On The Last Day Of Baselworld

By the time you read this Baselworld is coming to an end. One of the main things to take from the fair is that the watch industry is recovering. We have seen a lot of great watches, across all the brands, and many of them are offered at price points that make sense in today's market. While we go more in-depth on the novelties in the upcoming weeks, here is a short preview of some of the watches we saw at Haute Time's last day at Baselworld!

By Martin Green

Historic British Watches by John Arnold and Others Sold by Sotheby’s

By Roberta Naas A world record was set -- the highest price paid for a John Arnold watch -- for a timepiece built by the British legend in 1781. This watch and another historic British watch, built by Thomas Earnshaw  and Thomas Wright in 1781 -- were the top two lots at yesterday's   Sotheby’s London “John Harrison’s Enduring Discovery ” auction. The auction was designed to celebrate watchmakers of the 18thcentury Golden era of English watchmaking, and

A Face Every Mother Can Love, Four Nacre Dials

In this age where ‘standing apart’ is the new trend, mother-of-pearl dials are much sought after by women watch connoisseurs.

Top 5 Off-Centered Dials: Maurice Lacroix, F.P. Journe, Arnold & Son, MB&F and Jaquet Droz

Off-centered dials can be placed just about anywhere on the watch, and here are five brilliant examples...

Arnold & Son Instrument Collection DSTB Watch

In tribute to its founder, Arnold & Son introduces the Instrument Collection DSTB.

Arnold & Son Unveils Heir to the Throne  

The Royal Collection of Arnold & Son welcomed a new timepiece this week. Here's our close-up look at the TES Tourbillon.

Clear Choice: the Best Transparent Timepieces

From Breguet's Tourbillon Messidor to Graff's MasterGraff Skeleton, which boasts 188 diamonds, we've rounded up the five best...

Carmelo Anthony’s Haute Time Watch of the Day: Arnold & Son TEC1

Today’s Haute Time Watch of the Day comes from The Arnold & Son Royal Collection and is the newest Tourbillon to join the Royal Collection, The TEC1. The Arnold & Son TEC1 combines a Tourbillon, a column wheel chronograph and an automatic winding system to create a very complex timepiece. The Royal Collection timepieces are inspired by […]

Baselworld: Thursday, March 27, 2014

Today was the opening day of Baselworld 2014, the world’s largest watch fair. Here is a glimpse of some of the new introductions I saw today. Chanel J12 Blue Light, in high-tech white ceramic bracelet and case. It is like last year’s all-white version, except that this year Chanel has applied blue numerals and tips […]

Carmelo Anthony’s Haute Time Watch of the Day: Arnold & Son DSTB

This latest addition to the Arnold & Son Instrument Collection is a tribute to the brand’s 250th anniversary. Housed in a 43.5mm 18K rose gold case, the DSTB features an off-centered white lacquer subdial with hours and minutes at 4 o’clock, as well as a seconds chronograph with visible mechanism at 11 o’clock on the […]

Best Baselworld Previews 2014

In a couple of weeks we’ll be walking the 36 miles of aisles at Baselworld, the world’s largest watch fair in Basel, Switzerland, gathering info on all of the exciting new watch introductions. For now, we bring you a sneak preview of five new pieces about to make their debut: The Louis Moinet Qatar Tourbillon (pictured […]

Carmleo Anthony’s Haute Time Watch of the Day: Arnold & Son Time Pyramid

Today’s Haute Time Watch of the Day is The Time Pyramid recently unveiled by Arnold & Son, is part of the brand’s Instrument Collection and exhibits Arnold & Son’s dedication to creating revolutionary instruments with a classic style synonymous with its British Heritage. The Time Pyramid features an 18K Red Gold, 44.6 mm case with […]

Arnold & Son Teams Up With Asprey for Ultra-Thin Tourbillon

Luxury jewelers Asprey and watchmakers Arnold & Son have created the world's thinnest palladium tourbillon watch...

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 […]

Carmelo Anthony’s Haute Time Watch of the Day: Arnold & Son UTTE

Arnold & Son’s UTTE is today’s Haute Time Watch of the Day. This new model shared with Haute Time at Baselworld, is an amazingly thin timepiece, only 8.34 mm thin to be exact and is certainly breaking records in the watch industry. The UTTE (or Ultra-Thin Tourbillon Escapement) is powered by an A&S8200 movement housed […]

Arnold & Son Unveil HM Perpetual Moon

Luxury watchmakers Arnold & Son have unveiled the HM Perpetual Moon, a timepiece which boasts one of the biggest moonphase apertures on the market. Part of the Arnold & Son Royal Collection of timepieces inspired by John Arnold’s own creations, this watch pays tribute to the watches Arnold produced for King George III and members […]

Arnold and Son Reads the Stars and Sun

Today, watches with double barrels and double gear trains are employed mainly for the purpose of conserving energy, with one gear train generally driving the chronograph and the other, regular hours and minutes. Separating them extends the power reserve for each. Arnold & Son has gone a step further and used the concept to create […]