Introducing the Heuer Carrera 160th Anniversary Silver Limited Edition

The inaugural LVMH Watch Week is being currently being held in Dubai, with the four LVMH watch brands introducing their first new watches of 2020.  Today, January 15, TAG Heuer took the spotlight, introducing a new Carrera chronograph, to celebrate the 160th year of the Heuer / TAG Heuer brand.  The newest Carrera is called the “TAG Heuer Carrera 160 Years Silver Limited Edition”,

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The (Vintage Heuer) Year in Review — 2019

Back in the old days, before the emergence of Facebook and Instagram, participants in the watch discussion forums would often post “Year in Review” messages. Key topics might include matters such as watches that arrived or departed during the year, changes in collecting objectives, meetings with other collectors, and news in research and writing. I’m not sure when I posted my last one,

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Which Watch? How to Select the Perfect Watch.

This posting first appeared in Issue Number 3 of AboutTime magazine (August / September 2013).  Six years later, we believe that the process of selecting the perfect watch remains fundamentally the same.  Accordingly, we are republishing this posting here, with substantially the same content as in the original publication. 

One of the burdens of being known as a “watch guy” is that friends and family members regularly ask me for recommendations when they are buying new watches.

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Watching John Glenn — An Overview and Bibliography Covering of the Watches of John Glenn

On December 10, 2019, Phillips will sell two watches previously owned by Colonel John Glenn, in its “Game Changers” auction.  The sale of these two watches has generated considerable interest in the watches owned by Glenn.  Here are Phillips catalog entries for the two watches being sold in the Game Changers auction — LeCoultre “Lucky 13”

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Monaco 50th Anniversary — Celebrating the Five Decades of the Monaco

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the introduction of Monaco chronograph, in March 1969, over the months from May to October 2019, TAG Heuer offered five Limited Edition models of new Monaco chronographs.  Each model was limited to 169 pieces, and incorporated the design codes of one of the five decades in the life of the Monaco. 

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