Patek Philippe’s $2.6M, 175th anniversary watch
Patek Philippe has unveiled its most complicated and expensive wristwatch to date, the Grandmaster Chime. With six new watchmaking patents and 20 complications, the limited-edition timepiece has a $2.6 million price tag.
Apple takes its watch to fashion week
Apple is holding an open-to-the-public viewing of the Apple Watch Tuesday at Paris store Colette in what might turn out to be a preview of the type of retailer the tech giant will tap to carry its smartwatch.
Eisenhower’s Rolex fails to sell at auction
An 18-karat gold Rolex Oyster Ref. 6305 wristwatch given to former President Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1951 failed to sell last Wednesday, as bidding did not reach the reserve price established by the seller.
Sea-Dweller of famous ocean lover for sale
One of the earliest-known Rolex Sea-Dweller Ref. 1665 watches that belonged to filmmaker and oceanographer Philippe Cousteau is expected to fetch up to $150,000 when it hits the auction block at Antiquorum Auctioneers later this month.
Report: TAG Heuer to develop smartwatch
The head of LVMH’s watch division allegedly told a Swiss newspaper that TAG Heuer has plans to launch its own smartwatch, but that it must be original and different from Apple Watch.
5 facts about Apple Watch
Apple has unveiled its long-awaited entry into the “smartwatch” category, a timepiece it is simply calling Apple Watch, but remains mum on exactly where it will sell its latest introduction.
Omega extends timekeeping partnership with PGA
Swatch Group-owned watch brand Omega has extended its partnership agreement with the Professional Golfers’ Association of America and now will be the organization’s official timekeeper until 2022.