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Watches

05/14/15

MacArthur’s Jaeger-LeCoultre sells for $94K

The watch that belonged to the five-star general known for his service in Pacific theater during World War II more than quadrupled its highest pre-sale estimate.  

05/07/15

IWC gets into smartwatches

Richemont-owned brand IWC Schaffhausen is responding to the trend in wearable technology with the launch of a high-tech piece that attaches to the straps of existing models and adds digital functions to its watches. 

05/06/15

Parmigiani Fleurier Americas names new president

Thierry Collot, an industry veteran who has held positions with LVMH and Carrera y Carrera, will work to increase brand awareness for the luxury watch company.

05/05/15

Antiquorum to auction five-star general’s watch

Gen. Douglas MacArthur’s Jaeger-LeCoultre could fetch up to $21,000 at the auction house’s May 10 sale in Geneva.

05/04/15

Raymond Weil releases its first tourbillon

The 46 mm timepiece, designed to resemble a cello by company CEO and lifelong cellist Elie Bernheim, is priced at $39,995.

04/20/15

Tiffany goes big advertising watches

The retailer is using a 72-foot tall display in one of America’s busiest airports to promote its new men’s timepiece collection, CT60.

04/08/15

Swatch ‘superlot’ rakes in $6M

Purchased by a “European institution” for six times its pre-sale estimate, the 5,800-piece lot includes prototypes, limited and special edition watches and artwork related to the brand.

04/02/15

Tiffany introduces CT60 watch collection

The stainless steel timepieces have Swiss self-winding mechanical movements and alligator straps.

03/26/15

Shinola introduces its first moon phase dials

The Detroit-based, U.S.-made watch brand has two new quartz movements powering its new watches: moon phase versions of the Runwell and the Gomelsky, and a travel watch called The Rambler GMT.