Chrono24 Magazine

The Watches of Team Chrono24: Max

Chrono24
Mar 18, 2019
When you work at Chrono24, the world's largest online marketplace for luxury watches, the topic of watches is unavoidable. This series will give our own watch lovers the chance to tell their stories. Some caught the watch bug after they began working at Chrono24, others had already lost their heart to the world of horology long before joining us.

101 Reasons Why Watches are Great – Part 5

Jorg Weppelink
Mar 15, 2019
Trying to explain just what it is that makes mechanical watches so special is quite the undertaking. It requires us to look at something as abstract as the concept of time and then discuss its physical representation. What does 'time' mean to you? Can you define it? Whatever your answer, the watch is able to transform it into something tangible.

Editor’s Picks of the Week – Certina, Junghans and Breguet

Balazs Ferenczi
Mar 13, 2019
The authors of the Chrono24 Magazine hand-pick the best watch offers on Chrono24. Iconic timepieces from the history books of the watch industry are among the selection, just like affordable daily wearers and special watches for watch aficionados. We hope that everyone will find a timepiece that fits their style. This week’s offers: Editor’s Picks of the Week - Certina, Junghans and Breguet.

What are Bauhaus watches?

Mathias Kunz
Mar 11, 2019
Nomos, Junghans, Patek Philippe – these three manufacturers and several more have Bauhaus watches in their collections. The Nomos Tangente and Junghans Max Bill are two of the most famous Bauhaus watches. But what is it that makes a timepiece a Bauhaus watch? The Bauhaus watch is undoubtedly one of the most beloved watch types. If you look into the history of Bauhaus, you start to understand some of the more famous Bauhaus models.

The History of Watchmaking: Cartier’s Milestone Watches

Christopher Beccan
Mar 08, 2019
Cartier is a household name perhaps most widely associated with jewelry. Make no mistake: Cartier is one of the world’s most famous jewelers, but we'd be remiss to forget their role as pioneers of the wristwatch. In 1847, Louis Cartier inherited his mentor’s workshop in Paris, and the rest, as they say, is history. As a watchmaker, the Cartier brand deserves respect for increasing the popularity of wristwatches.

How to Set a Watch

Mathias Kunz
Mar 06, 2019
After buying your first mechanical watch, it's normal to ask, 'How do I set my wristwatch correctly?' While that may seem obvious to many, no one is born with an innate knowledge of watches – not even watchmakers and collectors.

Watches with Nicknames, Part 2

Bert Buijsrogge
Mar 04, 2019
Back in 2017, we wrote an article about watch nicknames. As it turns out, this is a rather deep well to go down. There are plenty of ways for a watch to earn a nickname: It can be anything from a relationship to a celebrity to a resemblance to an animal or object. Whatever the case, watch nicknames almost always have a (fairly) clear origin.

Time to Follow: 5 Instagram Accounts Worthy of Your Attention

Pascal Gehrlein
Feb 28, 2019
Inspiration, information, and entertainment – Instagram certainly makes it hard to put down your smartphone. Our authors regularly search the platform for accounts making a splash – purely for research purposes, of course! With images of rare watches, the wardrobes of well-dressed gentlemen, nearly forgotten classic cars, and brilliant photography all around, we've found five accounts that are worthy of your attention.

Highlights

  • Editor’s Picks of the Week – Zenith, Hermès and Rolex

    Balazs Ferenczi
    Feb 13, 2019
  • The Watches of Team Chrono24: Pascal

    Chrono24
    Feb 11, 2019
  • What trends, watches, and brands played an important role in 2018?

    Chrono24
    Jan 18, 2019
  • New Additions to IWC’s Highly Successful Pilot’s Collection

    Jorg Weppelink
    Jan 16, 2019

Editor’s Picks of the Week – Zenith, Hermès and Rolex

Balazs Ferenczi
Feb 13, 2019

The Watches of Team Chrono24: Pascal

Chrono24
Feb 11, 2019

What trends, watches, and brands played an important role in 2018?

Chrono24
Jan 18, 2019

New Additions to IWC’s Highly Successful Pilot’s Collection

Jorg Weppelink
Jan 16, 2019

Selected articles

Top 5 Extreme Expedition Watches

Jorg Weppelink
Dec 13, 2018

Rolex Daytona vs. Omega Speedmaster vs. TAG Heuer Carrera

Christopher Beccan
May 27, 2016

How to Identify Fake Watches

Robert-Jan Broer
Oct 19, 2015
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