined Horizon

The very talented team at Christiaan van der Klaauw has taken the amazing Real Moon Joure and, thanks to an equally talented artist, created a special edition featuring a miniature painting of a “new” horizon.

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.

George Daniels Space Travellers' watch

Sotheby’s To Auction Four Timepieces By George Daniels, Including The $2.13 Million Space Traveller (Updated With Results)

Sotheby’s will auction four watches by George Daniels, 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 right here.

Icon Watch Duesey on the wrist

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.

Fire Fly by Antoine Preziuso

Antoine Preziuso (Independent Watchmaker), Antonella Joannou (Dressage Champion), Dandy (Horse), And Fire Fly (Watch)

My life revolves around the usually disparate worlds of fine watchmaking and looking after equines; two universes that are so different it’s difficult to imagine how they might intersect. Yet intersect they did in the most unusual and entertaining way thanks to Antoine Preziuso and a Swiss dressage champion.

Parting shot: traveling in style with the Habring2 Doppel 2.0 on the author’s wrist

In Praise Of Habring2: A Collector’s View

If you’re just beginning to collect the works of independent watchmakers, I’m here to suggest that you give careful consideration to watches from Habring2, the small independent watchmaking company headed by Austrian couple Maria Kristina and Richard Habring.

Straight on: Philippe Dufour Simplicity

Why Philippe Dufour Matters. And It’s Not A Secret (Archive)

“I have no secrets as past watchmakers had. There are graveyards full of secrets and that’s enough.” –Philippe Dufour, 2014

Have you heard of Philippe Dufour?

Chances are, if you have been collecting watches for any significant period of time, his name is well known to you. If not, let me enlighten you.

The Naked Watchmaker: Jules Jurgensen (site under construction)

Peter Speake-Marin Strips (Watches) Down As The Naked Watchmaker And A First Look at His New Website

Peter Speake-Marin is leaving the brand he founded 17 years and in September plans to launch a new chapter in his career as The Naked Watchmaker. The name is a deliberate misnomer as it will not be the watchmaker that gets naked, but rather the watches. Here we not only explain what the website is about, we share an early first making-of glimpse at what it looks like.

Lang & Heyne Georg in red gold on the wrist

Lang & Heyne And Squaring Off With Gorgeous Georg

Next to their highly refined character. all watches from Lang & Heyne have had one thing in common throughout the boutique brand’s history: round cases. Until now. And Georg, the first rectangular watch from Lang & Heyne, is in a class of its own.

Carpe Diem AgenGraphe chronograph by Agenhor and HEAD for Only Watch 2017

Carpe Diem By Agenhor And HEAD For Only Watch 2017 Is The Very First AgenGraphe Chronograph Delivered And The Only Agenhor-Branded Watch

The very first Agenhor AgenGraphe movement heralding a new generation of chronographs is being dedicated to Only Watch 2017 in a very special one-off timepiece called Carpe Diem. Carpe Diem is also the first − and likely only − Agenhor-branded timepiece.