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  • With emphasis on high class mechanical watches (mostly Swiss and German made) and covering the best timepieces and their manufacturers in the first place, this watch wiki suits as reading matter for the connoisseur of this fascinating species of watches. So one could call it a special "Wikipedia for Watches".

  • Here you can find an abundance of details about the leading watch brands and the best timepieces of the world, but also background reports about watch history and about the famous watchmakers and their career.

  • The comprehensive database can easily be searched via an extremely powerful engine, which generates alphabetical and category-grouped lists in seconds.

  • This website is also very useful as a handy shopping guide, because it is very fast, neutral, independant and provides important background information.

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Top 20 of the Watch Videos

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  1. Blancpain Carrousel Volant Une Minute Video, 4:21
  2. Audemars Piguet Jules Audemars Equation of Time Video, 6 parts
  3. Kudoke
  4. F. P. Journe manufacture visit video, 7:00 (fr.)
  5. F. P. Journe Octa Calendrier Video, 3:35
  6. The Hublot One Million Dollar Big Bang: normal high 6:16
  7. Hautlence HLq Video, 2:54
  8. Greubel Forsey company portrait video, 5:59 (engl.)
  9. Jaeger-LeCoultre Gyrotourbillon 1: normal high 2:01
  10. Greubel Forsey Tourbillon 24 Secondes Incliné Video, 2:20
  11. Montblanc Star Nicolas Rieussec Monopusher Chronograph Video, 3:14
  12. Maurice Lacroix Mémoire 1 Video, 4:33
  13. Zenith El Primero Video, 2:51
  14. A. Lange & Söhne Double Split Video, 5:33
  15. Hublot Limited Editions IV Generation Tourbillon Video
  16. Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Survivor Video, 2:01
  17. Patek Philippe company promotion Video, 9:04
  18. Vacheron Constantin Métiers d'Art "Les Masques 2007" Video, 5:30
  19. Audemars Piguet AP escapement video, 3:39
  20. IWC Video 140 Years, 6:01
In the News

Jaeger-LeCoultre Duomètre à Chronographe

Jaeger-LeCoultre Duomètre à Chronographe becomes "Watch of the Year 2008"

The highly interesting new horological development Jaeger-LeCoultre Duomètre à Chronographe with "two-swing-calibre" and Seconde Foudroyante has been elected "Watch of the Year 2008" on Apr. 6th 2008. And it deserves it because of its high performance in an area of classical watchmaking. Outside the fashionable trends of clunky dial and case design it represents a quiet and noble style.

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Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Tourbillon and Chronograph "Concept carbon"

Futurististic Chronograph wirh Tourbillon by Audemars Piguet

On the SIHH 2008 Audemars Piguet presented this avant-garde concept version of the Royal Oak: an extra light handwound chronograph with tourbillon, where both, the case and the movement, are wrought from carbon. Case diameter: 44 mm, bezel front side from ceramic, rear from titanium with black PVD. Newly developed handwound calibre AP 2895, consisting of 384 parts and with the considerable power reserve of 237 hours.

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A. Lange & Söhne Cabaret Tourbillon

Novelty by A. Lange & Söhne at this year's SSIH

With the tourbillon version of the classic Cabaret the top manufacture A. Lange & Söhne from Glashütte presents once again a world premiere of first range: the first, patented design of a tourbillon with stop seconds — an invention which is not only elaborate, but is also very practical in everyday use. In the whole more than 200-year history of tourbillons it has still not been possible to stop the watch immediately to the second. This problem is for the first time solved satisfactorily in the new model of A. Lange.

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TAG Heuer Carrera Calibre 1 Limited Edition

Preliminary report about TAG Heuer at the Baselworld 2008

After the new, 2007 presented Series "Grand Carrera" TAG Heuer comes up with two interesting new models at the Baselworld 2008, both limitied: the hot-blooded sports chronograph TAG Heuer Grand Carrera Calibre 17 RS2 Limited Edition with rotation system and black case made of titanium Grade 2, and the equally black hand-wound watch TAG Heuer Carrera Calibre 1 Limited Edition, which carries an unusual, visually appealing pocket watch movement.




TAG Heuer Grand Carrera Calibre 17 RS

Drei new Sportuhren von TAG Heuer in der Reihe "Grand Carrera"

As tribute to the legendary sports watch Carrera from 1964 TAG Heuer has brought out three high-class sports watches under the title "Grand Carrera", whose principal items are the newly developed movements "Calibre RS": the first mechanical movements with rotation system indication.

Here are the new models: TAG Heuer Grand Carrera Calibre 6 RS · TAG Heuer Grand Carrera Calibre 8 RS Grande-Date GMT · TAG Heuer Grand Carrera Chronograph Calibre 17 RS.




Rainer Brand Kerala Sport E

New sports chronograph by Rainer Brand

Heimbuchenthal, November 2007

Finally also Rainer Brand offers a hot-blooded sports watch, i.e. the newly appeared exclusive special edition Rainer Brand Kerala Sport E Chronograph.

The watch was inspired by the junior boss of the Eibach Fahrzeugtechnik (a chassis supplier of all of the important sportscar manufacturers as well as the formula 1) and is characterized by a special dial design with carbon structure (alternatively silver or black), which invokes resemblances to rapid sports car technology...

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Over 6 million pageviews

3.2.2014: Watch Wiki has reached more than 6 million pageviews. Our translation work (translating the German Uhren Wiki into English) is progressing. There are now more than 2.000 articles.

Over 3 million pageviews

5.4.2012: Watch Wiki has reached more than 3 million pageviews. Our translation work (translating the German Uhren Wiki into English) is progressing. The number of articles has encreased to 1,880.

New portal "Watch Videos"

18.3.2012: As fifth portal the wiki portal "watch videos" has been added. It has been completed today. Well, then just have a look into it!

Starting shot for the english version

4.1.2009: Start of the english version of the german "Uhren-Wiki".

More than 100 of the best watch videos

14.12.2008: In the Watch Wiki category "Watch videos" you find not only more than 100 selected films, but these videos can be seen in a much better quality, not only in mono and with the usal blurred appearance. It was hard work to provide the setting "high quality" for the wiki system, but now it works and allows a nice enjoyment.

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