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Timely art

Some horophiles believe the art of the watch lies only in the mechanical heart that makes it tick. But for…

The best of Baselworld

The industry is climbing out of a downturn thanks to innovative new models that went on show in Switzerland

How luxury watches smartened up their act

The latest generation combine smartphone technology with time-honoured craftsmanship

Paul Newman and his Rolex Cosmograph Daytona. PHILLIPS; KEYSTONE FRANCE VIA GETTY; GETTY

Paul Newman’s $17.8m Rolex is transforming the watch market

As prices head for the stratosphere, timepiece collectors are turning to other quality names

How to buy pre-owned watches

The timepiece market is booming… here’s how to find a bargain that will hold its value

Big Ben, 1959

Ding Dong!

In the 21st-century world of hand-held infotainment devices which pack more computing power than the space rockets of yore, the…

Maker’s marques

Back in the pre-war era, cars were invariably bought in the form of a naked chassis for which a specialist…

Clockwork culture

The watch world’s enthusiasm for selling products by linking them with dangerous sports is well known — diving, driving, flying,…

A very valuable wrist: Steve McQueen on the set of Le Mans wearing the Heuer Monaco

Track Times

It was a watchmaker called George Schaeren who first observed the intimacy between cars and watches. Way back in 1918,…