Brand: Maitres du Temps

Best Moonphases of 2013

Best Moonphases of 2013

Lunar time was one of the earliest forms of tracking the hours, derived from the ancient astrolabe that plotted the movement of the planets relative to the stars. Today’s modern moonphase watches are a mainly decorative tribute to that ancient tradition, with practical uses limited to the tracking of ocean tides, a concern of serious yachtsmen. Farmers also tracked it: the full Moon that occurs closest to the autumnal equinox is called Harvest Moon, since it allows farmers to work in the fields at night. Conventional colors for moonphase indicators are gold and blue. Most of the top five featured READ MORE

Carmelo Anthony’s Haute Time Watch of the Day: Maîtres du Temps Chapter One Round Tourbillon Chronograph

Carmelo Anthony’s Haute Time Watch of the Day:  Maîtres du Temps Chapter One Round Tourbillon Chronograph

Today’s Haute Time Watch of the Day selected by Carmelo Anthony is The Chapter One Round Tourbillon Chronograph by Maîtres du Temps. This amazing timepiece is a collaboration between Master Watchmakers Christophe Claret and Peter Speake-Marin, both of whom have lent their talents, knowledge and expertise to create the Chapter One timepiece. The Chapter One Round Tourbillon Chronograph features a Caliber SHCo2 manual-wind mechanical movement with 60 hour power reserve. The case is 18K 5N red gold and measures 62 mm. The dial displays include; central hands telling the hour and minutes, a central chronograph second-hand, a 60 minute counter at the 12 o’clock position on the READ MORE

Maîtres du Temps Unveil Chapter Two Triple Calendar Round

Maîtres du Temps Unveil Chapter Two Triple Calendar Round

Luxury watchmakers Maîtres du Temps are earning accolades for their timepiece Chapter Two Triple Calendar Round (TCR). This watch has been dubbed the world’s most legible triple calendar wristwatch, a high praise for the company’s watchmakers Daniel Roth and Peter Speake-Marin. This highly refined timepiece boasts Maîtres du Temps’ signature day and month roller indications. With a big date window at the 12 o’clock and the month & day-of-the-week indications spelled out, this is the perfect timepiece for the watch lover who is constantly traveling. To ensure legibility at all times, the Chapter Two TCR comprises three anti-reflective sapphire crystals; one over the main dial and READ MORE

Maîtres du Temps’ Newest Releases via Basel 2012

Maîtres du Temps’ Newest Releases via Basel 2012

Renowned watchmaker Maîtres du Temps revealed a couple of stunning new designs at this year’s Baselworld, and they’re upping the stakes for 2012. First: the Chapter Three Reveal. Kari Voutilainen and Andreas Strehler created this elegant and sumptuous timepiece. A blue guilloche dial is the backdrop for a small seconds hand at 8 o’clock, date at 2 o’clock and moon phase at 4 o’clock. Two hidden panels in the dial hide Maîtres du Temps’ signature rollers with second time zone indicator and day/night indicator. Next: Chapter Two TCR–Triple Calendar Round. From the hands of Daniel Roth and Peter Speake Marin READ MORE

5 Questions With Steven Holtzman, Founder Of Maîtres du Temps

5 Questions With Steven Holtzman, Founder Of Maîtres du Temps

Haute Time:  Tell us some of the most exciting developments at Maîtres du Temps today? Steven Holtzman: We are always working on the execution of ideas and forming collective processes for the Chapters we have designed and continue to design. One of our most exciting developments today is Chapter Three Reveal. We launched at Baselworld last month with Kari Voutilainen and Andreas Strehler, two of the most significant watchmakers of our time who not only worked together seamlessly but are also very good friends. We are looking forward to traveling the world with the masters to meet with collectors at various READ MORE

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