Expert Eye|Q&A: Get Smart

Expert Eye|Q&A: Get Smart

The Swiss watch business invests much of its time—and money—in the past, with contemporary mechanical watches largely based on inventions of the 18th, 19th, and early 20th centuries. Now, smart watches, led by the much-hyped Apple Watch, could change that. Ariel Adams, author of The World’s Most Expensive Watches and founder of ablogtowatch.com, a web site for timepiece enthusiasts, recently returned from the Baselworld luxury watch fair in Switzerland, where connected devices dominated the conversation.

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Expert Eye|Q&A: Get Smart

Expert Eye|Q&A: Get Smart

The Swiss watch business invests much of its time—and money—in the past, with contemporary mechanical watches largely based on inventions of the 18th, 19th, and early 20th centuries. Now, smart watches, led by the much-hyped Apple Watch, could change that. Ariel Adams, author of The World’s Most Expensive Watches and founder of ablogtowatch.com, a web site for timepiece enthusiasts, recently returned from the Baselworld luxury watch fair in Switzerland, where connected devices dominated the conversation.

Co…

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