Jaeger-LeCoultre

Sector Dials:  The Past has a Bright Future

Sector Dials: The Past has a Bright Future

The revival in vintage fashion has led to a minor style detail making a discreet comeback of its own: the sector dial. This segmented min...

Originals or Reissues?  Decisions, decisions…

Originals or Reissues? Decisions, decisions…

You no longer need to be a regular attender at auctions to winkle out a few period watchmaking pearls: original models can now be just a ...

WatchBox Rewound: Manually-Wound Video Round-Up

WatchBox Rewound: Manually-Wound Video Round-Up

The Mona Lisa: meticulously created by an expert artisan, eliciting awe from those who have the pleasure to witness its beauty. Imagine a...

Traditionnel ou moderne :  les deux visages du tourbillon

Traditionnel ou moderne : les deux visages du tourbillon

Le tourbillon a vu son brevet déposé il y a tout juste 220 ans, en 1801. Aujourd’hui, l’objet a deux visages : sa forme traditionnelle la...

Graduation Gifts: The Watch Edition

Graduation Gifts: The Watch Edition

It’s a time-honored tradition to give your graduate a gift that honors their achievement. If you ask any of us at WatchBox, a watch alway...

Watches & Wonders: A Personal ‘Best Of’ with Olivier Müller

Watches & Wonders: A Personal ‘Best Of’ with Olivier ...

Un « Watches & Wonders » 100% en ligne : une simple parenthèse pandémique ? On l’espère ! Malgré le contexte, quelques nouveautés sortent...

Functions + Techniques: The Deadbeat Seconds Display

Functions + Techniques: The Deadbeat Seconds Display

On the obnoxiously long list of watch complications out there, few are as obscure and underappreciated as the deadbeat seconds. I myself ...

Functions & Techniques: The Moonphase Indication

Functions & Techniques: The Moonphase Indication

The moonphase complication (or moon phase, depending on who/what you’re reading on any given day) is an interesting one to dig into when ...

The Invention of the Wristwatch: An Evolution Over Time

The Invention of the Wristwatch: An Evolution Over Time

People have always had a long history with tracking time. Sundials and water clocks were used to track the passing of time before the fir...

90 ans de la Reverso :  l’histoire d’une jeune dame

90 ans de la Reverso : l’histoire d’une jeune dame

L’horlogerie des années 30, ce sont des montres rondes, des mouvements ronds, et des pièces destinées aux soirées dandy de l’entre-deux G...

Perpetual vs. Annual Calendar Watches

Perpetual vs. Annual Calendar Watches

A popular complication found on watches is some aspect of a calendar function. This can be as simple as a date, or day-date, but can get ...

Guide to Mechanical Watches

Guide to Mechanical Watches

When looking at purchasing a watch, knowing what kind of movement you want is a good place to start. You should distinguish between diffe...

10 Best Luxury Watches for Women

10 Best Luxury Watches for Women

Watches can be another way for women to express fashion choices outside of what we may see as “traditional jewelry.” They can be a statem...

Pandemic-Era Dress Watches: All Dressed Up and No Place to Go

Pandemic-Era Dress Watches: All Dressed Up and No Place to Go

There are certain categories of watches that many of us grew accustomed to connecting with particular social or professional activities, ...

Collecting Together: Celebrate the Holidays with WatchBox

Collecting Together: Celebrate the Holidays with WatchBox

This holiday season, we’re celebrating the community that surrounds every collector; the bonds shared across generations, between friends...