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Regardless of whether you’re fan of the brand or not, most of us have likely heard of the Breitling Navitimer, Cosmonaute, and Chronomat. However, there is another model that has laid dormant in the world of vintage watch collecting up until recently. The Breitling Top Time is the name that was given to a very bold and elegant chronograph wristwatch that was aimed at professional pilots and racers to be used as a tool watch.

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Oliver Siegle
14.11.2017

Do you prefer small understated vintage watches or are rather into the big gold and ceramic diving watches? Is the movement or the brand image important to you? Take our quiz to discover which timepieces fit you perfectly and share your result on Facebook. Enjoy!

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Oliver Siegle
08.11.2017

The authors of the Chrono24 Magazine hand-pick the best watch offers on Chrono24 – from affordable daily drivers to famous watch icons and exceptional collector’s pieces. This week’s offers: IWC Schaffhausen Pilot’s Chronograph Ref. 3706, Audemars Piguet Grande et Petite Sonnerie and Rolex Datejust 41

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Oliver Siegle
08.11.2017

Charity and luxury watches don’t go together very often and they never do in such a spectacular way than at the famous Only Watch auction. The auction takes place this Saturday 11th November 2017, 2:30 PM (MEZ) in Geneva.

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Oliver Siegle
07.11.2017

Many imagine the production of a fine timepiece involving an old watchmaker sitting bent low over his workbench with a magnifying glass in his eye, intently concentrated on constructing a mechanical movement piece by piece. For a handful of small, independent manufacturers, the scene above strikes a bit closer to home. Moritz Grossmann from Glashütte, Germany is one such exclusive watchmaker.

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Jonathan Arnold
02.11.2017

For watch lovers, this is a feeling we know all too well: A new model comes out and we like it, but we’re not sure if we love it. Sometimes we need a bit of time to warm up to things and get comfortable with the changes or bold (or often, not so bold) design tweaks. Then, no sooner do we decide we like the watch in question, and we discover the limited series is sold out or the model is no longer in production, having been replaced by something else, which in turn makes us want the original watch even more.

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Robert-Jan Broer
24.10.2017

The chronograph is probably one of the most sought-after complications. It is also one of the most complex movements to construct and develop. Forget about perpetual calendars or tourbillons – the chronograph is incredibly demanding for the engineers working at manufactures. In this article, we will show you our top 10 chronographs.

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Balazs Ferenczi
20.10.2017

The authors of the Chrono24 Magazine hand-pick the best watch offers on Chrono24 – from affordable daily drivers to famous watch icons and exceptional collector’s pieces. This week’s offers: NOMOS Orion, H. Moser Endeavour Big Date and Omega Speedmaster Mark II

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Bert Buijsrogge
20.10.2017

If you look at the price tag of some watches, it might cause you to raise an eyebrow now and again. Though I can honestly say this still happens to watch collectors from time to time as well. Why do some watches cost as much as they do? Watches can easily be divided into two categories: new and pre-owned, and their prices vary considerably. There are a number of reasons for the hefty price tags on some luxury watches.

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Robert-Jan Broer
17.10.2017

One of the most iconic watches in the world, the Rolex Submariner. A watch for people who want to show off some of their success as well as a piece for serious watch collectors. But why is it so special, or a status symbol even? We try to list the most important facts.

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